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AB-129 Budget Act of 2021.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 06/25/2021 07:33 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  June 25, 2021
Amended  IN  Assembly  February 17, 2021

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 129


Introduced by Committee on Budget (Assembly Members Ting (Chair), Arambula, Bennett, Bloom, Carrillo, Chiu, Cooper, Frazier, Friedman, Cristina Garcia, Jones-Sawyer, Lee, McCarty, Medina, Mullin, Nazarian, O’Donnell, Ramos, Reyes, Luz Rivas, Blanca Rubio, Stone, and Wood) Assembly Member Ting

January 08, 2021


An act relating to the Budget Act of 2021. An act to amend the Budget Act of 2021 by amending Items 0110-001-0001, 0120-011-0001, 0250-001-0001, 0250-101-0001, 0250-101-0932, 0250-102-0932, 0250-103-0001, 0250-111-0001, 0250-114-0001, 0250-162-8506, 0509-001-0001, 0509-062-8506, 0511-001-0001, 0515-002-0001, 0515-104-0001, 0521-001-0046, 0521-031-0001, 0521-131-0001, 0530-001-0001, 0540-001-0001, 0540-101-0001, 0540-101-6088, 0540-491, 0552-002-0001, 0559-001-0001, 0690-001-0001, 0690-006-0890, 0690-101-0001, 0690-101-0890, 0690-112-0001, 0820-001-0001, 0820-001-0460, 0820-001-3053, 0820-101-0001, 0840-001-0001, 0954-001-0001, 0954-162-8506, 0985-220-0001, 1115-101-0001, 2240-001-0001, 2240-101-0001, 2240-102-0001, 2240-106-0001, 2240-111-0001, 2660-002-0001, 2660-030-0001, 2660-102-0001, 2660-108-0001, 2660-130-0001, 2660-302-0001, 2660-308-0001, 2720-001-0001, 2740-001-0044, 3125-301-0005, 3125-301-6029, 3340-001-0001, 3355-001-0462, 3360-006-0001, 3540-006-0001, 3540-301-0001, 3540-494, 3560-162-8506, 3600-001-0001, 3600-001-0005, 3600-002-0140, 3600-006-0001, 3600-007-0001, 3640-103-6088 3720-001-0001, 3720-101-0001, 3780-001-0140, 3790-001-0140, 3790-002-0005, 3790-004-0001, 3790-101-0001, 3790-490, 3790-491, 3790-492, 3790-493, 3790-498, 3810-490, 3840-001-0140, 3845-001-0140, 3860-001-0001, 3860-001-6083, 3860-495, 3900-001-0115, 3900-101-0115, 3900-492, 3930-001-0001, 3930-002-0001, 3930-101-0001, 3940-001-0306, 3960-001-0001, 3960-001-0557, 3960-011-0001, 3980-001-0001, 4120-001-0001, 4140-001-0001, 4140-001-0143, 4140-101-0001, 4170-101-0001, 4170-102-0001, 4260-001-0001, 4260-001-0890, 4260-062-8506, 4260-101-0001, 4260-101-0890, 4260-113-0001, 4260-113-0890, 4260-162-8506, 4265-001-0001, 4265-111-0001, 4300-001-0001, 4300-101-0001, 4440-011-0001, 4560-001-3085, 4560-062-8506, 4560-101-3085, 4560-162-8506, 4700-101-0001, 4700-101-0890, 4700-162-8506, 5175-001-0001, 5175-001-0890, 5175-101-0001, 5175-101-0890, 5180-001-0001, 5180-101-0001, 5180-101-0890, 5180-104-0001, 5180-111-0001, 5180-141-0001, 5180-141-0890, 5180-151-0001, 5225-001-0001, 5225-002-0001, 5225-005-0001, 5225-008-0001, 5225-013-0001, 5225-014-0001, 5225-015-0001, 5225-301-0001, 5225-491, 5227-001-0001, 5227-108-0001, 5227-116-0001, 6100-001-0001, 6100-001-0890, 6100-004-0001, 6100-102-0231, 6100-110-0001, 6100-119-0001, 6100-150-0001, 6100-151-0001, 6100-156-0001, 6100-161-0001, 6100-161-0890, 6100-163-0890, 6100-166-0890, 6100-190-0001, 6100-194-0001, 6100-196-0001, 6100-197-0890, 6100-203-0001, 6100-295-0001, 6100-296-0001, 6100-488, 6120-011-0001, 6120-161-0001, 6440-001-0001, 6440-005-0001, 6600-001-0001, 6610-001-0001, 6870-101-0001, 6870-201-0001, 6870-301-6041, 6870-301-6087, 6870-492, 6980-402, 6980-101-0001, 6980-162-8506, 7100-001-0001, 7120-001-0001, 7120-101-0001, 7502-001-0001, 7730-001-0001, 7760-001-0001, 7760-311-0001, 7870-001-0001, 8260-101-0001, 8260-103-0001, 8570-002-0001, 8660-001-0001, 8660-001-0890, 8825-001-0001, 8885-295-0106, 8955-102-0001, 9210-101-0001, and 9285-101-0001 of, adding Items 0509-004-0001, 0509-101-0001, 0521-131-0890, 0559-162-8506, 0650-062-8506, 0650-101-0001, 0650-162-8506, 0650-163-8506, 0954-101-0001, 1115-002-0001, 2740-004-0001, 3360-001-0001, 3360-004-0001, 3360-101-0001, 3540-001-3228, 3540-003-3228, 3640-101-0001, 3860-101-0001, 3900-101-0001, 3900-101-3228, 3940-005-0001, 3940-062-8506, 3940-105-0001, 3940-106-0001, 3940-162-8506, 3960-490, 6100-101-8121, 6100-149-0890, 6870-105-0001, 6870-162-8506, 7350-001-0001, 7502-002-0001, 7502-062-8506, 7760-101-0001, 7870-012-0001, 8570-102-0001, 8660-062-8506, and 9210-162-8506 to, and repealing Items 0509-105-0001, 0530-062-8506, 0820-301-0001, 1111-015-0001, 2240-162-8506, 3790-012-0001, 3840-001-0001, 3845-001-0001, 3860-062-8506, 3860-162-8506, 3960-062-8506, 4140-062-8506, 4140-162-8506, 4260-118-0001, 4265-062-8506, 5227-114-0001, 6100-157-0001, 6440-062-0890, 6610-062-0890, 6870-162-0890, 6870-488, 7350-101-0001, 8140-101-0001, 8815-001-0001, and 9210-115-0001 of, Section 2.00 of, amending Sections 3.61, 11.91, 12.32, 19.55, 31.00, 35.50, 39.00, 99.00, and 99.50 of, adding Sections 11.85, 11.95, 11.96, 19.56, and 19.57 to, and repealing Sections 11.92 and 11.99 of, that act, relating to the state budget, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, budget bill.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 129, as amended, Committee on Budget Ting. Budget Act of 2021.
The Budget Act of 2021 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2021–22 fiscal year.
This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2021 by amending and adding items of appropriation and making other changes.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a Budget Bill.

This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact statutory changes, relating to the Budget Act of 2021.

Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NOYES   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Item 0110-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0110-001-0001—For support of Senate ........................
157,884,000
Schedule:
(1)
0960-Support of the Senate ........................
157,884,000
(a)
101001-Salaries of Senators ........................

6,637,000
(6,637,000)
(b)
317295-Mileage ........................
(11,000)
(c)
317292-Expenses ........................

1,948,000
(1,948,000)
(d)
500004-Operating Expenses ........................
(149,288,000)
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in Schedule (1)(d) are for operating expenses of the Senate, including personal services for officers, clerks, and all other employees, and legislative committees thereof composed in whole or in part of Members of the Senate, and for support of joint expenses of the Legislature, to be transferred by the Controller to the Senate Operating Fund.
2.
The funds appropriated in Schedules (1)(a), (1)(b), and (1)(c) may be adjusted for transfers to or from the Senate Operating Fund.

SEC. 2.

 Item 0120-011-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0120-011-0001—For support of Assembly ........................
208,033,000
Schedule:
(1)
0970-Support of the Assembly ........................
208,033,000
(a)
101001-Salaries of Assembly Members ........................

13,200,000
(13,200,000)
(b)
317295-Mileage ........................
(8,000)
(c)
317292-Expenses ........................

3,596,000
(3,596,000)
(d)
500004-Operating Expenses ........................
(191,229,000)
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in Schedule (1)(d) are for operating expenses of the Assembly, including personal services for officers, clerks, and all other employees, and legislative committees thereof composed in whole or in part of Members of the Assembly, and for support of joint expenses of the Legislature, to be transferred by the Controller to the Assembly Operating Fund.
2.
The funds appropriated in Schedules (1)(a), (1)(b), and (1)(c) may be adjusted for transfers to or from the Assembly Operating Fund.

SEC. 3.

 Item 0250-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-001-0001—For support of Judicial Branch ........................

712,487,000
716,877,000
Schedule:
(1)
0130-Supreme Court ........................
51,541,000
(2)
0135-Courts of Appeal ........................
247,502,000
(3)
0140-Judicial Council ........................

402,920,000
407,560,000
(4)
0155-Habeas Corpus Resource Center ........................
16,970,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 0140-Judicial Council ........................

−6,246,000
−6,496,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 0135-Courts of Appeal ........................
−200,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,800,000 is available for the defense and indemnity of the Judicial Council, the appellate courts, the trial courts and/or the officers, judicial officers, and employees of these entities including government claims, litigation related matters, labor and employment related matters, and matters requiring specialized legal advice. The funds may be used for pre-litigation and litigation fees, and costs from the Attorney General or other outside legal counsel, fees for legal advice in specialized areas of law, and any judgment, stipulated judgment, offer of judgment, or settlement. This amount is for use in connection with (a) matters arising from the actions of appellate courts, appellate court judicial officers, appellate court employees, or court contractors, or (b) matters arising from the actions of the Judicial Council, council members, council employees or agents, or Judicial Council contractors, or (c) matters arising from the actions of trial courts, trial court judicial officers, trial court employees, or court contractors. The Judicial Council, an appellate court, trial court, and/or an officer, judicial officer, or employee of these entities must be named as a defendant or alleged to be the responsible party, or be the responsible party pursuant to a contractual provision, memorandum of understanding, or intrabranch agreement. Any funds not used for this purpose shall revert to the General Fund. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
2.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon approval and order of the Director of Finance, the amount appropriated in this item shall be reduced by the amount transferred in Item 0250-011-0001 to provide adequate resources to the Judicial Branch Workers’ Compensation Fund to pay workers’ compensation claims for judicial branch employees and justices, and administrative costs pursuant to Section 68114.10 of the Government Code.
3.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $68,644,000 is available for the Court-Appointed Counsel Program and shall be used solely for that program. Any funds for the program not expended by June 30, 2022, shall revert to the General Fund.
4.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, up to $325,000 is available to reimburse the California State Auditor for the costs of audits incurred by the California State Auditor pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 19210 of the Public Contract Code.
5.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $1,500,000 shall be available for administrative costs related to the management and claiming of federal reimbursements for court-appointed dependency counsel. To the extent these administrative costs are able to be reimbursed, any excess funding shall revert to the General Fund.
6.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $25,000,000 is available for expenditure by the Judicial Council for modernization efforts in the trial courts. Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Administrative Director, the Controller shall transfer funding to Schedule (1) of Item 0250-101-0001.
7.
Of the amount provided in Schedule (3), $188,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
8.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $30,000,000 is available for allocation by the Chief Justice’s Temporary Assigned Judges Program, via the Judicial Council, to support trial courts that are working to address the COVID-19 pandemic-induced backlog of criminal matters by encouraging courts to establish early disposition readiness conference programs. The Temporary Assigned Judges Program, via the Judicial Council, shall determine the amount of funding that is needed for those courts that have implemented or are in the process of implementing an early disposition readiness conference program and allocate that funding.
9.Defendants who participate in the courts’ early disposition readiness conference programs and are represented by counsel have a right to appear through counsel and are not required to be personally present at the conferences. Readiness conferences established pursuant to this program may take place with counsel either in person or through remote appearance by leveraging the technologies and processes implemented by the courts during the pandemic.
10.In order to initially receive funding for establishing early disposition readiness conference programs, courts must provide data and information as required by the Chief Justice's Temporary Assigned Judges Program, via the Judicial Council, on the use of the funding, including the number of criminal cases that have already been referred to the early disposition readiness conference programs and the number of cases that have been resolved. In instances where courts have not yet established early disposition readiness conference programs, courts must provide information to the Judicial Council on their criminal case backlogs and the number of cases the court anticipates will be referred to the program.
11.Courts may use the funds described in Provision 8 for any purpose that enables the development of the early disposition readiness program, including for the following:
(a)Overtime hours or temporary court staff to ensure there is full staffing for the program.
(b)Justice system partners that have a demonstrated need for support to initiate or continue their participation in the program.
12.The funds described in Provision 8 may be allocated to fund temporary assigned judges to support the courts’ early disposition readiness conference programs.
13.On or after January 1, 2022, the Chief Justice’s Temporary Assigned Judges Program, via the Judicial Council, may allocate any remaining funding to courts to initiate new early disposition readiness conference programs or that need additional funds to continue programs that have demonstrated success in addressing their backlog.
14.Courts that receive funding for early disposition readiness conference programs shall provide data to the Judicial Council on the use of the funds, the number of backlogged criminal cases, the number of criminal cases brought to the early disposition readiness conference program, and the number of criminal cases disposed of through use of the program. The Judicial Council shall report to the Legislature on the use of early disposition readiness conference program funds by the courts.
15.Upon approval of the Administrative Director of the Judicial Council, the Controller shall transfer up to $30,000,000 to Item 0250-101-0932 for costs associated with early disposition readiness conference programs.

SEC. 4.

 Item 0250-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-101-0001—For local assistance, Judicial Branch ........................

131,603,000
236,603,000
Schedule:
(1)
0150010-Support for Operation of Trial Courts ........................

8,551,000
148,551,000
(2)
0150051-Child Support Commissioner Program (AB 1058) ........................

54,332,000
59,082,000
(3)
0150055-California Collaborative and Drug Court Projects ........................

40,748,000
5,748,000
(4)
0150075-Grants—​Other ........................
18,495,000
(5)
0150083-Equal Access Fund ........................
70,392,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 0150051-Child Support Commissioner Program (AB 1058) ........................

−54,332,000
−59,082,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 0150055-California Collaborative and Drug Court Projects ........................
−4,588,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 0150075-Grants—​Other ........................
−1,995,000
Provisions:
1.
In order to improve equal access and the fair administration of justice, the funds appropriated in Schedule (5), after distribution of the $5,000,000 appropriated in Provision 2, are to be distributed by the Judicial Council through the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission to qualified legal services projects and support centers as defined in Sections 6213 to 6215, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code, to be used for legal services in civil matters for indigent persons. The Judicial Council shall approve awards made by the commission if the council determines that the awards comply with statutory and other relevant guidelines. Up to 10 percent of the funds in Schedule (5) shall be for joint projects of courts and legal services programs to make legal assistance available to pro per litigants and not less than 90 percent of the funds in Schedule (5) shall be distributed consistent with Sections 6216 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code. Any funding not allocated for joint projects shall be redistributed consistent with Sections 6216 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code. The Judicial Council may establish additional reporting or quality control requirements consistent with Sections 6213 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code. Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (5), not more than 1 2.5 percent shall be available, upon order of the Department of Finance, for administrative costs of the Judicial Council and the State Bar.
2.In order to improve equal access and the fair administration of justice, $5,000,000 shall be annually appropriated in Schedule (5) by the Judicial Council to the California Access to Justice Commission for grants to civil legal aid nonprofits, including qualified legal services projects and support centers as defined in Sections 6213 to 6215, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code, to be used to support the infrastructure and innovation needs of legal services in civil matters for indigent persons. Of this amount, not more than 1 percent shall be available for administrative costs of the California Access to Justice Commission associated with distributing and monitoring the grants.
3.The California Access to Justice Commission shall make award determinations for grants described in Provision 2. In awarding these grants, preference shall be given to qualified legal aid agencies’ proposals that focus on services to rural or underserved immigrant communities regardless of citizenship status and proposals that are innovative or that involve partnership with community-based nonprofits. Any funding not allocated in a given fiscal year shall be reallocated pursuant to Provision 1.
4.The grant process decribed described in Provision 2 shall ensure that any qualified legal service project and support center demonstrates a high need for infrastructure and innovation to ensure that funding is distributed equitably among qualified legal service projects and support centers. The qualified legal service project or support center shall demonstrate that funds received under this provision will not be used to supplant existing resources.
5.The funds appropriated in Schedule (5) are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
6.The State Bar shall annually provide to the Judicial Council a report that includes funding allocations, annual expenditures, and program outcomes by service area and service provider for all Equal Access Fund and federal funding. Data shall be reported using the established reporting framework in the Equal Access Program including applicable outcome measures reported in Legal Services standardized reporting, state level performance measures, and main benefits scores. The Judicial Council shall provide this report to the Department of Finance by January 1 of each year for the prior fiscal year
6.7.
The amount appropriated in Schedule (1) is available for reimbursement of court costs related to the following activities: (a) payment of service of process fees billed to the trial courts pursuant to Chapter 1009 of the Statutes of 2002, (b) payment of the court costs payable under Sections 4750 to 4755, inclusive, and Section 6005 of the Penal Code, and (c) payment of court costs of extraordinary homicide trials.
7.8.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (4), $16,500,000 shall be provided to county law libraries to backfill the decline in civil filing fee revenue.
8.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $35,000,000 shall be allocated by the Judicial Council for the implementation, expansion, and ongoing operation of adult and juvenile collaborative justice courts (collaborative courts) as well as diversion programs, including mental health diversion, misdemeanor diversion, primary caregiver diversion, military diversion, assisted outpatient treatment programs, prisoner reentry diversion, and other programs that were designed to decrease incarceration, improve case outcomes, decrease recidivism, and reduce reengagement with the court system. This funding is available for encumbrance or expenditure through June 30, 2024.
(a)Funds shall be awarded to courts through an annual noncompetitive formula application process administered by the Judicial Council, and shall be used to support the courts’ administration, operation, and assessment of their collaborative courts, including staff time, case management, program administration, data collection, treatment, and other associated costs.
(b)The Judicial Council shall establish the funding allocation methodology, application process, and reporting requirements. The process shall ensure that each court that receives funds develops a multiagency plan in consultation with relevant stakeholders, including county behavioral health departments. The annual application process shall be used to ensure that courts develop a sound implementation plan, employ evidence-based practices, demonstrate a clear need for the funding request, submit required program data, and participate in program-related training.
(c)Courts shall submit an application that details the program’s associated program activities and resource needs, anticipated caseload sizes, staffing, and services. Funding allocations shall be aligned with courts’ anticipated caseload sizes as well as their demonstrated ability to adhere to program requirements, including submitting timely data and effective program management.
(d)Not more than 7.5 percent of the funding may be used to support the statewide administration of the program. The Judicial Council shall create a statewide collaborative court data reporting system, develop and ensure compliance with program standards based on evidence-based practices, and provide training and technical assistance to the courts on data collection and evidence-based collaborative court practices. Participating counties shall submit data, as required by the Judicial Council, including individual demographic and outcome information as well as program policy and procedure information.
(e)The Judicial Council shall annually report to the Legislature on program implementation and outcomes. The initial report shall be submitted on or before July 1, 2022, and shall describe funding allocations and program development.
9.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $140,000,000 shall be allocated to the Judicial Council to fund the implementation and operation of ongoing court programs and practices that promote the safe, efficient, fair, and timely pretrial release of individuals booked into jail. The purpose of this funding is to provide courts with information and resources to support: (a) judicial officers in making pretrial release decisions that impose the least restrictive conditions to address public safety and return to court; and (b) implementation of appropriate monitoring practices and provision of services for released individuals.
10.Of the amount allocated in Provision 9, $70,000,000 shall be available for support or local assistance to each of the 41 superior courts that did not receive Pretrial Pilot Program funding, administered by the Judicial Council under the Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) . The Judicial Council shall allocate funding to the courts based on each county’s relative proportion of the state population that is 18 through 25 years of age. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024. The remaining $70,000,000 shall be allocated to the Judicial Council to fund local assistance to each superior court based on each county’s relative proportion of the state population that is 18 through 25 years of age.
11.The amount allocated in Provision 9 may be used for the following:
(a)Costs associated with judicial officer pretrial release decisions prior to or at arraignment.
(b)Costs for technology to facilitate information exchange and process automation between courts and county departments.
(c)Costs for implementation and improvement of court date reminder programs.
(d)Costs associated with assessments of defendants’ ability to pay a financial condition in cases where the court determines that such a condition is necessary to ensure public safety and return to court.
(e)Costs associated with providing services to and monitoring of individuals released pretrial. The pre-trial services agencies shall implement evidence-based monitoring practices of defendants released prearraignment and pretrial with the least restrictive interventions and practices necessary to enhance public safety and ensure the defendants’ return to court. Electronic monitoring that is funded under this program may only be used in limited cases after other less restrictive interventions are deemed insufficient to enhance public safety and to ensure the defendant’s return to court.
(f)Other programs and practices related to pretrial decisionmaking that address public safety, appearance in court, and the efficient and fair administration of justice.
12.Courts shall contract with any county department, including county probation departments, to provide pretrial services, except those departments or agencies that have primary responsibility for making arrests or prosecuting criminal offenses.
13.The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, may contract with the Office of Pretrial Services in that county. The Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco, may contract with the Sheriff’s Office and the existing not-for-profit entity that is performing pretrial services in the city and county for pretrial assessment and supervision services.
14.The county department with which the court has contracted is not precluded from contracting with community-based organizations to provide complementary or supportive services in furtherance of the county department’s pretrial release services if all of the following conditions have been satisfied:
(a)The contractor adheres to the same transparency, accountability, and outcome measure standards that apply to county probation departments.
(b)The contractor has a proven record of providing culturally competent and responsive rehabilitative services.
(c)The contract will not result in the displacement of county employees or a reduction in the provision of services by county probation department employees.
(d)The contractor pays wages and benefits to its non-supervisory employees that are commensurate with or greater than the wages and benefits paid to public employees in similar job classifications.
(e)The contractor does not pay wages and benefits to its most highly compensated executive and managerial employees that are significantly higher than the rates that would be paid to public employees performing similar job duties.
(f)The county has consulted with the court prior to entering into a contract for the provision of these services.
15.Of the amount allocated in Provision 9, superior courts may retain up to 30 percent of the funding for costs associated with these programs and practices. The superior courts shall contract with a county department as described in Provision 12 and shall provide the county department with the remainder of the funds to be used for costs outlined in Provision 11, as appropriate.
16.The Judicial Council shall retain up to 5 percent of the amount available to the superior courts in Provision 15 for costs associated with implementing, supporting, and evaluating pretrial programs in courts, including, but not limited to:
(a)Providing technical assistance to courts on practices and programs related to pretrial decision-making.
(b)Providing judicial education.
(c)Evaluating pretrial programs and practices funded through this program
17.To receive the funding allocated in Provision 9, courts and county departments and their contractors shall collaborate with local justice system partners in reporting to the Judicial Council on pretrial programs and practices, including information on expenditure of funds, as required by the Council, for evaluation of the programs and practices, pursuant to Provision 16.
18.Commencing July 1, 2023, the Judicial Council shall provide an annual report to the Legislature providing an evaluation of pretrial programs and practices, as required in Provision 16.

SEC. 5.

 Item 0250-101-0932 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-101-0932—For local assistance, Judicial Branch, payable from the Trial Court Trust Fund ........................

2,877,770,000
2,870,770,000
Schedule:
(1)
0150010-Support for Operation of Trial Courts ........................

2,257,300,000
2,280,300,000
(2)
0150019-Compensation of Superior Court Judges ........................
396,033,000
(3)
0150028-Assigned Judges ........................
29,812,000
(4)
0150037-Court Interpreters ........................

162,145,000
132,145,000
(5)
0150067-Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program ........................
2,913,000
(6)
0150071-Model Self-Help Program ........................
957,000
(7)
0150083-Equal Access Fund ........................
5,482,000
(8)
0150087-Family Law Information Centers ........................
345,000
(9)
0150091-Civil Case Coordination ........................
832,000
(10)
0150095-Expenses on Behalf of the Trial Courts ........................
21,952,000
(11)
Reimbursements to 0150010-Support for Operation of Trial Courts ........................
−1,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $25,300,000 shall be available for support of services for self-represented litigants, and any unexpended funds shall revert to the General Fund.
2.
The funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be made available for costs of the workers’ compensation program for trial court judges.
3.
The amount appropriated in Schedule (3) shall be made available for all judicial assignments. Schedule (3) expenditures for necessary support staff shall not exceed the staffing level that is necessary to support the equivalent of three judicial officers sitting on assignments. Prior to utilizing funds appropriated in Schedule (3), trial courts shall maximize the use of judicial officers who may be available due to reductions in court services or court closures.
5.
Upon order of the Director of Finance, the amount available for expenditure in this item may be augmented by the amount of any additional resources available in the Trial Court Trust Fund, which is in addition to the amount appropriated in this item. Any augmentation shall be approved in joint determination with the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and shall be authorized not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations, the chairpersons of the committees and appropriate subcommittees that consider the State Budget, and the chairperson of the joint committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine. When a request to augment this item is submitted to the Director of Finance, a copy of that request shall be delivered to the chairpersons of the committees and appropriate subcommittees that consider the State Budget. Delivery of a copy of that request shall not be deemed to be notification in writing for purposes of this provision.
6.
Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval and order of the Director of Finance, the amount appropriated in this item shall be reduced by the amount transferred in Item 0250-115-0932 to provide adequate resources to the Judicial Branch Workers’ Compensation Fund to pay workers’ compensation claims for judicial branch employees and judges, and administrative costs pursuant to Section 68114.10 of the Government Code.
7.
Upon approval by the Administrative Director, the Controller shall transfer up to $11,274,000 to Item 0250-001-0932 for recovery of costs for administrative services provided to the trial courts by the Judicial Council.
8.
In order to improve equal access and the fair administration of justice, the funds appropriated in Schedule (7) are available for distribution by the Judicial Council through the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission in support of the Equal Access Fund Program to qualified legal services projects and support centers as defined in Sections 6213 to 6215, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code, to be used for legal services in civil matters for indigent persons. The Judicial Council shall approve awards made by the commission if the council determines that the awards comply with statutory and other relevant guidelines. Upon approval by the Administrative Director, the Controller shall transfer up to 5 percent of the funding appropriated in Schedule (7) to Item 0250-001-0932 for administrative expenses. Ten percent of the funds remaining after administrative costs shall be for joint projects of courts and legal services programs to make legal assistance available to pro per litigants and 90 percent of the funds remaining after administrative costs shall be distributed, consistent with Sections 6216 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code. The Judicial Council may establish additional reporting or quality control requirements, consistent with Sections 6213 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code.
9.
Funds available for expenditure in Schedule (7) may be augmented by order of the Director of Finance by the amount of any additional resources deposited for distribution to the Equal Access Fund Program in accordance with Sections 68085.3 and 68085.4 of the Government Code. Any augmentation under this provision shall be authorized not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations, the chairpersons of the committees and appropriate subcommittees that consider the State Budget, and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine.
10.
Sixteen (16.0) subordinate judicial officer positions are authorized to be converted to judgeships in the 2021–22 fiscal year in the manner and pursuant to the authority described in subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (c) of Section 69615 of the Government Code, as described in the notice filed by the Judicial Council under subparagraph (B) of paragraph (3) of subdivision (c) of Section 69615 of the Government Code.
11.
Notwithstanding any other law, and upon approval of the Director of Finance, the amount available for expenditure in Schedule (1) may be increased by the amount of any additional resources collected for the recovery of costs for court appointed dependency counsel services.
12.
Upon approval of the Administrative Director, the Controller shall transfer up to $556,000 to Item 0250-001-0932 for administrative services provided to the trial courts in support of the court appointed dependency counsel program.
13.
Of the amounts appropriated in Schedule (1), $325,000 shall be allocated by the Judicial Council in order to reimburse the California State Auditor’s Office for the costs of trial court audits incurred by the California State Auditor’s Office pursuant to Section 19210 of the Public Contract Code.
14.
Upon approval of the Administrative Director, the Controller shall transfer up to $500,000 of the funding appropriated in Schedule (10) of this item to Schedule (1) of Item 0250-001-0932 for administrative services provided by the Judicial Council to implement and administer the Civil Representation Pilot Program.
15.
Upon approval of the Administrative Director, the amount available for expenditure in Schedule (10) may be augmented by the amount of resources collected to support the implementation and administration of the Civil Representation Pilot Program.
16.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, up to $540,000 is available to reimburse the Controller for the costs of audits incurred by the Controller pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 77206 of the Government Code.
17.
Notwithstanding Section 77203 of the Government Code and Provision 17 of Item 0250-101-0932, Budget Act of 2019, and Provision 17 of Item 0250-101-0932, Budget Act of 2020, trial courts may carry any unexpended funds that were specifically appropriated and allocated by the Judicial Council to address workload related to Chapter 993 of the Statutes of 2018, from 2019–20 and 2020–21 to 2021‒22. Any unexpended funds shall revert to the General Fund.
18.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the amount available for expenditure in Schedules (1) and (4) may be augmented by an amount sufficient to fund trial court employee benefit increases in 2021–22.
19.
Notwithstanding any other law, and upon approval of the Director of Finance, the amount available for expenditure in Schedule (10) may be increased by the amount of any additional resources collected to support programs pursuant to the Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act.
20.
Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Department of Finance, the amount available for expenditure in Schedule (3) may be increased by the amount of any additional resources necessary for the implementation of the Pandemic Early Disposition Calendar Program. Any augmentation under this provision shall be authorized not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations, the chairpersons of the committees and appropriate subcommittees that consider the State Budget, and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine.
21.Upon approval of the Administrative Director, the Controller shall increase Schedules (1) or (3) of this item by an amount sufficient to allow for the expenditure of any transfer to this item made pursuant to Provision 15 of Item 0250-001-0001 to support early disposition readiness conference programs.
22.The Judicial Council shall complete the cost-benefit analysis of self-help services originally required by the Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018). At a minimum, this analysis shall calculate the monetary value of identified benefits, identify the corresponding costs, and identify the net benefit of the various self-help delivery methods by case type. Costs and benefits shall also include the impacts of self-help services on trial court operations. The completed cost-benefit analysis shall be submitted to the Legislature no later than January 1, 2022. 2023.
23.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), up to $330,000 shall be available to fund trial court security costs for the new Shasta courthouse scheduled to open in January 2022. To the extent the courthouse is opened at a later date, the funding available shall be proportionally reduced based on the month the courthouse begins operations.
24.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (5), $200,000 shall be provided to the Court Appointed Special Advocates of Los Angeles (CASA-LA) to serve youth in the child welfare system and address caseload waitlists impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
25.The funds appropriated in Schedule (4) shall be for reimbursement to local courts, consistent with the allocation procedure utilized in the 2019–20 fiscal year, for payments to contractual court interpreters and certified and registered court interpreters employed by the courts for services provided during court proceedings and other services related to pending court proceedings, including services provided outside a courtroom. Those funds are also available for the following court interpreter coordinator positions: 1.0 each in counties of the 1st through the 15th classes, 0.5 each in counties of the 16th through the 31st classes, and 0.25 each in counties of the 32nd through the 58th classes. For the purposes of this provision, “court interpreter coordinators” may be full- or part-time court employees, and shall be concurrently certified and registered court interpreters in good standing under existing law. employees.
26.The Judicial Council shall set statewide or regional rates and policies for payment of court interpreters, not to exceed the rate paid to certified interpreters in the federal court system.
27.The Judicial Council shall adopt appropriate rules and procedures for the administration of these funds. The Judicial Council shall report to the Legislature and the Director of Finance annually regarding expenditure of the funds appropriated in Schedule (4).
28.The Court Interpreter Employee Incentive Grant is hereby created. Of the amounts appropriated in Schedule (4), $30,000,000 shall be allocated by the Judicial Council as follows:
(a)$18,000,000 as one-time grants to eligible local courts. This funding shall pay for the first year of employment and associated costs, including training, of any new hire of a court interpreter employee if all of the following conditions are met:
(1)The local court can demonstrate that for at least two consecutive years in the previous four years it spent more than 20 percent of its interpreter funds on independent contractor interpreters or part-time employees who provided services in any of the languages described in subdivision (b) of Section 1632 of the Civil Code.
(2)The local court can demonstrate that the grant will be exclusively used to hire full-time court employee interpreters providing language interpreter services for the languages described in subdivision (b) of Section 1632 of the Civil Code, in order to reduce the percentage of the court’s interpreter funds spent on independent contractors or part-time employees to 20 percent or less than 20 percent.
(3)The local court can demonstrate that a new full-time employee hired pursuant to this grant is intended to remain employed beyond the grant year to replace a roughly equivalent expenditure on independent contractor interpreter services.
(4)The local court commits to retaining the court interpreter employee position beyond the grant year.
(5)Nothing in this section is intended to reduce the amount of funding provided statewide or to local courts for interpreter services and cannot be used to supplant an existing, pending, or prior interpreter employee position.
(b)$12,000,000 in one-time grants, to be allocated by the Judicial Council, to increase language access in local courts through the hiring of certified court interpreter employees who shall provide interpreter services inside courthouses in support of court users. Interpreter services include assistance at self-help centers and interpreting interviews between district attorneys and witnesses and criminal defense attorneys and their clients. A local court is eligible to receive these funds only if at least 80 percent of interpreter services in the languages described in subdivision (b) of Section 1632 of the Civil Code are provided by court interpreter employees.
28.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $60,000,000 shall be available for allocation by the Judicial Council to trial courts to address backlogs and workload delays resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Notwithstanding Section 77203 of the Government Code, trial courts may carry any unexpended funds that were specifically allocated by the Judicial Council to address backlog and workload delays resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, from the 2021–22 fiscal year to the 2022–23 fiscal year. Any unexpended funds shall revert to the General Fund.

SEC. 6.

 Item 0250-102-0932 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-102-0932—For local assistance, Judicial Branch, payable from the Trial Court Trust Fund ........................

196,700,000
166,700,000
Schedule:
(1)
0150011-Court Appointed Dependency Counsel ........................

258,709,000
223,709,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 0150011-Court Appointed Dependency Counsel ........................

