Article 4. Fees of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 20. >> Chapter 6.8. >> Article 4.
The Director of Finance shall schedule in the annual Budget
Act the projects proposed in any fiscal year, that will incur direct
costs for removal and remedial actions at hazardous substance release
(a) Except as provided in subdivisions (b) and (c), any
potentially responsible party at a site, or any person who has
notified the department of that person's intent to undertake removal
or remediation at a site, shall reimburse the department, pursuant to
Chapter 6.66 (commencing with Section 25269), for the costs incurred
by the department for its oversight of any preliminary endangerment
assessment at that site.
(b) This section does not apply to any notice of intent submitted
to the department prior to July 1, 1998. Any person who submitted
such a notice shall pay the fee, if not already paid, as required by
this section as it read on December 31, 1997, unless the department
and that person mutually agree to enter into a reimbursement
agreement in lieu of any unpaid portion of the required fee.
(c) The changes made in this section by Chapter 870 of the
Statutes of 1997 do not require amendment of, or otherwise affect,
any agreement entered into prior to July 1, 1998, pursuant to which
any person has agreed to reimburse the department for the costs
incurred by the department for its oversight of a preliminary