Laws, Regulations & Annotations


Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2021

Diesel Fuel Tax Law


Section 60707.1

60707.1. Additional felony fine. In addition to the fine or imprisonment, or both, each person convicted under Section 60707 shall pay, in the court's discretion, up to two dollars ($2) for each gallon of diesel fuel, or portion thereof, knowingly removed, entered, blended, or delivered into a fuel tank, or possessed, kept, stored, or retained for the purpose of removal or removed, or offered for removal, or entry, or entered, or for the purposes of sale, or actually sold, or offered for sale, or for the purpose of use, or actually used, or delivery into a fuel tank, or delivered into a fuel tank, or offered for delivery into a fuel tank, in violation of Section 60707, as determined by the court. Proceeds of the assessed penalty shall be distributed to the treasurer of the county in which the action was brought. After reimbursing the prosecuting agency for its costs of prosecution, and after deducting the county's reasonable costs of administration, the remaining proceeds shall be distributed to the Motor Vehicle Fuel Account in the Transportation Tax Fund. Funds distributed pursuant to this section to the Motor Vehicle Fuel Account shall be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to pay administrative costs of the board to enforce this part.

History—Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 975, operative July 1, 1995. Stats. 1996, Ch. 124, in effect January 1, 1997, substituted "the county's" for "its" after "and after deducting" in the third sentence.