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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 1. DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS [100 - 472.5]

  ( Heading of Division 1 amended by Stats. 1973, Ch. 77. )

CHAPTER 5. Buildings of the Department [400 - 405]
  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 909. )

400.
  

The Department of Consumer Affairs may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, purchase or otherwise acquire real property and may construct and equip buildings and make improvements thereon for its use and the use of the boards and commissions comprising the department or subject to its jurisdiction and for the use of other departments, boards and agencies of the state, irrespective of the funds from which appropriations are made for their support.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 716.)

401.
  

When there is money in the fund of any board or commission comprising the Department of Consumer Affairs or subject to its jurisdiction, which money, the Director of Consumer Affairs finds, is not required to meet any demand which has accrued or may accrue against the fund, the Controller, upon executive order of the Director of Finance, shall transfer the sum designated by the Director of Consumer Affairs from the fund of the board or commission to the Consumer Affairs Fund to be used for the purposes of this chapter.

No money may be taken from the fund of any board or commission when it will interfere with the administrative duties imposed upon the board or commission. The unencumbered, unexpended money in the fund of any board in division number one of the department shall never be reduced to less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) by any transfer ordered by the Director of Consumer Affairs under this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 716.)

402.
  

The Department of Finance, from funds at its disposal for office and housing facilities for any other department, board, or agency, and any other department, board or agency, supported in whole or in part from the General Fund or special funds, may transfer in the manner authorized by law any money appropriated or made available for their use or investment to the Consumer Affairs Fund for expenditure by the Department of Consumer Affairs for the purposes of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 716.)

403.
  

Any building constructed by the Department of Consumer Affairs under this chapter shall be subject to the supervision of the Department of Consumer Affairs in accordance with rules and regulations established by the Department of Consumer Affairs and the Department of General Services.

The Department of Consumer Affairs may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, rent the space therein to any other department and to any board or agency for such rentals and upon such terms and conditions as the Department of Consumer Affairs deems fit.

The costs of operation, maintenance, repairs, and other reasonable and necessary expenses shall be paid from rentals. Thereafter, from such net rentals there shall be returned to the General Fund of the state and to such other funds from which contributions were made to the cost of the facilities, amounts commensurate with the financial requirements of the various funds from which contributions were made; the returnable amounts to be determined by the Department of Consumer Affairs, with the approval of the Department of General Services, and not to exceed the amount of the original contributions from the respective funds; provided, however, that interest may be paid on the contributions in the manner and amount determined by the Department of Consumer Affairs with the approval of the Director of General Services.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 716.)

404.
  

The Department of Consumer Affairs and the Department of General Services may establish rules and regulations for the administration of any building constructed under this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 716.)

405.
  

Rentals received under Section 403 shall be deposited in and disbursed pursuant to that section from the Consumer Affairs Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 716.)

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