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Section 85.2. (Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 760, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Harb. & Nav. Code §85.2.

(a)All moneys in the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund are available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for expenditure by the department for boating facilities development, boating safety, and boating regulation programs, and for the purposes of Section 656.4, including refunds, and for expenditure for construction of small craft harbor and boating facilities planned, designed, and constructed by the department, as specified in subdivision (c) of Section 50, at sites owned or under the control of the state.

(b)(1)The money in the fund is also available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to the Department of Parks and Recreation for the operation and maintenance of units of the state park system that have boating-related activities. Funds appropriated to the Department of Parks and Recreation may also be used for boating safety and enforcement programs for waters under its jurisdiction.

(2)The Department of Parks and Recreation shall submit to the Legislature, on or before January 1 of each year, a report describing the allocation and expenditure of funds made available to the Department of Parks and Recreation from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund and from the Motor Vehicle Fuel Account in the Transportation Tax Fund attributable to taxes imposed on the distribution of motor vehicle fuel used or usable in propelling vessels during the previous fiscal year. The report shall list the special project or use, project location, amount of money allocated or expended, the source of funds allocated or expended, and the relation of the project or use to boating activities.

(c)The money in the fund shall also be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to the State Water Resources Control Board for boating-related water quality regulatory activities.

(d)The money in the fund is also available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to the Department of Fish and Game for activities addressing the boating-related spread of invasive species.

(e)The money in the fund is also available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to the Department of Food and Agriculture for activities addressing the boating-related spread of invasive species.





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