−62,009,000
−57,009,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $10,000,000 shall be used to address pandemic-related operational costs and dependency caseload increases. This funding shall be allocated by the Judicial Council using the methodology customarily used to distribute statewide court-appointed dependency counsel funding, which shall reflect updates to relevant variables based on the most recently available data.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, up to $30,000,000 is available Upon order of the Department of Finance, the Controller shall increase Schedule (1) by up to $30,000,000 to address any shortfalls in federal reimbursements pursuant to Title IV-E of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 670 et seq.) that supplement funding for court-appointed counsel for children, nonminor dependents, and parents in juvenile court dependency proceedings pursuant to subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 317 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 77003 of the Government Code. The Judicial Council shall report by March 1, 2022, April 1, 2022, to the chairpersons of the committees and appropriate subcommittees that consider the State Budget the following information: (a) the total federal reimbursements invoiced statewide in the first two quarters of the current fiscal year; (b) any projected shortfalls through the end of the current fiscal year as compared to the $57,000,000 in expected federal reimbursements; and (c) a proposed allocation and distribution of any portion of the $30,000,000 necessary to address projected shortfalls.
3.The Judicial Council shall work in collaboration with court-appointed dependency counsel providers to ensure timely submission, review, and payment of monthly invoices attributable to the 2021–22 fiscal year so that determination of the statewide total of federal reimbursements and any portion of the funding described in Provision 2 needed to address any remaining shortfall can be made no later than September 30, 2022. Distribution of funds to address any shortfall shall be made by the Judicial Council using the methodology customarily employed to distribute statewide court-appointed dependency counsel funding as described in Provision 1. Any funds described in Provision 2 not encumbered by October 1, 2022, for eligible activities attributable to the 2021–22 fiscal year shall revert to the General Fund.

SEC. 7.

 Item 0250-103-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-103-0001—For local assistance, Judicial Branch ........................

151,000,000
7,901,000
Schedule:
(1)
0140-Judicial Council ........................

151,000,000
7,901,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Department of Finance, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to the State Trial Court Improvement and Modernization Fund, Trial Court Trust Fund, State Court Facilities Construction Fund, and the Court Facilities Trust Fund, to backfill revenue reductions resulting from the expansion of ability to pay determinations. The amount transferred to each fund shall be determined by the Department of Finance using information provided by the trial courts and the Judicial Council.

SEC. 8.

 Item 0250-111-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-111-0001—For transfer by the Controller to the Trial Court Trust Fund ........................

1,466,011,000
1,459,011,000
Provisions:
1.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the amount available for transfer in this item may be increased by an amount sufficient to fund trial court employee benefit increases in 2021–22.
2.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the amount available for transfer in this item may be increased by the amount authorized by Provision 20 of Item 0250-101-0932 for the implementation of the Pandemic Early Disposition Calendar Program.

SEC. 9.

 Item 0250-114-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-114-0001—For transfer by the Controller to the Trial Court Trust Fund ........................
196,700,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon approval and order of the Department of Finance, up to $30,000,000 shall be transferred to Schedule (1) of Item 0250-102-0932 to address any shortfalls in the federal reimbursements pursuant to Title IV-E of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 670 et seq.) that supplement funding for court-appointed counsel for children, nonminor dependents, and parents in juvenile court dependency proceedings pursuant to subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 317 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and paragraph (4) of subdivision (a) of Section 77003 of the Government Code.

SEC. 10.

 Item 0250-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0250-162-8506—For local assistance, Judicial Branch, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
40,000,000
Schedule:
(2)0150083-Equal Access Fund ........................ 40,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funding in Schedule (2) shall be distributed by the Judicial Council through the Legal Service Trust Fund Commission to qualified legal service projects and support centers as defined in Sections 6213 to 6215, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code, to be used for legal services in civil matters for indigent persons. The Judicial Council shall approve awards made by the commission if the council determines that the awards comply with statutory and other relevant guidelines. Up to ten percent of the funds in Schedule (2) shall be for joint projects of courts and legal services programs to make legal assistance available to pro per litigants, and at least 90 percent of the funds in Schedule (2) shall be distributed consistent with Sections 6216 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code. Any funding not allocated for joint projects shall be redistributed consistent with Sections 6216 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code. The Judicial Council may establish additional reporting or quality control requirements consistent with Sections 6213 to 6223, inclusive, of the Business and Professions Code.
2.The funding in Schedule (2) shall be distributed by the Judicial Council through the Legal Service Trust Fund Commission of the State Bar pursuant to Provision 1 to qualified legal services projects and support centers to provide eviction defense, other tenant defense assistance in landlord-tenant rental disputes, or services to prevent foreclosure for homeowners, including pre-eviction and eviction legal services, counseling, advice and consultation, mediation, training, renter education, and representation, and legal services to improve habitability, increasing affordable housing, ensuring receipt of eligible income or benefits to improve housing stability, legal help for persons displaced because of domestic violence, and homelessness prevention. Of this amount, no more than 2.5 percent shall be available, upon order of the Department of Finance, for administrative costs of the Judicial Council and the State Bar. The remaining funds shall be allocated as follows:
(a)75 percent shall be distributed to qualified legal services projects and support centers that currently provide eviction defense or other tenant defense assistance in landlord-tenant rental disputes, as set forth in this provision. To expedite the distribution of this percentage of the $40,000,000 in Schedule (2), eligible programs shall be limited to those found eligible for 2021 Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA) funding. Each eligible program shall receive a percentage equal to that legal services project’s 2021 IOLTA allocation divided by the total 2021 IOLTA allocation for all legal services projects eligible for this funding, except that to ensure meaningful funding is provided, a minimum amount of $50,000 shall be allocated to each eligible program unless the program requests a lesser amount, in which case the additional funds shall be distributed proportionally to the other qualified legal services projects. These funds shall be distributed as soon as practicable after the effective date of this act and shall not supplant existing resources.
(b)25 percent shall be allocated through a competitive grant process developed by the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission of the State Bar to award grants to qualified legal service projects and support centers to provide eviction defense, other tenant defense assistance in landlord-tenant rental disputes, or services to prevent foreclosures for homeowners, as set forth in this provision, to meet the needs of tenants not addressed by the formula provided in subdivision (a). The grant process shall ensure that any qualified legal service project or support center that received funding pursuant to subdivision (a) may only receive funding pursuant to this subdivision if that qualified legal service project or support center demonstrates that funds received under this subdivision will be not be used to supplant existing resources, and will be used to provide services to tenants not otherwise served by that qualified legal service project or support center. The commission shall make the grant award determinations. In awarding these grants, preference shall be given to qualified legal aid agencies that serve rural or underserved communities. Any funding not allocated pursuant to this competitive grant process shall be distributed pursuant to subdivision (a), except that there shall be no minimum funding amount for these funds.
3.Funds appropriated in Schedule (2) are available for encumbrance or expenditure until December 31, 2024.
4.The State Bar shall annually provide to the Judicial Council a report that includes funding allocations, annual expenditures, and program outcomes by service area, and service provider for all Equal Access Fund and federal funding. Data shall be reported using the established reporting framework in the Equal Access Program including applicable outcome measures reported in Legal Services standardized reporting, state level performance measures, and main benefits scores. The Judicial Council shall provide the report to the Department of Finance by January 1 of each year for the prior fiscal year.

SEC. 11.

 Item 0509-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0509-001-0001—For support of Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) ........................

74,496,000
81,261,000
Schedule:
(1)
0220-GO-Biz ........................

8,742,000
10,455,000
(2)
0225-California Business Investment Services ........................

2,729,000
7,729,000
(3)
0230-Office of the Small Business Advocate ........................

60,297,000
60,349,000
(4)
0235010-California Film Commission ........................
2,582,000
(5)
0235019-Tourism ........................
841,000
(6)
0235028-California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank ........................
212,000
(7)
0235037-Small Business Expansion ........................
492,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 0225-California Business Investment Services ........................
−50,000
(9)
Reimbursements to 0235019-Tourism ........................
−650,000
(10)
Reimbursements to 0235028 California-Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank ........................
−212,000
(11)
Reimbursements to 0235037-Small Business Expansion ........................
−487,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $3,000,000 shall be used to draw down federal funds in the California Small Business Development Center Program.
2.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $17,000,000 shall be used for the California Small Business Development Technical Assistance Expansion Program. Notwithstanding any other law, this funding shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
3.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $2,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026.
4.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $35,000,000 shall be available for the California Dream Fund. Up to 5 10 percent of this funding may be used for outreach and administrative costs.
5.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $5,000,000 shall be available as match funding for brand-neutral efforts to improve customer awareness of zero emission vehicle technology and its benefits in partnership with other organizations, including vehicle manufacturers. As part of the fiscal year 2023-24 budget, the Office of Business and Economic Development shall report on the uses of these funds, including total amount spent, organizations partnered with, actions taken to improve customer awareness of zero emission vehicle technology, and the outcomes of those efforts.

SEC. 12.

 Item 0509-004-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0509-004-0001—For support of Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) ........................
120,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0220-GO-Biz ........................ 120,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item is for the California Competes Grant Program and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 13.

 Item 0509-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0509-062-8506—For support of Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
95,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0235019—Tourism ........................ 95,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for Visit California the California Travel and Tourism Commission to promote travel and tourism. The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, in consultation with Visit California, the California Travel and Tourism Commission, shall provide to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the fiscal committees of each house of the Legislature three reports, as follows:
(a)No later than March 1, 2022, a preliminary expenditure report, identifying how funds have been used to date.
(b)No later than July 1, 2022, a final expenditure report, identifying how the funds were used; listing all vendors and the amounts paid to each during the 2021–22 fiscal year; and providing preliminary effectiveness metrics.
(c)No later than July 1, 2023, a final impact report containing detailed effectiveness metrics including measurements of visitor spending, incremental travel increases, audience size and reach, market share, employment by industry, and travel-related spending.

SEC. 14.

 Item 0509-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0509-101-0001—For local assistance, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) ........................
50,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0230-Office of the Small Business Advocate ........................ 50,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available to provide grants to small nonprofit performing arts organizations.

SEC. 15.

 Item 0509-105-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

0509-105-0001—For local assistance, Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

70,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0230-Office of the Small Business Advocate70,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funding appropriated in this item shall be allocated to the California Investment and Innovation Program for grants to support community development financial institutions, contingent on legislation being enacted to establish the program within the 2021–22 fiscal year.

SEC. 16.

 Item 0511-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0511-001-0001—For support of Secretary of Government Operations ........................

28,686,000
28,886,000
Schedule:
(1)
0250-Administration of Government Operations Agency ........................
7,014,000
(2)
0256-Digital Innovation ........................
15,268,000
(3)
0257- Cradle to Career ........................
15,000,000
(4)0258- Racial Equity Advisory Council ........................ 200,000
(4)(5)
Reimbursements to 0250-Administration of Government Operations Agency ........................
−3,525,000
(5)(6)
Reimbursements to 0256-Digital Innovation ........................
−5,071,000

SEC. 17.

 Item 0515-002-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0515-002-0001—For support of Secretary of Business, Consumer Services, and Housing ........................

2,653,000
4,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0265-Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council ........................
2,653,000
4,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for implementation and administration of the Homeless Data Information System. The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 18.

 Item 0515-104-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0515-104-0001—For local assistance, Secretary of Business, Consumer Services, and Housing ........................

30,000,000
50,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0265-Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council ........................
30,000,000
50,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item is available to provide grants to address encampments for persons experiencing homelessness, in accordance with applicable laws. Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), up to 5 percent shall be allocated to the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council within the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency to fund the support and administration of resolving critical encampments and transition individuals into permanent housing. The amount appropriated in this item and any amount allocated to the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council within the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 19.

 Item 0521-001-0046 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0521-001-0046—For support of Secretary of Transportation, payable from the Public Transportation Account, State Transportation Fund ........................

1,257,000
281,257,000
Schedule:
(1)
0270-Administration of Transportation Agency ........................

1,125,000
281,125,000
(2)
0275-California Traffic Safety Program ........................
126,000
(3)
0276-Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program ........................
6,000

SEC. 20.

 Item 0521-031-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0521-031-0001—For support of Secretary of Transportation ........................
70,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0276-Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program ........................ 70,000,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027.
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $20,000,000 is for program administration and shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 0521-131-0001. These transfers require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $50,000,000 is for zero-emission rail and transit demonstration projects and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027, and available for liquidation until June 30, 2027.
4.If any funding is transferred into this item from Item 0521-131-0001, it shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027, and available for liquidation until June 30, 2027.

SEC. 21.

 Item 0521-131-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0521-131-0001—For local assistance, Secretary of Transportation ........................

2,430,000,000
2,530,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0276-Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program ........................
2,430,000,000
2,530,000,000
Provisions:
1.Funds Of the funds appropriated in this item item, $50,000,000 is for zero-emission rail and transit demonstration projects and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure and liquidation until June 30, 2027.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 0521-031-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.Funding appropriated in this item is for transit capital projects, with project eligibility to be determined pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 75220) of Division 44 of the Public Resources Code.
4.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $2,480,000,000 is for projects and shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.
5.If any funding is transferred into this item from Item 0521-031-0001, it shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027, and available for liquidation until June 30, 2027.

SEC. 22.

 Item 0521-131-0890 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0521-131-0890—For local assistance, California State Transportation Agency, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................
26,741,000
Schedule:
(1)0270-Administration of Transportation Agency ........................ 26,741,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027.

SEC. 23.

 Item 0530-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0530-001-0001—For support of Secretary of California Health and Human Services ........................

78,941,000
104,141,000
Schedule:
(1)
0280-Secretary of California Health and Human Services ........................

51,486,000
79,086,000
(2)
0286-Office of Youth and Community Restoration ........................

30,000,000
27,600,000
(3)
0290-Office of Systems Integration ........................
34,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 0280-Secretary of California Health and Human Services ........................
−2,545,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 0290-Office of Systems Integration ........................
−34,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $2,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, for consulting resources related to generic drug manufacturing.
2.
Notwithstanding any other law, grants awarded or contracts entered into or amended pursuant to Provision 1 shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.
3.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $20,000,000 shall be available for activities to improve and deliver language access services in health and human services programs, contingent upon completion of a language access framework and submission of an accompanying report to the Legislature detailing framework components and how these additional resources would be utilized in health and human services departments to support language access planning and implementation, including specific staff, contacts, programs, and other activities. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
4.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,172,000 shall be available for activities to establish an equity dashboard, which shall be informed by the annual State Department of Public Health reporting on health disparities adopted by the Legislature as part of public health infrastructure investments.
5.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,654,000 shall be available for a retrospective analysis of the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic, health disparities, and equity. The California Health and Human Services Agency shall submit a preliminary analysis to the Legislature no later than May 1, 2022, identifying inequities in all major health and human services programs and possible strategies to address these inequities. By January 10, 2023, the agency shall release final recommendations for how to continue addressing identified inequities in all major health and human services programs.
6.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $30,000,000 shall be provided for the Office of Youth and Community Restoration in the following manner:
(a)$6,000,000 for technical assistance, best practices, and policy recommendations.
(b)$3,000,000 for the racial and ethnic justice division.
(c)$4,500,000 for data research and evaluation.
(d)$11,100,000 for the ombudsperson.
(e)$2,400,000 for the executive office and administration.
(f)$2,100,000 for grant administration.
(g)$900,000 for the Child Welfare Council Subcommittee.
6.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $20,000,000 shall be available to the Office of Youth and Community Restoration to provide technical assistance, disseminate best practices, and issue grants to counties and probation departments for the purpose of transforming the juvenile justice system to improve outcomes for justice involved youth. This funding shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until July 1, 2024. No later than January 1, 2025, the Office of Youth and Community Restoration shall report to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee on the grant recipients, uses of the grant funding, and the population served with grant funding.
7.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $2,500,000 is available for health and social services program information exchange activities, contingent upon future statutory changes specifying purposes for the use of these funds. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 24.

 Item 0530-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

0530-062-8506—For support of Secretary of California Health and Human Services, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

35,100,000
Schedule:
(1)0280-Secretary of California Health and Human Services35,100,000

SEC. 25.

 Item 0540-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0540-001-0001—For support of Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency ........................

11,590,000
12,190,000
Schedule:
(1)
0320-Administration of Natural Resources Agency ........................

11,590,000
12,190,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $2,000,000 for Offshore Wind-Environmental and Port Analyses and $600,000 for water resilience data, research, and communications shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 26.

 Item 0540-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0540-101-0001—For local assistance, Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency ........................

92,000,000
97,700,000
Schedule:
(1)0320-Administration of Natural Resources Agency ........................
92,000,000
97,700,000
(a)Presidio Improvement Projects ........................ (27,500,000)
(b)Holocaust Museum ........................ (2,500,000)
(c)Museum of Tolerance ........................ (10,000,000)
(d)Ocean Protection Council: Marine Mammal Center ........................ (2,000,000)
(e)Museum Grant Program ........................ (50,000,000)
(f)Clear Lake Rehabilitation Strategy ........................ (5,700,000)
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024. Up to 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.
2.Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code does not apply to the funds appropriated in this item for the development and adoption of program guidelines and selection criteria.
3.The Natural Resources Agency shall prioritize the funds in subschedule (e) of Schedule (1) for museums severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and that serve historically underserved communities or students subject to Title I of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (20 U.S.C. 6301 et seq.).
4.Upon direction of the Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, or the secretary’s designee, all or part of these funds may be transferred to another state department or entity, from which they are also appropriated for the purposes specified in this item.

SEC. 27.

 Item 0540-101-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0540-101-6088—For local assistance, Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................
6,500,000
Schedule:
(1)
0320-Administration of Natural Resources Agency ........................
6,500,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
2.
The Of the funds appropriated in this item, $6,5000.000 $6,500,000 shall be available for the following:
(a)
$6,500,000 shall be available for grants related to marine wildlife and healthy ocean and coastal ecosystems, consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 80120 of the Public Resources Code.

SEC. 28.

 Item 0540-491 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0540-491—Reappropriation, Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency. Notwithstanding any other law, the period to liquidate encumbrances of the following citations is extended to June 30, 2022.
0001—​General Fund
(1)
Item 0540-101-0001, 0540-001-0001, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018)
6076—​California Ocean Protection Trust Fund
(1)
Item 0540-001-6076, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018)

SEC. 29.

 Item 0552-002-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0552-002-0001—For support of Office of the Inspector General ........................

15,000,000
7,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0330-Office of the Inspector General ........................
15,000,000
7,000,000
Provisions:
1.The availability of the funds appropriated in this item is contingent upon the passage of pending legislation.

SEC. 30.

 Item 0559-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0559-001-0001—For support of Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development ........................

1,618,000
2,181,000
Schedule:
(1)
0350-Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development ........................

4,369,000
4,932,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 0350-Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development ........................
−2,751,000

SEC. 31.

 Item 0559-162-8506 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0559-162-8506—For local assistance, Labor and Workforce Development Agency, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
600,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0350-Office of the Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development ........................ 600,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, up to 3 percent of funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Items 0509-001-0001, 0559-001-0001, 0650-001-0001, 7100-001-0001, 7120-001-0001, and 8860-001-0001, upon order of the Department of Finance, to support the Community Economic Resilience Fund.

SEC. 32.

 Item 0650-062-8506 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0650-062-8506—For state operations, Office of Planning and Research ........................
28,590,000
Schedule:
(1)0365-California Volunteers ........................ 28,590,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for the Californians For All College Service Program.

SEC. 33.

 Item 0650-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0650-101-0001—For local assistance, Office of Planning and Research ........................
33,750,000
Schedule:
(1)0365-California Volunteers ........................ 33,750,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $18,750,000 shall be used for the Californians For All College Service Program.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 shall be made available for the Student Success Coach Grant Program. Up to 5 percent of the total amount shall be used for administration of the program.

SEC. 34.

 Item 0650-162-8506 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0650-162-8506—For local assistance, Office of Planning and Research ........................
98,929,000
Schedule:
(1)0365-California Volunteers ........................ 98,929,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used for the Californians For All College Service Program.

SEC. 35.

 Item 0650-163-8506 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0650-163-8506—For Local Assistance, Office of Planning and Research ........................
185,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the total funding in this item, $150,000,000 shall be provided to the 13 largest cities in California. Funding shall be proportional to each cities’ population as a percent of the total population of the 13 largest cities, as estimated by the Department of Finance.
2.Of the total funding in this item, $35,000,000 shall be distributed, via a competitive grant process, to cities with a total population below 300,000, and counties without regard to a counties’ total population size.

SEC. 36.

 Item 0690-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0690-001-0001—For support of Office of Emergency Services ........................

193,132,000
198,132,000
Schedule:
(1)
0380-Emergency Management Services ........................
105,668,000
(2)
0385-Special Programs and Grant Management ........................

79,217,000
84,217,000
(3)
0390-Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission ........................
351,000
(4)
0395-Public Safety Communications ........................
18,325,000
(5)
9900100-Administration ........................
36,230,000
(6)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−36,230,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 0380-Emergency Management Services ........................
−5,309,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 0385-Special Programs and Grant Management ........................
−5,120,000
Provisions:
1.
Funds appropriated in this item may be reduced by the Director of Finance, after giving notice to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, by the amount of federal funds made available for the purposes of this item in excess of the federal funds scheduled in Item 0690-001-0890.
2.
$2,799,000 of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1) is for the Wildfire Forecast and Threat Intelligence Integration Center, pursuant to Chapter 405 of the Statutes of 2019.
3.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2) of this item, $5,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. The amount allocated for this purpose shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
4.
The Office of Equity within the Executive Office of the Office of Emergency Services shall develop and adopt equity plans that include a strategic plan with policy and inclusive practice recommendations, guidelines, goals, and benchmarks to reduce racial, socio-economic, and language inequities within the Office of Emergency Services and in its community outreach. The Office of Emergency Services shall post these plans on its internet website. define its objectives relative to equity within disaster response, recovery, mitigation, and homeland security. This framework will include a definition of vulnerable communities that considers at least race, socioeconomic status, and English language proficiency as factors. The Office of Equity shall also develop measures for consistent engagement with community-based and non-governmental organizations that represent vulnerable communities and incorporate those objectives into the office’s strategic plan, as well as relevant emergency response, recovery, and mitigation plans and operational doctrine at the state level. The Office of Equity shall coordinate with similar offices across the administration to collaborate on equity objectives and meeting the needs of vulnerable communities.
5.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), up to $5,812,000 is allocated for project costs to support modernization of technology and data analytics and is authorized for expenditure upon project approval by the Department of Technology.
6.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $8,700,000 shall be to fund an operational observer. By no later than February 1, 2022, the Office of Emergency Services shall report to the Legislature on the operational observer’s work. This report shall include: (1) activities undertaken to date, and (2) expected outcomes of those activities, including improvements in the use of, and preparedness for, public safety power shutoffs by the covered utilities. By no later than February 1, 2023, the Office of Emergency Services shall report to the Legislature on the operational observer’s work. This report shall include: (1) activities undertaken, and (2) improvements to the public safety power shutoff processes of the covered utilities resulting from these actions.
7.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $1,000,000 shall be provided for facilitating mass fatality training for county coroner offices.
8.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (4), $6,000,000 shall be used for equipment that will allow local governments, including cities, counties, and special districts, to be included in the state’s fully managed beyond-line-of-sight high-frequency radio network service that utilizes hundreds of frequencies authorized by the Federal Communications Commission for disaster use, and intended to be capable of communications with state, local, and federal agencies. This appropriation is not intended to support the ongoing costs for the use of this system.
9.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $6,700,000 shall be for the Office of Emergency Services to reimburse local law enforcement agencies to offset the cost to local law enforcement agencies of reimbursing qualified health care professionals, hospitals, or other emergency medical facilities for medical evidentiary examinations for all sexual assault victims in accordance with Section 13823.95 of the Penal Code.

SEC. 37.

 Item 0690-006-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0690-006-0890—For support of Office of Emergency Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................
1,000
Schedule:
(1)0385-Special Programs and Grant Management ........................ 1,000
Provisions:
1.This item shall be used for the receipt of disaster response and recovery related funding related to disaster response and recovery from the Federal Emergency Management Agency or any other federal entity.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in received into this item may be transferred to the General Fund to reimburse, provide funding for, or otherwise recover authorized expenditures related to disaster response and recovery. recovery related expenditures. Transfers may be made without regard to the fiscal year in which the application for funding was submitted to the Federal Emergency Management Agency or any other federal entity.
3.The Department of Finance may augment this item for the purposes identified in Provisions 1 and 2, and any such augmentations to this item shall be exempt from Section 28.00. Within 10 days of approval, the Department of Finance shall provide written notification of any such augmentation to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations, the chairpersons of the committees and the appropriate subcommittees of each house of the Legislature that consider the State Budget, and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. Augmentations to this item for any other purpose shall remain subject to Section 28.00.

SEC. 38.

 Item 0690-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0690-101-0001—For local assistance, Office of Emergency Services ........................

172,796,000
178,796,000
Schedule:
(1)
0380-Emergency Management Services ........................
50,000,000
(2)
0385-Special Programs and Grant Management ........................

122,796,000
128,796,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Office of Emergency Services may provide advance payment of up to 25 percent of grant funds awarded to community-based, nonprofit organizations, cities, school districts, counties, and other units of local government that have demonstrated cashflow problems according to the criteria set forth by the Office of Emergency Services.
2.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $20,000,000 shall be used for grants related to services for victims of human trafficking.
3.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $25,000,000 is available to support activities directly related to regional response and readiness. These activities include, but are not limited to, predeployment of the Office of Emergency Services’ fire and rescue and local government resources that are part of the California Fire and Rescue Mutual Aid System or additional resources upon the authority and approval of the Office of Emergency Services to meet the requirements for state resources called up for predisaster and disaster response. Prepositioning shall be based upon predesignated criteria and a predicted scale of the emergency event and shall be consistent with this state’s current procedures under the mutual aid system.
4.
No later than February 1 of each year, the Office of Emergency Services shall report to the appropriate budget subcommittees of the Legislature, the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization, and the Legislative Analyst’s Office on the requests approved for prepositioning resources made by local agencies in the previous fiscal year. The information provided shall be organized by mutual aid region and shall include, but not be limited to, all of the following for each request for prepositioning resources:
(a)
The entity or operational area that requested resources; type of prepositioning event; risk factors (criteria) prompting the request, including a summary of red flag events; description of the resources requested; location where resources were placed; the start date and time and the end date and time of prepositioned resources; and the reimbursement amount associated with the response.
(b)
An assessment, with input from local fire departments, on the effectiveness of the criteria the Office of Emergency Services uses to approve requests for prepositioning of mutual aid resources.
(c)
A summary of the extent to which the Office of Emergency Services initiated the prepositioning of resources due to forecasts of inclement weather.
(d)
If an emergency event happened, data describing the outcomes of the event. This could include, but is not limited to, the total number of acres affected, the number of structures affected, and the total number of deaths and injuries. Given California is subject to a variety of potential events, including, but not limited to, fires, floods, earthquakes, and tsunamis, the nature of this information may vary based on the type of the event. The information provided shall identify whether the event resulted in a federally- or state-declared disaster.
5.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $5,000,000 shall be used to fund Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces. No more than 5 percent of this amount may be used for administrative support costs. This amount is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
6.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $25,000,000 shall be used for the Listos California program. A grantee who receives funding through the Listos California program shall also coordinate any outreach or activities with the county office of emergency services in which it is located.
(a)A Listos California Advisory Committee shall be established, and shall be composed of seven members serving at the pleasure of their designators, and include two designees by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, two designees by the Speaker of the Assembly, and two designees by the Governor, and one county representative designated by the Office of Emergency Services. The Listos California Advisory Committee shall develop the guidelines of the Listos California program and expected outcomes of the investments, and shall also select the awardees based on the guidelines it develops.
(b)The Office of Emergency Services, in consultation with the Listos California Advisory Committee, shall submit a report to the fiscal committees of each house of the Legislature and the Legislative Analyst’s Office on or before December 1, 2022, that includes the following information: (1) how grant funds have been allocated, (2) the entity that received the funding, (3) the projects or activities each entity that received funding is expected to do, and (4) the guidelines and expected outcomes the Listos California Advisory Committee developed pursuant to Subdivision (a) of Provision 1 of this item.
(c)The Legislature shall reevaluate the resources for the Listos California program after the 2021–22 fiscal year.
6.The Listos California grant program shall be managed by the Office of Equity, within the Executive Office of the Office of Emergency Services. The grants shall be used to provide accessible and culturally competent outreach and resources with assessment and criteria for allocation of funds prioritized for, but not limited to, geographic areas of greatest all hazard risk and vulnerability as highlighted in and demonstrated by the California State Hazard Mitigation Plan; underresourced communities as defined in Section 39711 of the Health and Safety Code, subdivision (d) of Section 39713 of the Health and Safety Code, or subdivision (g) of Section 75005 of the Public Resources Code. The grants shall be administered consistent with the State Emergency Management System described in Section 8607 of the Government Code, including, but not limited to, being informed by community-based and nongovernmental organizations and local emergency service networks, including county emergency officials. The Office of Equity shall provide eligible organizations within the identified geographic areas an opportunity to apply to the Listos California Grant program. Of the funds appropriated in this item, $25,000,000 shall be used for the Listos California Grant program. The Department shall report on the expenditure of these funds on or before February 1, 2023, including how funds were allocated; what methods of outreach the Office of Equity used to inform eligible entities of the funding, the entity or community that received the funding, and a description of projects funded. This provision does not diminish or otherwise impact any of the Office of Emergency Services’ responsibilities under the California Emergency Services Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 8550) of Division of Title 2 of the Government Code) including, but not limited to, Sections 8550, 8569, 8570, 8570.3 of, and subdivision (e) of Section 8585 of, the Government Code.
7.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $15,000,000 shall be made available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, to administer grants that support domestic and sexual violence prevention efforts.
8.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $10,000,000 shall be available to provide grants to family justice centers throughout the state. The amount provided for in this provision shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
9.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $1,000,000 shall be provided to the family justice center located in the City of Ventura. The amount provided for in this provision shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
10.Of the amount provided in Schedule (2), $10,000,000 shall be made available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, for the homeless youth emergency service pilot projects as set forth in Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 13700) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code to continue funding existing pilot projects over five years for the County of Orange, the County of Fresno, the County of San Bernardino, and the County of El Dorado.
11.Of the amount provided in Schedule (2), $40,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, for homeless youth emergency service projects in existing counties pursuant to Section 13703 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and for projects in up to eight additional counties. Recipients of this funding shall use grant funds to establish or expand programs that assess the housing and services needs of homeless youth and shall demonstrate the ability to provide each of the services described in Section 13701 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. In coordination with other relevant agencies, including a county’s child welfare and disability services agencies, the recipient may provide any of the following:
(a)A range of housing options that meet the need of homeless youth, which may include one or more of the following:
(1)Rapid rehousing.
(2)Rental assistance to access affordable housing.
(3)Transition housing, for a period not to exceed 36 months.
(4)Supportive housing.
(b)Based on each participant’s assessed need for supportive services, recipients may offer any of the following, using evidence-based services models:
(1)Benefits advocacy.
(2)Housing stabilization services.
(3)Provision of, or linkage to, care coordination to help participants access any medical, mental health, or substance use treatment the participant needs to attain health stability.
(4)Employment training, acquisition support, and retention services.
(5)Education supports related to receiving a high school diploma or a California high school equivalency certificate and access to higher education, including vocational colleges, the California Community Colleges, the California State University, the University of California, and other postsecondary educational institutions.
(6)Housing navigation.
(7)Family finding.
11.1.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $1,000,000 shall be provided to the City of San Diego for the city attorney to conduct gun violence restraining order trainings statewide. The city attorney’s office shall provide a report to the Office of Emergency Services on how many trainings were provided and which entities were trained by November 1, 2024. This funding shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
12.For Provisions 7, 8, and 10, and 11, not more than 5 percent of the amount specified in each provision may be used for administrative support costs.

SEC. 39.

 Item 0690-101-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0690-101-0890—For local assistance, Office of Emergency Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................
729,766,000
Schedule:
(1)
0385-Special Programs and Grant Management ........................
729,766,000
Provisions:
1.
Any federal funds that may become available in addition to the funds appropriated in this item for Program 0385 for disaster assistance are exempt from Section 28.00.
2.The Office of Emergency Services shall submit the federally-required Biannual Status Implementation Report (BISR) to the fiscal and relevant policy committees of the Legislature and the Legislative Analyst’s Office on the funded projects and their status related to the Homeland Security Grant Program no later than February March 1, 2022, and annually thereafter. The report shall identify, for the most recently-completed grant cycle, the methodology used to allocate grant funds and how grant funds have been allocated, including a description of each project and activity funded, the entity that received the funding, the amount of funding provided to the project or activity, and the core capabilities supported by each project.

SEC. 40.

 Item 0690-112-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0690-112-0001—For local assistance, Office of Emergency Services, for disaster recovery costs ........................
162,617,000
Schedule:
(1)
0385-Special Programs and Grant Management ........................
162,617,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item are for the state’s share of response and recovery costs for disasters.
2.
Upon approval of the Director of Finance, authority may be established or increased to reimburse state and local agencies for out-of-state disaster response and recovery costs, subject to the conditions of Section 28.00, except that notwithstanding subdivision (e) of that section, the allocations may be made sooner than 30 days after notification of the Legislature.
3.
The Office of Emergency Services shall report on the allocation of funds related to the California Disaster Assistance Act (Chapter 7.5 (commencing with Section 8680) of Division 1 of Title 2 of the Government Code) no later than February 1, 2022, and annually thereafter. The report shall identify, for the most recently completed fiscal year, the factors utilized in considering requests for funds and the entities that received funding, including the funding amount, and any proposals that were not funded or were otherwise rejected, including the reason for rejection. amount. The report shall also provide the same information regarding funding allocated in the current fiscal year to the extent it is available.

SEC. 41.

 Item 0820-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0820-001-0001—For support of Department of Justice ........................

349,194,000
357,431,000
Schedule:
(1)
9900100-Administration ........................

148,335,000
149,727,000
(2)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................

−148,335,000
−149,727,000
(3)
0435-Division of Legal Services ........................
188,976,000
(4)
0440-Law Enforcement ........................

96,663,000
97,320,000
(5)
0445-California Justice Information Services ........................

102,047,000
109,627,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 0435-Division of Legal Services ........................
−1,342,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 0440-Law Enforcement ........................
−29,242,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 0445-California Justice Information Services ........................
−7,908,000
Provisions:
1.
The Attorney General shall submit to the Legislature, the Director of Finance, and the Governor the quarterly and annual reports that the Attorney General submits to the federal government on the activities of the Medi-Cal Fraud Unit.
2.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Justice may purchase or lease vehicles of any type or class that, in the judgment of the Attorney General or the Attorney General’s designee, are necessary to the performance of the investigatory and enforcement responsibilities of the Department of Justice, from the funds appropriated for that purpose in this item.
3.
Of the amount included in Schedule (5), up to $3,514,000 shall be used to administer and maintain the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System database. See related Item 1111-001-3252 under the Department of Consumer Affairs that provides reimbursement for these costs.
4.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $7,500,000 shall be made available to provide for the purposes of retroactive expungement of arrest records. Funding for these purposes shall be made available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2025.
5.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $149,000 shall be made available for participation in the California Highway Patrol Retail Theft Task Force.

