41-6-70.1. License fees--Portion for designated purposes.

A portion of the license fees collected by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, in an amount equal to one million thirty-three thousand two hundred sixty-nine dollars and ten cents per year, shall be used only for the following purposes: administration of licensing services provided by the department; increased contribution to the animal damage control fund as provided in § 40-36-11; development of public access, other than fee-title purchase of land, for hunting and fishing; wildlife habitat improvements; management of wildlife damage; or to be credited toward a reduction of resident license fees. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission shall approve amounts allocated to the specific purposes identified in this section.

Source: SL 1999, ch 210, § 15; SL 2021, ch 186, § 3.