(c) The state of Tennessee assents to the provision of the act of congress entitled: “An act to provide that the United States shall aid the states in fish restoration and management projects, and for other purposes”, approved August 9, 1950, Public Law 681, 81st Congress; ch. 685, 64 Stat. 430, compiled in 16 U.S.C. § 777 et seq., and the agency is hereby authorized, empowered and directed to perform such acts as may be necessary to the conduct and establishment of cooperative fisheries, restoration, management, developmental and research projects, as defined in that act of congress in compliance with that act and rules and regulations promulgated by the secretary of interior under that act. No funds accruing to the state of Tennessee from license fees paid by fishers shall be diverted for any purposes other than the administration of the game and fish conservation purposes of the agency.
Citation: Tenn. Code Ann. § 70-5-111 (West)