California Government Code

Sec. § 68502.6


(a)

If the cash balance of the Trial Court Trust Fund is insufficient to support trial court operations during the fiscal year, the Administrative Office of the Courts may transfer funds from any fund identified in subdivision (c) as a loan to the Trial Court Trust Fund. The total amount of outstanding loans shall not exceed one hundred fifty million dollars ($150,000,000) at any time during the fiscal year. The Administrative Office of the Courts shall not authorize a loan pursuant to this section to provide cash resources to any court that has not first provided a balanced budget approved by the Judicial Council.

(b)

The Administrative Office of the Courts may transfer funds from the Trial Court Trust Fund for the repayment of the loan described in subdivision (a). Interest shall not be charged or paid on any loan authorized pursuant to this section and all loans shall be repaid within two years from the date on which the loan originated. The authority to transfer funds provided by this section shall not interfere with the objectives for which the funds identified in subdivision (c) were created. This section shall not be construed to provide additional expenditure authority to the Trial Court Trust Fund.

(c)

Moneys in the following funds shall be available for transfer to the Trial Court Trust Fund as a loan for cash flow purposes:

(1)

The State Court Facilities Construction Fund.

(2)

The Immediate and Critical Needs Account of the State Court Facilities Construction Fund.

(3)

The Judicial Branch Workers’ Compensation Fund.

(d)

For each loan executed pursuant to this section, the Administrative Office of the Courts shall, no later than August 30 of each year, report the following information to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the Department of Finance:

(1)

The date of the loan.

(2)

The amount loaned to each court.

(3)

The funding source of the loan.

(4)

The repayment date or proposed repayment date of the loan.
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