HEALTH AND SAFETY
ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY — HEALTH
39-175F. IPDES PROGRAM FUND ESTABLISHED. (1) There is hereby created in the state treasury a fund to be known as the "IPDES Program Fund," which shall consist of all moneys received from fees collected from facilities obtaining an Idaho pollutant discharge elimination system (IPDES) permit or coverage under a general permit pursuant to section 39-175C(2), Idaho Code, and the rules promulgated pursuant thereto. Such fees shall be collected by the department and shall be paid into the IPDES program fund, which is hereby established, reserved, set aside, appropriated and made available until expended, used and administered consistent with this section.
(2) All moneys deposited in the IPDES program fund and all interest earned thereon shall be kept in the IPDES program fund and shall be expended pursuant to appropriation for the costs and expenses incurred by the department in performing the duties and the exercise of its powers in carrying out the IPDES program including, but not limited to, compliance, training, technical, legal and administrative support and proceedings necessary for implementing the program required under the IPDES program as provided in this chapter.
(3) Pending such expenditure and use, surplus moneys in the IPDES program fund established in this section shall be invested by the state treasurer in the manner provided for idle state moneys in the state treasury by section 67-1210, Idaho Code. Interest earned on all such investments shall be paid into the IPDES program fund.
[39-175F, added 2018, ch. 22, sec. 6, p. 37.]