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§20-2-33b. Electronic application donation to fund the Coyote Management Program.

(a) (1) Effective January 1, 2006, every application for a hunting or fishing electronic license shall include a solicitation for a voluntary donation to the division's established Coyote Management Program.

(2) The license applicant will be offered an opportunity to designate a donation in the amount of $2 for the Coyote Management Program.

(b) There is hereby created a special revenue account, designated the "Coyote Management Fund" into which all donations derived under this section shall be deposited. Moneys in this account shall be expended solely for the purposes set forth in subsection (c) of this section. Funds paid into this account may also be derived from the following sources: (1) All interest or return on investment accruing to this account; (2) Any gifts, grants, bequests, transfers, appropriations or other donations which may be received from any governmental entity or unit or any person, firm, foundation, or corporation; and (3) any appropriations by the Legislature which may be made for the purposes of this section. Any balance including accrued interest and other earnings at the end of any fiscal year shall not revert to the General Fund but shall remain in the fund for the purposes set forth in this section.

(c) The moneys in the fund shall be paid out, at the sole discretion and direction of the director, to address coyote management issues.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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