SEC. 42.

 Item 0820-001-0460 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0820-001-0460—For support of Department of Justice, payable from the Dealers’ Record of Sale Special Account ........................

24,910,000
24,322,000
Schedule:
(1)
0440-Law Enforcement ........................

18,788,000
18,280,000
(2)
0445-California Justice Information Services ........................

6,466,000
6,386,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 0440-Law Enforcement ........................
−344,000
Provisions:
1.
The Attorney General may augment the amount appropriated in the Dealers’ Record of Sale Special Account up to an aggregate of 10 percent above the amount approved in this act for the Division of Law Enforcement, Bureau of Firearms for unanticipated workload associated with this fund. The Attorney General shall notify the chairpersons of the budget committees of both houses of the Legislature, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and the Department of Finance within 15 days after the augmentation is made as to the amount and justification of the augmentation.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $2,140,000 is allocated for the support of Ammo Project 0820-221 and may be augmented upon the Department of Technology’s project approval. The Director of Finance shall notify in writing the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee upon project approval. The expenditure is authorized no sooner than 30 calendar days after written notification to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or whatever lesser time the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine. The written notification shall include, from the project approval document, the total cost and schedule of Ammo Project 0820-221.

SEC. 43.

 Item 0820-001-3053 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0820-001-3053—For support of Department of Justice, payable from the Public Rights Law Enforcement Special Fund ........................

19,087,000
21,189,000
Schedule:
(1)
0435-Division of Legal Services ........................

19,087,000
21,189,000

SEC. 44.

 Item 0820-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0820-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Justice ........................

4,000,000
14,300,000
Schedule:
(1)0440—Law Enforcement ........................
4,000,000
14,300,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $4,000,000 shall be available for grants to local law enforcement agencies through the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Grant Program to ensure that a law enforcement agency submits sexual assault forensic evidence to a crime lab for testing. This funding is without regard to fiscal years.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,300,000 shall be made available for the Gun Violence Reduction Program to support county sheriff’s departments conducting activities related to the seizure of weapons and ammunition from persons who are prohibited from possessing them, including efforts based upon entries in the Department of Justice’s Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS).
(a)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), up to $300,000 shall be available to the Department of Justice for costs to administer the grant program. Funds transferred pursuant to this provision are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(b)An applicant for a grant shall submit a proposal, in a form prescribed by the department, that shall be limited to the following: (1) clearly defined and measurable objective for closing entries in APPS and reducing the number of registered firearms in the possession of prohibited persons; (2) the number of APPS entries within the county, the population of the county, and a per capital calculation of armed prohibited persons residing within their boundaries; (3) the amount of grant funding requested; (4) a statement describing how the applicant proposes to use the grant funds to enhance existing law enforcement activities; and (5) a statement describing how the applicant proposes to use the grant funds for new law enforcement activities, including any innovative techniques or approaches.
(c)Program grants shall be made on a competitive basis to agencies based on, and subject to, the following criteria: (1) priority shall be given to counties with the highest per capita population of armed prohibited persons residing in the county; (2) priority shall be given to counties that do not have a Department of Justice Bureau of Firearms field office within its boundaries; (3) priority shall be given to proposals that include innovative techniques or approaches to prohibited persons investigations and seizures that differ from existing efforts by the Department of Justice, other law enforcement agencies, or other grant applicants; (4) priority shall be given to proposals that include integration of prohibited persons investigations and seizure operations into existing patrol and investigatory functions; and (5) priority shall be given to proposals that demonstrate the greatest likelihood of firearm and ammunition seizures from persons who are prohibited from possessing them.
(d)The amount of funds awarded to an applicant shall be commensurate with the scope of the applicant’s proposal.
(e)The department may award competitive grants in amounts between $250,000 and $1,000,000 per applicant per year. The department shall award grants in two annual grant cycles, with $5,000,000 in grants per grant cycle, with a minimum of 10 grants per cycle. The department shall award the first annual grant cycle by January 1, 2022. The department shall award the second annual grant cycle by January 1, 2023. Grant funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure for two years from their award date.
(f)Each grantee shall, by no later than February 1, report to the Department of Justice all of the following information for the immediately preceding calendar year in which grant funds were used:
(1)The total number of individuals in the APPS within their jurisdiction and the number of cases that are active and pending, as follows: (A) For active cases, the agency shall report the status of each case for which the agency has initiated an investigation. This information shall include, at a minimum, the number of cases that have not been actively investigated for 12 months or longer, along with a breakdown of the time period that has elapsed since a case was added to the system. “Investigation” means any work conducted by sworn or nonsworn staff to determine whether a prohibited person possesses one or more firearms, whether to remove the person from the database, or whether to shift the person to the pending caseload; and (B) For pending cases, the department shall separately report the number of cases that are unable to be cleared, unable to be located, related to out-of-state individuals, related to only federal firearms prohibitions, and related to incarcerated individuals.
(2)The number of individuals within the county added to the APPS database.
(3)The number of individuals within the county removed from the APPS database, including a breakdown of the basis on which they were removed. At a minimum, this information shall separately report those cases that were removed because the individual is deceased, had prohibitions expire or removed, or had their cases resolved as a result of firearm seizure activities.
(4)The degree to which the backlog in the APPS has been reduced or eliminated within their jurisdiction. For purposes of this section, “backlog” means the number of cases for which the agency did not initiate an investigation within six months of the case being added to the APPS or has not completed investigatory work within six months of initiating an investigation on the case.
(5)The number of individuals within the county in the APPS before and after the relevant reporting period, including a breakdown of why each individual in the APPS is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
(6)The number of deputies and other staff hired for or tasked with enforcement of the APPS.
(7)The number of firearms recovered due to enforcement of the APPS.
(8)The number of contacts made during the APPS enforcement efforts.
(g)For the purpose of this section, “Armed Prohibited Persons System” means the Prohibited Armed Persons File described in Section 30000 of the Penal Code.

SEC. 45.

 Item 0820-301-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

0820-301-0001—For capital outlay of Department of Justice

6,541,000

Schedule:

(1)

0004825-Northern Region: Consolidated Forensic Science Laboratory Campus

6,541,000
(a)

Performance criteria

6,541,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for the consolidation of the Sacramento Regional Crime Laboratory, the California Criminalistics Institute, and the Bureau of Forensic Services Headquarters Unit. This consolidation shall not include the Richmond DNA Laboratory.

SEC. 46.

 Item 0840-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0840-001-0001—For support of the Controller ........................

91,104,000
85,104,000
Schedule:
(1)
0500-State Controller’s Office ........................

155,985,000
149,985,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 0500-State Controller’s Office ........................
−64,881,000
Provisions:
1.
The Controller may, with the concurrence of the Director of Finance and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, bill affected state departments for activities required by Section 20030 of the State Administrative Manual, relating to the administration of federal pass-through funds.
A billing shall not be sent to affected departments sooner than 30 days after the chairperson of the joint committee has been notified by the director that the director concurs with the amounts specified in the billings.
2.
Of the moneys appropriated to the Controller in this act, the Controller shall not expend more than $500,000 to conduct posteligibility fraud audits of the Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment Program.
3.
The Commission on State Mandates shall provide, in applicable parameters and guidelines, as follows:
(a)
If a local agency or school district contracts with an independent contractor for the preparation and submission of reimbursement claims, the costs reimbursable by the state for that purpose shall not exceed the lesser of (1) 10 percent of the amount of the claims prepared and submitted by the independent contractor or (2) the actual costs that would necessarily have been incurred for that purpose if performed by employees of the local agency or school district.
(b)
The maximum amount of reimbursement provided in subdivision (a) may be exceeded only if the local agency or school district establishes, by appropriate documentation, that the preparation and submission of these claims could not have been accomplished without incurring the additional costs claimed by the local agency or school district.
4.
It is the intent of the Legislature that audits conducted by the Controller, or under the direction of the Controller, shall be fiscal audits that focus on claims and disbursements, as provided for in Section 12410 of the Government Code. Any report, audit, analysis, or evaluation issued by the Controller for the current fiscal year shall cite the specific statutory or constitutional provision authorizing the preparation and release of the report, audit, analysis, or evaluation.
5.
The Controller shall publish and provide the Controller’s monthly report, the Statement of General Fund Cash Receipts and Disbursements, within 10 days after the close of each month to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, the fiscal committees of each house of the Legislature, the Department of Finance, the Treasurer, and the Legislative Analyst’s Office.
6.
The Controller shall provide to the Department of Finance, the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and the chairpersons of the fiscal committees of each house of the Legislature a report that provides the following details by mandate: the level of claims requested, the amount reduced by the initial desk audit, the amount paid, the amount recouped, and the results of a final audit and subsequent funding adjustments. The report is due on June 30 of the current fiscal year, and will cover the fourth quarter of the past fiscal year and the first three quarters of the current fiscal year.
7.
The Controller shall obtain actuarial valuation services to comply with governmental accounting and reporting standards for other postemployment benefits (OPEB). In addition to all other items required under the accounting and reporting standards, the report shall include an identification and explanation of any significant differences in actuarial assumptions or methodology from any relevant similar types of assumptions or methodology used by the Public Employees’ Retirement System to estimate state pension obligations. To avoid duplication of effort and promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness, the Controller and the Department of Finance shall coordinate in obtaining additional actuarial valuation services related to OPEB plan liabilities and assets attributable to each of the state’s collective bargaining units or other state entities or groups. This provision does not obligate the state to change the practice of funding health and dental benefits for annuitants currently required under state law.
8.
The funds appropriated to the Controller in this act shall not be expended on additional actuarial valuations, beyond the annual actuarial valuations, for other postemployment benefits, prior to obtaining concurrence in writing from the Department of Finance. The additional actuarial valuations shall only be performed to the extent resources exist, or if funds are provided by the requesting agency.
9.
The Controller shall provide the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature a report on the California State Payroll System specifying the dollars expended on the program in the previous fiscal year and over the life of the program and any known savings that have occurred in the prior fiscal year by August 31, 2021.
10.
The Controller shall publish and provide year-end financial data as specified by the Department of Finance, for the immediately preceding fiscal year, in hardcopy and electronic format, by October 31 of each year and periodically as requested by the Department of Finance. This information is necessary for the Department of Finance to determine the proper beginning balance of the current fiscal year for budgetary purposes.
11.
In the event new postage rates are adopted by the United States Postal Service, but not in time for inclusion in the May Revision prior to enactment of this Budget Act and the Controller notifies the Department of Finance with its estimates of the increased postage costs within 15 calendar days of the adoption of new rates, the Director of Finance may authorize expenditures in excess of the amount appropriated to the Controller in this item by an amount necessary to fund the postage increase. This authorization shall occur not less than 15 days after the Department of Finance notifies the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.
12.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $428,000 shall be used to reimburse the Department of Justice for legal services. In addition to the amount above, upon order of the Director of Finance, any non-General Fund Budget Act item for support of the Controller may be augmented to reimburse the Department of Justice for legal services. An augmentation shall not be made sooner than 30 days after the Joint Legislative Budget Committee has been notified in writing.
13.
The Department of Finance may reduce the amounts authorized under this item upon (a) successful completion of modifications by the Controller to the payroll system, or by the Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) to the retirement system (my|CalPERS), that significantly reduces the number of records that the my|CalPERS system rejects; or (b) once the Controller has eliminated the backlog of Payroll Contribution Report and Retirement Enrollment Report discrepancies between the payroll and retirement systems, which in turn reduces the Controller workload related to the CalPERS Pension System Resumption. This adjustment shall be in coordination with the Controller and CalPERS. An adjustment shall not be made pursuant to this provision prior to a 30-day notification in writing to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the committees of each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations.
14.
The Controller shall provide the Department of Finance and the Legislative Analyst’s Office a report on the SCO FI$Cal implementation verifying the progress or completion of predetermined FI$Cal milestones outlined in SPR7, 8, and 9, the dollars expended on the program in the previous quarter and over the life of the program, and any known savings that have occurred in the prior fiscal year, to be submitted on a quarterly basis beginning on September 1, 2021, until completion of SPR9.
15.
Of the amount appropriated in this item and in Item 0840-001-9740, in the 2021–22 fiscal year, for the California State Payroll System project, the amounts set forth below are available. Any funds not encumbered by June 30, 2022, for the purposes set forth in this provision shall revert to the General Fund.
(a)
Up to $343,000 is available to reimburse CalHR interagency agreement costs.
(b)
Up to $496,000 is available for data conversion vendor costs.
(c)
Up to $310,000 is available for Independent Verification and Validation vendor costs.
(d)
Up to $928,000 is available to reimburse CDT consulting costs.
(e)
Up to $79,000 is available for Requirements Management Tool costs.
(f)
Up to $800,000 is available to contract with a project management firm.
(g)
Up to $867,000 is available to contract with an organizational change management firm.
(h)
Upon approval of the Department of Finance, the Controller may transfer budget authority among contract amounts specified in this provision. Any transfer may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 15 days after notification in writing.
17.Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount appropriated in this item, $497,000 in the 2021–22 fiscal year is provided on a one-time basis for the FI$Cal implementation of the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report and other annual reports. The Department of Finance, in consultation with the State Controller’s Office, shall reevaluate these resources after the 2022–23 fiscal year.
18.The Controller, in consultation with the Department of Finance, the Department of Human Resources, and the Department of Technology, shall provide the Legislature and the Legislative Analyst’s Office with briefings on the progress of the California State Payroll System project, including newly executed contracts, and their purpose, and cost, on a quarterly basis.
19.The Department of Finance may augment the amount authorized under this item for the costs associated with processing and disbursing the Golden State Stimulus I and II tax refund payments. The Controller shall submit a detailed schedule of costs directly related to the activities required pursuant to Section 8150 of the Welfare and Institutions Code to the Department of Finance for review and approval. Any adjustment shall not be made sooner than 30 days after the Joint Legislative Budget Committee has been notified in writing.
20.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $6,000,000 is available on a one-time basis for the Controller to establish an electronic payment system for the child care and development programs at the State Department of Education and the State Department of Social Services.

SEC. 47.

 Item 0954-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0954-001-0001—For support of Scholarshare Investment Board ........................

92,000
792,000
Schedule:
(1)
0785-Governor’s Scholarship Program ........................
92,000
(2)0795-Statewide Child Savings Account Program ........................ 792,000

SEC. 48.

 Item 0954-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
0954-101-0001—For local assistance, Scholarshare Investment Board ........................
107,000,000
Schedule:
(1)0795-Statewide Child Savings Account Program ........................ 107,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $15,300,000 is provided to support California Kids Investment and Development Savings Program seed deposits pursuant to Section 69996.3 of the Education Code.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $91,700,000 is provided to support California Kids Investment and Development Savings Program enhanced deposits pursuant to Section 69996.9 of the Education Code for individuals who are ineligible to receive a deposit from funds appropriated in Item 0954-162-8506.

SEC. 49.

 Item 0954-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0954-162-8506—For local assistance, Scholarshare Investment Board, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................

950,000,000
1,777,894,000
Schedule:
(1)0795-Statewide Child Savings Account Program ........................
950,000,000
1,777,894,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be expended on the California Kids Investment and Development Savings Program enhanced deposits pursuant to Article 19.5 (commencing with Section 69996) of Chapter 2 of Part 42 of Division 5 of Title 3 Section 69996.9 of the Education Code.

SEC. 50.

 Item 0985-220-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
0985-220-0001—For local assistance, California School Finance Authority (Proposition 98), as set forth in Section 47614.5 of the Education Code ........................

144,708,000
143,520,000
Schedule:
(1)
0930-Charter School Facility Grant Program ........................

144,708,000
143,520,000

SEC. 51.

 Item 1111-015-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

1111-015-0001—For transfer by the Controller, upon order of the Department of Finance, to the Transcript Reimbursement Fund

500,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding the provisions and limitations of Section 8030.2 of the Business and Professions Code, the Court Reporters Board of California may use the funds available to be transferred in this item to reimburse applicants for services provided to litigants that could not be reimbursed during the years 2017 to 2020, inclusive, and for services provided after 2020.

SEC. 52.

 Item 1115-002-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
1115-002-0001—For support of Department of Cannabis Control ........................
30,000,000
Schedule:
(1)(1) 1460010-Department of Cannabis Control-Support ........................ 30,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds in this item shall be used for the purposes of the fee waivers pursuant to Section 26249 of the Business and Professions Code. The administration of the fee waivers shall be contingent upon future legislation.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
3.Of the amount appropriated in this item, up to 5 percent shall be available for program administration.

SEC. 53.

 Item 1115-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
1115-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Cannabis Control ........................
100,000,000
Schedule:
(1)1460030-Department of Cannabis Control-Grant ........................ 100,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, the funds appropriated in this item shall be for grants in accordance with Provision 3 of this item.
2.For purposes of the grant program included in Provision 3, the following definitions apply:
(a)“Annual license” means a non-provisional license issued by the Department of Cannabis Control pursuant to Section 26050 of the Business and Professions Code.
(b)“Legacy applicant” means an applicant who has submitted, or will submit, an application to a local jurisdiction to engage in commercial cannabis activity within the jurisdictional boundaries of that jurisdiction, and who was conducting commercial cannabis activity in the local jurisdiction in compliance with the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 before September 1, 2016.
(c)“Local cannabis licensing program” means a program established by a local jurisdiction to permit or otherwise allow a person or entity to engage in commercial cannabis activity within the jurisdictional boundaries of that jurisdiction.
(e)“Local equity program” means a program adopted or operated by a local jurisdiction that focuses on inclusion and support of individuals and communities in California’s cannabis industry who are linked to populations or neighborhoods that were negatively or disproportionately impacted by cannabis criminalization.
(f)“Local jurisdiction” means a city, county, or city and county.
(g)“Provisional license” means a provisional license issued by the Department of Food and Agriculture, the State Department of Public Health, or the Bureau of Cannabis Control, pursuant to Section 26050.2 of the Business and Professions Code, to engage in cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, or retail activities, and existing on May 5, 2021, as determined by the Department of Cannabis Control.
3.(a)The Local Jurisdiction Assistance Grant Program shall provide funding to local jurisdictions with commercial cannabis licensees needing the greatest assistance in transitioning from a provisional license to an annual license. Local jurisdictions that are eligible for funding, which are listed in subdivision (b) of this provision, represent those with significant numbers of provisional licenses and legacy applicants, and provisional licensees with greater California Environmental Quality Act compliance requirements. Of these jurisdictions, those that have received grant funding from the state to support an already established local equity program, not including Type 1 funding awarded by the Governor’s Office of Economic and Business Development, are allocated additional funding.
(b)Of the amount appropriated in this item, the following local jurisdictions shall be eligible for funding up to the following amounts:
(1)$972,696 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Adelanto.
(2)$416,870 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Commerce.
(3)$822,160 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Desert Hot Springs.
(4)$18,635,137 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Humboldt.
(5)$2,101,143 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Lake.
(6)$3,935,942 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Long Beach.
(7)$22,312,360 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Los Angeles.
(8)$18,084,837 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Mendocino.
(9)$1,737,035 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Monterey.
(10)$9,905,020 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Oakland.
(11)$1,221,188 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Nevada.
(12)$5,786,617 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Sacramento.
(13)$764,261 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of San Diego.
(14)$3,075,769 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City and County of San Francisco.
(15)$775,841 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the City of Santa Rosa.
(16)$1,158,023 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Sonoma.
(17)$3,295,102 of the funding available pursuant to this provision shall be available to the County of Trinity.
(c)Of the amount appropriated pursuant to this item, up to 5 percent may be used by the Department of Cannabis Control for the administration of the Local Jurisdiction Assistance Grant Program.
(d)A local jurisdiction listed in this provision may, in the form and manner prescribed by the Department of Cannabis Control, submit an application for grant funds up to the amount specified in this provision. The Department of Cannabis Control shall review and approve applications based on factors including, but not limited to, the following:
(1)The local jurisdiction is an eligible local jurisdiction.
(2)The local jurisdiction’s proposed budget does not exceed the amount for which they are eligible.
(3)The local jurisdiction has developed and submitted an annual plan on how they will use the funds that is consistent with the allowable uses in Provisions 4 and 5, and complies with any applicable guidelines issued by the Department of Cannabis Control.
(4)The local jurisdiction’s annual plan specifies how the jurisdiction intends to address the provisional licensee environmental compliance requirements necessary to transition provisional licensees to annual licenses, and contains specific criteria that will allow the state to determine whether the jurisdiction has made measurable progress toward these goals as determined by the Department of Cannabis Control.
(e)The Department of Cannabis Control may deny applications from jurisdictions that do not meet the requirements or intent of the program.
4.An eligible local jurisdiction that receives a grant pursuant to Provision 3 shall use the grant funds for one or more of the following uses:
(a)Local government review, technical support, and certification for application requirements.
(b)Local government or other professional preparation of environmental documents in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act for permits, licenses, or other authorizations to engage in commercial cannabis activity.
(c)Mitigation measures related to environmental compliance, including water conservation and protection measures.
(d)Other uses that further the intent of the program as determined by the Department of Cannabis Control.
5.An eligible local jurisdiction that receives a grant pursuant to Provision 3 shall not use the grant funds for any of the following:
(a)Costs of fees related to litigation.
(b)Payment of fines or other penalties incurred for violations of environmental laws and regulations.
(c)State or local commercial cannabis license or application fees, excluding fees related to California Environmental Quality Act compliance and review.
(d)Supplanting existing cannabis-related funding.
(e)Other prohibited uses as determined by the Department of Cannabis Control.
6.The Department of Cannabis Control may recapture funds disbursed pursuant to Provision 3 under the following circumstances:
(a)Funds are not expended by the date established by the Department of Cannabis Control.
(b)Funds are used for an ineligible purpose.
(c)The use of funds does not comply with the budget or annual plan submitted to, and approved by, the Department of Cannabis Control.
(d)The local jurisdiction has failed to demonstrate progress toward addressing provisional licensee environmental compliance requirements necessary to attain annual licensure, as measured by the specific criteria provided in the annual plan.
7.Funds not originally distributed, and funds recaptured, by the Department of Cannabis Control may be redistributed by the Department of Cannabis Control to any local jurisdiction with both a local cannabis licensing program and local equity program until June 30, 2025.
8.The Department of Cannabis Control may review, adopt, amend, and repeal guidelines to implement uniform standards, criteria, requirements. or forms that supplement or clarify the terms, references, or standards set forth in this item. In administering the grant program in this item, the Department of Cannabis Control shall not be subject to the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code).
9.Any remaining amounts of funding allocated to local jurisdictions pursuant to Provisions 3 and 7, which are not expended by June 30, 2025, pursuant to each local jurisdiction’s annual plan approved by the Department of Cannabis Control, shall revert to, and be paid and deposited in, the General Fund.
10.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for support or local assistance and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.
11.Commencing January 1, 2023, and annually until January 1, 2026, the State Auditor shall conduct a performance audit of the local jurisdictions receiving funds pursuant to the Local Jurisdiction Assistance Grant Program described in this item.

SEC. 54.

 Item 2240-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2240-001-0001—For support of Department of Housing and Community Development ........................
53,592,000
Schedule:
(1)
1660-Codes and Standards Program ........................
1,875,000
(2)
1665-Financial Assistance Program ........................
36,655,000
(3)
1670-Housing Policy Development Program ........................
15,920,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 1660-Codes and Standards Program ........................
−858,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount available in Schedule (3), $1,440,000 shall be made available for payment of legal services provided by the Department of Justice.
2.
Of the amount available in Schedule (2), 30,000,000 $30,000,000 shall be expended for deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies for the Office of Migrant Services (Chapter 8.5 (commencing with Section 50710) of Part 2 of Division 31 of the Health and Safety Code). Notwithstanding Section 16304.1 of the Government Code, funds appropriated in this item for deferred maintenance projects shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and for liquidation of encumbrance until June 30, 2024.
3.
Any amounts transferred to Schedule (2) of this item pursuant to Provision 2 of Item 2240-105-0001 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, and for liquidation of encumbrances until June 30, 2026.
4.
Any amounts transferred to Schedule (2) of this item pursuant to Provision 3 of Item 2240-101-0001 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and for liquidation of encumbrances until June 30, 2024.
5.The amount appropriated in Schedule (3) may be augmented up to a maximum of $2,876,000 for project activities related to the Housing Law Assistance Project upon approval by the Department of Finance, in consultation with the Department of Technology (CDT). The approval is contingent upon CDT approval of the appropriate Project Approval Lifecycle documents.

SEC. 55.

 Item 2240-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2240-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Housing and Community Development ........................

5,629,000
255,629,000
Schedule:
(1)
1665-Financial Assistance Program ........................

5,629,000
255,629,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $250,000,000 shall be disbursed through the Multifamily Housing Program to be used for the acquisition, conversion, rehabilitation, and operating subsidies for hotels, motels, and other properties to provide housing for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or who are at risk of homelessness.
2.The amount identified in Provision 1 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and for liquidation of encumbrance until June 30, 2024.
3.Upon order of the Department of Finance, up to 5 percent of the amount identified in Provision 1 may be transferred to Schedule (2) of Item 2240-001-0001 for the costs to administer this program. Any amount transferred to this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 56.

 Item 2240-102-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2240-102-0001—For local assistance, Department of Housing and Community Development ........................

8,000,000
17,200,000
Schedule:
(1)
1665-Financial Assistance Program ........................

8,000,000
17,200,000
Provisions:
1.(a)

Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $8,000,000 shall be allocated to counties for the purpose of housing stability to help young adults 18 to 25 years of age secure and maintain housing, with priority given to young adults formerly in the foster care system and probation.

1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $8,000,000 shall be allocated to counties for the purpose of housing stability to help young adults 18 to 25 years of age secure and maintain housing, with priority given to young adults formerly in the foster care system and probation.

SEC. 57.

 Item 2240-106-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2240-106-0001—For local assistance, Department of Housing and Community Development ........................

975,000,000
755,000,000
Schedule:
(1)1665-Financial Assistance Program ........................
725,000,000
655,000,000
(2)1670-Housing Policy Development Program
250,000,000
100,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $100,000,000 $50,000,000 is available for the Joe Serna Jr., Farmworker Housing Grant Program for farmworker housing.
2.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $50,000,000 is available for the Golden State Acquisition Fund.
3.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $30,000,000 is available to provide emergency housing, develop quality affordable housing, and construct necessary infrastructure to relocate residents of Oasis Mobile Home Park in Riverside County.
4.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $500,000,000 is available for foreclosure prevention and preservation and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure and for liquidation until June 30, 2027. Upon order of the Department of Finance, up to 5 percent of the funds made available pursuant to this provision may be transferred to Schedule (2) of Item 2240-001-0001 for administration and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure and for liquidation until June 30, 2027.
5.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $30,000,000 is available for regional housing authorities and trusts. $10,000,000 is available for a pilot program for grants to local governments to incentivize conversion of idle commercial property to affordable housing.
6.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $15,000,000 is available for the Dolores Huerta Peace and Justice Cultural Center.
7.(a)The amount appropriated in Schedule (2) is available for planning and implementation grants. Upon order of the Department of Finance, up to 5 percent of the funds made available pursuant to this provision may be transferred to Schedule (3) of Item 2240-001-0001 for administration.
(b)The amount appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure and for liquidation until June 30, 2024. Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize an extension of the liquidation period if it is determined that an extension is needed to facilitate a project’s completion.

SEC. 58.

 Item 2240-111-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2240-111-0001—For transfer by the Controller, upon order of the Department of Finance, to the Self-Help Housing Fund ........................

45,000,000
145,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, funding appropriated in this item shall be trasnferred of the amount appropriated in this item, $45,000,000 shall be transferred to the California Housing Finance Agency, to be used to finance low- and moderate-income housing.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount appropriated in this item, $100,000,000 shall be transferred to the California Housing Finance Agency, to be used for homebuyer assistance.

SEC. 59.

 Item 2240-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

2240-162-8506—For transfer by the Controller, upon order of the Department of Finance, from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 to the Self-Help Housing Fund

100,000,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, funding appropriated in this item shall be transferred to the California Housing Finance Agency, to be used for homebuyer assistance.

SEC. 60.

 Item 2660-002-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-002-0001—For support of Department of Transportation ........................

2,000,000
1,500,000
Schedule:
(1)1835020-Local Assistance ........................
2,000,000
1,500,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 2660-102-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.Funds appropriated in this item shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.

SEC. 61.

 Item 2660-030-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-030-0001—For support of Department of Transportation ........................

146,109,000
374,997,000
Schedule:
(1)1835010-Capital Outlay Support ........................
219,000
4,414,000
(2)1835020-Local Assistance ........................
1,000
4,238,000
(3)1835029-Program Development ........................
1,000
219,000
(4)1835038-Legal ........................
159,000
1,663,000
(5)1835047-Operations ........................
1,000
4,383,000
(6)1835056-Maintenance ........................
145,725,000
356,510,000
(7)1840019-State and Federal Mass Transit ........................
1,000
773,000
(8)1840028-Intercity Rail Passenger Program ........................ 1,000
(9)1845013-Statewide Planning ........................
1,000
2,796,000
(10)1850010-Equipment Service Program ........................
4,118,000
5,678,000
(11)1850019-Equipment Service Program—Distributed ........................
−4,118,000
−5,678,000
(12)9900100-Administration ........................
1,916,000
6,577,000
(13)9900200-Administration—Distributed ........................
−1,916,000
−6,577,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred intraschedule or to Item 2660-130-0001 or 2660-330-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.

SEC. 62.

 Item 2660-102-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-102-0001—For local assistance, Department of Transportation ........................

198,000,000
148,500,000
Schedule:
(1)1835020-Local Assistance ........................
198,000,000
148,500,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $173,000,000 shall be for grants to local agencies for the development and implementation of projects that are intended to adapt to the changing climate to ensure that the local agency streets and roads are safe. These funds shall be available for allocation by the California Transportation Commission until June 30, 2024, and available for liquidation until June 30, 2027.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $25,000,000 shall be for climate adaptation planning grants to local agencies consistent with the Department of Transportation Adaptation Planning Grant Program. These funds shall be available for allocation by the California Transportation Commission until June 30, 2024, and available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027.
3.Funds appropriated in this item shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.

SEC. 63.

 Item 2660-108-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-108-0001—For local assistance, Department of Transportation, Active Transportation Program (ATP) ........................
499,999,000
Schedule:
(1)1835020-Local Assistance ........................ 499,999,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027. not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 2660-308-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.

SEC. 64.

 Item 2660-130-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-130-0001—For local assistance, Department of Transportation ........................

2,000
100,001,000
Schedule:
(1)1835020-Local Assistance ........................
1,000
100,000,000
(2)1840019-State and Federal Mass Transit ........................ 1,000
Provisions:
1.Funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred intraschedule or to Item 2660-030-0001 or 2660-330-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.

SEC. 65.

 Item 2660-302-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-302-0001—For capital outlay, Department of Transportation, non-State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) ........................

200,000,000
150,000,000
Schedule:
(1)1835019-Capital Outlay Projects ........................
200,000,000
150,000,000
(a)State Highway Operation and Protection Program ........................
(200,000,000)
(150,000,000)
Provisions:
1.These funds shall be available for allocation by the California Transportation Commission until June 30, 2024, and for liquidation until June 20, 2027.
2.Funds appropriated in this item shall be used for the development and implementation of projects intended to adapt to the changing climate to ensure that the state highway system is safe for the traveling public.
3.Projects funded by this item shall be consistent with the Department of Transportation’s most recently published “Adaptation Priorities Report.”
4.Funds appropriated in this item shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.

SEC. 66.

 Item 2660-308-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2660-308-0001—For capital outlay, Department of Transportation, Active Transportation Program (ATP) ........................
1,000
Schedule:
(1)1835019-Capital Outlay Projects ........................ 1,000
Provisions:
1.Funds approporiated in this item shall be available for encumbrance and liquidation until June 30, 2027. appropriated in this item shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021. If no such legislation is enacted by October 10, 2021, all funds appropriated in this item shall revert to the General Fund on October 11, 2021.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 2660-108-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.

SEC. 67.

 Item 2720-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2720-001-0001—For support of Department of the California Highway Patrol ........................

10,925,000
16,476,000
Schedule:
(1)
2050-Traffic Management ........................

10,925,000
16,476,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), up to $925,000 shall be used for the California Cybersecurity Integration Center.
2.
Information sharing by the California Cybersecurity Integration Center shall be conducted in a manner that protects the privacy and civil liberties of individuals, safeguards sensitive information, preserves business confidentiality, and enables public officials to detect, investigate, respond to, and prevent cyberattacks that threaten public health and safety, economic stability, and national security.
3.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
4.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $5,551,000 shall be used to convene a regional property crimes task force.

SEC. 68.

 Item 2740-001-0044 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
2740-001-0044—For support of Department of Motor Vehicles, payable from the Motor Vehicle Account, State Transportation Fund ........................

1,179,821,000
1,234,181,000
Schedule:
(1)
2130-Vehicle/Vessel Identification and Compliance ........................

635,527,000
661,426,000
(2)
2135-Driver Licensing and Personal Identification ........................

348,823,000
368,952,000
(3)
2140-Driver Safety ........................

151,245,000
157,078,000
(4)
2145-Occupational Licensing and Investigative Services ........................

64,664,000
67,163,000
(5)
9900100-Administration ........................

121,315,000
126,043,000
(6)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................

−121,315,000
−126,043,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 2130-Vehicle/Vessel Identification and Compliance ........................
−17,575,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 2135-Driver Licensing and Personal Identification ........................
−2,201,000
(9)
Reimbursements to 2140-Driver Safety ........................
−562,000
(10)
Reimbursements to 2145-Occupational Licensing and Investigative Services ........................
−100,000
Provisions:
1.
If additional resources are needed to meet REAL ID workload demands beyond the level provided for in this appropriation, the Director of Finance may augment the amount appropriated in this item by submitting a request by the Director of the Department of Motor Vehicles for additional resources. The request must justify the additional resources requested and demonstrate how and by what amount of time the level of resources requested will reduce or prevent wait times or will increase the amount of REAL ID transactions that can be processed statewide. The request must also provide an update on the status of the resources provided pursuant to this appropriation and their impact on statewide field office wait times or REAL ID transactions. The requested augmentation is intended to reduce or prevent long wait times or increase REAL ID transactions at impacted field offices and shall be limited to that purpose, including, but not limited to, additional field office staff, business process redesign, and expanded service hours. The request will also provide an updated forecast of the Motor Vehicle Account fund condition that reflects the impact of this request. The Director of Finance shall not approve any augmentation unless the approval is made in writing and filed with the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations not later than 30 days prior to the effective date of the approval, or prior to whatever lesser date of approval, or prior to whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine.
2.The Department of Finance may augment this item up to a maximum of $5,977,000 for the State-to-State Project. This augmentation shall not occur until the Department of Technology approves the appropriate project approval lifecycle documents.
3.The Department of Motor Vehicles shall notify the Legislature when either the occupational licensing component or the vehicle registration component of the Digital eXperience Platform project reach the “Extended Support” phase, and shall, as part of this notification, provide a high-level project update, including fiscal forecast.
4.As part of the 2023-24 budget, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall provide an update on the Digital eXperience Platform project implementation, including current status, projected project delivery timeline, and fiscal forecast, as well as identified risks and lessons learned.
5.Upon requesting additional future expenditure authority for the Digital eXperience Platform project, the Department of Motor Vehicles shall provide the Legislature with the project’s current status, projected timeline, fiscal forecast, and lessons learned to date.

