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Revenue and Taxation Code - RTC

DIVISION 2. OTHER TAXES [6001 - 61050]

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


  ( Part 26 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1442, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 2. The Underground Storage Tank Fee [50108 - 50108.2]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1442, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 2. Registration and Security [50108.1 - 50108.2]
  ( Heading of Article 2 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1366, Sec. 36. )


Every person who is an owner of an underground storage tank for which a permit is required pursuant to Section 25284 of the Health and Safety Code containing petroleum shall register with the board on forms provided by the board.

(Amended by Stats. 1995, Ch. 639, Sec. 72. Effective January 1, 1996.)


(a) The board, whenever it determines it to be necessary to ensure compliance with this part, may require any person subject to this part to place with it any security that the board determines to be reasonable, taking into account the circumstances of that person. Any security in the form of cash, government bonds, or insured deposits in banks or savings and loan institutions shall be held by the board in trust to be used solely in the manner provided by this section. The board may sell the security at a public auction if it becomes necessary to do so in order to recover any fee or any amount required to be collected, including any interest or penalty due.

(b) Notice of the sale authorized in subdivision (a) shall be served upon the person who placed the security personally or by mail. If service is made by mail, the notice shall be addressed to the person at his or her address as it appears in the records of the board. Service shall be made at least 30 days prior to the sale in the case of personal service, and at least 40 days prior to the sale in the case of service by mail. Upon any sale, any surplus above the amounts due shall be returned to the person who placed the security.

(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 903, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 1995.)

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