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SB-181 Code enforcement: definitions.(2009-2010)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2009–2010 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 181


Introduced  by  Senator Wright

February 17, 2009


An act to add Section 26 to the Health and Safety Code, relating to health and safety.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 181, as introduced, Wright. Code enforcement: definitions.
Existing law sets forth in the Health and Safety Code various provisions relating to health and safety. Existing law also defines several terms for purposes of the code.
This bill would, except as specified, define the terms “code enforcement” and “code enforcement officer” as used in the Health and Safety Code.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 26 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

26.
 As used in this code, unless otherwise specified, the following terms have the following meanings:
(a) “Code enforcement” means the prevention, detection, investigation, and enforcement of violations of statutes or ordinances regulating public nuisance, public health, safety and welfare, public works, business activities and consumer protection, environmental laws, building standards, and land use.
(b) “Code enforcement officer” means an inspector, officer, or investigator employed by a city, county, or city and county, who possesses specialized training in, and whose primary duties are the prevention, detection, investigation, and enforcement of laws regulating public nuisance, public health, safety and welfare, public works, business activities and consumer protection, environmental laws, building standards, and land use.