Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2015
 

Government Code Provisions

Provisions Relating to Property Tax Relief

DIVISION 4. FISCAL AFFAIRS

PART 1. FUNDS FOR SUBVENTIONS

Chapter 5. Payment of Postponed Property Taxes*

Article 1. Payments and Liens

Section 16180

16180. Amount of money available to pay postponed property taxes. deletion[Repealed by Stats. 2014, Ch. 703 (AB 2231) effective September 28, 2014.]

16180. Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Fund.(a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury a Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Fund. The fund shall be an interest-bearing fund. Subject to subdivision (b) and notwithstanding Section 13340, the fund is continuously appropriated to the Controller, commencing January 1, 2015, for purposes of administering this chapter, including, but not limited to, necessary administrative costs and disbursements relating to the postponement of property taxes pursuant to the Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Law (Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 20581) of Part 10.5 of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code).

(b) The Controller shall do both of the following:

(1) On June 30, 2017, transfer any moneys in the fund in excess of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) to the General Fund.

(2) On June 30, 2018, and on June 30 each year thereafter, transfer any moneys in the fund in excess of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to the General Fund.

(c) On or after January 1, 2015, any loan repayments relating to the Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Law shall be deposited into the Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Fund.

(d) Any funds remaining upon the effective date of this section in an impound account formerly provided for pursuant to this chapter, shall be transferred to the Senior Citizens and Disabled Citizens Property Tax Postponement Fund.

History.—Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 703 (SB 2231) in effect September 28, 2014.

* Chapter 6 was enacted by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1242, in effect October 1, 1977, and was renumbered as Chapter 5 by Stats. 1982, Ch. 454, in effect January 1, 1983.