(A) Until the general assembly appropriates money for the purposes of this chapter and rules adopted under it, the director of agriculture shall request the controlling board to authorize the transfer of all or part of an appropriation from any fund administered by the department of agriculture to the Ohio livestock care standards fund created in division (B) of this section.
(B) All money appropriated by the general assembly for use by the Ohio livestock care standards board, money transferred from any fund administered by the department as provided in division (A) of this section, and all money donated to the department or the board for the purposes of advancing livestock care shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the Ohio livestock care standards fund, which is hereby created.
(C) Money credited to the fund shall be used by the director to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including the administration and enforcement costs of the department and the compensation of employees of the board.
Added by 128th General AssemblyFile No.24, HB 414, §1, eff. 3/31/2010.