Today's Law As Amended

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SB-474 The California Wildlife Protection Act of 1990: Habitat Conservation Fund.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 2788 of the Fish and Game Code is amended to read:

 (a)  Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the money in the fund  fund, except the money in the Wildlife Protection Subaccount established pursuant to subdivision (b),  is continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, to the board.
(b) The Wildlife Protection Subaccount is hereby established in the fund. All moneys in the subaccount shall be available for expenditure by the board pursuant to this chapter.
(c) Contingent on an appropriation in the annual Budget Act or another statute of the amount described in this subdivision in any fiscal year, the Controller shall transfer in that fiscal year the sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) from the General Fund to the Wildlife Protection Subaccount, less any amount transferred to the Wildlife Protection Subaccount from, but not limited to, the following accounts and funds:
(1) The Public Resources Account in the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Fund to the extent authorized by the Tobacco Tax and Health Protection Act of 1988.
(2) The Unallocated Account in the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Fund pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 2795.
(3) The California Environmental License Plate Fund.
(4) The Endangered and Rare Fish, Wildlife, and Plant Species Conservation and Enhancement Account in the Fish and Game Preservation Fund.
(5) Any other accounts or funds created by the Legislature or the people for purposes that are consistent with the purposes of this chapter.
(6) Any bond funds that are authorized by the people after July 1, 1990, which may be used for purposes that are identical to the purposes specified in Section 2786.
(7) The Wildlife Restoration Fund.
(d)  This section shall become operative only if, and on the date that, Section 2787 is repealed.