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  115.078.  Election administration improvements fund created, use of moneys — elections improvements revolving loan fund created, use of moneys. — 1.  There is hereby created in the state treasury the "Election Administration Improvements Fund", which shall consist of appropriations from the general assembly, any gifts, contributions, grants, or bequests received from federal, private, or other sources for the purpose of improving the administration of elections within Missouri, including making payments of election costs as required under sections 115.065 and * 115.077.  The state treasurer shall be custodian of the fund and shall make disbursements from the fund in accordance with sections 30.170 and 30.180.  Money in the fund shall be used exclusively for election administration improvements as directed by the secretary of state, and to meet the state's obligations under sections 115.065 and 115.077.  No moneys obtained through the provisions of this section shall be made a part of the general operating budget of an election authority, or used to supplant other federal, state, or local funds expended for elections.  The secretary of state may transfer moneys from the fund to the election improvements revolving loan fund as the secretary deems necessary to facilitate compliance with the Help America Vote Act of 2002.  Notwithstanding section 33.080 to the contrary, any moneys remaining in the fund at the end of any biennium shall not revert to the credit of the general revenue fund.  All yield, interest, income, increment, or gain received from time deposit of moneys in the state treasury to the credit of the fund shall be credited to the fund.  Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, no amount of moneys in the fund shall be transferred from the fund or charged for purposes of the administration of central services for the state of Missouri.

  2.  There is hereby created in the state treasury the "Election Improvements Revolving Loan Fund", which shall consist of all moneys appropriated to it by the general assembly, all repayment of moneys from eligible lenders and any moneys deposited or transferred to the fund for the purpose of improving the administration of elections through loans.  The state treasurer shall be custodian of the fund and shall make disbursements from the fund in accordance with sections 30.170 and 30.180.  Money in the fund shall be used solely for improving the administration of elections through loans.  Notwithstanding section 33.080 to the contrary, any moneys remaining in the fund shall not revert to the credit of the general revenue fund.  All yield, interest, income, increment, or gain received from time deposit of moneys in the state treasury to the credit of the fund shall be credited to the fund.  Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, no amount of moneys in the fund shall be transferred from the fund or charged for purposes of the administration of central services for the state of Missouri.  The secretary of state is authorized to administer the fund in accordance with this section and the Help America Vote Act of 2002, and to promulgate rules to execute this section.  No rule or portion of a rule promulgated pursuant to the authority of this section shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to chapter 536.

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(L. 2003 H.B. 511, A.L. 2018 S.B. 592)

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*Word "section" appears here in original rolls.


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