New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 156-I
Publicity Fund

All moneys received by the commissioner from sources other than the general fund or federal funds in the exercise of the powers and duties set forth in subdivisions two, two-a, two-b, two-c, five-a, eight, nine, ten, sixteen, eighteen and twenty-one of section sixteen of this chapter and all moneys received pursuant to section one hundred fifty-six-h of this article, including moneys received from any source for or arising from publicity and promotional activities, shall be transmitted to the state comptroller for deposit in an account or accounts within the miscellaneous special revenue fund. The commissioner may accept contributions of money to an account within the miscellaneous special revenue fund for services to aid in publicity work undertaken by him or her. All such moneys shall be paid out of such fund on vouchers approved by the commissioner, after audit by and upon the warrant of the comptroller. If a product ceases to be packed under the state brand for a period of two consecutive years, the commissioner, at his or her discretion, may distribute moneys remaining in the fund and to the account of such products to the accounts of any or all products continuing to be packed under the state brand and expend such moneys as this section provides.

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