Marine Invasive Species Fee - As of June 30, 2011
2000 (Known as the Ballast Water Management Fee through December 31, 2003. Administered under the Marine Invasive Species Fee Collection Law, effective January 1, 2004.)
What is Taxed?
Ships entering California with ballast water from outside a defined coastal zone
Owners and operators of vessels arriving in California ports
Number of Registrants
$625 per qualifying vessel voyage; $850 per qualifying vessel voyage effective 11-09.
Revenue Change from 09-10
Marine Invasive Species Control Fund – to support a program that addresses the introduction of non-native aquatic species into the state's waters
Citation of the Law