SEC. 69.

 Item 2740-004-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
2740-004-0001—For support of Department of Motor Vehicles ........................
10,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2130-Vehicle/Vessel Identification and Compliance ........................ 10,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 is for the Department of Motor Vehicles to develop a mobile driver license.

SEC. 70.

 Item 3125-301-0005 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3125-301-0005—For capital outlay, California Tahoe Conservancy, payable from the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Fund ........................
350,000
Schedule:
(1)0008958-Van Sickle Barn Remediation ........................ 350,000
(a)Preliminary plansMinor projects ........................
88,000
350,000
(b)Working drawings37,000
(c)Construction225,000

SEC. 71.

 Item 3125-301-6029 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3125-301-6029—For capital outlay, California Tahoe Conservancy, payable from the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund ........................
415,000
Schedule:
(1)
0001390-Minor Capital Outlay ........................
246,000
(a)
Minor projects ........................
246,000
(2)0008958-Van Sickle Barn Remediation ........................ 169,000
(a)ConstructionMinor projects ........................ 169,000

SEC. 72.

 Item 3340-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3340-001-0001—For support of California Conservation Corps ........................
73,701,000
Schedule:
(1)
2360-Training and Work Program ........................
73,701,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $2,725,000 shall be available for use by the California Conservation Corps to respond to natural disasters and other emergencies, including the fighting of forest fires.
2.
Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Director of Finance, this item may be augmented as necessary to fund costs for personal service contracts, or other personal costs outside of standard civil service compensation, that are the result of increasing the state’s minimum wage in accordance with Chapter 4 of the Statutes of 2016 (SB 3).
3.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
4.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $1,300,000 shall be expended to address critical maintenance projects at the Los Padres facility. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 73.

 Item 3355-001-0462 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3355-001-0462—For support of Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety, payable from the Public Utilities Commission Utilities Reimbursement Account ........................

18,001,000
15,979,000
Schedule:
(1)2370-Regulation of Energy Infrastructure Safety ........................
18,001,000
15,979,000

SEC. 74.

 Item 3360-001-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3360-001-0001—For support of State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission ........................
6,897,000
Schedule:
(1)2390010-Transportation Technology and Fuels ........................ 6,897,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission until June 30, 2024, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2026.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 3360-101-0001. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be used as follows:
(a)$300,000 shall be used for administrative costs to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of zero-emission drayage trucks.
(b)$300,000 shall be used for administrative costs to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of zero-emission transit buses.
(c)$150,000 shall be used for administrative costs to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of zero-emission school buses.
(d)$5,810,000 shall be used for administrative costs to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for zero-emission light-duty vehicles and medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
(e)$337,000 shall be used for administrative costs to support manufacturing grants to increase in-state manufacturing of zero-emission vehicles, zero-emission vehicle components, and zero-emission vehicle charging or refueling equipment.

SEC. 75.

 Item 3360-004-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3360-004-0001—For support of State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission ........................
400,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2390019-Research and Development ........................ 400,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be used to support the following:
(a)Long duration storage projects.
(b)Projects to produce, store, and transport green hydrogen and create a hydrogen power plant.
(c)Projects to decarbonize the industrial sector.
(d)The Food Production Investment Program.
2.The funds shall not be available for encumbrance or expenditure unless additional legislation specifying how the funds shall be allocated is enacted by October 10, 2021.
3.If the condition set forth in Provision 2 is satisfied, the funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission until June 30, 2024, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2028.

SEC. 76.

 Item 3360-006-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3360-006-0001—For support of State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission ........................
20,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2390028-Renewable Energy ........................ 20,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be used to support a grant program for local cities cities, counties, or cities and counties to establish online solar permitting.
1.5.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), up to $1,000,000 may be made available for administrative support costs.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission until June 30, 2023, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2027.

SEC. 77.

 Item 3360-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3360-101-0001—For local assistance, State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission ........................
778,103,000
Schedule:
(1)2390010-Transportation Technology and Fuels ........................ 778,103,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure by the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission until June 30, 2024, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2026.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred to Item 3360-001-0001 for administrative costs. These transfers shall require the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
3.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be used as follows:
(a)$84,700,000 shall be used to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of zero-emission drayage trucks. Up to $3,950,000 of this amount may be made available for administrative costs.
(b)$29,700,000 shall be used to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of zero-emission transit buses. Up to $1,200,000 of this amount may be made available for administrative costs.
(c)$19,850,000 shall be used to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of zero-emission school buses. Up to $850,000 of this amount may be made available for administrative costs.
(d)$25,000,000 shall be used to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for the deployment of the drayage truck pilot project.
(e)$494,190,000 shall be used to support charging and hydrogen refueling infrastructure for zero-emission light-duty vehicles and medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. Up to $19,190,000 of this amount may be made available for administrative costs.
(f)$124,663,000 shall be used to support manufacturing grants to increase in-state manufacturing of zero-emission vehicles, zero-emission vehicle components, and zero-emission vehicle charging or refueling equipment. Up to $5,913,000 of this amount may be made available for administrative costs.
(h)Of the amount appropriated in this item to support manufacturing grants, the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission shall not award more than $50,000,000 in ZEV manufacturing grants per awardee from Item 3360-101-0001. The commission shall report as part of the 2022–23 and 2023–24 fiscal year budgets on the progress of this program, including projects funded, the rationale for funding those projects, and projected project outcomes. The commission shall approve awards at a business meeting. Projects should be selected based on the following criteria:
(1)Likelihood that manufacturing activities would not have otherwise occurred in-state either in terms of the entity’s presence in CA or at the scale that may not otherwise be achieved without the manufacturing grant.
(2)Number and quality of direct and indirect jobs created.
(3)Economic impact to the state.
(4)Ability of the project to contribute to California’s goals of zero-emission transportation.
(i)The commission shall collect the following data from recipients of funding from this item:
(1)Number, type, date, and location of chargers or hydrogen refueling stations installed.
(2)Nameplate capacity of the installed equipment, in kW for chargers and kg/day for hydrogen.
(3)Number and type of outlets per charger.
(4)Location type, such as street, parking lot, hotel, restaurant, or multi-unit housing.
(5)Total cost per charger or refueling station, the subsidy from the commission per charger or refueling station, federal subsidy per charger or refueling station, utility subsidy per charger or refueling station, and privately funded share per charger or refueling station.
(6)Data on the chargers over a twelve month period, including:
(A)
Number of charging or refueling sessions.
(B)
Average session duration.
(C)
Average kWh or kg dispensed.
(D)
Average charger or refueling station downtime.

SEC. 78.

 Item 3540-001-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3540-001-3228—For support of Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
39,613,000
Schedule:
(1)2470-Resource Management ........................ 39,613,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used consistent with subdivision (a) of Section 45 of Chapter 626 of the Statutes of 2018 (Senate Bill 901 of the 2017–18 Regular Session).
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, not less than $5,000,000 shall be made available to the California Conservation Corps for fire prevention projects and activities in, or adjacent to, the state responsibility areas.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
4.The funds appropriated in this item shall be subject to the provisions of Section 15.14.

SEC. 79.

 Item 3540-003-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3540-003-3228—support of Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
35,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2470-Resource Management ........................ 35,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be used consistent with subdivision (b) of Section 45 of Chapter 626 of the Statutes of 2018 (Senate Bill 901 of the 2017–18 Regular Session).
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
3.The funds appropriated in this item shall be subject to the provisions of Section 15.14.

SEC. 80.

 Item 3540-006-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3540-006-0001—For support of Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ........................

616,400,000
604,203,000
Schedule:
(1)
2465-Fire Protection ........................

616,400,000
604,203,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for emergency fire suppression and detection costs and related emergency revegetation costs and may be used for these purposes to reimburse the main support appropriation (Item 3540-001-0001). The funds shall be used only for situations where budgeted Department of Forestry and Fire Protection initial attack forces are unable to cope with a wildland fire emergency, for additional fire detection capability and prepositioning of resources during periods of high fire risk, or to respond to valid requests for mutual aid by another government authority. The funds may also be used on a reimbursable basis for assistance-by-hire for fire emergencies.
2.
The Director of Forestry and Fire Protection shall provide quarterly reports on expenditures for emergency fire suppression and detection and related emergency revegetation activities to the Director of Finance, the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, and the fiscal and appropriate policy committees of each house of the Legislature. The Director of Finance may authorize expenditures in excess of the amount appropriated in this item by an amount necessary to fund emergency fire suppression and detection costs and related emergency revegetation costs. This authorization shall occur not sooner than 10 days after the receipt by the Legislature of the quarterly expenditure report from the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or not sooner than whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
3.
The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection is exempted from any applicable provision of law requiring competitive bidding or the supervision or approval of another department or agency of state government for the procurement of or contracting with vendors for exclusive use aviation aircraft, up to an aggregate annual contractual amount of $27,500,000, to meet emergency fire suppression operational needs as described in Provision 1 of this item. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the department shall include information regarding contracts executed under this authority within the quarterly reports specified in Provision 2 of this item.

SEC. 81.

 Item 3540-301-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3540-301-0001—For capital outlay, Department of Forestry and Fire Protection ........................
61,783,000
Schedule:
(1)
0000680-Minor Projects ........................
2,005,000
(a)
Minor projects ........................
2,005,000
(2)
0000176-Higgins Corner Fire Station: Replace Facility ........................
789,000
(a)
Preliminary plans ........................
789,000
(3)
0000186-Potrero Forest Fire Station: Replace Facility ........................
981,000
(a)
Working drawings ........................
981,000
(4)
0000971-Shasta Trinity Unit Headquarters/Northern Operations: Replace Facility ........................
4,689,000
(a)
Preliminary plans ........................
4,689,000
(5)
0001378-Butte Fire Center: Replace Facility ........................
2,745,000
(a)
Working drawings ........................
2,745,000
(6)
0001379-Temecula Fire Station: Relocate Facility ........................
595,000
(a)
Preliminary plans ........................
595,000
(7)
0001380-Macdoel Fire Station: Relocate Facility ........................
796,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
210,000
(b)
Preliminary plans ........................
586,000
(8)
0003211-Prado Helitack Base: Replace Facility ........................
1,510,000
(a)
Working drawings ........................
1,510,000
(9)
0003213-Alhambra Valley Fire Station: Relocate Facility ........................
2,500,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
2,500,000
(10)
0005014-Elsinore Fire Station: Relocate Facility ........................
1,800,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
1,800,000
(11)
0005016-Humboldt-Del Norte Unit Headquarters: Relocate Facility ........................
1,860,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
1,860,000
(12)
0005020-Hemet Ryan Air Attack Base: Replace Facility ........................
1,931,000
(a)
Working drawings ........................
1,931,000
(13)
0005023-Growlersburg Conservation Camp: Replace Facility ........................
3,050,000
(a)
Working Drawings ........................
3,050,000
(14)
0005032-Hollister Air Attack Bear Valley Fire Station/Helitack Base/Bear Valley Helitack Base: Relocate Facility ........................
12,150,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
12,150,000
(15)
0005192-Fresno Air Attack Base: Infrastructure Improvements ........................
3,217,000
(a)
Construction ........................
3,217,000
(16)
0005193-Ramona Air Attack Base: Infrastructure Improvements ........................
4,947,000
(a)
Construction ........................
4,947,000
(17)
0006679-Intermountain Conservation Camp: Replace Facility ........................
600,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
600,000
(18)
0006681-Howard Forest Helitack Base: Replace Facility ........................
1,778,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
550,000
(b)Preliminary Plans ........................ 1,228,000
(19)
0006682-Kneeland Helitack Base: Relocate Facility ........................
2,078,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
850,000
(b)Preliminary Plans ........................ 1,228,000
(20)
0008423-Alma Helitack Base: Replace Facility ........................
5,000,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
5,000,000
(21)
0008424-Boggs Mountain Helitack Base: Relocate Facility ........................
2,000,000
(a)
Acquisition ........................
2,000,000
(22)0006680-Lake/Napa Unit Auto Shop and Warehouse: Replace Facility ........................ 1,102,000
(a)Working drawings ........................ 1,102,000
(23)0008988-Riverside Unit Headquarters: Relocate Facility ........................ 3,660,000
(a)Acquisition ........................ 3,660,000

SEC. 82.

 Item 3540-494 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3540-494—Reappropriation, Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The amounts specified in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes provided for in those appropriations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024:
0001—General Fund
(1)Up to $766,000 in Item 3540-001-0001, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), for Fire Protection
(2)Provision 9 of Item 3540-001-0001, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Items 3540-492 and 3540-494, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), for Fire Protection.

SEC. 83.

 Item 3560-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3560-162-8506—For local assistance, State Lands Commission, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
250,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2565-Land Management ........................ 250,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item is to be allocated to California ports impacted by the COVID-19 state of emergency, as proclaimed on March 4, 2020.
1.The State Lands Commission shall allocate the funding in this item to the state’s public ports based on their revenue losses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

SEC. 84.

 Item 3600-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3600-001-0001—For support of Department of Fish and Wildlife ........................

154,030,000
142,360,000
Schedule:
(1)
2590-Biodiversity Conservation Program ........................

92,888,000
84,241,000
(2)
2595-Hunting, Fishing, and Public Use Program ........................
14,956,000
(3)
2600-Management of Department Lands and Facilities ........................

3,620,000
2,100,000
(4)
2605-Enforcement ........................

41,045,000
39,542,000
(5)
2610-Communications, Education and Outreach ........................
368,000
(6)
2615-Spill Prevention and Response ........................
330,000
(7)
2620-Fish and Game Commission ........................
823,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount provided in Schedule (1), $1,090,000 is available to negotiate, complete, and implement voluntary agreements in tributaries to the Sacramento River, the San Joaquin River, and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. These funds shall be used exclusively to directly enhance or improve public benefits and public trust resources.
2.
Upon approval of the Director of Finance, funds appropriated in this item may be transferred between schedules.
3.By October 1 of each year, beginning in 2021 and ending in 2026, the department shall submit to the fiscal committees of the Legislature and the Legislative Analyst’s Office a report summarizing outcomes of its Cutting the Green Initiative. The report shall include information related to the results of this initiative, beginning with the baseline year of 2020–21 and for each fiscal year thereafter, including: (1) a list and description of the restoration projects initiated, (2) average restoration permit processing times, (3) the number of restoration permits granted, issued, (4) specific strategies and changes implemented as part of the initiative, (5) lessons learned to improve ongoing permitting processes and restoration work, and (6) counties and watersheds in which the department has focused related efforts.

SEC. 85.

 Item 3600-001-0005 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3600-001-0005—For support of Department of Fish and Wildlife, payable from the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air and Coastal Protection Bond Fund ........................
3,340,000
Schedule:
(1)
2600-Management of Department Lands and Facilities ........................
3,340,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023. 2022.

SEC. 86.

 Item 3600-002-0140 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3600-002-0140—For support of Department of Fish and Wildlife, payable from the California Environmental License Plate Fund ........................

4,120,000
5,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2590-Biodiversity Conservation Program2605-Enforcement ........................
4,120,000
5,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, and for liquidation until June 30, 2028.

SEC. 87.

 Item 3600-006-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3600-006-0001—For support of Department of Fish and Wildlife ........................

15,000,000
65,520,000
Schedule:
(0.5)2590-Biodiversity Conservation Program ........................ 25,670,000
(1)2600-Management of Department Lands and Facilities ........................
15,000,000
32,900,000
(2)2605-Enforcement ........................ 6,950,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $2,000,000 shall be provided to the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains to assist in the recovery of the federally endangered southern steelhead trout (Onchorhynchus mykiss) found in the Santa Monica Mountains with habitat restoration, genetic preservation, and hatcheries.

SEC. 88.

 Item 3600-007-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3600-007-0001—For support of Department of Fish and Wildlife ........................

18,795,000
78,045,000
Schedule:
(1)2590-Biodiversity Conservation Program ........................
18,795,000
67,930,000
(2)2600-Management of Department Lands and Facilities ........................ 7,600,000
(3)2605-Enforcement ........................ 2,515,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, and for liquidation until June 30, 2028.

SEC. 89.

 Item 3640-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3640-101-0001—For local assistance, Wildlife Conservation Board ........................
65,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2710-Wildlife Conservation Board ........................ 65,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $12,500,000 shall be provided for the removal of dams to preserve the federally endangered southern steelhead trout and to restore the natural watershed that is part of a project with the Department of Parks and Recreation with a federal cost share.
3.With the exception of the funding described in Provision 2, all funds appropriated in this item shall be prioritized to address drought impacts on fish and wildlife.
4.Up to 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 90.

 Item 3640-103-6088 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3640-103-6088—For local assistance, Wildlife Conservation Board, payable from the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund ........................
26,750,000
Schedule:
(1)
2710-Wildlife Conservation Board ........................
26,750,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure for capital outlay or local assistance until June 30, 2023. 2025.
2.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for the following: (a) $8,500,000 shall be available for Pacific Flyway habitat protection and restoration, consistent with subdivision (c) of Section 80132 of the Public Resources Code; (b) $2,750,000 shall be available for wildlife and fish passage consistent with subdivision (e) of Section 80132 of the Public Resources Code; and (c) $15,500,000 shall be available for the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountains consistent with subdivision (f) of Section 80132 of the Public Resources Code.
3.The funds appropriated in this item are provided in accordance with the provisions of the Wildlife Conservation Law of 1947 (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1300) of Division 2 of the Fish and Game Code) and, therefore, shall not be subject to State Public Works Board review.

SEC. 91.

 Item 3720-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3720-001-0001—For support of California Coastal Commission ........................
22,933,000
Schedule:
(1)
2730-Coastal Management Program ........................
26,138,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 2730-Coastal Management Program ........................
−3,205,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $1,000,000 shall be available for state operations for sea level grants and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026.

SEC. 92.

 Item 3720-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3720-101-0001—For local assistance, California Coastal Commission ........................

30,000,000
40,000,000
Schedule:
(1)2730-Coastal Management Program ........................
30,000,000
40,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for support or local assistance and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026.

SEC. 93.

 Item 3780-001-0140 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3780-001-0140—For support of Native American Heritage Commission, payable from the California Environmental License Plate Fund ........................

450,000
565,000
Schedule:
(1)
2830-Native American Heritage ........................

450,000
565,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding Section 21190 of the Public Resources Code, the amounts appropriated in this item shall be available to support activities related to the Truth and Healing Council.

SEC. 94.

 Item 3790-001-0140 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-001-0140—For support of Department of Parks and Recreation, payable from the California Environmental License Plate Fund ........................

40,000
3,160,000
Schedule:
(1)
2840-Support of the Department of Parks and Recreation ........................

40,000
3,160,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,120,000 shall be available for the K-12 Access Expansion.

SEC. 95.

 Item 3790-002-0005 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-002-0005—For support of Department of Parks and Recreation, payable from the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Fund ........................
807,000
Schedule:
(1)
2840-Support of the Department of Parks and Recreation ........................
807,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for bond administration and closeout and shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2025.

SEC. 96.

 Item 3790-004-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-004-0001—For support of Department of Parks and Recreation ........................

225,000,000
234,100,000
Schedule:
(1)
2840-Support of the Department of Parks and Recreation ........................

225,000,000
234,100,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available in the following amounts and for the following purposes:
(a)$185,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. No later than September 30, 2021, the Department of Parks and Recreation shall provide a list of deferred maintenance projects to be undertaken, a description of each of the projects, and the estimated cost of each of the projects to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. To the extent possible, the department shall contract with the California Corps or Local Conservation Corps to support deferred maintenance activities.
(b)$30,000,000 shall be available for support, local assistance, or capital outlay for the rehabilitation of the Sacramento railyards.
(c)$10,000,000 shall be available to address repairs related to the Woolsey Wildfire.
(d)$5,600,000 shall be available to support California State Park Adventures Pilot Program.
(e)$3,000,000 shall be available to support California State Library Partnership Pilot Program .
(f)$500,000 shall be available to support the Golden Bear Pass program.
2.The funds appropriated in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 97.

 Item 3790-012-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

3790-012-0001—For transfer by the Controller, upon order of the Department of Finance, to the Off-Highway Vehicle Trust Fund

9,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $9,000,000 shall be available to the Department of Parks and Recreation contingent upon the passage of a bill providing for appropriations related to the budget bill during the 2021–22 Regular Session that limits the use of the Alameda-Tesla Expansion Area to conservation and nonmotorized recreation.

SEC. 98.

 Item 3790-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Parks and Recreation ........................

168,000,000
223,000,000
Schedule:
(1)
2855047-Local Grants ........................
3,000,000
(2)2855036-Recreational Grants ........................
165,000,000
220,000,000
Provisions:
1.
The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be available for the following:
(a)
$3,000,000 shall be available for a grant to the California Museum.
2.The funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be available for the following:
(a)$100,000,000 $155,000,000 shall be available for the Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program.
(b)$25,000,000 shall be available for the India Basin project.
(c)$40,000,000 shall be available for the Outdoor Equity Grants Program.
3.Not more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2) may be used for administrative costs of the programs described in Provision 2.
4.Notwithstanding any other law, the amount appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 99.

 Item 3790-490 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-490—Reappropriation, Department of Parks and Recreation. The amounts specified in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes provided for in those appropriations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022:
0001—​General Fund
(1)Up to $9,251,000 of the unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-003-0001, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3790-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(2)Up to $1,800,000 of the unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-001-0001, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(3)Up to $1,700,000 $3,748,000 of the unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-001-0001, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(4)Up to $2,048,000 of the unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-001-0001, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
0392—State Parks and Recreation Fund
(1)The unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-002-0392, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(2)Up to $35,600,000 of the unencumbered balance related to Provision 3 of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-001-0392, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
3001—​Public Beach Restoration Fund
(1)
The unencumbered balance of subdivision (a) of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-101-3001, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), as reappropriated by Item 3790-492, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(2)
The unencumbered balance of subdivision (c) of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-101-3001, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3790-490, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(3)
The unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) and (2) of Item 3790-101-3001, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
8072—California State Park Enterprise Fund
(1)Up to $4,116,000 of the unencumbered balance of Item 3790-001-8072, Budget Act of 2012 (Chs. 21 and 29, Stats. 2019) 2012)
8076—State Parks Protection Fund
(1)Up to $519,000 of the unencumbered balance of Schedule (1) of Item 3790-004-8076, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)

SEC. 100.

 Item 3790-491 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-491—Reappropriation, Department of Parks and Recreation. The amounts specified in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes provided for in those appropriations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022.
0001—General Fund
(1)Item 3790-301-0001, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(1)0005276-Fort Ross SHP: Visitor and Educational Improvements
(a)Up to $3,992,000 for preliminary plans
0005—Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Fund
(1)Item 3790-301-0005, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)0004005-Fort Ross SHP: Cultural Trail Center
(a)Up to $537,000 for preliminary plans
(b)Up to $315,000 for working drawings
0263—Off-Highway Vehicle Trust Fund
(1)Item 3790-301-0263, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $1,086,000 for project 0000695-Heber Dunes SVRA: Water System Upgrades-Working drawings and construction
(2)Item 3790-301-0263, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $298,000 for project 0000914-Prairie City SVRA: Initial Erosion Control
(a)Working drawings
(2)Up to $146,000 for project 0001452-Oceano Dunes SVRA: Grand Avenue Lifeguard Tower
(a)Working drawings
(3)Up to $136,000 for project 0001453-Pismo SB: Entrance Kiosk Replacement
(a)Working drawings
(4)Up to $109,000 for project 0001454-Ocotillo Wells SVRA: Holmes Camp Water System Upgrade
(a)Working drawings
(6)Up to $105,000 for project 0003192-Ocotillo Wells SVRA: Auto Shop Addition
(b)Working drawings
(3)Item 3790-301-0263, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(2)Up to $1,186,000 for project 0001454-Ocotillo Wells SVRA: Holmes Camp Water System Upgrade
(a)Construction
(5)Up to $97,000 for project 0003194-Oceano Dunes SVRA: Le Sage Bridge Replacement
(a)Working drawings
(6)Up to $6,617,000 for project 0000213-Carnegie SVRA: Road Reconstruction
(a)Construction
(8)Up to $1,367,000 for project 0000754-Hollister Hills SVRA: Waterline Expansion
(a)Working drawings
(b)Construction
0392—State Parks and Recreation Fund
(1)Item 3790-301-0392, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reverted by Item 3790-496, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(0.5)Up to $891,000 for project 0000700-McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial SP: Group Camp Development
(a)Working drawings
(b)Construction
(1.5)Reimbursements to 0000700-McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial SP: Group Camp Development
(a)Working drawings
(b)Construction
(2)Item 3790-301-0392, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(2)Up to $1,865,000 for project 0001450-Calaveras Big Trees: Caltrans Mitigation Campsite Relocation
(a)Construction
(b)Working drawings
(4)Reimbursements to 0001450-Calaveras Big Trees: Caltrans Mitigation Campsite Relocation
(a)Construction
(b)Working drawings
0952—State Park Contingent Fund
(1)Item 3790-301-0952, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $5,390,000 for project 0001449-Candlestick SRA: Yosemite Slough (North)-Public Use Improvements—Construction
(2)Item 3790-301-0952, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $190,000 for project 0002696-Pfeiffer Big Sur SP: Low-Cost Alternative Coastal Lodging
(a)Preliminary plans
(3)Item 3790-301-0952, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $178,000 for project 0002696-Pfeiffer Big Sur SP: Low-Cost Alternative Coastal Lodging
(b)Working drawings
6029—California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund
(1)Item 3790-301-6029, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), as reverted by Item 3790-496, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(1)Up to $403,000 for project 0000700-McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial SP: Group Camp Development
(a)Working drawings
(b)Construction
(2)Up to $3,328,000 for project 0003195-Los Angeles SHP: Soil Remediation
(c)Construction
(3)Up to $320,000 for project 0003196-R.H. Meyer Memorial SB: Parking Lot Expansion, Facility and Site Modifications
(a)Preliminary plans
(4)Item 3790-301-6029, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $181,000 for project 0003196-R.H. Meyer Memorial SB: Parking Lot Expansion, Facility and Site Modifications
(a)Working drawings
(2)Up to $2,506,000 for project 0004005-Fort Ross SHP: Cultural Trail Center
(a)Construction
(5)Up to $1,302,000 for project 0000765-McGrath SB: Campground Relocation and Wetlands Restoration
(a)Working drawings
6051—Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006
(1)Item 3790-301-6051, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), and as reverted by Item 3790-496, Budget Acts of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018) and 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(2)Up to $251,000 for project 0000227-MacKerricher SP: Replace Water Treatment System—Working drawings
(2)Item 3790-301-6051, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), and as reverted by Item 3790-496, Budget Acts of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018) and 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(4)Up to $219,000 for project 0000932-Topanga SP: Rehabilitate Trippet Ranch Parking Lot-Working drawings
(3)Item 3790-301-6051, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), and as reverted by Item 3790-496, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(1)Up to $3,202,000 for project 0000932-Topanga SP: Rehabilitate Tripped Trippet Ranch Parking Lot
(a)Construction
(2)Up to $91,000 for project 0001451-Lake Oroville SRA: Bidwell Canyon Gold Flat Campground
(a)Working drawings
(4)Up to $375,000 for project 0000696-Malibu Creek SP: New Stokes Creek Bridge
(a)Working drawings
(5)Up to $2,800,000 for project 0000239-South Yuba River SP: Historic Covered Bridge
(a)Construction
(5)Item 3790-301-6051, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(1)Up to $423,000 for project 0000699-Old Sacramento SHP: Boiler Shop Renovation
(a)Working drawings
(2)Up to $378,000 for project 0000912-El Capitan SB: Entrance Improvements
(b)Working drawings
(3)Up to $1,299,000 for project 0001451-Lake Oroville SRA: Bidwell Canyon Gold Flat Campground
(a)Construction
(7)Up to $233,000 for project 0000696-Malibu Creek SP: New Stokes Creek Bridge
(a)Working drawings
(8)Up to $235,000 for project 0000697-Torrey Pines SNR: Sewer and Utility Modernization
(b)Working drawings
(9)Up to $379,000 for project 0000915-Statewide: Minor Capital Outlay Program
(a)Minor projects
(10)Up to $763,000 for project 0001468-Statewide: VEP Minor Program
(a)Minor projects

SEC. 101.

 Item 3790-492 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-492—Reappropriation, Department of Parks and Recreation. Notwithstanding any other law, the period to liquidate encumbrances of the following citations is extended as specified:
0001—General Fund
(1)Up to $11,663,000 of the amount appropriated in Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-492 and Item 3790-493, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) in Program 2855047—Local Grants, until June 30, 2022.
(2)Up to $910,000 of the amount appropriated in Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-492 and Item 3790-493, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) in Program 2855047—Local Grants, until June 30, 2023.
0263—Off-Highway Vehicle Trust Fund
(1)Up to $36,000,000 of the amount appropriated in Item 3790-101-0263, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), until June 30, 2025.
6051—Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006
(1)Up to $3,449,000 of the amount appropriated in Item 3790-101-6051, Budget Act of 2009 (Ch. 1, 2009–10 3rd Ex. Sess., as revised by Ch. 1, 2009–10 4th Ex. Sess.), as reappropriated by Item 3790-490, Budget Act of 2012 (Chs. 21 and 29, Stats, 2012), as reappropriated by Item 3790-493, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018) in Program 80.25—Recreational Grants, until June 30, 2022.
(2)Up to $898,000 of the amount appropriated in Item 3790-102-6051, Budget Act of 2011 (Ch. 33, Stats. 2011), as reappropriated by Item 3790-493, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3790-492, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-493, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020) in Program 80.25—Recreational Grants, until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 102.

 Item 3790-493 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-493—Reappropriation, Department of Parks and Recreation. The amounts specified in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes provided for in those appropriations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure as specified below:
0001—General Fund
(1)Up to $640,000 of the amount appropriated in Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022.
(2)Up to $3,000,000 of the amount appropriated in subdivision (a) of Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) as reappropriated by Item 3790-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022.
(3)Up to $1,638,000 of the amount authorized by Provision 3 of Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) as reappropriated by Item 3790-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(4)Up to $1,000,000 of the amount authorized by Provision 2 of Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.
(5)Up to $20,000,000 of the amount authorized in subdivision (b) of Provision 1 of Item 3790-101-0001, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020) is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022, and liquidation until June 30, 2025.
0392—State Parks and Recreation Fund
(1)Up to $12,500,000 in Item 3790-001-0392, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3790-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018) and Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020) is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 103.

 Item 3790-498 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3790-498—Reversion, Department of Parks and Recreation. As of June 30, 2021, the balances specified below of the appropriations provided in the following citations shall revert to the fund balances of the funds from which the appropriations were made.
0005—​Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Fund
(1)
Item 3790-301-0005, Budget Act of 2014 (Chs. 25 and 663, Stats. 2014), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), and Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), $215,000 of the amount appropriated for Working Drawings. Construction.
(2)
Item 3790-301-0005, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), $4,417,000 of the amount appropriated for Construction.
6029—​California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund
(1)
Item 3790-301-6029, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(4)
$136,000 appropriated in Project 0000633-Statewide: SP System Acquisition—​ Acquisition
(6)
$37,000 appropriated in Project 0003197-Picacho SRA: Park Power System Upgrade—​Study
6051—​Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006
(1)
Item 3790-301-6051, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3790-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(4)
$22,000 appropriated for Project 0000220-Ford Ord Dunes SP: New Campground-Construction
(a)Construction
(5)
$3,619,000 appropriated for Project 0000235-Old Town San Diego SHP: Building Demolition-Construction
(a)Construction
(8)
$349,000 appropriated for Project 0000697-Torrey Pines SNR: Sewer and Utility Modernization
(a)Preliminary plans
(b)Working drawings
(9)
$26,000 appropriated for Project 0000915-Statewide: Minor Capital Outlay Program-Minor projects
(a)Minor projects

SEC. 104.

 Item 3810-490 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3810-490—Reappropriation, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy. The balances of the appropriations provided in the following citations are reappropriated for the purposes provided for in those appropriations and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure as specified below:
0005—​Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Fund
(1)
Item 3810-301-0005, Budget Act of 2014 (Chs. 25 and 663, Stats. 2014), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), until June 30, 2022
(2)
Item 3810-301-0005, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), until June 30, 2022
6029—​California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund
(0.5)

Item 3810-301-6031, Budget Act of 2014 (Chs. 25 and 663, Stats. 2014), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023

(1)
Item 3810-301-6029, Budget Act of 2014 (Chs. 25 and 663, Stats. 2014), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
6031—​Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Fund of 2002
(0.5)Item 3810-301-6031, Budget Act of 2014 (Chs. 25 and 663, Stats. 2014), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
(1)
Item 3810-301-6031, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
6051—​Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006
(1)
Item 3810-301-6051, Budget Act of 2013 (Chs. 20 and 354, Stats. 2013), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
(2)
Item 3810-301-6051, Budget Act of 2014 (Chs. 25 and 663, Stats. 2014), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
(3)
Item 3810-301-6051, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
6083—​Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Fund of 2014
(1)
Item 3810-101-6083, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
(2)
Item 3810-101-6083, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), until June 30, 2023
(3)
Item 3810-101-6083, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3810-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), until June 30, 2023

SEC. 105.

 Item 3840-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

3840-001-0001—For support of Delta Protection Commission

131,000
Schedule:
(1)3130-Delta Protection131,000

SEC. 106.

 Item 3840-001-0140 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3840-001-0140—For support of Delta Protection Commission, payable from the California Environmental License Plate Fund ........................

1,389,000
1,520,000
Schedule:
(1)
3130-Delta Protection ........................

1,569,000
1,700,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 3130-Delta Protection ........................
−180,000

SEC. 107.

 Item 3845-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

3845-001-0001—For support of San Diego River Conservancy

11,000
Schedule:
(1)3140-San Diego River Conservancy11,000

SEC. 108.

 Item 3845-001-0140 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3845-001-0140—For support of San Diego River Conservancy, payable from the California Environmental License Plate Fund ........................

394,000
405,000
Schedule:
(1)
3140-San Diego River Conservancy ........................

454,000
465,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 3140-San Diego River Conservancy ........................
−60,000

SEC. 109.

