Endangered Species - Funding Provisions - Pennsylvania

(a) In order to carry out the purposes of this act, there is hereby created a special fund, which shall be known as the “Wild Resource Conservation Fund,” of the treasury of the Commonwealth.

(b) All moneys received from the voluntary contribution system established in section 4 and by the sale of any item authorized by section 6, by the issuance of permits authorized by section 8, by the issuance of licenses authorized by section 9 and from all penalties and fines imposed under section 11 shall be deposited in said fund.

(c) The Legislature may, from time to time, appropriate funds into the special fund for the purposes of this act.

Citation: 32 P.S. § 5305.

(a) General rule.--Except as otherwise provided in this title, all fees, royalties, fines, penalties and other moneys paid, received, recovered and collected under the provisions of this title shall be placed in a separate fund by the State Treasurer to be known as the Game Fund and shall be used solely for any contingent, incidental or other expenses of any kind or description reasonably necessary in carrying on the work of the commission, including, but not limited to, the purchase of land, the costs of activities for the promotion of public interest in recreational hunting and furtaking, nongame species, endangered or threatened species and all other game or wildlife in this Commonwealth and administration of this title...

Citation: 34 Pa.C.S.A. § 521.