(a) The moneys charged and collected each month from the
pilot and inland pilot continuing education surcharge pursuant to
Section 1196 shall be paid to the Board of Pilot Commissioners'
Special Fund pursuant to Section 1159. The moneys shall be used only
to fund the pilot and inland pilot continuing education program
referred to in subdivision (h) of Section 1171.5 and Section 1196.3.
(b) Information regarding moneys remitted to the Board of Pilot
Commissioners' Special Fund pursuant to Section 1159 collected from
the surcharge authorized pursuant to Section 1196, or otherwise
collected by the board for that purpose, and information regarding
moneys spent as pilot and inland pilot continuing education expenses
authorized by Section 1196.3 shall be made available to the public
upon request and to the board or its finance committee.