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  194.297.  Organ donor program fund established — funding, administration, investment of moneys — transfer to general revenue prohibited. — 1.  There is established in the state treasury the "Organ Donor Program Fund".  The state treasurer shall credit to and deposit in the organ donor program fund all amounts received under sections 301.020, 301.3125, and subsection 2 of section 302.171, and any other amounts which may be received from grants, gifts, bequests, the federal government, or other sources granted or given.  Funds shall be used for implementing efforts that support or provide organ, eye, and tissue donation education awareness, recognition, training, and registry efforts unless designated for a specific purpose as outlined in subsection 4 of this section.  Funds may be used to support expenses incurred by organ donation advisory committee members pursuant to section 194.300.

  2.  The department of health and senior services may pursue funding to support programmatic efforts and initiatives as outlined in subsection 1 of this section.

  3.  The state treasurer shall invest any funds in excess of five hundred thousand dollars in the organ donor program fund not required for immediate disbursement or program allocation in the same manner as surplus state funds are invested under section 30.260.  All earnings resulting from the investment of money in the organ donor program fund shall be credited to the organ donor program fund.

  4.  The organ donor program fund can accept gifts, grants, appropriations, or contributions from any source, public or private, including contributions from sections 301.020, 301.3125, and 302.171, and individuals, private organizations and foundations, and bequests.  Private contributions, grants, and federal funds may be used and expended by the department for such purposes as may be specified in any requirements, terms, or conditions attached thereto or, in the absence of any specific requirements, terms, or conditions, as the department may determine for purposes outlined in subsection 1 of this section.

  5.  The acceptance and use of federal funds shall not commit any state funds, nor place any obligation upon the general assembly to continue the programs or activities outlined in the federal fund award for which the federal funds are available.

  6.  The state treasurer shall administer the fund, and the moneys in the fund shall be used solely, upon appropriation, by the department.  The department may consult with the organ donation advisory committee about the implementation of programming and related expenditures.

  7.  Notwithstanding the provisions of section 33.080 to the contrary, moneys in the organ donor program fund at the end of any biennium shall not be transferred to the credit of the general revenue fund.  There shall be no money appropriated from general revenue to administer the fund in the event the fund cannot sustain itself.


(L. 1995 H.B. 178 § 1 subsec. 1, A.L. 2022 H.B. 2331 merged with S.B. 710)

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