2019 California Code
Financial Code - FIN
DIVISION 10.5 - Financial Empowerment Fund
(a) There is hereby established in the State Treasury the Financial Empowerment Fund. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, moneys in the fund are hereby continuously appropriated without regard to fiscal years to the Commissioner of Business Oversight for purposes of the act.
(b) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the Controller shall, on July 1, 2020, transfer from the State Corporations Fund to the Financial Empowerment Fund the sum of four million dollars ($4,000,000) plus an amount estimated by the department to be the reasonable costs to administer the division.
(c) The Commissioner of Business Oversight shall use moneys in the Financial Empowerment Fund for allocation to fund financial education and financial empowerment programs and services for at-risk populations in California, as described in Section 24001. The commissioner may additionally use moneys in the Financial Empowerment Fund to cover its costs to administer this act.
(Added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 478, Sec. 1. (SB 455) Effective January 1, 2020. Repealed as of January 1, 2025, pursuant to Section 24002.)