Section 4763.15 | Real estate appraiser operating fund.
Except for moneys required to be transferred into the real estate appraiser recovery fund pursuant to section 4763.16 of the Revised Code or as required pursuant to this section, the superintendent of real estate may deposit all fees collected under this chapter into the state treasury to the credit of the real estate appraiser operating fund, which is hereby created. All operating expenses of the real estate appraiser board and the superintendent of real estate relating to the administration and enforcement of this chapter and Chapter 4768. of the Revised Code shall be paid from this fund. The fund shall be assessed a proportionate share of the administrative cost of the department of commerce in accordance with procedures prescribed by the director of commerce and approved by the director of budget and management and the assessment shall be paid from the operating fund to the division of administration fund.
If, in any biennium, the director of commerce determines that moneys in the operating fund exceed those necessary to fund the activities of the board and of the superintendent of real estate that relate to this chapter and Chapter 4768. of the Revised Code, the director may pay the excess funds to the real estate appraiser recovery fund.