Code Section

Government Code - GOV

TITLE 3. GOVERNMENT OF COUNTIES [23000 - 33205]

  ( Title 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

DIVISION 2. OFFICERS [24000 - 28085]

  ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

PART 3. OTHER OFFICERS [26500 - 27773]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

CHAPTER 6. Recorder [27201 - 27399]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )
  

ARTICLE 5. Fees [27360 - 27388.1]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1947, Ch. 424. )

  
27361.3.  

(a) Notwithstanding any contrary provision of the law, the fee for recording every release of lien, encumbrance, or notice executed by the state, or any municipality, county, city, district, or other political subdivision shall be two times the fee charged to record the first page of a lien, encumbrance, or notice under subdivision (a) of Section 27361, on January 1 of the year the release is recorded if the original lien, encumbrance, or notice was recorded without fee as provided by Section 27383.

(b) No fee shall be charged for recording a release of lien, encumbrance, or notice which was recorded in error by the state, or any municipality, county, city, district, or other political subdivision if there is noted on the face of the release of lien, encumbrance, or notice a statement to that effect.

(c) Two dollars ($2) for recording each release of lien pursuant to this section shall be available solely to support, maintain, improve, and provide for the full operation for modernized creation, retention, and retrieval of information in each county’s system of recorded documents.

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 329, Sec. 11. (SB 780) Effective January 1, 2020.)