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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 8. PARTICIPATION IN FEDERAL PROGRAMS AND INTERSTATE AGREEMENTS [12000 - 12515.5]

  ( Part 8 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. Administration of Federal Programs—State Board of Education [12000 - 12143]

  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 7. Surplus Federal Property [12110 - 12117]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

12110.
  

The State Department of Education is hereby designated as the California State Agency for Donated Food Distribution.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 196, Sec. 1. Effective June 13, 1984. Operative July 1, 1984, by Sec. 8.5 of Ch. 196.)

12111.
  

The California State Agency for Donated Food Distribution is authorized and directed to cooperate with the federal government and its agencies in securing the expeditious and equitable distribution of surplus food commodities donated by the federal government to public agencies, institutions, and organizations in California, to assist those public agencies, institutions, and organizations in securing those food commodities and to do all things necessary to the execution of its powers and duties.

The state agency may enter into cooperative agreements with federal agencies to assist it in carrying out the purposes of this article.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 196, Sec. 2. Effective June 13, 1984. Operative July 1, 1984, by Sec. 8.5 of Ch. 196.)

12112.
  

Whenever by any act of Congress or any rule or regulation adopted thereunder the agency is authorized to accept, receive, or purchase for resale from the federal government or any agency thereof, or any state agency at the request of, and with the approval of, the Department of General Services, any food commodities and to provide for its disposition or resale, it is authorized to do so and is vested with all necessary power and authority to accomplish the acceptance, purchase, receipt, disposition and resale. The agency is hereby exempted from Article 2 (commencing with Section 14790) of Chapter 6 of Part 5.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 196, Sec. 3. Effective June 13, 1984. Operative July 1, 1984, by Sec. 8.5 of Ch. 196.)

12113.
  

(1) The California State Agency for Donated Food Distribution in providing for the disposition of food commodities shall require the payment of such charges by the parties to whom food commodities are transferred as the agency estimates will reimburse the agency for the average costs of procuring, storing, handling, and disposing of those food commodities. All moneys received by the agency for charges under this section or its predecessor shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the Donated Property Revolving Fund. The agency may reduce or eliminate charges on donated food commodities found not to be usable for the purpose for which procured. Any moneys found by the agency to be in excess of the costs incurred in procuring, storing, handling, and disposing of donated food commodities may, upon approval of the Department of Finance, be refunded to the parties from whom the moneys were received. Moneys refunded to the state agencies specified in subdivision (2) of this section shall be deposited in the State Treasury as provided in that subdivision.

(2) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, (a) the State Department of Education, acting for state agencies supported principally from the General Fund, and (b) state agencies supported principally from a special fund of the State Treasury, shall deposit refunds received under subdivision (1) of this section to the credit of the state fund from which the state agency receives its principal support. The Department of Finance shall determine the fund from which the state agency receives its principal support.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 196, Sec. 4. Effective June 13, 1984. Operative July 1, 1984, by Sec. 8.5 of Ch. 196.)

12114.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any party receiving surplus food pursuant to this article which elects to take direct delivery thereof from the federal government shall be required to reimburse the agency only for the actual cost to the agency of processing the documents relating to each such direct delivery of surplus food. Any party electing to take direct delivery must demonstrate that party’s capability for the proper storage and distribution of the surplus food in accordance with regulations adopted by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

12115.
  

There is hereby created in the State Treasury the Donated Food Revolving Fund. The State Department of Education shall identify all assets in the Surplus Property Revolving Fund. The assets shall be separated by the State Department of Education into those assets which pertain to the Surplus Personal Property Program and those assets which pertain to the Donated Food Program. The unencumbered assets pertaining to surplus personal property will be transferred to the Department of General Services and deposited in the Surplus Personal Property Revolving Fund. The cash resources of the Donated Food Program shall be deposited into the Donated Food Revolving Fund. All costs of the California State Agency for Donated Food Distribution, including, but not limited to, costs of procuring, transporting, shipping, and storing surplus property or food commodities of the federal government or other agencies or individuals and its distribution to public agencies and other eligible institutions and organizations, costs of general assistance and real property procurement, and costs of consultant and contract services, shall be paid from this fund. The Donated Food Revolving Fund shall be reimbursed from the support appropriation for the agency for costs of general assistance and real property procurement in accordance with Sections 11251 and 11252 of the Government Code. The Surplus Property Revolving Fund shall cease to be a fund in the State Treasury when notification is received from the State Department of Education, verified by the Department of Finance, that all balances in the fund have been reduced to zero.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 196, Sec. 5. Effective June 13, 1984. Operative July 1, 1984, by Sec. 8.5 of Ch. 196.)

12116.
  

The California State Agency for Donated Food Distribution may send representatives out of this state for the purpose of inspecting food commodities or conferring with federal and other state officials, provided the traveling and expenses have been approved by the Governor and by the Department of Finance. The out-of-state travel shall not come within the limitation imposed in Section 33335 or 71049.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 196, Sec. 6. Effective June 13, 1984. Operative July 1, 1984, by Sec. 8.5 of Ch. 196.)

12117.
  

(a) The State Agency for Donated Food Distribution may, without at the time furnishing vouchers or itemized statements, draw from the Donated Food Revolving Fund for use as a departmental revolving fund either of the following:

(1) A sum not to exceed thirty thousand dollars ($30,000).

(2) With the approval of the Department of Finance, a sum in excess of thirty thousand dollars ($30,000).

(b) Any moneys withdrawn pursuant to subdivision (a) may only be used, in accordance with law and the Department of General Services rules, for payment of compensation earned, traveling expense, traveling expense advances, or where immediate payment is otherwise necessary. All disbursements from the revolving fund shall be substantiated by vouchers filed with and audited by the Controller. From time to time, disbursements, supported by vouchers, may be reported to the Controller in connection with claims for reimbursement of the departmental revolving fund. At any time upon the demand of the Department of Finance or the Controller, the revolving fund shall be accounted for and substantiated by vouchers and itemized statements submitted to and audited by the Controller.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 31, Sec. 18. Effective June 27, 2016.)

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