Notwithstanding any other provision of law, up to one hundred thirty-nine thousand dollars ($139,000) may be transferred from the General Fund to the Small Business Expansion Fund upon the order of the Director of Finance if funds are needed to pay a loan guarantee made from the Small Business Expansion Fund pursuant to Sections 8277.5 and 8277.6. This authority shall expire on the date upon which all loan guarantees outstanding as of July 1, 2008, are retired, or January 1, 2020, whichever occurs first.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 751, Sec. 3. Effective September 30, 2008.)