2005 California Probate Code Sections 19200-19205 CHAPTER 7. CLAIMS BY PUBLIC ENTITIES

PROBATE CODE
SECTION 19200-19205

19200.  (a) Except as provided in this chapter, a claim by a public
entity shall be filed within the time otherwise provided in this
part.  A claim not so filed is barred, including any lien imposed for
the claim.
   (b) As used in this chapter, "public entity" has the meaning
provided in Section 811.2 of the Government Code, and includes an
officer authorized to act on behalf of the public entity.
19201.  (a) Notwithstanding any other statute, if a claim of a
public entity arises under a law, act, or code listed in subdivision
(b):
   (1) The public entity may provide a form to be used for the
written notice or request to the public entity required by this
chapter.  Where appropriate, the form may require the decedent's
social security number, if known.
   (2) The claim is barred only after written notice or request to
the public entity and expiration of the period provided in the
applicable section.  If no written notice or request is made, the
claim is enforceable by the remedies, and is barred at the time,
otherwise provided in the law, act, or code.
   (b)
        Law, Act or Code                    Applicable Section
  Sales and Use Tax Law (Part 1        Section 6487.1 of the Revenue
  (commencing with Section 6001) of    and Taxation Code
  Division 2 of the Revenue and
  Taxation Code)
  Bradley-Burns Uniform Local          Section 6487.1 of the
  Sales and Use Tax Law (Part 1.5      Revenue and Taxation Code
  (commencing with Section 7200)
  of Division 2 of the Revenue and
  Taxation Code)
  Transactions and Use Tax Law         Section 6487.1 of the
  (Part 1.6 (commencing with           Revenue and Taxation Code
  Section 7251) of Division 2 of
  the Revenue and Taxation Code)
  Motor Vehicle Fuel License Tax       Section 7675.1 of the
  Law (Part 2 (commencing with         Revenue and Taxation Code
  Section 7301) of Division 2 of
  the Revenue and Taxation Code)
  Use Fuel Tax Law (Part 3             Section 8782.1 of the
  (commencing with Section 8601)       Revenue and Taxation Code
  of Division 2 of the Revenue
  and Taxation Code)
  Personal Income Tax Law (Part        Section 19266 of the
  10 (commencing with Section          Revenue and Taxation Code
  17001) of Division 2 of the
  Revenue and Taxation Code)
  Cigarette Tax Law (Part 13           Section 30207.1 of the
  (commencing with Section             Revenue and Taxation Code
  30001) of Division 2 of the
  Revenue and Taxation Code)
  Alcoholic Beverage Tax Law           Section 32272.1 of the
  (Part 14 (commencing with            Revenue and Taxation Code
  Section 32001) of Division 2
  of the Revenue and Taxation
  Code)
  Unemployment Insurance Code          Section 1090 of the
                                       Unemployment Insurance Code
  State Hospitals for the              Section 7277.1 of the
  Mentally Disordered (Chapter         Welfare and Institutions Code
  2 (commencing with Section
  7200) of Division 7 of the
  Welfare and Institutions Code)
  Medi-Cal Act (Chapter 7              Section 9202 of the Probate
  (commencing with Section             Code
  14000) of Part 3 of Division
  9 of the Welfare and
  Institutions Code)
  Waxman-Duffy Prepaid Health          Section 9202 of the Probate
  Plan Act (Chapter 8 (commencing      Code
  with Section 14200) of Part 3
  of Division 9 of the Welfare
  and Institutions Code)
19202.  (a) If the trustee knows or has reason to believe that the
deceased settlor received health care under Chapter 7 (commencing
with Section 14000) or Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200) of
Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, the
trustee shall give the State Director of Health Services notice of
the deceased settlor's death in the manner provided in Section 215.
   (b) The director has four months after notice is given in which to
file a claim.
19203.  If property in the trust is distributed before expiration of
the time allowed a public entity to file a claim, the public entity
has a claim against the distributees to the full extent of the public
entity's claim or each distributee's share of the distributed
property, as set forth in Section 19402, whichever is less.  The
public entity's claim against distributees includes interest at a
rate equal to that earned in the Pooled Money Investment Account
pursuant to Article 4.5 (commencing with Section 16480) of Chapter 3
of Part 2 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, from the
date of distribution or the date of filing the claim by the public
entity, whichever is later, plus other accruing costs as in the case
of enforcement of a money judgment.
19204.  Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to affect the
order of priority of debts provided for under other provisions of
law.
19205.  This chapter does not apply to liability for the restitution
of amounts illegally acquired through the means of a fraudulent,
false, or incorrect representation, or a forged or unauthorized
endorsement.


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