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Management and Disbursement of Funds Previously Set Aside for Repealed Governor's Scholarship Programs   

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(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, not later than 30 days after enactment of the Budget Act of 2004, the Scholarshare Investment Board shall transfer from the Golden State Scholarshare Trust to the General Fund the lesser of (1) fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) or (2) the balance resulting from unclaimed awards in the Golden State Scholarshare Trust that exceeds five million dollars ($5,000,000) as of the close of business on the business day preceding the transfer.

(b) The amount remaining in the Golden State Scholarshare Trust after the transfer required by subdivision (a) shall be available as a reserve for funding claims for these awards. If claims for these awards exceed four million dollars ($4,000,000) of the reserve established by this act in the Golden State Scholarshare Trust, the Scholarshare Investment Board shall notify the Controller of the amount of any shortfall of funds for the payment of claims, and the Controller shall transfer an amount of money equal to the shortfall from the General Fund to the Golden State Scholarshare Trust.

(Added by Stats. 2004, Ch. 227, Sec. 15.)