PREFILED    JAN 03 2018

REFERENCE TITLE: medical marijuana fund; uses




State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-third Legislature

Second Regular Session




HB 2066


Introduced by

Representative Leach





Amending section 36-2817, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to medical marijuana.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Subject to the requirements of article IV, part 1, section 1, Constitution of Arizona, section 36-2817, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE36-2817.  Medical marijuana fund; private donations; use of monies

A.  The medical marijuana fund is established consisting of fees collected, civil penalties imposed and private donations, grants, gifts, contributions and devises received under this chapter.  The department shall administer the fund.  Monies in the fund are continuously appropriated.

B.  The director of the department may accept and spend private grants, gifts, donations, contributions and devises to assist in carrying out the provisions monies in the medical marijuana fund for:

1.  Enforcement of this chapter.

2.  Education, awareness and prevention messaging.

C.  Monies in the medical marijuana fund do not revert to the state general fund at the end of a fiscal year. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Requirements for enactment; three-fourths vote

Pursuant to article IV, part 1, section 1, Constitution of Arizona, section 36-2817, Arizona Revised Statutes, as amended by this act, is effective only on the affirmative vote of at least three-fourths of the members of each house of the legislature.