§16-5Q-1. Creation of the James "Tiger" Morton catastrophic illness fund.
Moneys in the fund created in the state treasury, designated the "James 'Tiger' Morton Catastrophic Illness Fund" shall be distributed in accordance with the provisions of this article. The purpose of this fund is to provide a source of economic assistance to the citizens of this state facing catastrophic illness. In addition to any funds appropriated by the Legislature, the Tiger Morton Fund may receive donations of cash or property from other sources, including gifts, grants, or donations from any source whatsoever. After appropriation by the Legislature, the catastrophic illness commission may make expenditures from the fund as necessary to accomplish the purposes of this article.