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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 5.7. ECONOMIC AND MOTION PICTURE DEVELOPMENT [14998 - 14999.55]

  ( Heading of Part 5.7 amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 345. )

CHAPTER 4. State Theatrical Arts Resources Partnership [14999.50 - 14999.55]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 700, Sec. 1. )

14999.50.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature to help develop California’s film industry and thereby further strengthen the state’s economy by providing surplus government-owned property to film and television movie production companies at a low cost.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 700, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2001.)

14999.55.
  

(a) The State Theatrical Arts Resources (STAR) Partnership is hereby established within the California Film Commission.

(b) The commission shall collaborate with the Department of General Services and other appropriate state agencies in identifying surplus state properties that may be available for use under the partnership.

(c) The commission shall list available properties for the use of filmmakers and location scouts at an interactive web site, with relevant information about the properties and instructions for contacting the commission and obtaining use of the properties.

(d) The state properties identified under the program shall be made available for film and television production at a nominal fee, as established by the commission and the Department of General Services or other appropriate state agency. Production companies shall be responsible for any additional related costs, such as maintenance or electrical costs, that the state incurs because of filming at the property.

(e) The commission shall work with the Film Liaisons in California, Statewide, to establish local STAR partnerships to identify local surplus or unused government property or assets that may be used for film and television movie production.

(Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 700, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2001.)

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