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Part 5. Vehicle License Fee

Chapter 5. Distribution of Proceeds

Section 11001

11001. Fees collected; report of and deposit in fund. (a) All money collected by the department for accepted applications under this part shall be reported monthly to the Controller and, at the same time, deposited in the State Treasury to the credit of the Motor Vehicle License Fee Account in the Transportation Tax Fund.

Any reference in any law or regulation to the Motor Vehicle License Fee Fund shall be deemed to refer to the Motor Vehicle License Fee Account in the Transportation Tax Fund.

(b) The amount of any penalties collected by the department, as provided in Sections 9553 and 9554 of the Vehicle Code and Sections 10770 and 10854 of this code, shall, for purposes of subdivision (a), be deemed to be a percentage of the total fees allocated under this section and under Section 42270 of the Vehicle Code equal to that percentage of the weight fee, registration fee, and vehicle license fee obtained when applying the total of these fees collected, excluding use tax, against the individual weight fees, registration fees, and vehicle license fees collected on each application. Penalties which cannot be allocated in accordance with this subdivision shall be allocated according to subdivision (c).

(c) The amount of any penalties collected by the department, as provided in Sections 9553 and 9554 of the Vehicle Code and Sections 10770 and 10854 of this code which cannot be allocated pursuant to subdivision (b), shall, for purposes of subdivision (a), be deemed to be a percentage of the total fees allocated under this section and under Section 42270 of the Vehicle Code equal to that percentage of the ratio based on the fees previously allocated under this section and under Section 42270 of the Vehicle code in the fiscal year preceding the calendar year for which the penalties are to be allocated. That ratio shall be reevaluated periodically and shall be adjusted to reflect any change in the fee structure that may be provided in this code or in Division 3 (commencing with Section 4000) of the Vehicle Code.

History.—Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1330, p. 2891, in effect September 26, 1974, operative March 8, 1976. Stats. 1984, Ch. 123, in effect January 1, 1985, deleted "of this section" after "subdivision (a)", and substituted "weight fee, . . . each application" for "ratio based on the fees previously allocated under this section and under Section 42270 of the Vehicle Code in the fiscal year preceding the calendar year for which the penalties are to be allocated" after "percentage of the" in the first sentence of the first paragraph of subdivision (b); substituted the second sentence thereof for the former second sentence which provided that "such ratio shall be reevaluated periodically and shall be adjusted to reflect any change in the fee structure that may be provided in this code or in Division 3 (commencing with Section 4000) of the Vehicle Code; deleted the former second paragraph of subdivision (b); and added subdivision (c).