For the purposes of Section 12419.5, an amount due a state agency from a person or entity shall include any amount due a community college district from a person for repayment of student financial assistance or any other proper financial obligation due to the district or a college.

If the Controller, in his or her discretion, offsets an amount due a community college district from a person pursuant to Section 12419.5, the Controller shall remit the amount offset to the district.

Terms Used In California Government Code 12419.7

  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1206, Sec. 7.)