 Item 3860-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3860-001-0001—For support of Department of Water Resources ........................

150,008,000
488,008,000
Schedule:
(1)
3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................

73,465,000
138,565,000
(2)
3240-Implementation of the State Water Resources Development System ........................
581,000
(3)
3245-Public Safety and Prevention of Damage ........................

91,902,000
364,802,000
(4)
3250-Central Valley Flood Protection Board ........................
18,658,000
(5)
3255-Services ........................
7,225,000
(6)
9900100-Administration ........................
108,937,000
(7)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−108,937,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................
−16,185,000
(9)
Reimbursements to 3240-Implementation of the State Water Resources Development System ........................
−581,000
(10)
Reimbursements to 3245-Public Safety and Prevention of Damage ........................
−9,737,000
(11)
Reimbursements to 3250-Central Valley Flood Protection Board ........................
−8,095,000
(12)
Reimbursements to 3255-Services ........................
−7,225,000
Provisions:
1.
The amounts appropriated in this item may be transferred to the Water Resources Revolving Fund for direct expenditure in such amounts as needed to meet operational needs.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $101,000,000 for immediate drought support and $237,000,000 for deferred maintenance shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 110.

 Item 3860-001-6083 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3860-001-6083—For support of Department of Water Resources, payable from the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Fund of 2014 ........................

16,484,000
23,484,000
Schedule:
(1)
3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................

4,004,000
11,004,000
(2)
3245-Public Safety and Prevention of Damage ........................
12,480,000
Provisions:
1.
The amounts appropriated in this item may be transferred to the Water Resources Revolving Fund (0691) for direct expenditure in such amounts as needed to meet operational needs.

SEC. 111.

 Item 3860-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

3860-062-8506—For support, Department of Water Resources, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

237,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3245-Public Safety and Prevention of Damage237,000,000

SEC. 112.

 Item 3860-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3860-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Water Resources ........................
663,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan ........................ 560,000,000
(a)Small Community Drought Relief ........................ (200,000,000)
(b)Urban Community Drought Relief ........................ (100,000,000)
(c)Multibenefit Projects ........................ (200,000,000)
(d)Sustainable Groundwater Management Act Implementation ........................ (60,000,000)
(2)3240-Implementation of the State Water Resources Development System ........................ 100,000,000
(a)Water Conveyance Projects ........................ (100,000,000)
(3)3245-Public Safety and Prevention of Damage ........................ 3,000,000
(a)Immediate Drought Support ........................ (3,000,000)
Provisions:
1.The amounts appropriated in this item may be transferred to the Water Resources Revolving Fund for direct expenditure in such amounts as needed to meet operational needs.
2.The funds appropriated in Schedules (1)(a) and (1)(b) shall be available for local assistance or state operations. Funds appropriated in these schedules shall support multiple benefits, including water supply reliability, ecosystem, and groundwater management benefits.
3.The funds appropriated in Schedule (2)(a) shall be available upon a determination by the Director of Water Resources that there is an adequate nonstate cost share to match the state financial assistance made available pursuant to this schedule.
4.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1)(c) shall be available for grants for watershed management projects that provide multiple benefits including, but not limited to, improved integration of groundwater and surface water management, other water supply benefits, and ecosystem improvements. Projects shall enhance regional drought resilience and align with the goals and objectives of the integrated regional water management plan.
5.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1)(d) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
6.The funds appropriated in Schedules (1)(a), (1)(b), (1)(c), (2)(a), and (3)(a) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
7.The funds appropriated in Schedules (1)(a), (1)(b), and (1)(c) shall be available for, but are not limited to, public agencies, public utilities, special districts, colleges and universities, mutual water companies, nonprofit organizations, regional water management groups as defined in Section 10539 of the Water Code, federally recognized California Native American tribes, and non-federally recognized Native American tribes on the contact list maintained by the Native American Heritage Commission for the purposes of Chapter 905 of the Statutes of 2004.
8.Up to 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 113.

 Item 3860-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

3860-162-8506—For local assistance, Department of Water Resources, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

60,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3230-Continuing Formulation of the California Water Plan60,000,000

SEC. 114.

 Item 3860-495 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3860-495—Reversion, Department of Water Resources. As of June 30, 2021, the balances specified below, of the appropriations provided in the following citations shall revert to the balances in the funds from which the appropriations were made.
6026—Bay-Delta Multipurpose Water Management Subaccount
(1)$3,001,984 of Item 3860-001-6026, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018)
(2)$3,893,757 of Item 3860-001-6026, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(3)$1,530,057 of Item 3860-301-6026, Budget Act of 2009 (Ch. 1, 2009–10 3rd Ex. Sess., as revised by Ch. 1, 2009–10 4th Ex. Sess.), as reappropriated by Item 3860-492, Budget Act of 2012 (Chs. 21 and 29, Stats. 2012), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), as reappropriated by Item 3860-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
6051—​Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River, and Coastal Protection Fund of 2006
(1)
$120,753 of Item 3860-001-6051, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(2)
$193,724 of Item 3860-001-6051, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(3)
$152,200 of Item 3860-001-6051, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
6083—​Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Fund of 2014
(1)
$131,549 in Item 3860-001-6083, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as partially reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), as reappropriated by Item 3860-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(2)
$1,500,000 in Item 3860-101-6083, Budget Act of2015 of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015), as partially reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016) and Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3860-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Items 3860-490 and 3860-491, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020), and as reverted by Item 3860-495, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(3)$6,500,00 $6,500,000 in Item 3860-001-6083, Budget Act of 2016 (Ch. 23, Stats. 2016), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(4)$4,600,000 of Item 3860-301-6083, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019)
(5)$7,000,000 of Item 3860-111-6083, Budget Act of 2015 (Chs. 10 and 11, Stats. 2015) as reappropriated by Item 3860-493, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
6088—​California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access For All Fund
(1)
$193,967 in Item 3860-001-6088, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), and as reverted by Item 3860-495, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(2)$28,033 in Item 3860-001-6088, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(3)$4,000,000 in Item 3860-301-6088, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(4)$3,000,000 in Provision 3(d) of Item 3860-301-6088, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018)
9749—CalConserve Water Use Efficiency Revolving Fund
(1)
$7,000,000 of Section 21 of Chapter 27 of the Statutes of 2015, as reappropriated by Item 3860-491, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018), as reappropriated by Item 3860-490, Budget Act of 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)

SEC. 115.

 Item 3900-001-0115 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3900-001-0115—For support of State Air Resources Board, payable from the Air Pollution Control Fund ........................

78,489,000
79,489,000
Schedule:
(1)
3500-Mobile Source ........................
46,564,000
(2)
3505-Stationary Source ........................
30,801,000
(3)
3510-Climate Change ........................
1,124,000
(4)3530-Community Air Protection ........................ 1,000,000
Provisions:
1.
The amount appropriated in Schedule (1) and Schedule (2) includes revenues derived from the assessment of fines and penalties imposed as specified in Section 13332.18 of the Government Code.

SEC. 116.

 Item 3900-101-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3900-101-0001—For support of State Air Resources Board ........................
1,063,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3505-Stationary Source ........................ 180,000,000
(2)3510-Climate Change ........................ 883,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be granted to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to support incentives for alternatives to agricultural burning in the San Joaquin Valley required pursuant to the regulation to phase out burning adopted by the State Air Resources Board on February 25, 2021. Funds may be expended only for noncombustion incentives including, but not limited to, chipping, mulching, soil reincorporation, and composting, unless the board makes a finding in a public hearing, based on clear and convincing evidence, that such noncombustion alternatives are not available. No funding pursuant to this item may be provided to stationary sources.
2.The funds appropriated in schedule (2) shall be used as follows:
(a)$98,000,000 for clean trucks, buses, and off-road freight equipment including the Hybrid and Zero Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project, advanced technology freight demonstration and pilot commercial deployment projects. Any funds available for projects for ships at berth shall not be allocated for the purchase of fully automated cargo handling equipment. For the purposes of this provision, “fully automated” means equipment that is remotely operated or remotely monitored with or without the exercise of human intervention or control. This provision does not prohibit the use of the funds for a project that includes the purchase of human-operated zero emission equipment, human-operated near zero emission equipment, and infrastructure supporting that human-operated equipment. Furthermore, this provision does not prohibit the purchase of devices that support human-operated equipment, including equipment to evaluate the utilization and environmental benefits of that human-operated equipment.
(b)$75,000,000 for zero emission drayage trucks to be administered through the Hybrid and Zero Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.
(c)$40,000,000 for zero emission drayage trucks to fund additional applications received through the joint State Air Resources Board-State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission Zero Emission Drayage Truck and Infrastructure Pilot Project solicitation held between November 2020 and February 2021.
(d)$70,000,000 for zero emission transit buses to be administered through the Hybrid and Zero Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.
(e)$130,000,000 for zero emission school buses to be administered through the Hybrid and Zero Emission Truck and Voucher Incentive Project.
(f)$425,000,000 for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, as follows:
(1)Rebate programs funded through this subprovision shall not be limited solely to customers whose incomes are at or below 400 percent of the federal poverty level.
(2)These funds shall be prioritized for customers on the waitlist as of July 1, 2021.
(3)By January 1, 2022, the State Air Resources Board shall develop individual rebate levels that can phase down in increments based on cumulative sales levels, consistent with action 44258.4 of the Health and Safety Code. The rebate levels shall encourage the earliest adoption of zero emission vehicles, encourage a sustainable market, and seek to reach the state’s goal of 5 million zero emission vehicles by 2030. The rebate schedule shall not affect the low- and moderate-income rebate bonus.
(4)Of the funds described in this subprovision, $10,000,000 is available to establish the Electric Bicycle Incentives Project, no later than July 1, 2022, to provide financial incentives for purchasing electric bicycles. Up to 10 percent of the total funding for this purpose is available to support related programs such as safety education programs. Electric bicycles eligible for the incentives include, but are not limited to, those designed for people with disabilities; utility bicycles for carrying equipment or passengers, including children; and folding bicycles.
(5)As part of the budget for the 2023–24 fiscal year, the board shall report to the Legislature on the progress and outcomes of this program, including: (A) the number of rebates awarded, (B) the location of sales for which rebates were awarded, and (C) the estimated climate impact of the program, including estimated greenhouse gases abated.
(g)$45,000,000 for local air districts in severe or extreme nonattainment through the Carl Moyer Air Quality Standards Attainment Program (Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 44275) of Part 5 of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code) for the purchase of nondiesel medium- and heavy-duty vehicles emitting no more than 0.02g/bhp-hr NOx or lower, as certified by the State Air Resources Board, that replace diesel vehicles. Projects must make use of existing re-fueling infrastructure and self-certify that no new infrastructure will be needed to support their use. Projects must be completed by the end of the 2022–23 fiscal year, after which remaining monies may be used for the purchase of zero emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that replace diesel vehicles.
3.Not more than 5 percent of the amounts appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs. The funds in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 117.

 Item 3900-101-0115 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3900-101-0115—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the Air Pollution Control Fund ........................

247,000,000
333,453,000
Schedule:
(1)
3500-Mobile Source ........................
247,000,000
(2)3510-Climate Change ........................ 86,453,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the funds appropriated in this item shall be available for allocation to local air pollution control districts for implementation of the Carl Moyer Air Quality Standards Attainment Program.
2.The funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be used as follows:
(a)$86,453,000 shall be used for clean trucks, buses, and off-road equipment including the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project and advanced technology demonstration and pilot commercial deployment projects. These funds may be transferred to Schedule (1) for other existing low carbon transportation programs pursuant to the Low Carbon Transportation Investments and Air Quality Improvement public process, upon approval of the Department of Finance. Any funds available for projects for ships at berth shall not be allocated for the purchase of fully automated cargo handling equipment. For the purposes of this provision, “fully automated” means equipment that is remotely operated or remotely monitored with or without the exercise of human intervention or control. This provision does not prohibit the use of the funds for a project that includes the purchase of human-operated zero-emission equipment, human-operated near-zero-emission equipment, and infrastructure supporting that human-operated equipment. Furthermore, this provision does not prohibit the purchase of devices that support human-operated equipment, including equipment to evaluate the utilization and environmental benefits of that human-operated equipment. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2026.

SEC. 118.

 Item 3900-101-3228 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3900-101-3228—For local assistance, State Air Resources Board, payable from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund ........................
565,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3510-Climate Change ........................ 565,000,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024 and shall be used as follows:
(a)$100,000,000 shall be used for the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, as follows:
(1)Rebate programs funded through this subdivision shall not be limited solely to customers whose incomes are at or below 400 percent of the federal poverty level.
(2)These funds shall be prioritized for customers on the waitlist as of July 1, 2021.
(3)By January 1, 2022, the State Air Resources Board shall develop individual rebate levels that can phase down in increments based on cumulative sales levels, consistent with Section 44258.4 of the Health and Safety Code. The rebate levels shall encourage the earliest adoption of zero-emission vehicles, encourage a sustainable market, and seek to reach the state’s goal of 5 million zero-emission vehicles by 2030. The rebate schedule shall not affect the low- and moderate-income rebate bonus.
(4)As part of the budget for the 2023–24 fiscal year, the board shall report to the Legislature on the progress and outcomes of this program, including: (1) the number of rebates awarded, (2) the location of sales for which rebates were awarded, and (3) the estimated climate impact of the program, including estimated greenhouse gases abated.
(b)$315,000,000 shall be used for clean trucks, buses, and off-road freight equipment including the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project and advanced technology freight demonstration and pilot commercial deployment projects, with at least $25,000,000 for the Clean Off-Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project. Any funds available for projects for ships at berth shall not be allocated for the purchase of fully automated cargo handling equipment. For the purposes of this provision, “fully automated” means equipment that is remotely operated or remotely monitored with or without the exercise of human intervention or control. This provision does not prohibit the use of the funds for a project that includes the purchase of human-operated zero-emission equipment, human-operated near-zero-emission equipment, and infrastructure supporting that human-operated equipment. Furthermore, this provision does not prohibit the purchase of devices that support human-operated equipment, including equipment to evaluate the utilization and environmental benefits of that human-operated equipment.
(c)$150,000,000 shall be used for a suite of equity transportation programs established under the Charge Ahead California Initiative, including but not limited to the Clean Cars 4 All Program. A minimum of $75,000,000 annually shall be provided to the Clean Cars 4 All Program.

SEC. 119.

 Item 3900-492 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3900-492—Reappropriation, State Air Resources Board. Notwithstanding any other law, the period to liquidate encumbrances of the following citations are extended to June 30, 2023:
0115—​Air Pollution Control Fund
(1)
Item 3900-102-0115, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017)
3228—​Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund
(1)
Provisions 1, 2(a), 2(b), 2(d), and 3 of Item 3900-101-3228, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3900-490, Budget Acts of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) and 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020) 2017)
(2)Provision 3(b) of Item 3900-101-3228, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3900-490, Budget Acts of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019) and 2020 (Chs. 6 and 7, Stats. 2020)
(3)Provision 3(c) of Item 3900-101-3228, Budget Act of 2018 (Chs. 29 and 30, Stats. 2018)

SEC. 120.

 Item 3930-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3930-001-0001—For support of Department of Pesticide Regulation ........................

18,000,000
9,250,000
Schedule:
(1)
3540-Pesticide Programs ........................

18,000,000
9,250,000
Provisions:
1.When monitoring detects levels exceeding a health threshold, the Department of Pesticide Regulation shall take immediate action, including placing increased restrictions on use of the detected pesticide, requiring growers to adopt compulsory mitigation, and notifying the local community of the exceeded health threshold. The department shall also review monitoring data and identify those pesticides found routinely in the air near communities for reevaluation of the health risks to the most vulnerable populations, initiate analysis of the need for a toxic air contaminant listing, and continue to monitor for additional violations.
1.When ambient air monitoring detects levels exceeding a screening level or regulatory target, established by the Department of Pesticide Regulation, the department shall, in a timely fashion, investigate the cause of the screening level or regulatory target exceedance, determine if a violation of a pesticide use requirement caused the screening level or regulatory target exceedance or if additional mitigation measures may be necessary, notify the local community, continue to monitor for potential additional violations or screening level or regulatory target exceedances, and take appropriate action to address violations and mitigate potential exposures.
2.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $3,250,000 is available to fund pest management research grants and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
3.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $1,400,000 is available to fund pest management alliance grants and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
4.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $500,000 is available to fund ecosystem monitoring and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
5.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $500,000 is available for consulting resources regarding a study on tiering of the mill and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 121.

 Item 3930-002-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3930-002-0001—For support of Department of Pesticide Regulation ........................

15,750,000
10,000,000
Schedule:
(1)
3540-Pesticide Programs ........................

15,750,000
10,000,000
Provisions:
1.

Of the funds available in this item, $3,500,000 is available to fund pest management research grants and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

2.

Of the funds available in this item, $2,250,000 is available to fund pest management alliance grants and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

3.
Of the funds available in this item, $10,000,000 is available for planning and initial development costs for a statewide Pesticide Notification Network, and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 122.

 Item 3930-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3930-101-0001—For support of Department of Pesticide Regulation ........................

9,500,000
1,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3540-Pesticide Programs ........................
9,500,000
1,000,000

SEC. 123.

 Item 3940-001-0306 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3940-001-0306—For support of State Water Resources Control Board, payable from the Safe Drinking Water Account ........................

28,632,000
30,592,000
Schedule:
(1)
3565-Drinking Water Quality ........................

28,632,000
30,592,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon approval and order of the Department of Finance, the State Water Resources Control Board may borrow sufficient funds for cash purposes from special funds that otherwise provide support for the board. Any such loans are to be repaid with interest at the rate earned in the Pooled Money Investment Account.

SEC. 124.

 Item 3940-005-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3940-005-0001—For support of State Water Resources Control Board ........................
51,666,000
Schedule:
(1)3560-Water Quality ........................ 5,666,000
(2)3570-Water Rights ........................ 46,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $30,000,000 shall be available for water rights data modernization.
2.The amounts available in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 125.

 Item 3940-062-8506 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3940-062-8506—For support of State Water Resources Control Board, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
15,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3560-Water Quality ........................ 15,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amounts appropriated to the State Water Resources Control Board from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 are available for transfer, upon the order of the Department of Finance, between state operations and local assistance.
2.No funds may be expended pursuant to this item unless subsequent legislation is enacted further specifying conditions for the expenditure of those funds.

SEC. 126.

 Item 3940-105-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3940-105-0001—For local assistance, State Water Resources Control Board ........................
10,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3560-Water Quality ........................ 10,000,000
Provisions:
1.All actions to implement this funding, including the adoption or development of any plan, handbook, or map, shall not be subject to the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code).
2.Notwithstanding any other law, the State Water Resources Control Board may provide advance payment of up to 25 percent of grant funds awarded to public agencies, nonprofit organizations, public utilities, mutual water companies, federally recognized California Native American tribes, non-federally recognized Native American tribes on the contact list maintained by the Native American Heritage Commission for the purposes of Chapter 905 of the Statutes of 2004, administrators, and groundwater sustainability agencies that have demonstrated cashflow problems according to the criteria set forth by the board.
3.If the State Water Resources Control Board approves a request for emergency funding, it may provide the funding as a grant to the public water system, or the board may expend emergency funding on behalf of the public water system, or some combination thereof. A direct expenditure may be via a written or oral contract. An oral contract is limited to expenditure of a maximum of $10,000.
4.The amounts available in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
5.Up to 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 127.

 Item 3940-106-0001 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3940-106-0001—For local assistance, State Water Resources Control Board ........................
1,385,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3560-Water Quality ........................ 1,385,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $650,000,000 shall be available for drinking water projects and $650,000,000 shall be available for wastewater projects.
(a)The State Water Resources Control Board shall prioritize disadvantaged communities for drinking water projects.
(b)The board shall prioritize septic-to-sewer conversions with local investment for wastewater projects.
(c)Funding may be utilized by the board as a state share of the clean water and drinking water state revolving funds.
(d)Up to 10 percent of funds may be utilized for technical assistance and capacity building in disadvantaged communities.
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $85,000,000 shall be utilized for groundwater cleanup and water recycling projects.
(a)Not less than $50,000,000 shall be allocated for the project that is referenced in Section 10609.21 of the Water Code, and shall be allocated directly to the local agency constructing the project in the form of a lump sum payment no later than February 1, 2022.
3.The amount appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
4.Up to 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this item may be used for administrative costs.

SEC. 128.

 Item 3940-162-8506 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3940-162-8506—For local assistance, State Water Resources Control Board, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
985,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3560-Water Quality ........................ 985,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amounts appropriated in this item are available to forgive residential and commercial customer arrearages and water enterprise revenue shortfalls where those arrearages and revenue shortfalls occurred during the period commencing March 4, 2020, through June 15, 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2.The amounts appropriated in this item are available for transfer, up to 3 percent of the item, upon the order of the Department of Finance, between state operations and local assistance.
3.No funds may be expended pursuant to this item unless subsequent legislation is enacted further specifying conditions for the expenditure of those funds.

SEC. 129.

 Item 3960-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3960-001-0001—For support of Department of Toxic Substances Control ........................

26,943,000
28,343,000
Schedule:
(1)
3620011-Other Site Mitigation Activities ........................

9,943,000
11,343,000
(2)
3645-Exide Technologies Facility Contamination Cleanup ........................
14,000,000
(3)
3650-Board of Environmental Safety ........................
3,000,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $2,784,000 shall be used for the purposes of emergency response activity pursuant to Section 25354 of the Health and Safety Code, in lieu of the appropriation made pursuant to that section.
2.
The amount appropriated in Schedule (1) includes $7,131,000 for emergency response activities at the BKK Landfill. This appropriation is subject to the condition that, to the extent that funds are expended for purposes for which any private or public entity is or may be held financially liable, the Department of Toxic Substances Control shall take all reasonable actions to recover the amount of that expenditure from one or more of those entities, and that the amounts so recovered be paid to the General Fund in reimbursement of the amount of that expenditure. Additionally, those recovered funds shall be spent before funds from the General Fund, consistent with the language in any settlement agreements between the department and the potentially responsible parties.
3.
As of June 30, 2022, or earlier, any unexpended funds in Provision 2 shall revert to the General Fund if the Director of Toxic Substances Control and the Director of Finance agree that sufficient funds have been provided by the other potentially responsible parties.
4.
The Director of Toxic Substances Control shall send a letter notifying the chairpersons of the fiscal committees of each house of the Legislature that act on the department’s budget and the Legislative Analyst Office on a quarterly basis with the amounts of any moneys received from potentially responsible parties for the BKK Landfill.
5.
The amount appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be available for costs from the Attorney General or other outside legal counsel for actions taken to pursue all available remedies against potentially responsible parties, including, but not limited to, cost recovery actions against entities that are potentially responsible for the costs related to the cleanup and investigation of properties contaminated with lead in the communities surrounding the Exide Technologies facility in the City of Vernon, California and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 130.

 Item 3960-001-0557 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3960-001-0557—For support of Department of Toxic Substances Control, payable from the Toxic Substances Control Account ........................

304,162,000
172,762,000
Schedule:
(1)
3620011-Other Site Mitigation Activities ........................
61,141,000
(2)
3625-Hazardous Waste Management ........................
699,000
(3)
3630-Safer Consumer Products ........................
15,539,000
(4)
3645-Exide Technologies Facility Contamination Cleanup ........................

241,200,000
109,800,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 3620011-Other Site Mitigation Activities ........................
−14,273,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 3630-Safer Consumer Products ........................
−144,000
Provisions:
1.
The amount appropriated in this item includes revenues derived from the assessment of fines and penalties imposed as specified in Section 13332.18 of the Government Code.
2.
The amount appropriated in this item includes state oversight costs at military installations. The expenditure of these funds shall not relieve the federal government of the responsibility to pay for all state oversight costs. The Department of Toxic Substances Control shall take all steps necessary to recover these costs from the federal government, including, but not limited to, filing civil actions authorized by state and federal law.
3.

Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (4), $131,400,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and for liquidation until June 30, 2025, for any of the following:

(a)

Activities related to the cleanup and investigation of properties contaminated with lead in the communities surrounding the Exide Technologies facility in the City of Vernon, California.

(b)

Notwithstanding Section 25173.6 of the Health and Safety Code, job training activities related to the cleanup and investigation of the properties contaminated with lead in the communities surrounding the Exide Technologies facility in the City of Vernon, California.

4.Of the The amount appropriated in Schedule (4), $109,800,000 (4) shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, and for liquidation until June 30, 2027, for oversight or performance of closure activities and response and corrective actions to protect public health and the environment from hazardous substances and hazardous waste at or from the former Exide Technologies lead-acid battery recycling facility in the City of Vernon.

SEC. 131.

 Item 3960-011-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3960-011-0001—For transfer by the Controller to the Toxic Substances Control Account ........................

(263,400,000)
(132,000,000)
Provisions:
1.

The Department of Finance may transfer, until June 30, 2024, up to $131,400,000 as a loan from the General Fund to the Toxic Substances Control Account for the Department of Toxic Substances Control to use for any of the following purposes:

(a)

Activities related to the cleanup and investigation of properties contaminated with lead in the communities surrounding the Exide Technologies facility in the City of Vernon, California.

(b)

Notwithstanding Section 25173.6 of the Health and Safety Code, job training activities related to the cleanup and investigation of the properties contaminated with lead in the communities surrounding the Exide Technologies facility in the City of Vernon, California.

2.
All funds recovered from the potentially responsible parties shall be used to repay the loan made pursuant to this item. If the amount of moneys received from the cost recovery efforts is insufficient to fully repay the loan made pursuant to this item, the Director of Finance may forgive any remaining balance if at least 90 days before forgiving any balance, the Director of Finance submits a notification to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.
4.The Department of Finance may transfer, until June 30, 2026, up to $132,000,000 as a loan from the General Fund to the Toxic Substances Control Account for the Department of Toxic Substances Control to use for oversight or performance of closure activities and response and corrective actions to protect public health and the environment from hazardous substances and hazardous waste at or from the former Exide Technologies lead-acid battery recycling facility in the City of Vernon, California.

SEC. 132.

 Item 3960-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

3960-062-8506—For support of Department of Toxic Substances Control, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

1,400,000
Schedule:
(1)3620011-Other Site Mitigation Activities1,400,000

SEC. 133.

 Item 3960-490 is added to Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021, to read:
3960-490—Reappropriation, Department of Toxic Substances Control. The amount specified in the following citations is reappropriated for the purpose of providing a grant to the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy for the purchase of land owned by the Montebello Unified School District in the City of Commerce for the purpose of creating a new county park and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023:
0001—General Fund
(1)$2,000,000 in Item 3960-101-0001, Budget Act of 2017 (Chs. 14, 22, and 54, Stats. 2017), as reappropriated by Item 3960-490, Budget Act of 2019 (Chs. 23 and 55, Stats. 2019).
Provisions:
1.The Department of Toxic Substances Control shall provide technical assistance to the San Gabriel and Lower Los Angeles Rivers and Mountains Conservancy for the purpose of converting part or all of the Laguna Nueva School and surrounding property into a county park, including the review of park design plans and providing the county comments on the park design plans.

SEC. 134.

 Item 3980-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
3980-001-0001—For support of Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment ........................
7,587,000
Schedule:
(1)
3730-Health Risk Assessment ........................
11,963,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 3730-Health Risk Assessment ........................
−4,376,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Director of Finance may authorize a loan from the General Fund, in an amount not to exceed 20 percent of reimbursements appropriated in Schedule (2), to the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, provided that:
(a)
The loan is to meet cash needs resulting from the delay in receipt of reimbursements for services provided.
(b)
The loan is for a short term and shall be repaid by September 30 of the fiscal year following that in which the loan was authorized.
(c)
Interest charges may be waived pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 16314 of the Government Code.
2.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $920,000 is appropriated for a pipeline biogas analysis and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 135.

 Item 4120-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4120-001-0001—For support of Emergency Medical Services Authority ........................

25,319,000
35,319,000
Schedule:
(1)
3820-Emergency Medical Services Authority ........................

29,950,000
39,950,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 3820-Emergency Medical Services Authority ........................
−4,631,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $10,000,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for the Emergency Medical Services Authority to establish a Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment e-registry. The authority shall only utilize funds for planning purposes until complete Project Approval Life Cycle approval is obtained. After obtaining complete Project Approval Life Cycle approval, the authority may encumber and expend funds for development and implementation of the e-registry. These costs will be determined through the Department of Technology’s Project Approval Life Cycle.

SEC. 136.

 Item 4140-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4140-001-0001—For support of Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development ........................

6,824,000
61,074,000
Schedule:
(.5)4140-001-0001 ........................ 26,428,000
(1)
3835-Health Care Workforce ........................

5,833,000
25,498,000
(2)
3855-Health Care Information and Quality Analysis ........................
5,009,000
(3)3860-Administration ........................
991,000
9,148,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 3855-Health Care Information and Quality Analysis ........................
−5,009,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1) of this item, $150,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, to administer the geriatric care workforce programs.
2.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $420,000 $525,000 in Schedule (1), and $105,000 in Schedule (3), are (1) is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027, to administer the California Medicine Scholars Program.
3.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $2,220,000 $1,620,000 in Schedule (1), and $555,000 $405,000 in Schedule (3), are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027, to administer a certified nursing assistant workforce program.
4.(a)The funds appropriated in Schedule (.5) and $3,572,000 in Schedule (3) are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023 to support the Office of Health Care Affordability.
(b)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (.5), $1,000,000 is for the development of a data system for annual health plan expenditure reporting. This amount is available contingent upon approval of Project Approval Lifecycle documents by the Department of Technology.
5.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $20,000,000 in Schedule (1) and $5,000,000 in Schedule (3) are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027, to administer the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative workforce programs.

SEC. 137.

 Item 4140-001-0143 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4140-001-0143—For support of Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, payable from the California Health Data and Planning Fund ........................

41,610,000
30,416,000
Schedule:
(1)

3831-Health Care Quality and Affordability

11,194,000
(2)
3835-Health Care Workforce ........................
5,790,000
(3)
3855-Health Care Information and Quality Analysis ........................
14,693,000
(4)
3860-Administration ........................
10,307,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 3835-Health Care Workforce ........................
−180,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 3855-Health Care Information and Quality Analysis ........................
−194,000
Provisions:
1.

The General Fund shall make a cash loan available to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development not to exceed a cumulative total of $6,000,000. The loan funds shall be transferred to this item as needed to meet cashflow needs due to delays in collecting assessments from health facilities pursuant to Section 127280 of the Health and Safety Code, and are subject to the repayment provisions in Section 16351 of the Government Code.

2.

Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1) of this item, $1,000,000 is for the development of a data system for annual health plan expenditure reporting. This amount is available contingent upon approval of Project Approval Lifecycle documents by the Department of Technology.

3.
The Department of Finance may authorize an increase in Schedule (3) of this item to support legal services costs associated with Chapter 603 of the Statutes of 2017.

SEC. 138.

 Item 4140-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

4140-062-8506—For support of Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

25,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3835-Health Care Workforce20,000,000
(2)3860-Administration5,000,000

SEC. 139.

 Item 4140-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4140-101-0001—For local assistance, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development ........................

167,083,000
742,833,000
Schedule:
(1)
3835-Health Care Workforce ........................

167,083,000
742,833,000
Provisions:
1.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority between this item and Item 4140-001-0001 to effectively administer the programs funded in these items.
2.
The funds appropriated in this item shall continue to be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027.
3.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $18,667,000 is available to fund grant awards for existing primary care residency slots, up to $3,333,000 is available to fund new primary care residency slots at existing residency programs, and up to $5,667,000 is available to fund primary care residency slots for existing teaching health centers under the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act (Article 1 (commencing with Section 128200) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 107 of the Health and Safety Code). Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $3,333,000 is available to fund newly accredited primary care residency programs and, as of June 30, 2023, unspent amounts may be redirected to fund new residency slots at existing programs if newly accredited primary care residency programs have not been established. Of the funds appropriated in this item, $50,000,000 is available to fund new primary care residency programs. Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $333,000 is available for the State Loan Repayment Program. Of the funds appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 is available to support Board of Registered Nurse-approved pre-licensure programs, with priority to public programs.
4.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $7,850,000 is available to support the Geriatric Care Workforce Programs.
5.(a)Of the funds appropriated in this item, $9,975,000 is available to support the California Medicine Scholars Program to establish a regional pipeline program for community college students to pursue premedical training and enter medical school, in an effort to address the shortage of primary care physicians in California and address widening disparities in access to care in underserved communities.
(b)The program shall establish four Regional Hubs of Healthcare Opportunity (RHHO), which shall consist of, at a minimum, three community colleges of which one is public or nonprofit, a four-year undergraduate institution of which one is public or nonprofit, one medical school, and three local community-based organizations. Each selected RHHO shall enter into a memorandum of understanding between the partnering entities, recruit and select a minimum of 50 individuals per applicable calendar year, and select individuals who have completed at least one semester of study in a California community college prior to selection. At least one RHHO shall be located in the Central Valley.
(c)The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development shall contract with a managing agency to implement the program.
(d)Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Section 19130 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the Department of General Services.
6.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $52,725,000 $43,475,000 is available to support certified nursing assistant workforce programs, as follows:
(a)$38,000,000 $38,475,000 is available for (1) certified nursing assistant training programs to support the establishment of new training programs or the expansion of existing programs at nursing facilities, or at other private or public training programs approved by the State Department of Public Health, and (2) scholarships and stipends to nursing assistants who are obtaining their certification or are continuing their employment in a skilled nursing facility for a specified period of time.
(b)$9,500,000 is available for grants through collaboration, with the California Workforce Development Board to local workforce development board programs that provide support to local certified nursing assistant training programs or support for individual nurse assistants in training, recruitment, and retention.
(c)(b)$4,750,000 $5,000,000 is available for the administration and expansion of the Health Career Pathway program to start certified nurse assistant training programs in up to six counties. The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development shall consult with the Health Career Pathway program, via the lead agency, contract with Empowered Aging, Aging for the administration and expansion of the Health Career Pathway program. Of the amount allocated in this subprovision, $1,650,000 is available for Empowered Aging shall be responsible for hiring, retaining, and overseeing to select the career pathway program sites, contract for program evaluation, and to hire, retain, and oversee the work of a program director to oversee the Health Career Pathway expansion sites. Additionally, Empowered Aging shall contract for program evaluation. Empowered Aging shall receive $1,400,000 of the amount allocated in this subprovision to employ and oversee the program director and the evaluation firm.
(1)The grants shall be contingent on applications that include a local partnership for overseeing the program, including local adult education, workforce development, skilled nursing facilities, and advocates for residents of long-term care, such as the local Long-Term Care Ombudsman program.
(2)Program expansion sites shall use the curriculum as provided by the Health Career Pathway program that has been approved by the State Department of Public Health.
(3)Program expansion sites shall seek to create appropriate and comprehensive support services for students with addressable barriers such as transportation, food, and soft skills training.
(d)$475,000 is available for the establishment of an online certified nursing assistant training program, in collaboration with the State Department of Public Health and the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.
(e)(c)Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Section 19130 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the Department of General Services.
7.Of the funds appropriated in this item is $575,000,000 is to support the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative workforce programs.

