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28-6547. Safety enforcement and transportation infrastructure fund; subaccounts; exemption from lapsing
A. The safety enforcement and transportation infrastructure fund is established. The fund consists of monies deposited pursuant to sections 28-2321, 28-2324, 28-2325, 28-5474, 28-5739, 28-5863 and 28-5864. The department shall administer the fund.
B. The department of transportation subaccount is established within the safety enforcement and transportation infrastructure fund consisting of fifty-five percent of the monies that are deposited into the fund each month. The department of public safety subaccount is established within the safety enforcement and transportation infrastructure fund consisting of forty-five percent of the monies that are deposited into the fund each month. Monies in the subaccounts are subject to legislative appropriation.
C. Monies in the fund shall be spent on the following:
1. Enforcement of vehicle safety requirements by the department of public safety and the department of transportation within twenty-five miles of the border between Arizona and Mexico.
2. Costs related to the procurement of electronic equipment, automated systems or improvements to existing electronic equipment or automated systems for relieving vehicle congestion at ports of entry on the border between this state and Mexico.
3. Construction, maintenance and upgrades of transportation facilities, including roads, streets and highways, approved by the board within twenty-five miles of the border between Arizona and Mexico.
4. As approved by the board, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities in the CANAMEX high priority corridor as defined in section 332 of the national highway system designation act of 1995 (P.L. 104-59; 109 Stat. 596-597).
5. Activities of the department that include the collection of transportation and trade data in the United States and Mexico for the purposes of constructing transportation facilities, improving public safety, improving truck processing time and relieving congestion at ports of entry on the border between Arizona and Mexico. The department may enter into an agreement with the Arizona-Mexico commission and provide funding to the commission for the purposes contained in this paragraph.
6. A commitment or investment necessary for the department or another agency of this state to obtain federal monies that are designated for expenditure pursuant to this section.
D. If the department of transportation determines that activities proposed by the Arizona department of homeland security may improve traffic safety in this state, the department of transportation may enter into an agreement with, and provide, subject to legislative appropriation, department of transportation subaccount monies to the Arizona department of homeland security for the purposes contained in this subsection.
E. On notice from the department, the state treasurer shall invest and divest monies in the fund as provided by section 35-313, and monies earned from investment shall be credited to the fund.
F. Monies in the fund are exempt from the provisions of section 35-190 relating to lapsing of appropriations.