561.025 Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco Trust Fund.—There is created within the State Treasury the Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco Trust Fund. All funds collected by the division under ss. 210.15, 210.40, or under s. 569.003 and the Beverage Law with the exception of state funds collected pursuant to ss. 563.05, 564.06, and 565.12 shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the trust fund, notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary. Moneys deposited to the credit of the trust fund shall be used to operate the division and to provide a proportionate share of the operation of the office of the secretary and the Division of Administration of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation; except that:
(1) The revenue transfer provisions of ss. 561.32 and 561.342(1) and (2) shall continue in full force and effect, and the division shall cause such revenue to be returned to the municipality or county in the manner provided for in s. 561.32 or s. 561.342(1) and (2); and
(2) Ten percent of the revenues derived from retail tobacco products dealer permit fees collected under s. 569.003 shall be transferred to the Department of Education to provide for teacher training and for research and evaluation to reduce and prevent the use of tobacco products by children.
History.—s. 21, ch. 86-269; s. 3, ch. 89-293; s. 3, ch. 90-233; s. 10, ch. 92-285; s. 1, ch. 93-134; s. 213, ch. 94-218; s. 20, ch. 94-353; s. 70, ch. 97-190; s. 2, ch. 97-213; s. 6, ch. 2006-162.