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Title 32 : Taxation and Finance

Chapter 007 : THE PUBLIC MONIES

Subchapter 005 : Special Funds

(Cite as: 32 V.S.A. § 585)
  • § 585. Definitions

    (a) As used in this subchapter:

    (1) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Finance and Management.

    (2) A "special fund" is a fund created to account for specific revenues earmarked to finance particular or restricted programs and activities, or created by expressed enactment of the General Assembly or created by the Commissioner of Finance and Management to account for and manage such proceeds as those of court settlements or private bequests, transfers between State and local governments, monies of State institution inmate or patient operations, monies resulting from the disposal of State property, grants and other awards accepted by the General Assembly or in accordance with section 5 of this title, transfers of a general services nature between State agencies, or financial transactions by State government on behalf of nonstate entities.

    (b) The Commissioner shall fully utilize the fund and account structure in the State finance system to manage efficiently dedicated revenues, with the intended result of reducing and limiting the number of separate special funds, while maintaining accountability and segregation of revenues dedicated by statute for specific purposes. (Added 1991, No. 226 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 28, 1992; amended 1997, No. 59, § 79, eff. June 30, 1997; 2005, No. 215 (Adj. Sess.), § 283.)