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  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

CHAPTER 1.25. Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation [5090.01 - 5090.65]

  ( Chapter 1.25 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 994, Sec. 11. )

ARTICLE 6. Fiscal Management [5090.60 - 5090.65]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 994, Sec. 11. )


The fund consists of deposits from the following sources:

(a) Revenues transferred from the Motor Vehicle Fuel Account in the Transportation Tax Fund.

(b) Fees paid pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 38225 of the Vehicle Code.

(c) Unexpended service fees.

(d) Fees and other proceeds collected at state vehicular recreation areas, as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 5010.

(e) Reimbursements.

(f) Revenues and income from any other source required by law to be deposited in the fund.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 563, Sec. 32. Effective January 1, 2003.)


Moneys in the fund shall be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, as follows:

(a) An amount, not to exceed 50 percent of the annual revenues to the fund, shall be available for grants and cooperative agreements pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 5090.50).

(b) (1) The remainder of the annual revenues to the fund shall be available for the support of the division in implementing the off-highway motor vehicle recreation program and for the planning, acquisition, development, mitigation, construction, maintenance, administration, operation, restoration, and conservation of lands in the system.

(2) As used in this subdivision, “support of the division” includes functions performed outside of the division by others on behalf of the division, including a prorated share of the department’s common overhead and other costs incurred on behalf of the division for personnel management and training, accounting, and fiscal analysis, records, purchasing, public information activities, consultation of professional scientists and reclamation experts for the purposes of Section 5090.35, and legal services.

(Amended by Stats. 2017, Ch. 459, Sec. 16. (SB 249) Effective January 1, 2018.)


Money in the fund shall be used to pay for the repair of any boundary fence that segregates off-highway vehicle use from adjoining landowners and is adjacent to an off-highway vehicle site that is funded by the fund, when the fence has become broken or damaged by off-highway vehicle users.

(Added by renumbering Section 5090.47 by Stats. 2002, Ch. 563, Sec. 25. Effective January 1, 2003.)

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