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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 2. OTHER TAXES [6001 - 61045]

  ( Heading of Division 2 amended by Stats. 1968, Ch. 279. )

PART 24. OIL SPILL RESPONSE, PREVENTION, AND ADMINISTRATION FEES [46001 - 46751]

  ( Part 24 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 300, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 7. Disposition of Proceeds [46651 - 46653]
  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 300, Sec. 6. )

46651.
  

All fees, interest, and penalties imposed and all amounts of fee required to be paid to the state pursuant to Sections 46051 and 46052 shall be paid to the board in the form of remittances payable to the State Board of Equalization of the State of California. The board shall transmit the payments to the Treasurer to be deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fund or the Oil Spill Response Trust Fund.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 300, Sec. 6. Effective August 1, 1991.)

46652.
  

The money in the Oil Spill Prevention and Administration Fund and the Oil Spill Response Trust Fund shall, upon order of the Controller, be drawn therefrom for refunds under this part.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 300, Sec. 6. Effective August 1, 1991.)

46653.
  

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), the administrator shall direct the board to provide refunds of the excess money whenever the administrator makes both of the following determinations:

(1) The administrator determines, pursuant to subdivision (i) of Section 8670.48 of the Government Code, that the total amount in the Oil Spill Response Trust Fund, collected pursuant to Section 46052, exceeds the total of the amount specified in subdivision (a) of Section 46012.

(2) The administrator determines additional collection is not necessary to provide for the purposes specified in paragraphs (1) to (6), inclusive, and paragraph (8), of subdivision (k) of Section 8670.48 of the Government Code or to repay any draw upon the financial security obtained by the Treasurer pursuant to subdivision (o) of Section 8670.48 of the Government Code or money borrowed pursuant to Article 7.5 (commencing with Section 8670.53.1) of Chapter 7.4 of Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code, including principal, interest, premium, fees, charges, or costs of any kind incurred in connection with those borrowings or that financial security.

(b) The board, as directed by the administrator pursuant to subdivision (a), shall refund the excess money in that fund to each person who paid the fee to the state in proportion to the amount that person paid into the fund during the preceding 12 monthly reporting periods in which there was a fee due, including the month in which the fund exceeded the amount specified in subdivision (a) of Section 46012.

(c) If the amount of money in the fund exceeds the amount specified in this section by 10 percent or less, the administrator is not required to order refunds pursuant to this section.

(d) Nothing in this section shall require the refund of excess fees more frequently than once each year.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 373, Sec. 20. Effective October 10, 2007.)

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