Drought tolerance biotechnology research center appropriation.
There is hereby appropriated from the
fund the sum of two million nine
hundred sixty-two thousand five hundred dollars ($
), or so much thereof as may be
necessary, to the Department of Tourism and State Development to provide funding for the 2010
Research Center of Excellence for Drought Tolerance Biotechnology.
Funds appropriated in section 1 of this Act shall be distributed to the 2010 Research
Center of Excellence for Drought Tolerance Biotechnology upon recommendation by the Research
and Commercialization Council and approval of the secretary of the Department of Tourism and
State Development. The secretary of tourism and state development shall approve vouchers and
the state auditor shall draw warrants to pay expenditures authorized by this Act.
Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its
existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full
force and effect from and after its passage and approval.