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Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
 

Marine Invasive Species Fee Collection Law

Public Resources Code

Chapter 2. Ballast Water Management Requirements

Section 71210.5

71210.5. Vector analysis. The commission, in consultation with the board, the United States Coast Guard, and a technical advisory group made up of interested persons including, but not limited to, shipping and port representatives, shall prepare an analysis of the vectors, other than ballast water, and relative risks of those vectors, for release of nonindigenous species from vessels. This analysis shall include, but not be limited to, the release of nonindigenous species from vessel hulls, sea chests, sea suction grids, other hull apertures, in-water propellers, chains, anchors, piping and tanks. The commission shall prepare a report summarizing the results of this analysis and recommending action to reduce the discharge of nonindigenous species from vessel vectors other than ballast water. The commission shall submit the report to the Legislature and make it available to the public on or before March 1, 2006.