(a) The funds in the Federal Student Loan Reserve Fund and the Student Loan Operating Fund shall be paid out by the State Treasurer on warrants drawn by the Controller, or through a transfer between the Federal Student Loan Reserve Fund and the Student Loan Operating Fund, and requisitioned by the commission in carrying out the purposes of this article and the federal act.
(b) The commission is hereby authorized to make advance payments from the Student Loan Operating Fund to the auxiliary organization for services rendered to the commission under Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 69522). The commission is hereby authorized to make advance payments from the Student Loan Operating Fund to the auxiliary organization for the purpose of providing funding necessary for other permitted student financial aid activities approved by the commission pursuant to a business plan adopted by the auxiliary organization and approved by the commission, provided the commission first provides the Director of Finance and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee with at least 45 days advance notice in writing that includes the amount proposed to be transferred and a description of the approved student financial aid activities and related expenditures to be undertaken. If the Director of Finance or the Joint Legislative Budget Committee notifies the commission regarding issues of concern with the proposed transfer of funds, the commission shall convene a meeting of appropriate representatives of the commission, the Department of Finance, and the Legislature to resolve those issues.
Notwithstanding any other law, advance payments to the auxiliary organization and any fees charged by the auxiliary organization for services rendered to the commission pursuant to an operating agreement may be deposited with a private financial institution.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 216, Sec. 21.)
Education Code 69522