THE STATE AND ITS GOVERNMENT
STATE TREASURER AND STATE ACCOUNTS
6:12-b Maintenance of Funds Collected Pursuant to Electric Utility Restructuring Orders.
On request of the department of energy, the state treasurer shall maintain custody over funds collected by order of the public utilities commission consisting of only that portion of the system benefits charge directly attributable to programs for low income customers as described in RSA 374-F:4, VIII(c). All funds received by the state treasurer pursuant to this section shall be kept separate from any other funds and shall be administered in accordance with terms and conditions established by the department of energy. Plans for the administration of such funds shall be approved by the fiscal committee of the general court and the governor and council prior to submission to the department of energy. Appropriations and expenditures of such funds in fiscal years 2002 and 2003 shall be approved by the fiscal committee of the general court and the governor and council prior to submission to the department of energy. For each biennium thereafter, appropriations and expenditures of such funds shall be made through the biennial operating budget.
Source. 2000, 94:2. 2001, 158:46, eff. Sept. 3, 2001. 2021, 91:217, eff. July 1, 2021.