SEC. 140.

 Item 4140-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

4140-162-8506—For local assistance, Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

475,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3835-Health Care Workforce475,000,000

SEC. 141.

 Item 4170-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4170-101-0001—For local assistance, California Department of Aging ........................
74,323,000
Schedule:
(1)
3890-Nutrition ........................
29,669,000
(2)
3900-Supportive Services ........................
21,090,000
(3)
3905-Community-Based Programs and Projects ........................
4,493,000
(4)
3910-Medi-Cal Programs ........................
26,532,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 3890-Nutrition ........................
−2,902,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 3900-Supportive Services ........................
−66,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 3905-Community-Based Programs and Projects ........................
−4,493,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Department of Finance, upon notification by the California Department of Aging, may authorize transfers between Program 3890-Nutrition and Program 3900-Supportive Services in response to budget revisions submitted by the area agencies on aging.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, the Controller shall, upon enactment of this act, reimburse the amount specified in Program 3910-Medi-Cal Programs to the State Department of Health Care Services for support of the Multipurpose Senior Services Program.
3.Notwithstanding any other provision of law, upon request by the Department of Aging and in consultation with the Department of Public Health, the Department of Finance may increase the expenditure authority in Schedule (2) of this item for the Office of Long-Term Care Patient Representative Program if the expenditure authority in this item is projected to be insufficient to provide adequate patient representative services based on program caseload and service costs. The Department of Finance shall not authorize an increase pursuant to this provision sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity thereof is provided to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine.
4.(a)Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount appropriated in this item, $200,000 shall be available to the Department of Aging for the purposes of allocation to the City of Colton Hutton Senior Center as a grant for support of the center. As a condition of receiving these funds, the City of Colton Hutton Senior Center shall provide a report to the department describing how funds are used.
(b)Notwithstanding any other law, grants awarded pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Di vision 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.

SEC. 142.

 Item 4170-102-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4170-102-0001—For local assistance, California Department of Aging ........................
204,300,000
Schedule:
(1)3890-Nutrition ........................ 75,000,000
(2)3895-Senior Community Employment Service ........................ 17,000,000
(3)3900-Supportive Services ........................ 112,300,000
Provisions:
1.The funds appropriated in this item are available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, to increase the service levels of aging programs, including Senior Nutrition Meals, Legal Services, Fall Prevention and Home Modifications, Behavioral Health Warmline, Digital Connections, Family Caregiving Support, Senior Employment Opportunities, Elder and Disability Abuse Prevention, and Aging and Disability Resource Connections.
2.(a)Of the amount appropriated in this item, $40,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, to fund capacity and infrastructure improvement grants for senior nutrition programs under the Mello-Granlund Older Californians Act (Division 8.5 (commencing with Section 9000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code).
(b)The grants shall prioritize purchasing, upgrading, or refurbishing infrastructure for the production and distribution of congregate or home-delivered meals, including, but not limited to, any of the following:
(1)Production-scale commercial kitchens.
(2)Warming, refrigeration, or freezer capacity and equipment.
(3)Food delivery vehicles.
(4)Improvements and equipment to expand capacity for providers of meals.
(5)Technological or data system infrastructure for monitoring client health outcomes.
(c)Priority shall be given to those proposals that include energy efficient upgrades.
(d)Up to 10 percent of the grant moneys awarded pursuant to this item may be allocated for technical assistance and workforce development for these purposes.
(e)Grants shall be awarded through area agencies on aging. All contracted meal providers shall work with their local area agency on aging to develop a coordinated and consolidated request for proposal on behalf of each planning and service area to obtain funding through this grant program.
(f)Upon request of the California Department of Aging, the Department of Finance may transfer up to 5 percent of the funds appropriated in this item to Item 4170-001-0001 to support the administration of the program. Funds transferred as described in this subdivision shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2024.
3.(a)Of the amount appropriated in this item, $50,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for the Access to Technology Program for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities pilot program. The purpose of the program is to provide grants directly to county human services agencies that opt to participate in the pilot program to increase access to technology for older adults and adults with disabilities to help reduce isolation, increase connections, and enhance self-confidence. program pursuant to Section 9104 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)Upon request of the California Department of Aging, the Department of Finance may transfer up to 5 percent $1,500,000 of the funds appropriated in this item to Item 4170-001-0001 to support the administration of the program, including for the purposes of data collection and an evaluation to identify the most promising approaches and develop recommendations to expand these services after the conclusion of the pilot program. of device utilization and client satisfaction. Funds transferred as described in this subdivision shall be available for expenditure or encumbrance until June 30, 2024.
(c)Grant amounts to counties shall be provided based on county size and type: rural, urban, or suburban. The grant amounts for each county size and type shall be developed by the California Department of Aging in consultation with the County Welfare Directors Association.
(d)Pursuant to the requirements of subdivision (e) of this item, grant proceeds shall be used to serve clients of the county human services agency receiving services through one or more of the following programs: Adult Protective Services, In-Home Supportive Services, or the Home and Disability Advocacy Program.
(e)Allowable uses of the funds provided to counties that receive grant funding through the program include, but are not limited to, all of the following:
(1)Providing technological devices, including, but not limited to, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
(2)Arranging for reliable internet access.
(3)Developing or arranging for education and training for older adults and adults with disabilities on the use of technology.
(4)Conducting outreach about the program.
(5)Administration of the program, including data collection and reporting.
(f)It is the intent of the Legislature that counties that opt to participate in the pilot program describe how they intend to leverage existing programs, if applicable, that provide one or more of the services described in subdivision (e) of this item in order to provide maximum benefit to the greatest number of residents.
4.Notwithstanding any other law, and consistent with Provisions (1), (2), and (3), and (2), the California Department of Aging may allocate grant funds appropriated in this item to area agencies on aging, county and other local governments, and local nonprofit and community-based organizations based on local need and the capacity to provide expanded services. services, excluding the funding referenced in Provision 3. The Department of Aging may allocate and grant funds referenced in Provision 3 to county governments.
5.Notwithstanding any other law, the California Department of Aging may vest title to any authorized equipment purchased for the Digital Connections and Access to Technology programs using funds appropriated in this item to the local agency or organization administering the program.

SEC. 143.

 Item 4260-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-001-0001—For support of State Department of Health Care Services ........................

293,497,000
303,997,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960-Health Care Services ........................

314,788,000
325,288,000
(2)
9900100-Administration ........................
49,170,000
(3)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−49,170,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 3960-Health Care Services ........................
−21,291,000
Provisions:
1.
The State Department of Health Care Services shall provide a quarterly accounting of expenditures associated with the 8.0 audit positions for the Targeted Case Management Program identified in the Budget Act of 2010 (Ch. 712, Stats. 2010). The department shall make the quarterly accounting of expenditures available to designated representatives of the local government agencies not later than the last day of the third quarter of the 2010–11 fiscal year, and on the last day of each subsequent quarter thereafter.
2.(a)
The State Department of Health Care Services shall withhold 1 percent of reimbursements to local educational agencies (LEAs) for the purpose of funding the work and related administrative costs associated with the audit resources approved in the Budget Act of 2010 (Ch. 712, Stats. 2010) to ensure fiscal accountability of the LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program and to comply with the Medi-Cal State Plan. The withheld percentage shall be applied to funds paid to LEAs for health services based upon the date of payment, and excluding cost settlement payments. Moneys collected as a result of the reduction in federal Medicaid payments allocable to LEAs shall be deposited into a special deposit fund account, which shall be established by the department. The department shall return all unexpended funds in the special deposit fund account proportionately to all LEAs that contributed to the account, during the second quarter of the subsequent fiscal year. The annual amount withheld shall not exceed $1,000,000, but may be adjusted with approval of the LEA Medi-Cal billing entities.
(b)
The State Department of Health Care Services shall provide a quarterly accounting of expenditures made from the special deposit fund account. The department shall make the quarterly accounting of expenditures available to the public not later than the last day of the third quarter of the 2010–11 fiscal year, and on the last day of each subsequent quarter thereafter.
3.
The State Department of Health Care Services, in coordination with other state entities involved in the Medi-Cal Enterprise Systems modernization project efforts, shall provide the appropriate fiscal and policy committees of the Legislature, the Legislative Analyst’s Office, the Department of Technology, and the California State Auditor with quarterly project status updates, including newly executed contracts, their purpose, and cost.
4.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $620,000 is to reimburse the State Department of Public Health for lease-revenue bond base rental payments associated with the State Department of Health Care Services’ occupancy in the State Department of Public Health’s Richmond Laboratory. The Controller shall transfer funds appropriated in this item to the State Department of Public Health, in the amount shown in this provision as and when provided for in the schedule submitted by the State Public Works Board.
5.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1) of this item, $5,507,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025, $27,507,000 is for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement an incentive program through Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans, in coordination with county behavioral health departments and schools, to build infrastructure, partnerships, and capacity statewide to increase the number of students receiving preventive and early intervention behavioral health services from schools, providers in schools, or school-based health centers. the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative. Of this amount, the following applies:
(a)$5,507,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025, to support incentive payments to qualifying Medi-Cal managed care plans to implement interventions that increase access to preventive, early intervention, and behavioral health services by school-affiliated behavioral health providers for K through 12 children in schools.
(b)(b) $22,000,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
6.
A loan or loans shall be made available from the General Fund to the State Department of Health Care Services not to exceed a cumulative total of $357,000. The loan funds shall be transferred to this item as needed to meet cashflow needs due to delays in collecting intergovernmental transfer fees from public ambulance providers pursuant to Chapter 423 of the Statutes of 2019, the Ground Emergency Medical Transportation Public Provider Intergovernmental Transfer Program. All moneys so transferred shall be repaid as soon as sufficient funds have been collected to meet immediate cash needs and in installments if the loan is outstanding for more than one year.
7.Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1) of this item, $12,500,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program.

SEC. 144.

 Item 4260-001-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-001-0890—For support of State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

503,639,000
526,639,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960-Health Care Services ........................

503,639,000
526,639,000
Provisions:
1.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $620,000 is to reimburse the State Department of Public Health for lease-revenue bond base rental payments associated with the State Department of Health Care Services’ occupancy in the State Department of Public Health’s Richmond Laboratory. The Controller shall transfer funds appropriated in this item to the State Department of Public Health in the amount shown in this provision as and when provided for in the schedule submitted by the State Public Works Board.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,507,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025, for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement an incentive program through Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans, in coordination with county behavioral health departments and schools, to build infrastructure, partnerships, and capacity statewide to increase the number of students receiving preventive and early intervention behavioral health services from schools, providers in schools, or school-based health centers. support incentive payments to qualifying Medi-Cal managed care plans to implement interventions that increase access to preventive, early intervention, and behavioral health services by school-affiliated behavioral health providers for K through 12 children in schools, as part of the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative.

SEC. 145.

 Item 4260-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-062-8506—For support of State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................

32,000,000
10,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3960-Health Care Services ........................
32,000,000
10,000,000

SEC. 146.

 Item 4260-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-101-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, California Medical Assistance Program, payable from the Health Care Deposit Fund after transfer from the General Fund ........................

26,509,232,000
26,715,553,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960014-Eligibility (County Administration) ........................

876,568,000
886,568,000
(2)
3960018-Fiscal Intermediary Management ........................
145,875,000
(3)
3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................

26,650,397,000
26,846,718,000
(4)Reimbursements to 3960014-Eligibility (County Administration) ........................ −13,917,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................
−1,149,691,000
Provisions:
1.
The aggregate principal amount of disproportionate share hospital general obligation debt that may be issued in the current fiscal year pursuant to subparagraph (A) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (f) of Section 14085.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code shall be $0.
2.
Notwithstanding any other law, both the federal and nonfederal shares of any moneys recovered for previously paid health care services, provided pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, are hereby appropriated and shall be expended as soon as practicable for medical care and services as defined in the Welfare and Institutions Code.
3.
Notwithstanding any other law, accounts receivable for recoveries as described in Provision 2 shall have no effect upon the positive balance of the General Fund or the Health Care Deposit Fund. Notwithstanding any other law, moneys recovered as described in this item that are required to be transferred from the Health Care Deposit Fund to the General Fund shall be credited by the Controller to the General Fund without regard to the appropriation from which it was drawn.
4.
Without regard to fiscal year, the General Fund shall make one or more loans available not to exceed a cumulative total of $45,000,000 to be transferred as needed to the Health Care Deposit Fund to meet cash needs. All moneys so transferred shall be repaid as soon as sufficient reimbursements have been collected to meet immediate cash needs and in installments as reimbursements accumulate if the loan is outstanding for more than one year.
5.
Notwithstanding any other law, the State Department of Health Care Services may give public notice relative to proposing or amending any rule or regulation or administrative directive that could result in increased costs in the Medi-Cal program only after approval by the Department of Finance. Additionally, any rule or regulation adopted by the State Department of Health Care Services and any communication that increases costs in the Medi-Cal program shall be effective only after the date upon which it is approved by the Department of Finance.
7.
Change orders to the medical or the dental fiscal intermediary contract for amounts exceeding a total cost of $250,000 shall be approved by the Department of Finance not sooner than 30 days after written notification of the change order is provided to the chairpersons of the fiscal and policy committees in each house of the Legislature and to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification as the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may determine. The semiannual estimates of Medi-Cal expenditures provided to the Legislature in January and May may constitute the notification required by this provision.
8.
Recoveries of advances made to counties in prior years pursuant to Section 14153 of the Welfare and Institutions Code are reappropriated to the Health Care Deposit Fund for reimbursement of those counties where allowable costs exceeded the amounts advanced. Recoveries in excess of the amounts required to fully reimburse allowable costs shall be transferred to the General Fund. When a projected deficiency exists in the California Medical Assistance Program, these funds, subject to notification to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, are appropriated and shall be expended as soon as practicable for the state’s share of payments for medical care and services, county administration, and fiscal intermediary services.
9.
The Department of Finance may transfer funds representing all or any portion of any estimated savings that are a result of improvements in the Medi-Cal claims processing procedures from the Medi-Cal services budget or the support budget of the State Department of Health Care Services (Item 4260-001-0001) to the fiscal intermediary budget item for purposes of making improvements to the Medi-Cal claims system.
10.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1), (2), and (3) and between this item and Items 4260-102-0001, 4260-111-0001, 4260-113-0001, 4260-114-0001, and 4260-117-0001 in order to effectively administer the programs funded in these items. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing such a transfer unless prior notification of the transfer has been included in the Medi-Cal estimates submitted pursuant to Section 14100.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The 10-day notification to the Legislature shall include the reasons for the transfer, the fiscal assumptions used in calculating the transfer amount, and any potential fiscal effects on the program from which funds are being transferred or for which funds are being reduced.
11.
If a federal grant that provides 75 percent federal financial participation to allow individuals in nursing homes to voluntarily move into a community setting and still receive the same amount of funding for services is awarded to the State Department of Health Care Services during the current fiscal year, then, notwithstanding any other law, the department may count expenditures from the appropriation made to this item as state matching funds for that grant.
12.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize an increase to this appropriation to address costs resulting from adverse court rulings. The Department of Finance shall provide a 30-day notice of any proposed increase to the Legislature. The notification shall include the specifics of any cases with adverse rulings and the overall fiscal impact. Submission of the semiannual Medi-Cal estimate provided to the Legislature in January and May shall be considered meeting the notification requirement of this provision if the required information is included in the estimate.
13.
The Department of Finance may augment the amount appropriated in this item up to $479,557,000 for repayment of over-claimed Title XXI federal funds related to the Non-Optional Targeted Low Income Children Program population of the Medicaid program. Repayment shall occur upon the final determination of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that associated Title XXI federal funds must be refunded by the state. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing an augmentation pursuant to this provision. The 10-day notification to the Legislature shall describe the reason for the augmentation and the fiscal assumptions used.
15.
To the extent practicable and consistent with existing procedures, the State Department of Health Care Services, in its sole discretion, shall seek favorable terms from the federal government regarding the repayment of federal funds for state-only populations in order to minimize the annual impact on the General Fund in any individual fiscal year.
16.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $194,493,000 in this item, $10,000,000 in Schedule (1) and $339,493,000 in Schedule (3) is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement an incentive program through Medi-Cal managed care plans, in coordination with county behavioral health departments and schools, to build infrastructure, partnerships, and capacity statewide to increase the number of students receiving preventive and early intervention behavioral health services from schools, providers in schools, or school-based health centers. the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative. Of this amount, the following applies:
(a)$194,493,000 is available to support incentive payments to qualifying Medi-Cal managed care plans to implement interventions that increase access to preventive, early intervention, and behavioral health services by school-affiliated behavioral health providers for children in schools in grades K through 12.
(b)$100,000,000 is available to support school-linked partnership, capacity, and infrastructure grants to qualified entities to support implementation of the initiative for behavioral health services in schools and school-linked settings. Of this amount, $70,000,000 is available for grants focused on individuals in preschool through secondary educational institutions and $30,000,000 is available for grants focused on individuals in institutions of higher education.
(c)$45,000,000 is available to support the CalHOPE Student Support Program.
(d)$10,000,000 is available to support a behavioral health services and supports virtual platform.
17.
Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $21,750,000 shall be available for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Program.
18.Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $680,999,000 $443,499,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program. Of that amount, the following applies: this amount, $150,000,000 is available to support mobile crisis infrastructure.
(a)A minimum of $237,500,000 is available to construct, acquire, and rehabilitate real estate assets to expand mental health diversion programs and competency restoration treatment for individuals with a serious mental illness who are deemed incompetent to stand trial.
(b)$100,000,000 is available to support mobile behavioral health crisis teams targeted to individuals 25 years of age and younger. The department shall prioritize funding of projects that would allow mobile behavioral health crisis teams to be capable of providing services by September 1, 2021.
(c)$50,000,000 is available to support mobile behavioral health crisis teams targeted to individuals who are 26 years of age and older.
19.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $100,000,000 is available for the State Department of Health Care Services for justice-involved initiatives within the Medi-Cal Providing Access and Transforming Health (PATH) supports. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
20.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $30,000,000 is available for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the Population Health Management service only if legislation is enacted that clarifies the parameters, milestones, and requirements for the project. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
21.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), up to $4,600,000 is available to the State Department of Health Care Services for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2022, for interoperability or data exchange purposes.
22.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $2,000,000 shall be available to support free and charitable clinics that primarily utilize a volunteer/staff model to provide a range of medical, dental, pharmacy, vision, or behavioral health services to economically disadvantaged individuals regardless of their ability to pay. The eligible entities shall be 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, or operate as a program component or affiliate of a 501(c)(3 ) organization and not qualify as Medi-Cal providers. The funds shall be distributed to the California Association of Free and Charitable Clinics. The amount allocated to each free clinic shall be determined through an allocation methodology developed by the California Association of Free and Charitable Clinics.
23.Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount appropriated in this item, $15,000,000 shall be available to the State Department of Health Care Services for direct payment to Alameda Point Collaborative for the construction of a medical respite and health clinic building at the Alameda Wellness Center.
24.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 is available to the State Department of Health Care Services to make direct payment to Martin Luther King. Jr. Community Hospital in South Los Angeles to support infrastructure and workforce improvements at the hospital.
25.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $12,000,000 shall be available to the State Department of Health Care Services for the management and funding of the development and implementation of a sustainable outreach and enrollment program to serve Californians dually eligible for both Medi-Cal and Medicare, and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, Outreach and enrollment may include assistance and retaining and using health coverage and gaining access to needed medical care. The department shall seek any necessary federal approvals for purposes of obtaining federal funding for activities conducted under this item. These funds shall be made available to a nonprofit agency acting jointly with counties, Medi-Cal managed care plans, and nonprofit insurance agents, with a goal of developing a self-funded program. The department shall determine the timing of allocations and the application process. Notwithstanding anv other law, the department shall develop selection criteria to allocate funds for the Medi-Cal outreach and enrollment activities. Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement, interpret or make specific this provision through the use of all-countv letters, provider bulletins, or similar instructions, without taking regulatory action.
25.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $12,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, to the State Department of Health Care Services for the management and funding of the development and implementation of a sustainable outreach and enrollment program to serve Californians dually eligible for both Medi-Cal and Medicare, in coordination with the California Department of Aging and the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). Outreach and enrollment may include assistance with retaining and using health coverage and gaining access to needed medical care. The department shall seek any necessary federal approvals for purposes of obtaining federal funding for activities conducted under this item. These funds shall be made available to a nonprofit agency acting jointly with counties and nonprofit insurance agents, with a goal of expanding the availability of accurate and coordinated outreach and enrollment assistance for dually eligible individuals. This funding is also intended to support the development of a self-funded outreach and enrollment program. The department shall determine the timing of allocations and the application process as well as required reports from the nonprofit agency, including the use of these funds, the number of individuals served, local and state-level coordination with HICAP, and financial and other reports on progress toward becoming self-funded. Notwithstanding any other law, the department shall develop selection criteria to allocate funds for the Medicare and Medi-Cal outreach and enrollment activities. Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement, interpret, or make specific this item through the use of all-county letters, provider bulletins, or similar instructions, without taking regulatory action. Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the State Department of General Services.
26.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 is available to support field testing of translated Medi-Cal materials to ensure they are understood by the intended audience. Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the State Department of General Services.
27.(a)Of the funds appropriated in this item, $300,000,000 is available to the State Department of Health Care Services to make grants to designated public hospitals in support of their health care expenditures.
(b)Grants made pursuant to this provision shall:
(1)Not constitute Medi-Cal payments or patient care payments.
(2)Not supplant or reduce any other financial obligations of the state toward designated public hospitals.
(3)Not be offset by the State for any purpose.
(4)Not be considered “revenue and other funds paid or payable for the fiscal year,” as such term is used in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 17612.3 of the Welfare and Institutions Code or “total revenues” as defined in paragraph (7) of subdivision (b) of Section 17612.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and as used in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 17612.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, for purposes of redirection of realignment calculations pursuant to Article 12 of Chapter 6 of Part 5 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(5)Be supplemental to all other funding for health care.
(c)The department shall distribute the direct grant funds made available in this provision pursuant to a methodology developed in consultation with the designated public hospitals. The methodology shall not require prospective or retrospective documentation of the use of the grants, nor shall the grants be subject to any reconciliation process.
(d)For purposes of this provision, “designated public hospital” has the meaning given in subdivision (f) of Section 14184.10 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(e)This provision shall be implemented only to the extent the department determines federal financial participation under the Medi-Cal program is not jeopardized.
(f)Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement, interpret, or make specific this provision by means provider bulletins or other similar instructions, without taking any further regulatory action.
28.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $30,000,000 is available for the State Department of Health Care Services to provide funding for Kedren Community Health and Acute Psychiatric Hospital. Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the State Department of General Services.

SEC. 147.

 Item 4260-101-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-101-0890—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

74,245,058,000
74,269,944,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960014-Eligibility (County Administration) ........................
4,152,027,000
(2)
3960018-Fiscal Intermediary Management ........................
257,420,000
(3)
3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................

69,835,611,000
69,860,497,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1), (2), and (3) of this item and between this item and Items 4260-102-0890, 4260-106-0890, 4260-111-0890, 4260-113-0890, 4260-114-0890, and 4260-117-0890 in order to effectively administer the programs funded in these items. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing such a transfer unless prior notification of the transfer has been included in the Medi-Cal estimates submitted pursuant to Section 14100.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The 10-day notification to the Legislature shall include the reasons for the transfer, the fiscal assumptions used in calculating the transfer amount, and any potential fiscal effects on the program from which funds are being transferred or for which funds are being reduced.
2.(a)
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures payable from the Federal Trust Fund (Item 4260-101-0890) in those amounts made necessary by changes in either caseload or payments.
(b)
If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the Department of Finance shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
3.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3) of this item, $194,493,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement an incentive program through Medi-Cal managed care plans, in coordination with county behavioral health departments and schools, to build infrastructure, partnerships, and capacity statewide to increase the number of students receiving preventive and early intervention behavioral health services from schools, providers in schools, or school-based health centers. support incentive payments to qualifying Medi-Cal managed care plans to implement interventions that increase access to preventive, early intervention, and behavioral health services by school-affiliated behavioral health providers for children in schools in grades K through 12, as part of the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative
5.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $100,000,000 is available for the State Department of Health Care Services for justice-involved initiatives within the Medi-Cal Providing Access and Transforming Health (PATH) supports. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
6.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $270,000,000 is available for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the Population Health Management service only if legislation is enacted that clarifies the parameters, milestones, and requirements for the project. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
7.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $1,000,000 is available to support field testing of translated Medi-Cal materials to ensure they are understood by the intended audience. Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the State Department of General Services.

SEC. 148.

 Item 4260-113-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-113-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, for the Healthy Families Program (Medi-Cal) ........................

1,055,055,000
1,071,801,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960014-Eligibility (County Administration) ........................
15,313,000
(2)
3960018-Fiscal Intermediary Management ........................
6,459,000
(3)
3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................

1,033,283,000
1,050,029,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1), (2), and (3) of this item and between this item and Items 4260-101-0001, 4260-102-0001, 4260-111-0001, 4260-114-0001, and 4260-117-0001 in order to effectively administer the programs funded in these items. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing such a transfer unless prior notification of the transfer has been included in the Medi-Cal estimates submitted pursuant to Section 14100.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The 10-day notification to the Legislature shall include the reasons for the transfer of expenditure authority, the fiscal assumptions used in calculating the amount of expenditure authority transferred, and any potential effects on the program from which funds are being transferred or reduced.

SEC. 149.

 Item 4260-113-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-113-0890—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

2,974,337,000
2,959,721,000
Schedule:
(1)
3960014-Eligibility (County Administration) ........................
57,816,000
(2)
3960018-Fiscal Intermediary Management ........................
15,540,000
(3)
3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services) ........................

2,900,981,000
2,886,365,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1) and (2) of this item and between this item and Items 4260-101-0890, 4260-102-0890, 4260-106-0890, 4260-111-0890, 4260-114-0890, and 4260-117-0890 in order to effectively administer the programs funded in these items. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing such a transfer unless prior notification of the transfer has been included in the Medi-Cal estimates submitted pursuant to Section 14100.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The 10-day notification to the Legislature shall include the reasons for the transfer, the fiscal assumptions used in calculating the transfer amount, and any potential fiscal effects on the program from which funds are being transferred or for which funds are being reduced.
2.(a)
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures payable from the Federal Trust Fund (Item 4260-113-0890) in those amounts made necessary by changes in either caseload or payments.
(b)
If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.

SEC. 150.

 Item 4260-118-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

4260-118-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services

40,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3960050-Other Care Services40,000,000
Provisions:
1.(a)The funds appropriated in this item shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the CalBridge Behavioral Health Navigator Program to support trained behavioral health navigators in emergency departments to screen patients and, if appropriate, offer intervention and referral to mental health or substance use disorder programs.
(b)The department shall prioritize funding for general acute care hospitals, health systems, hospital foundations, or physician groups that have not previously received a grant through this program. The department shall have the sole authority to make the final determination for allocation to each entity.
(c)Each eligible general acute care hospital, health system, hospital foundation, or physician group applying for a hospital may receive up to $100,000 to support behavioral health navigators who are licensed mental health professionals acting within the scope of their license, substance use disorder counselors currently registered with, or certified by, a certifying organization approved by the department as specified in subdivision (b) of Section 11833 of the Health and Safety Code or peer navigators.
(d)Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement, interpret, or make specific this item through the use of all-county letters, provider bulletins, or similar instructions, without taking regulatory action.
(e)The department may enter into exclusive or nonexclusive contracts, or amend existing contracts, on a bid or negotiated basis. Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this chapter shall be exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Section 19130 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and the State Administrative Manual, and shall be exempt from the review or approval of any division of the Department of General Services.

SEC. 151.

 Item 4260-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4260-162-8506—For local assistance, State Department of Health Care Services, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................

755,000,000
300,000,000
Schedule:
(1)3960014-Eligibility (County Administration)10,000,000
(2)3960022-Benefits (Medical Care and Services)
745,000,000
300,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) of this item, $100,000,000 is available to support the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative through school-linked partnership, capacity, and infrastructure grants to qualified entities for behavioral health services in schools and school-linked settings. Of the $100,000,000, $55,000,000 is available for counties in partnership with local educational agencies, $10,000,000 is available for institutions of higher education, and $35,000,000 is available for tribal entities, health care services plans, community-based organizations, and other behavioral health providers.

SEC. 152.

 Item 4265-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4265-001-0001—For support of State Department of Public Health ........................

206,595,000
177,795,000
Schedule:
(1)
4040-Public Health Emergency Preparedness ........................
4,218,000
(2)
4045-Public and Environmental Health ........................

274,802,000
246,002,000
(3)
4050-Licensing and Certification ........................
18,593,000
(4)
9900100-Administration ........................
55,459,000
(5)
9900200-Administration—​Distributed ........................
−55,459,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 4045-Public and Environmental Health ........................
−78,104,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 4050-Licensing and Certification ........................
−12,914,000
Provisions:
1.
Except as otherwise prohibited by law, the State Department of Public Health shall promulgate emergency regulations to adjust the public health fees set by regulation to an amount such that, if the new fees were effective throughout the 2021–22 fiscal year, the estimated revenues would be sufficient to offset at least 95 percent of the approved program level intended to be supported by those fees. The General Fund fees of the department that are subject to the annual fee adjustment pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 100425 of the Health and Safety Code shall be increased by 14.6 percent. The special fund fees of the department that are subject to the annual fee adjustment pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 100425 of the Health and Safety Code may be increased by 14.6 percent only if the fund condition statement for a fund projects a reserve less than 10 percent of estimated expenditures and the revenues projected for the 2021–22 fiscal year are less than the appropriation contained in this act.
2.
Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 100450 of the Health and Safety Code, departmental fees that are subject to the annual fee adjustment pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 100450 of the Health and Safety Code shall not be increased for the 2021–22 fiscal year. This adjustment shall not be applied to fees established by subdivisions (f), (g), (m), and (s) of Section 1300 of the Business and Professions Code.
3.
The State Department of Public Health shall limit expenditures in this item to implement the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 7150) of Part 1 of Division 7 of the Health and Safety Code) to the amount of actual fees collected from tissue banks.
4.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $12,175,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, to support activities that promote awareness of Alzheimer’s disease as well as programs that seek to improve care, perform research, and train caregivers.
5.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $450,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, to support infectious disease modeling activities.
7.(a)The State Department of Public Health, under the direction of the Director of Public Health, may enter into contracts, grants, or other agreements as are necessary for the conduct of the Richard Paul Hemann Parkinson’s Disease Program and may accept on behalf of the state, grants of public or private funds to the extent non-state funds are made available for its purposes.
(b)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $8,409,000 shall be available to expand the Richard Paul Hemann Parkinson’s Disease Registry to cover additional neurological diseases. These funds shall be encumbered by June 30, 2025.
8.Notwithstanding any other law, and upon approval of the Director of Finance, of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), up to $6,000,000 shall be available to support legal costs relating to the state’s COVID-19 pandemic response. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing an augmentation pursuant to this provision. The notification to the Legislature shall describe the reason for the augmentation.
9.Notwithstanding any other law, and upon approval of the Director of Finance, the amount appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be increased to adjust for federal reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for wildfires and related emergencies. The Department of Finance shall notify the Legislature within 10 days of authorizing an augmentation pursuant to this provision. The notification to the Legislature shall describe the reason for the augmentation.
10.Notwithstanding any other law, the State Department of Public Health may authorize the transfer of expenditure authority from this item to Item 4265-111-0001 to support Substance Use Disorder Response Navigator-related activities by the department.
11.The Department of Finance may augment this item to reflect $508,927,000 in an Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity grant award from the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (Public Law 116-260). Augmentations pursuant to this provision shall not be approved sooner than 30 days after notification in writing is provided to the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or no sooner than whatever lesser time the chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
12.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $40,000,000 shall be available to support the State Department of Public Health’s statewide coordination and planning.
13.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $3,000,000 shall be available to support a public health infrastructure study.
14.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $2,000,000 shall be available to support the Biomonitoring Program of the State Department of Public Health to continue studying the negative impacts of chemical exposure on California residents.
15.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $2,780,000 shall be available to support the Office of Suicide Prevention.
(a)Contracts entered into or amended pursuant to this provision are exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code. Section 19130 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, the State Administrative Manual, and the State Contracting Manual, and are exempt from the review or approval of any division of the Department of General Services.
16.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $25,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until December 31, 2026, to support the All Children Thrive - California (ACT) program to prevent childhood trauma. The State Department of Public Health may enter into agreements with the State Department of Social Services and the Surgeon General for purposes of implementing this program. Beginning on January 1, 2022, the State Department of Public Health shall enter into a five-year sole source grant with community partners to lead a program focused on high-need cities and counties, designed to implement public health approaches to prevent childhood trauma and counter its effects. This grant shall be exempt from the requirements contained in the Public Contract Code and the State Administrative Manual, and from the approval of the Department of General Services. In conducting the program, community partners shall do the following:
(a)Partner with Public Health Advocates (PHAdvocates) to direct, develop, and implement the program goals, requirements, and standards. PHAdvocates shall partner with the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities (UCLA) to implement the program goals, requirements, and standards.
(b)Except where otherwise specified, and in conjunction with UCLA and PHAdvocates, perform the following activities, including, but not limited to, all of the following:
(1)Convene an Equity Advisory Group to guide the implementation of the ACT program. The advisory group may include state and local experts in trauma and equity-informed community programming and representatives from low-income communities and communities of color. The advisory group shall meet quarterly throughout the duration of the program.
(2)Conduct an awareness campaign about childhood trauma, including racism, and strategies to prevent and counter its effects.
(3)Recruit cities and counties to participate in the ACT program.
(4)Provide coaching and technical assistance to help cities and counties to establish strategies to prevent childhood trauma, counter its effects, and engage youth in the ACT program.
(5)Fund cities and counties that commit to participate in the ACT program cohort.
(6)Evaluate the impact of the ACT program activities and report findings and recommendations to the State Department of Public Health, the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, the Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review, and the Assembly Committee on Budget.
17.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $5,000,000 shall be available to support administration of the California Reducing Disparities Project.
18.(a)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $4,600,000 shall be available to support the Office of Oral Health, as established by subdivision (c) of Section 30130.57 of the Revenue and Taxation Code. The amount is intended as supplemental funding to provide total funding, from all fund sources, of $30,000,000 for this program, notwithstanding the reduction in Proposition 56 funds required by subdivision (h) of section 30130.57 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
(b)In order to maximize transparency and efficiency in providing funding for the grant program, the Director of Finance may decrease or increase this item to ensure the amount provided in subprovision (a) conforms to the final determination of available Proposition 56 revenues made pursuant to subdivision (h) of section 30130.57 of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
19.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $1,200,000 shall be available to support investments to end the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infections. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.

