Pennsylvania Game News - January 2011 - 23
new program areas established during the 2009-10 fiscal year. Act 138 of 2002 amended the Game Code sections relating to mandatory spending. The Game Code stipulates that a minimum of $4.25 from each resident and nonresident license and a minimum of $2 from each antlerless deer license issued for which the full fee has been paid is to be used for habitat improvement, development, maintenance, protection and restoration conducive to increasing natural propagation of game and wildlife on all lands under the control or operations of the Commission, including lands enrolled in the Commission’s public access programs and other public lands open to hunting under agreement with the Commission. The money collected for the above are deposited into a separate account. The number of resident and nonresident licenses sold during the 2009-10 fiscal year, as reported by the Game Commission, totaled 846,293. Antlerless deer licenses sold during the 2009-10 fiscal year, as reported by the Game Commission, totaled 867,697. This mandated that a minimum of $5,332,139 be expended for the above-mentioned purposes. The actual amount expended and committed in the restricted account during the fiscal year for these purposes was $5,902,523, an excess of $570,384 over the requirement.
GAME FUND BALANCE SHEET JUNE 30, 2010 ASSETS Cash Temporary investments Accounts receivable Due from other funds Due from political subdivisions Due from federal government TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES AND FUND BALANCE Liabilities: Accounts payable and accrued liabilities Securities lending obligations Due to other funds Due to component units Due to political subdivisions Due to other governments Due to fiduciary funds TOTAL LIABILITIES Fund balance: Reserved for encumbrances Reserved for restricted revenue Unreserved: Undesignated TOTAL FUND BALANCE TOTAL LIABILITIES AND FUND BALANCES
-Prepared by the Office of Comptroller Operations, Bureau of Commonwealth Accounting
$386,981 53,140,634 291,223 110,805 7,667 4,484,264 $58,421,574 $6,333,909 6,706,687 689,259 1,465 948 199,546 94,493 14,026,307 3,463,176 991,784 39,940,307 44,395,267 $58,421,574