§18-23-7. Disposition of state moneys in possession of officers of state institutions of higher education; manner of expending appropriations; certification of deficiency in appropriations.
All moneys and funds belonging to the state which shall come into the possession or under the control of the head officer, or any other officer, of any state institution of higher education, or of any person connected therewith, under the control and management of the governing boards in whole or in part, or the fiscal or financial affairs of which are subject to the control and management of the governing boards, shall be paid to the treasurer of said boards monthly, on or before the tenth day of the month succeeding the month in which such moneys or funds were received, under such rules and regulations as the governing boards shall prescribe. They shall cause such moneys and funds to be paid into the State Treasury immediately in the manner provided in article two, chapter twelve of this code.
All moneys appropriated for the governing boards or for any state institution of higher education under their supervision and management may be expended on proper requisitions issued by the appropriate governing board. Whenever the appropriations by the Legislature for any of said institutions are insufficient to pay the expenses of conducting such institution, the deficiency shall be certified by the appropriate governing board to the Governor. Such certificate shall state the name of the institution and the items and amount in detail needed, and the Governor may direct payment of the same or any part thereof out of any appropriation available for that purpose.