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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 2. ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION [33000 - 64100]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 2. STATE ADMINISTRATION [33000 - 33596]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 20. STATE EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES [33000 - 33596]

  ( Part 20 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 3. State Department of Education [33300 - 33479.9]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3 amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1059, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 2. Finances [33330 - 33338]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

33330.
  

The department may expend the money in any appropriation, or in any special fund in the State Treasury now remaining or made available by law for the administration of the provisions of any of the statutes enumerated in this article or for the use, support, or maintenance of any board, commission, office, or officer that is abolished by the provisions of former Section 361, and whose duties, powers, and functions are, by the provisions of Section 33306, transferred to and conferred upon the Department of Education, excepting that the funds of the State Board of Education in respect to functions retained by it, including such funds as are now or may hereafter be entrusted to the State Board of Education for administration, and the funds of the Superintendent of Public Instruction shall be administered as heretofore.

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

33331.
  

The Department of Education may expend the moneys in any appropriation heretofore or hereafter made for the support of the State Board of Education.

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

33332.
  

The Director of Finance may give the Director of Education authority to accept on behalf of, and in the name of, the state such gifts, donations, bequests, and devises as may be made to the Department of Education, or to any school or other institution administered by the Director of Education or the Department of Education, which in his judgment would be of benefit to the state and, if made to a school or other institution, would be of benefit to the school or other institution. Gifts, donations, bequests, and devises may be made subject to such conditions or restrictions as the Director of Education may deem advisable.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 36.)

33333.
  

Money received under Section 33332 may, with the approval of the Director of Finance, be deposited by the Director of Education to the credit of the department or of the school or institution designated by him or her, in accounts in banks, or credit unions, or transmitted by him or her to the State Treasurer for deposit in trust accounts. Withdrawals may be made from the bank or credit union account or trust account by the Director of Education or any employee of the Department of Education authorized by him or her to make withdrawals therefrom.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 430, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

33334.
  

All moneys received by or for any school under the jurisdiction of the Department of Education from any agency of the federal government, directly or indirectly, for the education of veterans, is hereby appropriated for the support of such school in addition to such other funds as may be appropriated therefor by the Legislature.

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

33335.
  

For the purposes of Government Code Section 11032, the following constitute, among other proper purposes of like or different character, state business for officers and employees of the Department of Education for which the officers and employees shall be allowed actual and necessary traveling expenses:

(a) Attending meetings of any national association or organization having as its principal purpose the study of matters relating to education or to a particular field or fields of education, or any agency of such association.

(b) Conferring with officers or employees of the United States, or appearing before committees of either house of the Congress of the United States, relative to problems relating to education in California.

(c) Conferring with officers or employees of other states engaged in the performance of similar duties.

(d) Obtaining information useful to the department in the conduct of its work.

When traveling is outside the state, traveling and expense shall be approved by the Governor and Director of Finance as provided in Government Code Section 11032.

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

33337.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that, for the 1989–90 fiscal year and each year thereafter, funds shall be provided to the State Department of Education through the annual Budget Act for the purposes of carrying out the duties of the department in connection with Section 33127 of, Article 2 (commencing with Section 1240) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of, Article 2 (commencing with Section 1620) of Chapter 5 of Part 2 of, Article 3 (commencing with Section 14050) of Chapter 1 of Part 9 of, Article 2 (commencing with Section 35010) of Chapter 1 of Part 21 of, and Article 2 (commencing with Section 42120) of Chapter 6 of Part 24 of, the Education Code.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 1462, Sec. 1.122.)

33338.
  

(a) The department or any other state agency that administers a grant or allocation of state funds to a school district shall allow an indirect cost rate that is not less than the indirect cost rate established by the department, unless a lower rate is required by law.

(b) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

(1) “Direct cost” means a cost that provides measurable, direct benefits to a particular program of an agency. Direct costs of a local educational agency include, but are not necessarily limited to, salaries and benefits of teachers and instructional aides, costs for purchasing textbooks and instructional supplies, and costs for providing pupils with counseling, health services, and transportation.

(2) “Indirect cost” means the agencywide, general management cost of the activities for the direction and control of the agency as a whole. Indirect costs include, but are not necessarily limited to, administrative activities necessary for the general operation of the agency, such as accounting, budgeting, payroll preparation, personnel services, purchasing, and centralized data processing.

(3) “Indirect cost rate” means the indirect cost rate established by the department for each school district.

(4) “School district” has the same meaning as defined in subdivision (d) of Section 12000.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 344, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2016.)

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