SEC. 153.

 Item 4265-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is repealed.

4265-062-8506—For support of State Department of Public Health, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021

5,000,000
(1)4045-Public and Environmental Health5,000,000

SEC. 154.

 Item 4265-111-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4265-111-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Public Health ........................

565,896,000
203,696,000
Schedule:
(1)
4040-Public Health Emergency Preparedness ........................
4,960,000
(2)
4045-Public and Environmental Health ........................

710,846,000
348,646,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4045-Public and Environmental Health ........................
−149,910,000
Provisions:
1.
The Office of AIDS in the State Department of Public Health, in allocating and processing contracts and grants, shall comply with the same requirements that are established for contracts and grants for other public health programs. Notwithstanding any other law, the contracts or grants administered by the Office of AIDS shall be exempt from the Public Contract Code and shall be exempt from approval by the Department of General Services prior to their execution.
2.
The appropriation in this item for the Alzheimer’s Research Centers shall be used for direct services, including, but not limited to, diagnostic screening, case management, disease management, support for caregivers, and related services necessary for positive client outcomes.
3.
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $12,325,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, to support activities that promote awareness of Alzheimer’s disease as well as programs that seek to improve care, perform research, and train caregivers.
4.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), up to $15,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, and may be allocated to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, Golden West Chapter, to provide a wraparound model of care for individuals diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their caregivers.
5.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $1,500,000 shall be available for additional support of community-based organizations that assist with sickle cell adults, mental or behavioral health, and increased real-time data for Medi-Cal managed care plan partners.
6.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $200,000,000 shall be available to support local health jurisdictions, including a three-year public health planning process beginning July 1, 2022.
7.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $115,000,000 shall be available to support health equity and racial justice interventions, $100,000,000 of which shall be allocated for grants to community-based organizations to address health disparities, and $15,000,000 shall be available to support the Transgender Wellness and Equity Fund.
8.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $35,000,000 shall be available to support workforce development programs for a public health workforce.
9.Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $63,100,000 $58,100,000 shall be available to support Phase II of the California Reducing Disparities Project until June 30, 2026.
10.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $19,000,000 $11,800,000 shall be available to support investments to end the epidemics of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infections. sexually transmitted infection interventions. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.
11.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $5,000,000 shall be available to provide books to low-income children. Any amount of this funding may be transferred, with the approval of the Department of Finance, to this item for purposes of administering this program.
12.Funds appropriated in this item for purposes of local health jurisdictions shall be provided directly to all 61 local governments with health departments.

SEC. 155.

 Item 4300-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4300-001-0001—For support of State Department of Developmental Services ........................

347,916,000
362,916,000
Schedule:
(1)
4145046-State-Operated Residential and Community Services ........................
301,603,000
(2)
4149001-Program Administration ........................

128,428,000
147,178,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4145046-State- Operated Residential and Community Services ........................
−35,039,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4149001-Program Administration ........................

−47,076,000
−50,826,000
Provisions:
1.
The General Fund shall make a loan available to the State Department of Developmental Services not to exceed a cumulative total of $30,000,000. The loan funds shall be transferred to this item as needed to meet cashflow needs due to delays in collecting reimbursements from the Health Care Deposit Fund, and are subject to the repayment provisions in Section 16351 of the Government Code.
2.
The State Department of Developmental Services may promulgate regulations specifically for implementing proposals to increase federal funding to the state. Notwithstanding any other law, such regulations shall be deemed emergency regulations necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health and safety, or general welfare for purposes of subdivision (b) of Section 11346.1 of the Government Code.
4.
Upon order of the Department of Finance, the Controller shall transfer such funds as are necessary between this item and Item 4300-101-0001. Within 10 working days after approval of a transfer as authorized by this provision, the Department of Finance shall notify the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the transfer, including the amount transferred, how the amount transferred was determined, and how the amount transferred will be utilized.
5.
The State Department of Developmental Services (DDS) shall notify the chairperson of each fiscal committee and policy committee of each house of the Legislature of specific outcomes resulting from citations and the results of annual surveys conducted by the State Department of Public Health, as well as findings of any other governmental agency authorized to conduct investigations or surveys of state developmental centers. DDS shall forward the notifications, including a copy of the specific findings, to the chairpersons of the committees within 10 working days of its receipt of these findings. DDS also shall forward these findings, within three working days of submission, to the appropriate investigating agency. In addition, DDS shall provide notification to the chairpersons of the committees, within three working days, of its receipt of information concerning any investigation initiated by the United States Department of Justice and the private nonprofit corporation designated by the Governor pursuant to Division 4.7 (commencing with Section 4900) of the Welfare and Institutions Code or concerning any findings or recommendations resulting from any of these investigations.
6.
The State Department of Developmental Services shall provide the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the appropriate legislative budget and policy committees, within five days of receipt, a copy of any communication from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding federal Medicaid funding for any developmental center relative to the eligibility status of developmental center residents or certification status of any housing unit. The notice shall include the amount of federal Medicaid funding that must be repaid as a result of decertification.
7.
The resources provided for the State Department of Developmental Services’ headquarters reorganization included as part of this item are intended toward system improvements and progress on key indicators, as specified in Section 4519.2 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
8.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $5,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
9.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $12,500,000 is appropriated to the State Department of Developmental Services to establish a pilot project, in consultation with stakeholders, to develop metrics and methods of data collection to evaluate the outcomes of services authorized by regional centers and provided through providers to consumers. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2027. The department shall contract for services to administer the pilot project.

SEC. 156.

 Item 4300-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4300-101-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Developmental Services, for Regional Centers ........................

6,549,068,000
6,345,118,000
Schedule:
(1)
4140015-Operations ........................

1,129,031,000
1,038,678,000
(2)
4140019-Purchase of Services ........................

9,591,919,000
9,340,668,000
(3)
4140031-Early Start Family Resource Services ........................
2,003,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4140015-Operations ........................

−357,877,000
−320,724,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 4140019-Purchase of Services ........................

−3,816,008,000
−3,715,507,000
Provisions:
1.
Upon order of the Director of Finance, the Controller shall transfer such funds as are necessary between this item and Item 4300-001-0001. Within 10 working days after approval of a transfer as authorized by this provision, the Director of Finance shall notify the chairpersons of the fiscal committees in each house of the Legislature and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of the transfer, including the amount transferred, how the amount transferred was determined, and how the amount transferred will be utilized.
2.
A loan or loans shall be made available from the General Fund to the State Department of Developmental Services not to exceed a cumulative total of $774,554,000. $807,246,000. The loan funds shall be transferred to this item as needed to meet cashflow needs due to delays in collecting reimbursements from the Health Care Deposit Fund. All moneys so transferred shall be repaid as soon as sufficient reimbursements have been collected to meet immediate cash needs and in installments as reimbursements accumulate if the loan is outstanding for more than one year.
3.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Director of Finance may authorize transfer of expenditure authority between Schedules (1) and (2) in order to more accurately reflect expenditures in the Early Intervention Program (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).
4.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Director of Finance may authorize transfer of expenditure authority from Schedule (3) 4140031-Early Start Family Resource Services to Schedule (2) 4140019-Purchase of Services to more accurately reflect expenditures in the Early Start Programs.
5.
Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the Director of Finance may authorize a transfer of up to $5,000,000 in expenditure authority from Schedule (1) to Schedule (2) to more accurately reflect yearend expenditures.
6.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $17,000,000 is appropriated for the purpose of increasing client program coordinator staff above the level currently employed as determined by the State Department of Developmental Services. Regional centers shall report annually to the department the number of staff hired with the additional funds and the effectiveness of these funds in reducing average caseload ratios. Additionally, regional centers shall provide justification, in a manner to be determined by the department, for the use of any funds to hire Program Coordinators who do not serve clients receiving services under the Home and Community-Based Services waiver.
7.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $46,000,000 is appropriated for the State Department of Developmental Services to establish new Alternative Residential Model rates based on a four-bed model. These rates, as established by the department, shall be adjusted upon application to the regional center. Regional centers shall report annually to the department the number of facilities receiving these rates.
8.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $15,000,000 is appropriated for the State Department of Developmental Services to allocate to providers based on demonstrated need to comply with the new Home and Community-Based Services regulations requirements that must be implemented by March 17, 2023. The funds will be allocated based upon application to the regional center and approval of both the regional center and the department. Regional centers shall report annually to the department the number of providers receiving these funds.
9.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $14,706,000 is appropriated to the State Department of Developmental Services to improve the employment rate of individuals with disabilities and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.

SEC. 157.

 Item 4440-011-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4440-011-0001—For support of State Department of State Hospitals ........................

2,172,893,000
2,439,975,000
Schedule:
(1)
4400-Administration ........................

206,263,000
217,403,000
(2)
4410-State Hospitals ........................
1,852,746,000
(3)
4420-Conditional Release Program ........................
69,457,000
(4)
4430-Contracted Patient Services ........................

192,271,000
448,213,000
(5)
4440-Evaluation and Forensic Services ........................
35,840,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 4400-Administration ........................
−176,000
(7)
Reimbursements to 4410-State Hospitals ........................
−183,508,000
(8)
Reimbursements to 4430-Contracted Patient Services ........................
0
Provisions:
1.
The reimbursements shall include amounts received in Schedule (7) by the State Department of State Hospitals as a result of billing state hospital bed day expenditures attributable to conservatees who are gravely disabled as defined in subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (h) of Section 5008 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (Murphy Conservatee).
2.
The Controller shall transfer the total amount attributable in the 2021–22 fiscal year to patient-generated collections as revenue to the General Fund.
3.
Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated to accommodate projected hospital population levels in excess of those that actually materialize, if any, shall revert to the General Fund. However, the Department of Finance may approve an increase in expenditures that are not related to caseload for the state hospitals through the redirection of funding that is reasonably believed not to be needed for accommodating projected hospital population levels if the approval is made in writing and filed with the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the committees of each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations not later than 30 days prior to the effective date of the approval, or prior to whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine. All notifications shall include (a) the reason for the proposed redirection of caseload funding to expenditures that are not related to caseload, (b) the approved amount, and (c) the basis of the Director of Finance’s determination that the funding is not needed for accommodating projected hospital population levels.
4.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, and until the 2022–23 fiscal year, $250,000 shall be used for candidates participating in psychiatric technician assistant 20/20 training programs, subject to the terms and conditions in the Memorandum of Understanding with Bargaining Unit 18 that were agreed upon on June 16, 2010, and renewed on July 2, 2019.
5.
The funds appropriated in Schedule (3) shall be used to provide community services as provided in Section 4360 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall support direct community services, as well as administrative and ancillary services related to the provision of direct services.
6.
The State Department of State Hospitals shall provide forensic conditional release services mandated either in Title 15 (commencing with Section 1600) of Part 2 of the Penal Code or in Article 4 (commencing with Section 2960) of Chapter 7 of Title 1 of Part 3 of the Penal Code, through contracts with programs which integrate the supervision and treatment roles and providers selected consistent with Section 1615 of the Penal Code.
7.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), it is intended that funds shall not be available for the payment of treatment services to persons on court visit from state hospitals to the community as designated in subdivision (a) of Section 4117 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
8.
Upon approval of the State Department of State Hospitals, a portion of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be available to reimburse counties for the cost of treatment and legal services to patients in the five state hospitals, pursuant to Section 4117 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. Expenditures made under this item shall be charged to either the fiscal year in which the claim is received or the fiscal year in which the Controller issues the warrant. Claims filed by local jurisdictions for legal services may be scheduled by the Controller for payment.
9.
The Director of State Hospitals shall submit, as part of the annual Governor’s Budget and May Revision estimate, each institution’s expenditures for its approved allotments. If any institution’s expenditures are trending above the allotments provided to it, the Director of State Hospitals shall detail the reasons why the institution is spending at a level above its allotments and list the actions the State Department of State Hospitals is undertaking in order to align expenditures with approved allotments. The report shall contain a yearend summary and an operating budget for each of the institutions under the control of the State Department of State Hospitals. Specifically, the report shall include all of the following:
(a)
The yearend expenditures by line-item detail for each institution.
(b)
The budgeted amounts for each institution in the past year, current year, and budget year, and past year actual, projected current, and budget year expenditures for each institution including staffing, overtime, benefits, registry, and operating expenses.
(c)
The number of authorized and vacant positions for each institution.
(d)
The number of authorized and vacant positions for each institution specific to: (1) psychiatric technicians, (2) nurses, (3) physicians, (4) psychiatrists, (5) social workers, and (6) rehabilitation therapists.
(e)
The number of positions in the temporary help blanket for each institution.
10.
The State Department of State Hospitals shall provide a status update on the recruitment and retention of hospital police officers, to be included in the department’s 2022–23 Governor’s Budget estimate and subsequent May Revision estimate. The update shall include the number of authorized and vacant positions for each hospital, the actual attrition rate for the 2021–22 fiscal year, the projected attrition rate for the 2022–23 fiscal year, and the rate of success pertaining to the number of hospital police officer cadet graduates of the OPS Police Academy.
11.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (4), $46,377,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, to support the Incompetent to Stand Trial Diversion Program.
12.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $100,000,000 shall be expended to address deferred maintenance projects that represent critical infrastructure deficiencies. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.
14.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $5,257,000 shall be expended for ligature risk special repair projects at Atascadero, Metropolitan, Napa, and Patton State Hospitals. The amount allocated shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
15.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $16,489,000 shall be expended to support workers’ compensation claims pursuant to Chapter 85 of the Statutes of 2020 (Senate Bill 1159 of the 2019–20 Regular Session). Upon approval of the Department of Finance, the amount available for expenditure may be adjusted for necessary workers’ compensation expenditures and state operations resources necessary to process the claims. Any augmentation shall be authorized no sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. Any unspent funds at the end of the 2021–22 fiscal year shall revert to the General Fund. Notwithstanding Section 26.00, the funds appropriated in this item may be transferred between schedules. Any transfer requires the prior approval of the Department of Finance.
16.Contracts entered into or amended from funding included in this item to address the Incompetent to Stand Trial waitlist are exempt from Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, Section 19130 of the Government Code, Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code, and from the review or approval of any division of the Department of General Services.
17.Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in Schedule (4), $255,863,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, for the State Department of State Hospitals to contract for subacute bed capacity, including, but not limited to, facilities such as institutions for mental disease, mental health rehabilitation centers, skilled nursing facilities, or any other treatment options, including community-based restoration programs, to address the increasing number of patient referrals to the department.
18.The Department of Finance may authorize an augmentation of this item by up to $75,000,000 for the purposes of implementing the resolutions of the Incompetent to Stand Trial Solutions Workgroup to address the incompetent to stand trial patient waitlist. Any augmentation shall be authorized no sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.

SEC. 158.

 Item 4560-001-3085 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4560-001-3085—For support of Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, payable from the Mental Health Services Fund ........................

26,028,000
31,028,000
Schedule:
(1)
4170-Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission ........................

26,028,000
31,028,000
Provisions:
1.Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $5,000,000 $10,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, to support administration and evaluation of the Mental Health Student Services Act (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 5886) of Part 4 of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code).
2.(a)Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in this item, $5,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023, to support a peer social media network project for children and youth, with an emphasis on students in kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive, who have experienced bullying, or who are at risk of bullying, based on race, ethnicity, language, or country of origin, or perceived race, ethnicity, or county of origin.
(b)No later than August 31, 2021, the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission shall convene an advisory group that includes youth, including transition age youth, mental health providers, representatives of community-based organizations that work on issues associated with racial justice and understanding, legislative staff, the State Department of Public Health, and others. The commission shall strive to ensure membership is reflective of California’s diverse population and includes members with expertise and lived experience related to bullying.
(c)The advisory group shall develop a social media program to support children and youth who have faced bullying, or who are at risk of bullying, based on race, ethnicity, language, or country of origin, or perceived race, ethnicity, or county of origin, through the delivery of trusted content from licensed therapists, counselors, or others to support healthy discussion of difficult topics that young people may not feel comfortable discussing with teachers or parents, and ways to support youth to connect with mental health staff, peer providers, or others to reduce risks associated with bullying and improve youth resiliency when experiencing bullying.
(d)No later than October 31, 2021, the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission shall contract with one or more entities to provide the services and supports as outlined in the social media program developed through the commission’s advisory group.

SEC. 159.

 Item 4560-062-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4560-062-8506—For support of Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................

31,450,000
0
Schedule:
(1)4170-Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission ........................
31,450,000
0
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 is available to support grants for partnerships between counties and schools pursuant to the Mental Health Student Services Act (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 5886) of Part 4 of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code).
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $21,450,000 is available to develop and expand evidence-based behavioral health programs pursuant to the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative.

SEC. 160.

 Item 4560-101-3085 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4560-101-3085—For local assistance, Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, payable from the Mental Health Services Fund ........................

78,830,000
123,830,000
Schedule:
(1)
4170-Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission ........................

78,830,000
123,830,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other law, of the amount available for expenditure in Schedule (1), $20,000,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
2.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, up to $50,000,000 $95,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, to support the Mental Health Student Services Act in Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 5886) of Part 4 of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

SEC. 161.

 Item 4560-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4560-162-8506—For local assistance, Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................

597,550,000
100,000,000
Schedule:
(1)4170-Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission ........................
597,550,000
100,000,000
Provisions:
1.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $190,000,000 is The funds appropriated in this item are available to support grants for partnerships between counties and schools pursuant to the Mental Health Student Services Act (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 5886) of Part 4 of Division 5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code). These grants shall be for economically disadvantaged communities, as determined in consultation with the Department of Finance, consistent with the requirements developed by the United States Treasury pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (P.L. 117-2).
2.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $407,550,000 is available to develop and expand evidence-based behavioral health programs pursuant to the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative.

SEC. 162.

 Item 4700-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4700-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Community Services and Development ........................
23,370,000
Schedule:
(1)4181-Energy Programs ........................ 23,370,000
(2)
4185-Community Services ........................
5,000,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4185-Community Services ........................
−5,000,000
Provisions:
1.The amount appropriated in Schedule (1) shall be expended for the Low-Income Weatherization Program and shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, for support or local assistance, and shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2025.
2.Notwithstanding any other law, funds appropriated for weatherization services for low-income farmworkers in Schedule (1) shall be exempt from the requirement in subdivision (b) of Section 12087.6 of the Government Code that consultation shall occur at least three months prior to the release of a request for applications.

SEC. 163.

 Item 4700-101-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4700-101-0890—For local assistance, Department of Community Services and Development, for assistance to individuals and payments to service providers, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

554,457,000
580,953,000
Schedule:
(1)
4181-Energy Programs ........................

492,193,000
518,689,000
(2)
4185-Community Services ........................
62,264,000
Provisions:
1.
On a federal fiscal year basis, the Department of Community Services and Development shall make the following program allocations for the community services block grant as a percentage of the total block grant:
(a)
Discretionary ........................
5 percent
(b)
Migrant and seasonal farmworkers ........................
10 percent
(c)
Native American Indian programs ........................
3.9 percent
(d)
Community action agencies and rural community services ........................
76.1 percent
 All grantees under the community services block grant program are subject to standard state contracting procedures required under the program.
2.
Funds scheduled in this item may be transferred to Item 4700-001-0890 for the administration of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, subject to approval of the Department of Finance.
3.
Upon approval by the Department of Finance, any unexpended federal funds from Item 4700-101-0890 of the Budget Act of 2020 shall be in augmentation of this item and are not subject to Section 28.00. The Department of Finance shall provide written notification of the augmentation to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee within 10 days from the date of approval. The notification shall include the following: (a) the amount of the augmentation, (b) an identification of the purposes for which the funds will be used, and (c) an explanation of the reason the funds were not spent in the 2020–21 fiscal year. These funds shall be used for local assistance for the programs for which they were originally budgeted.

SEC. 164.

 Item 4700-162-8506 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
4700-162-8506—For local assistance, Department of Community Services and Development, payable from the Coronavirus Fiscal Recovery Fund of 2021 ........................
993,500,000
Schedule:
(1)4181-Energy Programs ........................ 993,500,000
Provisions:
1.The Department of Community Services and Development shall administer the California Arrearage Payment Program (CAPP), which shall be established pursuant to statutory changes, and expend moneys appropriated in this item to reduce delinquent electricity and natural gas utility bill balances for customers experiencing financial hardships related to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Upon order of the Director of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the C.R.I.S.E.S. Grant Pilot Program.
1.5.Upon enactment of the Budget Act of 2021, the department may commence the energy utility participation survey, which may inform the pending statutory changes.
2.All actions to implement the California Arrearage Payment Program (CAPP) and expend the funds appropriated in this item, including the adoption or development of any plan, requirements, guidelines, subgrantee contract provisions, or reporting requirements shall be exempt from the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code).
3.The Department of Community Services and Development shall modify Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program direct pay agreements with energy utilities to expedite the delivery of financial assistance to households with past due energy bill balances. Agreements shall include specific terms and conditions defining utility responsibilities and the department’s rights to provide compliance and audit review of California Arrearage Payment Program (CAPP) funds committed and paid to utilities for application to customer accounts. Energy utilities shall be required to provide the department with customer data in order to develop CAPP allocation formulas, including the number of residential customer accounts in arrears, total amount of arrearages, the number of low-income residential accounts in arrears, if available, and total amount of low-income customer arrearages, if available.
4.All actions to implement programs or services with the funding appropriated in this item, including entering into contracts for services or equipment, are exempt from Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 10290) of Part 2 of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code. The Department of Community Services and Development may award contracts pursuant to this item on a noncompetitive bid basis as necessary to implement the purposes of this article.
5.Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Community Services and Development may transfer up to 3 percent of the funding appropriated in this item to Item 4700-062-8506 upon approval by the Department of Finance.

SEC. 165.

 Item 5175-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5175-001-0001—For support of Department of Child Support Services ........................

39,510,000
39,718,000
Schedule:
(1)
4260010-Child Support Administration ........................

39,633,000
39,841,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 4260010-Child Support Administration ........................
−123,000

SEC. 166.

 Item 5175-001-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5175-001-0890—For support of Department of Child Support Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

83,450,000
83,852,000
Schedule:
(1)
4260010-Child Support Administration ........................

83,450,000
83,852,000

SEC. 167.

 Item 5175-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5175-101-0001—For local assistance, Department of Child Support Services ........................

277,288,000
280,988,000
Schedule:
(1)
4260010-Child Support Administration ........................

252,456,000
256,156,000
(2)
4260019-Child Support Automation ........................
24,832,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a loan not to exceed $100,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund, from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the federal share of costs of the program when federal funds have not been received by the state prior to the usual time for transmitting that federal share to the counties of the state or to cover the federal share of child support collections for which federal funds have been reduced prior to the collections being received from the counties. This loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal share of costs for the program becomes available or when the collections are received from the counties.
2.
The Department of Finance may authorize the establishment of positions and transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5175-001-0001 in order to allow the state to perform the functions or oversee the functions of the local child support agency of any county that fails to perform that function or is out of compliance with state performance standards.

SEC. 168.

 Item 5175-101-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5175-101-0890—For local assistance, Department of Child Support Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

404,966,000
412,148,000
Schedule:
(1)
4260010-Child Support Administration ........................

356,761,000
363,943,000
(2)
4260019-Child Support Automation ........................
48,205,000
Provisions:
1.
The Department of Finance may authorize the establishment of positions and transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5175-001-0890 in order to allow the state to perform the functions or oversee the functions of the local child support agency of any county that fails to perform that function or is out of compliance with state performance standards.
2.
Notwithstanding Section 28.00 or any other law, upon request of the Department of Child Support Services, the Department of Finance may increase or decrease the expenditure authority in this item to offset any increases or decreases in collections deposited in the Child Support Collections Recovery Fund and appropriated in Item 5175-101-8004. The Department of Finance shall notify the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of any adjustment made pursuant to this provision within 10 working days from the date of Department of Finance approval.

SEC. 169.

 Item 5180-001-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-001-0001—For support of State Department of Social Services ........................

276,030,000
285,030,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270-Welfare Programs ........................

52,736,000
61,736,000
(2)
4275-Social Services and Licensing ........................
225,303,000
(3)
4285-Disability Evaluation and Other Services ........................
56,386,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4270-Welfare Programs ........................
−1,681,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 4275-Social Services and Licensing ........................
−25,453,000
(6)
Reimbursements to 4285-Disability Evaluation and Other Services ........................
−31,261,000
Provisions:
1.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1), Program 4275019, of Item 5180-151-0001, Children and Adult Services and Licensing, in order to allow counties to perform the facilities evaluation function.
2.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from Schedule (2) of this item to Schedule (1), Program 4275019, of Item 5180-151-0001, Children and Adult Services and Licensing, in order to allow counties to perform the adoptions program function.
3.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item that have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
4.
Notwithstanding paragraph (4) of subdivision (b) of Section 1778 of the Health and Safety Code, the State Department of Social Services may use no more than 20 percent of the fees collected pursuant to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 1770) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code for overhead costs, facilities operation, and indirect department costs.
5.
Upon request of the State Department of Social Services and the State Department of Health Care Services, the Director of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from Item 4260-101-0001, State Department of Health Care Services, to this item to fund the cost of the administrative hearing process associated with changes in aid or service payments in the Medi-Cal program. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
6.
Provision 1 of Items 5180-001-0270 and 5180-001-0279 also apply to this item.
7.
The Department of Finance and Department of Technology shall determine the appropriateness of maintaining funding for permanent positions included in this item for the Child Welfare Services-California Automated Response and Engagement System project during the development of the budget for the 2021–22 fiscal year or after implementation of the project is completed, whichever is later.
8.
The Department of Finance may increase expenditure authority in this item up to $500,000 to comply with the federal Able-Bodied Adult Without Dependents rule.
9.
Of the funds appropriated in this item, $11,291 is allocated for the external consulting and professional services associated with the design, development, and implementation of the Facility Management System project. This amount shall be augmented upon the Department of Technology’s Stage 4 project approval.
10.
Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Department of Finance, expenditure and position authority may be transferred between schedules within or between the following items for the State Department of Education and the State Department of Social Services: Items 6100-001-0001, 5180-001-0001, and reimbursements. The aggregate amount of General Fund appropriation increases provided under this item during the fiscal year may not exceed the aggregate amount of General Fund appropriation decreases. This provision supports the continuity of care in the programs transitioned from the Department of Education to the Department of Social Services.
11.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $9,000,000 is available for the State Department of Social Services to contract with a vendor to provide direct deposit to child care contractors, beginning January 1, 2022. Contracts awarded pursuant to this section shall allow for advance payment. The department is hereby authorized to provide advance payment in order to implement direct deposit to child care contractors. Contracts awarded pursuant to this section shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code. For purposes of this provision, the State Department of Social Services is exempt from the requirements of Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract Code and from the requirements of Article 6 (commencing with Section 999) of Chapter 6 of Division 4 of the Military and Veterans Code. Funds provided pursuant to this provision are available for encumbrance until June 30, 2023.

SEC. 170.

 Item 5180-101-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-101-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

4,721,570,000
3,516,589,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270010-CalWORKs ........................

1,203,646,000
1,261,146,000
(2)
4270019-Other Assistance Payments ........................

565,034,000
528,034,000
(3)
4270020-Child Care ........................

7,238,780,000
6,013,299,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4270010-CalWORKs ........................
−368,000
(5)
Reimbursements to 4270020-Child Care ........................
−4,285,522,000
Provisions:
1.(a)
Funds appropriated in this item shall not be encumbered unless every rule or regulation adopted and every all-county letter issued by the State Department of Social Services that adds to the costs of any program is approved by the Department of Finance as to the availability of funds before it becomes effective. In making the determination as to availability of funds to meet the expenditures of a rule, regulation, or all-county letter that would increase the costs of a program, the Department of Finance shall consider the amount of the proposed increase on an annualized basis, the effect the change would have on the expenditure limitations for the program set forth in this act, the extent to which the rule, regulation, or all-county letter constitutes a deviation from the premises under which the expenditure limitations were prepared, and any additional factors relating to the fiscal integrity of the program or the state’s fiscal situation.
(b)
Notwithstanding Sections 28.00 and 28.50, the availability of funds contained in this item for rules, regulations, or all-county letters that add to program costs funded from the General Fund in excess of $500,000 on an annual basis, including those that are the result of a federal regulation, but excluding those that are (1) specifically required as a result of the enactment of a federal or state law or (2) included in the appropriation made by this act, shall not be approved by the Department of Finance sooner than 30 days after notification in writing to the chairpersons of the committees in each house of the Legislature that consider appropriations and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or sooner than such lesser time after notification as the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
2.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a loan not to exceed $500,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund, from funds not otherwise appropriated, to: (a) cover the costs of a program or programs when the federal funds have not been received or funds in any subaccount within the Local Revenue Fund have not been deposited prior to the usual time for the state to transmit payment to the counties or (b) ensure cash disbursement needs in this item are met when abatements have not yet posted in time for disbursement. For this purpose, the Department of Finance may authorize an augmentation to this item to ensure cash disbursement requirements are met. This loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal funds or the funds for any subaccounts within the Local Revenue Fund for the program or programs becomes available.
3.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001 in order to fund the costs of the administrative hearing process associated with the CalWORKs program.
4.(a)
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures in those amounts made necessary by changes in either caseload or payments, including, but not limited to, the timing of federal payments, or any rule or regulation adopted and any all-county letter issued as a result of the enactment of a federal or state law, the adoption of a federal regulation, or a court action, during the 2021–22 fiscal year that are within or in excess of amounts appropriated in this act for that year.
(b)
If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
5.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item which have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
6.
In the event of a declared disaster and upon county request, the State Department of Social Services may act in the place of any county and assume direct responsibility for the administration of eligibility and grant determination. The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from this item and Item 5180-101-0890 to Items 5180-001-0001 and 5180-001-0890, for this purpose.
7.
Pursuant to the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) Act (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 10065) of Part 1 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code) and in accordance with the EBT System regulations (Manual of Policies and Procedures Section 16-401.15), in the event a county fails to reimburse the EBT contractor for settlement of EBT transactions made against the county’s cash assistance programs, the state is required to pay the contractor. The State Department of Social Services may use funds from this item to reimburse the EBT contractor for settlement on behalf of the county. The county shall be required to reimburse the department for the county’s settlement via direct payment or administrative offset.
8.
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures for the California Food Assistance Program in those amounts made necessary by changes in the CalFresh Program Standard Utility Allowance, including changes that result from midyear Standard Utility Allowance adjustments requested by the state and any adjustments necessary to maintain parity with federal program changes. If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditure authority of this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
9.

Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $95,000,000 shall be available for housing supports for those families in receipt of CalWORKs for whom homelessness or housing instability is a barrier to self-sufficiency or child well-being pursuant to Section 11330.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.

1.(a)
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $285,000,000 shall be available for housing supports for those families in receipt of CalWORKs for whom homelessness or housing instability is a barrier to self-sufficiency or child well-being pursuant to Section 11330.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)Of the funds appropriated in this provision, $95,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
(c)(1)Of the funds appropriated in this provision, $190,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(2)Upon order of the Director of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (1) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Housing Support Program.
10.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $37,000,000 $10,000,000 is to augment the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program.
(b)Funds appropriated in Schedule (2) shall be used to provide a one-time increase to the rates paid to foster family agencies as described in paragraph (1) of subdivision (f) of Section 11463 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
11.
The Department of Finance is authorized to approve expenditures in excess of the amounts appropriated in Schedule (2), upon notification from the State Department of Social Services, to replenish the State Emergency Food Bank Reserve.
12.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $42,432,000 shall be available to fund the assistance costs associated with continuing an extended foster care benefit assistance payment for any nonminor dependent who met eligibility requirements for the Extended Foster Care program, has lost their employment or has experienced a disruption in their education program resulting from COVID-19, and cannot otherwise meet any of the participation requirements, as described in All County Letter 20-45 and in federal letter ACYF-CB-PI-20-10, unless Stafford Act (P.L. 100-707) flexibilities for employment and education requirements, as described in PI-20-10, are rescinded prior to December 31, 2021. Additionally, to assist with housing stability, the funds shall be used to make monthly payments to, or on behalf of, any individual who attained 21 years of age while in extended foster care on or after April 17, 2020, through December 31, 2021. Payments shall be consistent with applicable rates for existing foster care placement settings.
(b)
As of December 27, 2020, the funds identified in subdivision (a) shall also be available for foster care maintenance payments following reentry to foster care of any individual who attained 21 years of age while in extended foster care on or after January 27, 2020, upon the signing of a voluntary reentry agreement and supervised placement approval. The State Department of Social Services shall issue instructions for counties and eligible individuals consistent with Public Law 116-260, as described in federal letter ACYF-CB-PI-21-04, including, but not limited to, processes to maximize the availability of federal financial participation for individuals aged 21 and 22 years old.
13.
Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Department of Finance, expenditure authority may be transferred between schedules within or between the following items for the State Department of Education and the State Department of Social Services: Items 6100-194-0001, 5180-101-0001, and reimbursements. The aggregate amount of General Fund appropriation increases provided under this section during the fiscal year may not exceed the aggregate amount of General Fund appropriation decreases. This provision supports the continuity of care in the programs transitioned from the State Department of Education to the State Department of Social Services.
14.(a)

Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $95,000,000 shall be available for the Housing Support Program pursuant to Section 11330.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.

(b)

Upon order of the Director of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (1) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Housing Support Program.

15.
Notwithstanding any other law, the Department of Finance may authorize a cash loan from the General Fund for cashflow purposes, in an amount not to exceed $20,000,000, under the following conditions:
(a)
The loan shall meet cash needs resulting from a delay in the receipt of reimbursements from the California State Preschool Program (CSPP) or the general child care program (CCTR) funds.
(b)
The loan shall be used for a short-term need and shall be repaid within 90 days of the loan origination date.
(c)
Interest charges may be waived pursuant to Section 16314 of the Government Code.
16.
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (3), $864,150,000 is available beginning October 1, 2021, to provide 100,220 Alternative Payment Program (APP) slots; $146,707,000 is available beginning April 1, 2022, to provide 33,480 General Child Care slots; and $14,625,000 is available beginning October 1, 2021, to provide 1,300 Migrant Child Care (APP) slots to expand child care access with a priority for General Child Care slots serving children aged 0 to 3 years old, and a priority for APP programs enrolling essential workers receiving short term federal relief services in ongoing APP services. $291,565,000 shall be allocated for Alternative Payment Program General Child Care and Migrant Child Care slots to expand child care access, with a priority for General Child Care slots serving children who are 0 to 3 years of age.
17.

