1. A brucellosis and tuberculosis eradication fund is created in the office of the secretary of agriculture, to be used together with state and federal funds available to pay:
a. The indemnity and other expenses provided in this chapter.
b. The indemnity as set out in section 164.21 and other expenses provided in chapter 164.
c. The expenses of the inspection and testing program provided in chapter 163A, but only to the extent that the moneys in the fund are not required for expenses incurred under chapter 164 or 165.
d. Indemnities as provided in section 159.5, subsection 13, but only to the extent that the moneys in the fund are not required to pay expenses under chapter 163A, 164, or 165.
2. If it appears to the secretary of agriculture that the balance in the fund on January 20 is insufficient to carry on the work in the state for the following fiscal year, the secretary shall notify the board of supervisors of each county to levy an amount sufficient to pay the expenses estimated to be incurred under subsection 1 for the following fiscal year, subject to a maximum levy of thirty-three and three-fourths cents per thousand dollars of assessed value of all taxable property in the county.
3. Not later than December 15 or June 15 of a year in which the tax is collected, the county treasurer shall transmit the amount of the tax levied and collected to the treasurer of state, who shall credit it to the brucellosis and tuberculosis eradication fund.
83 Acts, ch 123, § 74, 209; 84 Acts, ch 1178, §1
Referred to in § 159.5, 331.512, 331.559
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