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The School Facilities Fee Assistance Fund   

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(a) The School Facilities Fee Assistance Fund is hereby established in the State Treasury and, notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, all money in the fund is continuously appropriated to the Department of General Services for the purposes of this chapter. All repayments of disbursed funds pursuant to this chapter or any interest earned from the investment in the Surplus Money Investment Fund or any other moneys accruing to the fund from whatever source shall be returned to the fund and are available for allocation by the California Housing Finance Agency to programs established pursuant to this chapter.

(b) The following amounts are hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the School Facilities Fee Assistance Fund for administrative costs and to make payments to purchasers of newly constructed residential structures and housing sponsors of housing developments pursuant to this chapter from that fund by fiscal year as follows:

(1) Twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) in the 1998-99 fiscal year.

(2) Forty million dollars ($40,000,000) in the 1999-2000 fiscal year.

(3) Forty million dollars ($40,000,000) in the 2000-01 fiscal year.

(4) Forty million dollars ($40,000,000) in the 2001-02 fiscal year.

(c) The funds shall be distributed to each program in proportion to the original total amounts available for each program as follows:

(1) Twenty-eight million dollars ($28,000,000) shall be available for the program set forth in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 51451, except that any funds not expended within 18 months of their appropriation and availability may also be available for programs set forth in paragraphs (2) and (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 51451.

(2) Twenty-eight million dollars ($28,000,000) shall be available for the program set forth in paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 51451, except that any funds not expended within 18 months of their appropriation and availability may also be available for the program set forth in paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 51451.

(3) Fifty-two million dollars ($52,000,000) shall be available for the program set forth in paragraph (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 51451.

(4) Fifty-two million dollars ($52,000,000) shall be available for the program set forth in subdivision (b) of Section 51451.

(d) Reservations received on or after January 1, 2002, for participation in the programs authorized by Section 51451 shall not be honored by the California Housing Finance Agency. As of that date, any unobligated amounts remaining in the School Facilities Fee Assistance Fund after the transfer made pursuant to Item 1760-115-0101 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2001 (Chapter 106 of the Statutes of 2001) shall be transferred to the General Fund.

(e) Effective July 1, 2014, the School Facilities Fee Assistance Fund in the State Treasury is abolished and any remaining balance, assets, liabilities, and encumbrances in the fund as of July 1, 2014, are transferred to the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Fund. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, all transferred amounts are continuously appropriated to the department for the purpose of satisfying any liabilities and encumbrances and the purposes specified in this section.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 28, Sec. 59.)