As part of the transition of child care and development programs from the State Department of Education to the State Department of Social Services, the following requirements applicable to these programs have been shifted from Item 6100-194-0001 to Item 5180-101-0001 to support the transition:

17.(a)As part of the transition of child care and development programs from the State Department of Education to the State Department of Social Services, the following requirements applicable to these programs have been shifted from Item 6100-194-0001 to Item 5180-101-0001 to support the transition:
(a)(b)
Funds allocated for Resource and Referral, California Child Care Initiative, Quality Improvement, and Local Planning Councils shall be allocated to meet federal requirements to improve the quality of child care and shall be used in accordance with the approved California State Plan for the federal Child Care and Development Fund that is developed pursuant to the requirements of Section 10211.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)(c)
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item which have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
(c)(d)
Notwithstanding any other law, funds in accounts payable are available for alternative payment programs for actual and allowable costs incurred for additional services, pursuant to Section 10228.1 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. The State Department of Social Services shall give priority for the allocation of these funds for accounts payable.
(d)(1)

Until December 31, 2021, the maximum standard reimbursement rate shall not exceed $51.54 per day for general child care programs. Furthermore, the migrant child care program shall adhere to the maximum standard reimbursement rates as prescribed for the general child care programs. All other rates and adjustment factors shall conform.

(2)Effective January 1, 2022, the maximum rate for general child care programs shall be the greater of either $51.54 per day or the 85th percentile of rates based on the 2018 Regional Market Rate Survey for the county in which the program exists. Furthermore, the migrant child care program shall adhere to the reimbursement rates as prescribed for the general child care programs.
(e)(1)

Alternative payment childcare programs shall be subject to the rate ceilings established in the Regional Market Rate Survey of California childcare and development providers for provider payments. When approved pursuant to Section 10436 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, any changes to the market rate limits, adjustment factors, or regions shall be utilized by the State Department of Social Services.

(2)Notwithstanding any other law, until December 31, 2021, the funds appropriated in this item for the cost of licensed child care services provided through alternative payment or voucher programs, including those provided under Section 10225 and Section 10370 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, shall be used only to reimburse child care costs up to the greater of either the 75th percentile of rates based on the 2016 Regional Market Rate Survey or the regional market rate ceiling for that region as it existed on December 31, 2017.
(3)Notwithstanding any other law, effective January 1, 2022, the funds appropriated in this item for the cost of licensed child care services provided through alternative payment or voucher programs, including those provided under Section 10225 and Section 10370 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, shall be used only to reimburse child care costs up to the greater of either the 85th percentile of rates based on the 2018 Regional Market Rate Survey or the regional market rate ceiling for that region as it existed on December 31, 2021.
(4)The State Department of Social Services shall distribute funds for increases to the Regional Market Rate based on estimates of how contractors’ reimbursements will increase due to the rate change.
(f)(e)(1)
The State Department of Social Services shall conduct monthly analyses of CalWORKs Stage 2 and Stage 3 caseloads and expenditures and adjust agency contract maximum reimbursement amounts and allocations as necessary to ensure funds are distributed proportionally to need.
(2)Notwithstanding any other law or any other provision of this act, the Department of Finance may augment the appropriation for CalWORKs Stage 3 if the estimate of expenditures, as determined by the Department of Finance, will exceed the expenditures authorized in Schedule (3). The Department of Finance shall report any augmentation pursuant to this paragraph to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made in Schedule (3) shall be increased by the amount of the augmentation.
(3)An augmentation may be authorized not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity to exceed the limitations is provided to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or whatever lesser time the chairperson of the joint committee may determine. Any request made by the State Department of Social Services to augment the CalWORKs Stage 3 appropriation shall be approved only in order to cover increases in costs that are consistent with assumptions of this act. This provision shall not be construed to treat Stage 3 as an entitlement.
(g)(f)
Notwithstanding any other law, the funds in Schedule (3) are reserved exclusively for continuing child care for the following families:
(1)Former CalWORKs families who are working, have left cash aid, and have exhausted their two-year eligibility for transitional services in either Stage 1 or Stage 2 pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 10371 or Section 10372 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, respectively, but still meet eligibility requirements for receipt of subsidized childcare services.
(2)Families who received lump-sum diversion payments or diversion services under Section 11266.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and have spent two years in Stage 2 off of cash aid, but still meet eligibility requirements for receipt of subsidized childcare services.
(h)(g)
Notwithstanding any other law, each local planning council receiving funds appropriated in Schedule (3) shall meet the requirements of Section 10486 of the Welfare and Institutions Code to the extent feasible and to the extent data is readily accessible.
(i)(h)(1)
Notwithstanding any other law, families shall be disenrolled from subsidized childcare services consistent with the priorities for services specified in subdivision (b) of Section 10271 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. Families shall be disenrolled in the following order:
(A)Families with the highest income below 85 percent of the State Median Income (SMI) adjusted for family size.
(B)Of families with the same income level, those that have been receiving childcare services for the longest period of time.
(C)Of families with the same income level, those that have a child with exceptional needs.
(D)
Families with children who are receiving child protective services or are at risk of being neglected or abused, regardless of family income.
(2)Notwithstanding any other law, the implementation of paragraph (1) of this subdivision is not subject to the appeal and resolution procedures for agencies that contract with the State Department of Social Services for the provision of childcare services or the due process requirements afforded to families that are denied services specified in Chapter 19 (commencing with Section 18000) of Division 1 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
18.
Notwithstanding any other law, aid provided to a CalWORKs assistance unit for any month or partial month from March 1, 2020, until the operation of the 60-month time limit specified in Section 11454 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (Sec. 61, Ch. 11, Stats. 2020) that did not result in exeeding the federal time limits set forth in Section 608(a)(7) of Title 42 of the United States Code shall not be applied to the 48-month time limit described in subdivision (a) of Section 11454 of the Welfare and Institutions Code (Sec. 60, Ch. 11, Stats. 2020).
19.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $2,000,000 shall be available for a CalWORKs statewide promotional and media campaign. The purposes for which these funds may be shall include statewide media, information distribution, and advertisements through television, radio, social media, and strategic partnerships with community, philanthropic, and charitable organizations that are able to maximize reach to potentially eligible populations.
19.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $2,000,000 shall be available for a CalWORKs statewide promotional and media campaign. The purposes for which these funds may be shall include statewide media, information distribution, and advertisements through television, radio, social media, and strategic partnerships with community, philanthropic, and charitable organizations that are able to maximize reach to potentially eligible populations.
(b)Notwithstanding any other law, allocations pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services, including provisions pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of the Title 2 of the Government Code.
20.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $150,000,000 shall be available for the acquisition, construction, development, and renovation of child care facilities as outlined in Section 10310 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
21.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), up to $15,000,000 shall be available for the child nutrition program state match for the program.
22.(a)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (1), $3,000,000 shall be available to train CalWORKs county staff on racial equity and implicit bias. The availability of these funds is contingent upon pending legislation detailing the program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and measurement of outcomes for the program.
(b)Notwithstanding any other law, allocations pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services, including provisions pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 14825) of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of the Title 2 of the Government Code.
(c)(1)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, the funds appropriated in Schedule (1) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to administer training on racial equity and implicit bias for CalWORKs county staff.
(2)Any transfer in excess of 5 percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
23.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $5,000,000 shall be available for the Food for All: Expand Access to the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP), pursuant to Section 18930 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)(1)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Food for All: Expand Access to the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP).
(2)Any transfer in excess of five percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.

SEC. 171.

 Item 5180-101-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-101-0890—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

6,255,588,000
6,245,588,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270010-CalWORKs ........................
3,218,296,000
(2)
4270019-Other Assistance Payments ........................
1,535,253,000
(3)
42700020-Child Care ........................

1,502,039,000
1,492,039,000
Provisions:
1.
Provisions 1, 4, 6, and 7 of Item 5180-101-0001 also apply to this item.
2.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0890 in order to fund the costs of the administrative hearing process associated with the CalWORKs program.
3.
Upon request of the State Department of Social Services, the Department of Finance may increase or decrease the expenditure authority in this item to offset any increases or decreases in collections deposited in the Child Support Collections Recovery Fund and appropriated in Item 5180-101-8004. The Department of Finance shall provide notification of the adjustment to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee within 10 working days from the date of the department’s approval of the adjustment.
4.
Upon request by the Department of Finance, the Controller shall transfer funds between this item and Item 5180-151-0890 as needed to reflect the estimated expenditure amounts for counties receiving funds provided by the federal Families First Transition Act. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
5.
Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Department of Finance, expenditure authority may be transferred between schedules within or between the following items for the State Department of Education and the State Department of Social Services: Items 6100-194-0890, 6100-201-0890, 5180-101-0890, and reimbursements. The aggregate amount of appropriation increases provided under this section during the fiscal year may not exceed the aggregate amount of appropriation decreases. This provision supports the continuity of care in the programs transitioned from the State Department of Education to the State Department of Social Services.
6.(a)Notwithstanding any other law, the funds appropriated in this item, to the extent permissible under federal law, are subject to Section 10268.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)Funds shall be allocated to meet federal requirements to improve the quality of childcare and shall be used in accordance with the approved California state plan for the federal Child Care and Development Fund that is developed pursuant to the requirements of Section 10211.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(c)Notwithstanding any other law, each local planning council receiving funds shall meet the requirements of Section 10486 of the Welfare and Institutions Code to the extent feasible and to the extent data is readily accessible.
(d)Funds appropriated in this item shall not be expended to develop or support new information technology projects unless approved by the Department of Finance and not sooner than 30 days after notification to the chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.
(e)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $1,100,000 is for programs that expand training for providers to gain skills necessary to manage an early learning and care business.
(h)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $1,663,440 is available on a one-time basis to support grant activities for the federal Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act of 2019 (Pub. L. 116-20).
(i)Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $4,888,000 is available on a one-time basis for quality activities from federal Child Care and Development Block Grant funds appropriated prior to the 2020–21 fiscal year.
7.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (3), $10,000,000 is available for the MyChildCarePlan.org to support resource and referral (R&R) agency and county access until June 30, 2023, and the immediate transition of the consumer education web products to the Department of Social Services. Any requests to expand the MyChildCarePlan.org content management is subject to approval by the Department of Finance. A notification shall be provided to the Joint Legislative Budget Committees within 30 days after an authorized expansion. It is the intent for this system and the R&R users to transition to the Department of Social Services data landscape system once developed and implemented.

SEC. 172.

 Item 5180-104-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-104-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services (Proposition 98) ........................

2,151,000
2,103,000
Schedule:
(1)4270020-Child Care ........................
2,151,000
2,103,000
Provisions:
1.Notwithstanding any other law, upon approval of the Department of Finance, expenditure authority may be transferred between Items 6100-203-0001 and this item for the State Department of Education and the State Department of Social Services. The aggregate amount of General Fund appropriation increases provided under this item during the fiscal year may not exceed the aggregate amount of General Fund appropriation decreases. This provision supports the continuity of care in the programs transitioned from the State Department of Education to the State Department of Social Services.
2.Of the funds appropriated in this item, $36,000 is to reflect a cost-of-living adjustment.

SEC. 173.

 Item 5180-111-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-111-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

8,553,285,000
8,445,272,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270028-SSI/SSP ........................

2,997,502,000
2,992,489,000
(2)
4275010-IHSS ........................

17,250,421,000
17,217,421,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4275010-IHSS ........................
−11,694,638,000
Provisions:
1.
Provisions 1 and 4 of Item 5180-101-0001 also apply to this item.
2.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a loan not to exceed $1,000,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the federal share or reimbursable share, or both, of costs of a program or programs when the federal funds or reimbursements (from the Health Care Deposit Fund or counties) have not been received by this state prior to the usual time for transmitting payments for the federal or reimbursable share of costs for this state. That loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal share of costs for the program or programs becomes available, or in the case of reimbursements, subject to Section 16351 of the Government Code. County reimbursements also shall be subject to Section 16314 of the Government Code, which specifies the rate of interest. The State Department of Social Services may offset a county’s share of cost of the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program against local assistance payments made to the county if the county fails to reimburse its share of cost of the IHSS program to the state.
3.
The Director of Finance may authorize the transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001 in order to fund the cost of the administrative hearing process associated with changes in aid or service payments in the IHSS program. The Department of Finance shall report to the Legislature the amount to be transferred pursuant to this provision. The transfer shall be authorized at the time the report is made.
4.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2) of this item, $5,000,000 shall be available to the department to support development and statewide implementation of electronic forms and signatures, including translation of forms into all Medi-Cal threshold languages.
5.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2) of this item, $8,000,000 shall be available for county administration, outreach and case management to support IHSS recipients with Medi-Cal redetermination, focusing on efforts to ensure that recipients retain Medi-Cal as redeterminations resume, which is expected to begin in January, 2022. This funding is contingent on the automation of the IHSS disenrollment process.

SEC. 174.

 Item 5180-141-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-141-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

991,759,000
983,559,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270037-County Administration and Automation Projects ........................

1,179,084,000
1,170,884,000
(2)
Reimbursements to 4270037-County Administration and Automation Projects ........................
−187,325,000
Provisions:
1.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, a loan not to exceed $140,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund, from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the federal or reimbursable share, or both, of costs of a program or programs when the federal funds or reimbursements have not been received by this state prior to the usual time for transmitting state payments for the federal or reimbursable share of costs. This loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal share of costs or the reimbursements for the program or programs become available.
2.
In the event of a declared disaster and upon county request, the State Department of Social Services may act in the place of any county and assume direct responsibility for the administration of eligibility and grant determination. The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds from this item and Item 5180-141-0890 to Items 5180-001-0001 and 5180-001-0890, for this purpose.
3.
Provision 1 of Item 5180-101-0001 also applies to this item.
4.
Pursuant to public assistance caseload estimates reflected in the annual Governor’s Budget, the Department of Finance may approve expenditures in those amounts made necessary by a court action or changes in caseload that are in excess of amounts appropriated in this act. If the Department of Finance determines that the estimate of expenditures will exceed the expenditures authorized for this item, the department shall so report to the Legislature. At the time the report is made, the amount of the appropriation made by this item shall be increased by the amount of the excess unless and until otherwise provided by law.
5.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item which have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
6.
This item may be increased by order of the Department of Finance to address system changes necessary to implement the requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148). The Director of Finance shall provide notification in writing to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee of any expenditure approved under this provision not less than 30 days prior to the effective date of the approval.
7.
The Department of Finance may increase expenditure authority in this item for the State Department of Social Services in order to fund the administrative costs to prepare for and respond to a declaration of a major disaster by the President of the United States and to maximize the amount of assistance requested and received through the federal Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other federally funded nutrition assistance programs.
8.
The Department of Finance may increase expenditure authority in this item for the costs associated with an updated project schedule, clarified requirements, and negotiated vendor costs for the California Statewide Automated Welfare System project, upon notification from the Office of Systems Integration. Any such increase shall be authorized not less than 30 days following written notification to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or a lesser period if requested by the department and approved by the chairperson or the chairperson’s designee.
9.
The Department of Finance may increase expenditure authority in this item up to $8,000,000 to comply with the federal Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents rule.
10.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $100,000 shall be available to fund changes to support a simplified senior and disabled CalFresh application and telephonic access.

SEC. 175.

 Item 5180-141-0890 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-141-0890—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services, payable from the Federal Trust Fund ........................

1,425,398,000
1,449,398,000
Schedule:
(1)
4270037-County Administration and Automation Projects ........................

1,425,398,000
1,449,398,000
Provisions:
1.
Provisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8 of Item 5180-141-0001 also apply to this item.

SEC. 176.

 Item 5180-151-0001 of Section 2.00 of the Budget Act of 2021 is amended to read:
5180-151-0001—For local assistance, State Department of Social Services ........................

2,538,710,000
2,785,810,000
Schedule:
(1)
4275019-Children and Adult Services and Licensing ........................

1,504,455,000
1,513,755,000
(2)
4275028-Special Programs ........................

1,378,625,000
1,616,425,000
(3)
Reimbursements to 4275019-Children and Adult Services and Licensing ........................
−344,370,000
(4)
Reimbursements to 4275028-Special Programs ........................
0
Provisions:
1.
Provision 1 of Item 5180-101-0001 also applies to this item.
2.
Notwithstanding Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code and pursuant to Section 30029.8 of the Government Code, a loan not to exceed $50,000,000 shall be made available from the General Fund, from funds not otherwise appropriated, to cover the federal share or reimbursable share, or both, of costs of a program or programs when the federal funds or reimbursements have not been received by this state prior to the usual time for transmitting state payments for the federal or reimbursable share of costs. The loan from the General Fund shall be repaid when the federal or reimbursable share of costs for the program or programs becomes available.
3.
The Department of Finance may authorize the establishment of positions and transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001, in order to allow the state to perform the facilities evaluation function of the Community Care Licensing Division in the event the counties fail to perform that function.
4.
Nonfederal funds appropriated in this item that have been budgeted to meet the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families maintenance-of-effort requirement established pursuant to the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (P.L. 104-193) shall not be expended in any way that would cause their disqualification as a federally allowable maintenance-of-effort expenditure.
5.
The Department of Finance may authorize the establishment of positions and transfer of amounts from this item to Item 5180-001-0001 in order to allow the state to perform the adoptions function in the event that a county notifies the State Department of Social Services that it intends to cease performing that function.
6.
Funds appropriated in this item for the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Program required by Chapter 5.2 (commencing with Section 16524.6) of Part 4 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code shall be appropriately reduced by the Department of Finance to the extent any activities for which funding is included are also required by the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183).
7.
Funds appropriated in this item for legal services to unaccompanied undocumented minors and for immigration services in accordance with Chapter 5.6 (commencing with Section 13300) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code shall be available for liquidation until June 30, 2027.
8.
Of the total amount appropriated in this item, up to $4,000,000 shall be available for a county-optional block grant program, for allocation to local agencies to fund activities the Commission on State Mandates identified as reimbursable state mandates in the Interagency Child Abuse and Neglect Investigation Reports (CSM-00-TC-22) mandate. A local agency that receives funding according to this item shall not be eligible to submit claims to the Controller for reimbursement under Section 17560 of the Government Code for any costs related to the reimbursable state-mandated activities identified in CSM-00-TC-22 incurred in the same fiscal year during which the local agency received funding according to this item. The State Department of Social Services, in consultation with the California State Association of Counties, shall develop an allocation methodology for the purpose of distributing these funds to participating counties. Block grant funding apportioned according to this item is subject to annual financial and compliance audits.
9.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $39,419,000 is for the support of activities related to the Child Welfare Services-California Automated Response and Engagement System (CWS-CARES) project. Expenditure of these funds is contingent upon approval of project documents by the Department of Finance and the Department of Technology. This amount may be augmented up to a maximum of $28,630,000 for project activities upon approval by the Department of Finance, in consultation with the Department of Technology. In providing approval, the Department of Finance shall consider verified satisfactory progress toward milestones associated with the CWS-CARES Product Roadmap, product adoption, and the roadmap change management process. Such an augmentation shall only be used to support an acceleration of planned project activities and shall not be used to increase total project costs. Any such augmentation shall be authorized no less than 30 calendar days following written notification to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or a lesser period if requested by the Department of Finance and approved by the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or the chairperson’s designee.
(b)
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds appropriated for the CWS-CARES project in Schedule (1) to Item 5180-001-0001, for project-related activities, including, but not limited to, necessary personal services expenditures, interagency agreements, and contracts.
(c)
The State Department of Social Services, in coordination with other state entities and counties involved in the CWS-CARES project efforts, shall (1) provide stakeholders, counties, and the Legislature with monthly project status reports, including newly executed contracts, their purpose, and cost and (2) convene a regularly scheduled quarterly forum to provide project updates to stakeholders and legislative staff. The forums shall include updates on the progress of project development and implementation, expenditures incurred to date, significant issues and risks overcome in the prior quarter and presently being addressed, and upcoming project milestones and significant events.
(d)
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $100,000 is available to fund reimbursements to an Indian tribe, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 224.1 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, or the tribe’s designee, for costs associated with participating with the State Department of Social Services to guide the development of an automated system used for Child Welfare Services. Notwithstanding any other law, the amount and manner of reimbursements shall be determined by the State Department of Social Services in written directives.
10.
The Department of Finance may authorize the transfer of funds appropriated in this item for activities related to implementation of the Resource Family Approval Program to Item 5180-001-0001 in order for the State Department of Social Services to perform these activities on behalf of counties. Funds shall only be transferred pursuant to this provision after consultation with the County Welfare Directors Association of California and consistent with written notification from the county or counties of the amount of funding to be transferred.
11.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $7,000,000 shall be available for contracts under the authority of Chapter 5.6 (commencing with Section 13300) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code with organizations qualified pursuant to that chapter, to provide legal services to persons on California State University campuses. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and liquidation until June 30, 2027. Use of these funds shall be reported in updates provided to the Legislature on the State Department of Social Services’ immigration programs.
12.
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $10,000,000 shall be available for legal services pursuant to Chapter 5.6 (commencing with Section 13300) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, for, but not limited to, unaccompanied undocumented minors and other minors in removal proceedings, and current or past beneficiaries of federal temporary protected status, to be allocated at the discretion of the State Department of Social Services. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, and liquidation until June 30, 2027. Use of these funds shall be reported in updates provided to the Legislature on the department’s immigration programs.
13.(a)
Of the amount appropriated in this item, the State Department of Social Services may allocate no more than $30,000,000 to existing Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) providers under contract with the department, to nonprofit Feeding America members located in California or to a Feeding America partner state organization with the capacity to purchase and distribute food statewide in California. These funds are made available to mitigate any increases in food insecurity and administrative costs caused by the COVID-19 emergency and related economic recovery. These funds shall be allocated at the sole discretion of the department.
(b)
Notwithstanding any other law, the department’s allocation of these funds shall be exempt from the requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.
(c)
The department shall inform the Legislature of the final allocation of funding available pursuant to this provision no later than August 1, 2022.
(d)
Notwithstanding the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), the State Department of Social Services may implement and administer this provision without adopting regulations.
14.
The Department of Finance may increase the expenditure authority in this item to support unanticipated costs related to the federal Family First Prevention Services Act, subject to documentation provided by the State Department of Social Services explaining the need for the resources.
15.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $100,000,000 $175,000,000 shall be available for the Housing and Disability Income Advocacy Program to increase participation among homeless persons with disabilities who may be eligible for disability benefits programs pursuant to Section 18999.1 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)
Of these funds, $25,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
(c)(1)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $75,000,000 $150,000,000 shall be available for the Housing and Disability Income Advocacy Program pursuant to Section 18999.1 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025.
(2)
Upon approval from the Department of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Housing and Disability Income Advocacy Program. Any transfer in excess of 5 percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
16.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $8,250,000 is to augment the Child Welfare Public Health Nursing Early Intervention Program.
(b)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $29,734,000 is to augment the Family Urgent Response System.
17.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $7,415,000 shall be available to fund the administrative costs associated with continuing an extended foster care benefit assistance payment for any nonminor dependent who met eligibility requirements for the Extended Foster Care program, has lost their employment or has experienced a disruption in their education program resulting from COVID-19, and cannot otherwise meet any of the participation requirements, as described in All County Letter 20-45 and in federal letter ACYF-CB-PI-20-10, unless Stafford Act (P.L. 100-707) flexibilities for employment and education requirements, as described in PI-20-10, are rescinded prior to December 31, 2021. Additionally, the funds shall be used to fund the administrative costs associated with monthly case management and to make payments to, or on behalf of, any individual who attained 21 years of age while in extended foster care on or after April 17, 2020, through December 31, 2021. Payments shall be consistent with applicable rates for existing foster care placement settings.
(b)
As of December 27, 2020, the funds identified in subdivision (a) shall also be available for foster care maintenance payments following reentry to foster care of any individual who attained 21 years of age while in extended foster care on or after January 27, 2020, upon the signing of a voluntary reentry agreement and supervised placement approval. The State Department of Social Services shall issue instructions for counties and eligible individuals consistent with the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260), as described in federal letter ACYF-CB-PI-21-04, including, but not limited to, processes to maximize the availability of federal financial participation for individuals aged 21 and 22 years old.
18.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $87,000 shall be available to eligible federally recognized Indian tribes or tribal agencies to purchase Live Scan machines and receive ongoing reimbursements for fingerprinting costs, other maintenance and operation items, or related activities necessary to enable the tribes or tribal agencies to complete background checks for the purpose of approving tribally approved homes for the placement of Indian children into foster or adoptive care pursuant to Section 10553.12 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b)
The funding in subdivision (a) shall be available to the tribes or tribal agencies currently approved by the Department of Justice to receive state and federal level summary criminal history information pursuant to Section 11105.08 of the Penal Code.
(c)
Of the funding in subdivision (a), the amount that each tribe or tribal agency can utilize for the purposes specified in subdivision (a) will be determined in consultation with, and subject to review and approval by, the State Department of Social Services.
19.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $47,524,000 $352,524,000 shall be available for the Community Care Expansion Program to support individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. These funds shall be contingent upon the passage of pending legislation detailing the program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and the measurement of outcomes for the program.
(b)Notwithstanding any other law, of the funds appropriated in this item, $47,524,000 $352,524,000 is available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024, by the State Department of Social Services to implement the Community Care Expansion Program to provide competitive grants to qualified counties and tribal entities for the acquisition and rehabilitation of adult and senior care facilities. Of the $352,524,000, $55,000,000 is for the capitalized operating subsidy reserve.
(c)The department shall determine the methodology and distribution of the funds appropriated in this provision to those counties and tribal entities it deems qualified.
(d)Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement, interpret, or make specific this item, in whole or in part, by means of information notices or other similar instructions, without taking any further regulatory action.
(e)For purposes of this item, “tribal entity” means a federally recognized Indian tribe, tribal organization, or urban Indian organization, as defined in Section 1603 of Title 25 of the United States Code.
(f)(1)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to administer the expansion of the Adult Protective Services Program.
(2)Any transfer in excess of 5 percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
20.Of the amount appropriated in this item, $200,000,000 shall be available to the Long-Term Care Career Pathways Program to incentivize, support, and fund career pathways for In-Home Supportive Services providers, contingent upon the passage of pending legislation detailing the program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and measurement of outcomes for the program.
20.(a)
Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $200,000,000 shall be available to the Long-Term Care Career Pathways Program to incentivize, support, and fund career pathways for In-Home Supportive Services providers, contingent upon the passage of pending legislation detailing the program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and measurement of outcomes for the program.
(b)(1)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to administer the expansion of the Adult Protective Services Program.
(2)Any transfer in excess of 5 percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
21.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $50,000,000 $92,500,000 shall be available for the Home Safe program pursuant to Section 15771 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025. 2024.
(b)
Upon approval from the Department of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (1) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Home Safe program.
22.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $150,000,000 shall be available for the Project Roomkey program.
(b)
Upon approval from the Department of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Project Roomkey program. Any transfer in excess of 5 percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
23.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $105,200,000 shall be available for the Rapid Response program as described in Chapter 5.7 (commencing with Section 13400) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2023.
(b)
In accordance with Section 1621(d) of Title 8 of the United States Code, this provision provides for services for undocumented persons.
(c)
Upon approval of the Department of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Rapid Response program.
(d)A written update shall be provided to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee by March April 1, 2022, on the services and support specified in this provision.
24.(a)(1)
Of the amount appropriated in this item, Schedule (2), $25,000,000 shall be available for immigration services funding for payment to entities under contract or grant pursuant to Chapter 5.6 (commencing with Section 13300) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code for services on behalf of clients involved in, applying for, or subject to, federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status and clients applying for naturalization to become a United States citizen, including coverage of filing fees. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(2)These funds may be used to conduct a formal evaluation of the services described in this subdivision (a).
(b)Of the amount appropriated in this item, $15,300,000 shall be available to provide legal services to unaccompanied undocumented minors and for immigration services in accordance with Chapter 5.6 (commencing with Section 13300) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(c)(1)
Of the amount appropriated in this item, $4,700,000 is provided for mental health assessments in support of undocumented minors arriving unaccompanied to the United States, and for navigation services to connect with existing services that support reunification and post-placement needs of undocumented minors arriving unaccompanied, including unaccompanied alien children as defined in Section 279(g)(2) of Title 6 of the United States Code, their sponsors, and the sponsor’s family members.
(2)
The State Department of Social Services shall allocate funding made available pursuant to this provision to qualified nonprofit providers or school districts, as determined by the department.
(d)All of the following apply to this provision:
(1)
Pursuant to Section 1621(d) of Title 8 of the United States Code, this provision provides for services for undocumented persons.
(2)Notwithstanding any other law, contracts or grants awarded pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(3)Notwithstanding any other law, contracts or grants awarded pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.
(4)Notwithstanding the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), the State Department of Social Services may implement and administer this provision without adopting regulations.
(5)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer legal services to unaccompanied undocumented minors.
25.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $50,000,000 $92,500,000 shall be available for the Bringing Families Home Program pursuant to Section 16523.1 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025. 2024.
(b)
Upon order of the Director of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (1) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Bringing Families Home Program.
26.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $3,000,000 shall be available for stipends for tribal social work students. These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(b)
Notwithstanding any other law, contracts or grants awarded pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the personal services contracting requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(c)Notwithstanding any other law, contracts or grants awarded pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.
27.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $35,000,000 shall be available for the California Universal Basic Income Pilot Program to provide funding to local county or city pilots, and to support research and evaluation of those pilots and projects. These funds shall be contingent upon the passage of pending legislation detailing the program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and the measurement of outcomes for the program.
(b)
Notwithstanding any other law, the funds appropriated for these purposes shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026, by the State Department of Social Services to implement Universal Basic Income Pilot Program grants.
(c)Upon order of the Director of Finance, funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the California Universal Basic Income Pilot Program.
28.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $1,000,000 shall be available for the Jewish Family and Children’s Services Holocaust Center.
29.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $30,000,000 shall be available for immigration services funding to implement the One California program.
30.Of the amount appropriated in Schedule (2), $8,000,000 shall be available to fund case management support for asylees, also called the Enhanced Services Program for Asylees (ESPA).
31.Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $222,446,000 shall be available for county prevention services activities consistent with the provisions of Part I: Prevention Activities Under Title IV-E, of Public Law 115-123, contingent upon the passage of pending legislation detailing program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and measurement of outcomes for these activities.
32.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $139,206,000 shall be available to support enhanced care planning and assessment services, exceptional care and supervision needs for a child in a licensed setting, or other exceptional community, educational, or family supports that have been identified by a qualified individual or a child and family team, as necessary to meet the needs of a child in the least restrictive setting. The State Department of Social Services shall allocate funds through contracts with community-based providers or entities or through local assistance allocations to counties that support new or expanded programs, services, and practices that ensure the provision of the high-quality continuum of care that is designed to support foster children in the least restrictive setting, consistent with a child’s permanency plan.
(b)
Of the amount appropriated in this provision, $120,000,000 shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2025. The availability of these funds is contingent upon pending legislation detailing the program objectives, implementation design and timelines, data collection, and measurement of outcomes for the program.
(c)(1)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, the funds appropriated in Schedule (1) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to administer services related to the needs of foster youth with complex care needs.
(2)Any transfer in excess of five percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
33.(a)
Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $182,000,000 shall be available to the State Department of Social Services for grants to existing Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) or Commodity Supplemental Food Program providers, members of the nonprofit organization Feeding America that are based in California, or members of the California Association of Food Banks, whose ongoing primary function is to facilitate the distribution of food to low-income households. The grants shall support one-time capacity enhancements that support the collection, storage, and distribution systems required to adequately serve the food insecurity needs of California, as well as enhancements to ensure the resilience of the emergency food delivery system during climate crises and disasters. Up to 5 percent of funds allocated for these grants may be used by the department, at its discretion, to procure and provide statewide system upgrades to improve the efficiency of the provider network’s food ordering, tracking, and reporting processes. The department shall allow investments for the use of grant funds awarded under this provision, including, but not limited to, improvements in the following areas:
(1)
Transportation
(2)Cold storage
(3)Warehouse equipment and supplies
(4)Technology
(5)External facility expansion
(6)Generation and storage of backup power
(7)Electric vehicles
(8)Charging stations
(9)Panel, wiring, and other necessary utility upgrades
(10)Other systems required to adequately serve the food insecurity needs of California
(b)
Notwithstanding any other law, the department shall establish an application process for the grants described in subdivision (a), which shall be exempt from the requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services. The department may, at its sole discretion, provide up to 75 percent of a grant award as cash in advance of actual purchases made by a grantee.
(c)These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2026.
(d)(1)Upon approval from the Department of Finance, the funds appropriated in Schedule (2) for the purposes described in this provision may be transferred to Item 5180-001-0001 to implement and administer the Emergency Food Capacity Enhancement & Climate Resilience Program.
(2)Any transfer in excess of 5 percent may be authorized pursuant to this provision not sooner than 30 days after notification in writing of the necessity therefor is provided to the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or not sooner than whatever lesser time after that notification the chairperson of the joint committee, or the chairperson’s designee, may in each instance determine.
34.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), the State Department of Social Services shall allocate $110,000,000 $80,000,000 to existing The Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP) (TEFAP) providers under contract with the department, to members of the nonprofit organization Feeding America that are located in California, or to a Feeding America partner state organization with the capacity to purchase and distribute food statewide in California. These funds are made available to mitigate any increases in food insecurity and administrative costs caused by the COVID-19 emergency and related economic recovery. These funds shall be allocated at the sole discretion of the department.
(b)These funds shall be available for encumbrance or expenditure until June 30, 2024.
(b)(c)Notwithstanding any other law, the department’s allocation of these funds shall be exempt from the requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.
(c)(d)Notwithstanding the rulemaking provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), the department may implement and administer this provision without adopting regulations.
35.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (2), $30,000,000 shall be available to the State Department of Social Services to provide grants to the following organizations to provide diapers to low-income families with infants or toddlers:
(1)
Community Food Bank (Fresno, California)
(2)Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank
(3)Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
(4)Help a Mother Out (located in the San Francisco Bay area of California)
(5)Orange County Food Bank
(6)Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services
(7)Redwood Empire Food Bank
(8)Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County
(b)The organizations specified in subdivision (a) shall expend the allocated funds on or before June 30, 2024.
(c)Notwithstanding any other law, the department’s allocation of funds pursuant to this provision shall be exempt from the requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section 19130) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code, and from the Public Contract Code and the State Contracting Manual, and shall not be subject to the approval of the Department of General Services.
36.(a)Of the funds appropriated in Schedule (1), $42,000,000 shall be available to the State Department of Social Services to provide grants to community-based Short-Term Residential Therapeutic Programs serving youth in the foster care system as a one-time reimbursement for expenses and losses of revenue incurred on or after March 1, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Recipients of these grants may use the funds provided for either or both of the following purposes: that experienced added expenses and losses of revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
(1)

Expenses incurred for staffing, equipment, and facilities in order to ensure the stability, health and safety of youth and staff.

(2)