[302D-3.2] Fees. (a) In administering its responsibilities, the commission may assess fees on non-state entities and individuals to help offset its operating costs.

(b) Fees collected by the commission shall be deposited into insured checking or savings accounts and shall be expended by the commission.

(c) The commission shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 to implement this section; provided that, notwithstanding this section or any other law to the contrary, the commission may set the initial amount of fees authorized pursuant to this section at any time without regard to chapter 91, if the commission:

(1) Holds at least one public hearing to take and discuss public testimony on the proposed fee amount; and

(2) Provides public notice at least thirty days prior to the date of the public hearing. [L 2014, c 99, pt of 1]



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