Article 2. Royalties of California Fish And Game Code >> Division 6. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 6. >> Article 2.

In addition to the license fee provided for in this chapter, every person harvesting kelp or other aquatic plants shall pay a royalty, as the commission may prescribe, of not less than five cents ($0.05) per ton of wet kelp or wet aquatic plants harvested. Any revenues derived from such royalties shall not be available for expenditures until appropriated.