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"Life pass it on trust fund"
State Finance (STF) CHAPTER 56, ARTICLE 6
* § 95-d. "Life pass it on trust 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 "life pass it on trust

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.

2-a. On or before the first day of February each year, the
commissioner of the department of health shall provide a written report
to the temporary president of the senate, the speaker of the assembly,
the chair of the senate finance committee, the chair of the assembly
ways and means committee, the chair of the senate committee on health,
the chair of the assembly health committee, the state comptroller and
the public. Such report shall include how the monies of the fund were
utilized during the preceding calendar year, and shall include:

(i) the amount of money disbursed from the fund and the award process
used for such disbursements;

(ii) recipients of awards from the fund;

(iii) the amount awarded to each;

(iv) the purposes for which such awards were granted; and

(v) a summary financial plan for such monies which shall include
estimates of all receipts and all disbursements for the current and
succeeding fiscal years, along with the actual results from the prior
fiscal year.

3. Monies of the fund shall be expended only for organ transplant
research and education projects approved by the commissioner of health,
or to provide grants to not-for-profit corporations in this state which
are incorporated for the purpose of increasing and promoting organ and
tissue donation awareness provided, however, beginning April first, two
thousand fifteen, any revenues received or any monies appropriated,
credited or transferred to the fund on and after May first, two thousand
fourteen may also be expended to support the maintenance and operation
of the donate life registry in accordance with the provisions of section
forty-three hundred ten of the public health law.

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