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The New York state "multiple sclerosis research fund"
State Finance (STF) CHAPTER 56, ARTICLE 6
* § 95-d. The New York state "multiple sclerosis research fund". 1.
There is hereby established in the joint custody of the commissioner of
taxation and finance and the comptroller, a special fund to be known as
the New York state "multiple sclerosis research fund".

2. Such fund shall consist of all revenues received pursuant to the
provisions of section four hundred four-u of the vehicle and traffic law
and all other moneys appropriated, credited, or transferred thereto from
any other fund or source pursuant to law. Nothing contained in this
section shall prevent the state from receiving grants, gifts or bequests
for the purposes of the fund as defined in this section and depositing
them into the fund according to law.

3. (a) Monies of the fund shall be expended only for multiple
sclerosis research projects conducted by MS care centers in New York

(b) As used in this section, "multiple sclerosis research projects"
means scientific research into the causes and/or treatment of multiple
sclerosis that is approved by the department of health.

(c) As used in this section, "MS care centers" are facilities licensed
under article twenty-eight of the public health law that are affiliated
with the national multiple sclerosis society for the purpose of
providing health care to individuals with multiple sclerosis and
conducting research into the causes and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

4. Monies shall be payable from the fund on the audit and warrant of
the comptroller on vouchers approved and certified by the commissioner
of health.

5. To the extent practicable, the commissioner of health shall ensure
that all monies received during a fiscal year are expended prior to the
end of that fiscal year.

* NB There are 2 § 95-d's