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§ 143B‑336.1.  Special Zoo Fund.

A special continuing and nonreverting fund, to be called the SpecialZoo Fund, is created. The North Carolina Zoological Park shall retainunbudgeted receipts at the end of each fiscal year, beginning June 30, 1989,and deposit these receipts into this Fund. This Fund shall be used formaintenance, repairs, and renovations of exhibits in existing habitat clustersand visitor services facilities, construction of visitor services facilitiesand support facilities such as greenhouses and temporary animal holding areas,for the replacement of tram equipment as required to maintain adequate serviceto the public, and for marketing the Zoological Park. The Special Zoo Fund mayalso be used to match private funds that are raised for these purposes. Fundsmay be expended for these purposes by the Department of Environment and NaturalResources on the advice of the North Carolina Zoological Park Council and withthe approval of the Office of State Budget and Management. The Department ofEnvironment and Natural Resources shall provide an annual report to the Officeof State Budget and Management and to the Fiscal Research Division of theLegislative Services Office on the use of fees collected pursuant to thissection. (1989, c. 752, s. 154;1995, c. 324, s. 26.11; 1997‑443, s. 11A.119(a); 2000‑140, s.93.1(a); 2001‑424, s. 12.2(b); 2005‑386, s. 5.)