Section 48003. (Added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 1048, Sec. 2.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §48003.
(a)Upon establishment of an inspection program, any handler who does not file the required assessment report and assessments by the 10th day of the month following the month for which the assessment is payable shall pay a penalty of 10 percent of the assessment owed and, in addition, 112 percent interest per month on the unpaid balance.
(b)Upon establishment of an inspection program, it shall be unlawful for any handler to refuse to collect the assessments or remit the assessments and the proper forms required by this chapter.