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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 3. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT [11000 - 15986]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1945, Ch. 111. )

PART 4.7. BUSINESS AND TOURISM [13995 - 13998.12]

  ( Part 4.7 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 229, Sec. 1.5. )

CHAPTER 3. Economic Development [13997 - 13997.6]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 229, Sec. 1.5. )

13997.
  

(a) With respect to international trade and investment offices funded in whole or in part by nonstate funds pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 13996.41, all of the following shall apply:

(1) The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development may accept nonstate moneys, including, but not limited to, federal and private sector funds, for the purposes of operating any international trade and investment office, subject to Title 9 (commencing with Section 81000). A donor shall not donate more than 25 percent of the annual budget of an international trade and investment office in a calendar year. The donor may specify the international trade and investment office for which the private sector moneys shall be used. The private sector moneys shall be deposited in the Economic Development and Trade Promotion Account, which is hereby established in the Special Deposit Fund (Art. 2 (commencing with Section 16370), Ch. 2, Pt. 2, Div. 4) within the State Treasury. Notwithstanding Section 13340, the Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development may expend moneys in the Economic Development and Trade Promotion Account, without regard to fiscal year, for the purposes of this subdivision. Moneys in the Economic Development and Trade Promotion Account may be allocated to an international trade and investment office, and if so allocated shall be maintained by that office in an account. Records of donations received and expenditures made pursuant to this section shall be subject to public disclosure.

(2) For each donation that it receives to fund an international trade and investment office, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development shall post a report on its Internet Web site within 30 days of receiving that donation. The report shall contain all of the following information: name and address of the donor; amount of the donation; date the donation was made; name and address of the entity receiving or using the donation; a brief description of the goods or services provided or purchased, if any; and a description of the specific purpose or event for which the donation was made, if any.

(b) The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development may accept private moneys for the purposes of promoting international trade and investment events subject to Title 9 (commencing with Section 81000). The donor may specify the international trade and investment event for which the private sector moneys shall be used.

(1) The private sector moneys shall be deposited into the Economic Development and Trade Promotion Account. Notwithstanding Section 13340, the Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development may expend moneys in the Economic Development Trade Promotion Account without regard to fiscal year, for purposes of this subdivision. Records of donations received and expenditures made pursuant to this section shall be subject to public disclosure.

(2) For each donation that it receives to fund international trade and investment events, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development shall post a report on its Internet Web site within 30 days of receiving that donation. The report shall contain the following information: name and address of the donor; amount of the donation; date the donation was made; name and address of the entity receiving or using the donation; a brief description of the goods or services provided or purchased, if any; and a description of the specific purpose or event for which the donation was made, if any.

(c) With respect to international trade and investment offices operated under contract with a nonprofit entity pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 13996.41:

(1) A donor shall not donate more than 25 percent of the annual budget of an international trade and investment office in a calendar year.

(2) For each donation that it receives to fund an international trade and investment office, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development shall post a report on its Internet Web site within 30 days of receiving that donation. The report shall contain the following information: name and address of the donor; amount of the donation; date the donation was made; name and address of the entity receiving or using the donation; a brief description of the goods or services provided or purchased, if any; and a description of the specific purpose or event for which the donation was made, if any.

(d) Nothing in this section shall affect any requirement of the Political Reform Act (Title 9 (commencing with Section 81000)).

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 294, Sec. 10. (AB 2012) Effective September 11, 2012.)

13997.6.
  

(a) The California Economic Development Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury for the purpose of receiving federal, state, local, and private economic development funds, and receiving repayment of loans or grant proceeds and interest on those loans or grants.

(b) Upon appropriation by the Legislature, moneys in the fund may be expended by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development to provide matching funds for loans or grants to public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private entities, and for other economic development purposes, consistent with the purposes for which the moneys were received.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 294, Sec. 11. (AB 2012) Effective September 11, 2012.)

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