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SB-1087 Organized camps.(2011-2012)

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Senate Bill No. 1087
CHAPTER 652

An act to amend Section 8484.3 of the Education Code, and to amend Section 1596.793 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to organized camps.

[ Approved by Governor  September 27, 2012. Filed with Secretary of State  September 27, 2012. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 1087, Walters. Organized camps.
Existing law permits a participating program operated by a city, county, or nonprofit organization in the After School Learning and Safe Neighborhoods Partnership Program to operate for up to 30 hours per week without obtaining a license or special permit otherwise required under existing law.
The bill would increase the authorization to 60 hours per week, provided that an individual pupil cannot attend the program for more than 30 hours per week.
Existing law regulates the licensure and administration of day care centers and family day care centers and exempts specified recreation programs conducted for children from these regulations.
The bill would expand the scope of this exemption to organized camps or similar organizations.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 8484.3 of the Education Code is amended to read:

8484.3.
 (a) Programs established pursuant to this article shall not be required to comply with the requirements of other provisions of this chapter or requirements set forth in Chapter 19 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulation, an After School Education and Safety Program (ASES) operated by a city, county, or nonprofit organization pursuant to this article may operate for up to 60 hours per week without obtaining a license or special permit under Chapter 3.4 (commencing with Section 1596.70) or Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, provided that a pupil shall not be allowed to attend the ASES program for more than 30 hours per week. An ASES program shall not receive any additional funding pursuant to this subdivision.

SEC. 2.

 Section 1596.793 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

1596.793.
 This chapter and Chapters 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) and 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30) do not apply to recreation programs conducted for children by the YMCA, Girl Scouts of the USA, Boy Scouts of America, Boys and Girls Clubs, Camp Fire USA, organized camps, or similar organizations. However, child day care programs conducted by these organizations and the fees charged for those purposes shall be subject to the requirements of this chapter, Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 1596.90) and Chapter 3.6 (commencing with Section 1597.30).