Notwithstanding Section 1463 of the Penal Code, all fines and forfeitures imposed by or collected in any court of this state, as a result of citations issued by the State Fire Marshal or salaried deputy state fire marshals employed by the State of California, for any violation of this part or of any regulation adopted pursuant to this part, shall be deposited, as soon as practicable after the receipt of the fine or forfeiture, with the county treasurer of the county in which the court is situated. Amounts so deposited shall be paid at least once a month as follows:
(a) One-half to the Treasurer, by warrant of the county auditor drawn upon the requisition of the clerk or judge of the court, for deposit in the California Fire and Arson Training Fund, on order of the Controller. At the time of the transmittal, the county auditor shall forward to the Controller, on the form or forms prescribed by the Controller, a record of the imposition, collection, and payments of the fines or forfeitures.
(b) One-half to the county in which the offense was committed for disposition as provided in Section 1463 of the Penal Code.
(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 333, Sec. 1.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018