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Energy Resources Surcharge Law

Revenue and Taxation Code

Division 2. Other Taxes
Part 19. Energy Resources Surcharge Law

Chapter 7. Administration

Article 2. Disposition of Proceeds

Section 40182

40182. Disposition of fund. All money deposited in the Energy Resources Surcharge Fund under this part shall upon order of the Controller be drawn therefrom and transferred to pay the refunds authorized by this part. The balance shall be transferred to the Energy Resources Programs Account, which is hereby created in the General Fund.

It is the intent of the Legislature that the funds in the Energy Resources Programs Account be used for ongoing energy programs and energy projects deemed appropriate by the Legislature, including, but not limited to, the activities of the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission.

Notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, all appropriations from the Energy Resources Programs Account shall be made by the annual Budget Act.

History—Stats. 1982, Ch. 1067, in effect January 1, 1983, operative July 1, 1983, deleted the balance of the first sentence after "transferred," deleted subdivisions (a), (b), and (c), added "to pay … part" at the end of the first sentence of, and added the second sentence to, the first paragraph; and, added the second and third paragraphs.