- If the time for judicial review of a final agency order or decision has lapsed, or if all means of judicial review of the order or decision have been exhausted, the agency may apply to the clerk of the court for a judgment to collect the administrative fines imposed by the order or decision, or the order as modified in accordance with a decision on judicial review.
- The application, which shall include a certified copy of the order or decision, or the order as modified in accordance with a decision on judicial review, and proof of service of the order or decision, constitutes a sufficient showing to warrant issuance of the judgment to collect the administrative fines. The clerk of the court shall enter the judgment immediately in conformity with the application.
- An application made pursuant to this section shall be made to the clerk of the superior court in the county where the administrative fines were imposed by the agency.
- A judgment entered in accordance with this section has the same force and effect as, and is subject to all the provisions of law relating to, a judgment in a civil action and may be enforced in the same manner as any other judgment of the court in which it is entered.
- The agency may bring an application pursuant to this section only within four years after the date on which all means of judicial review of the order or decision have been exhausted.
- The remedy available under this section is in addition to those available under any other law.
(Added November 3, 2020, by initiative Proposition 24, Sec. 24.15. Effective December 16, 2020. Operative December 16, 2020, pursuant to Sec. 31 of Proposition 24.)