§23-2C-7. Custody, investment and disbursement of funds.
(a) The State Treasurer shall be the custodian of the workers' compensation Old Fund, workers' compensation Uninsured Employer Fund, the Self-Insured Employer Guaranty Risk Pool, the Self-Insured Employer Security Risk Pool, the Private Carrier Guaranty Fund and the Assigned Risk Fund and moneys payable to each of these funds shall be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the funds. Each fund shall be a separate and distinct fund upon the books and records of the Auditor and Treasurer. Disbursements from these funds shall be made upon requisitions signed by the executive director and, effective upon termination of the commission, the Insurance Commissioner. The workers' compensation Old Fund, the workers' compensation Uninsured Employer Fund, the Self-Insured Employer Guaranty Risk Pool, Self-Insured Employer Security Risk Pool, the Private Carrier Guaranty Fund and the Assigned Risk Fund are participant plans as defined in section two, article six, chapter twelve of this code and are subject to the provisions of section nine-a of said article. The funds may be invested by the Investment Management Board in accordance with said article.

(b) If the Governor issues the proclamation set forth in this article, then, effective upon termination of the commission, all remaining assets and funds contained in the Workers' Compensation Fund which are payable to the New Fund shall be so disbursed and paid to the company by communication of the executive director to the State Treasurer or other appropriate state official prior to the termination of the commission.