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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 6. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS [18000 - 18999.8]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 12.5. Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council Act [18980 - 18983.8]

  ( Chapter 12.5 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Selection and Administration [18983 - 18983.8]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. )

18983.
  

Each county shall fund child abuse prevention coordinating councils which meet the criteria in Section 18982 from the county’s children’s trust fund. In the event that the county does not create a children’s trust fund, the board of supervisors shall apply for funds from the State Children’s Trust Fund. Initial funding of councils shall be scheduled to accommodate ongoing funding of programs or funds already encumbered for other purposes.

Funds for councils selected pursuant to this chapter shall not be considered administrative costs for purposes of Sections 18967 and 18969.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)

18983.3.
  

In the event that more than one council per county exists, the county board of supervisors shall develop a procedure for selecting a council for funding. More than one existing council may be funded in counties with geographically distinct population centers.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)

18983.4.
  

For counties without existing councils the county board of supervisors shall make every effort to facilitate the formation and funding of a council in that county.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)

18983.5.
  

Councils funded under this chapter shall be incorporated as nonprofit corporations, or established as independent organizations within county government, or comparably independent organizations as determined by the office. New or existing councils may apply for funds using a fiscal agent pending incorporation.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)

18983.6.
  

Councils receiving funding under this chapter shall develop a protocol for interagency coordination and provide yearly reports to the county board of supervisors.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)

18983.8.
  

Councils receiving funding under this chapter shall provide a local cash or in-kind match of 331/3 percent. For councils unable to raise the full match for the maximum allocation, a partial grant shall be provided in the amount of three grant dollars to each match dollar.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 603, Sec. 1. Effective September 21, 1989.)

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