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Education Code - EDC

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

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

DIVISION 3. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION [35000 - 45460]

  ( Division 3 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 24. SCHOOL FINANCE [41000 - 43052]

  ( Part 24 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 1. State Financial Management and Control [41000 - 41060]

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

ARTICLE 3. Foundation Fund [41030 - 41038]
  ( Heading of Article 3 amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 11. )

41030.
  

Any school district which receives bequests or gifts of money which is surplus money not required for the immediate necessities of the district may invest it pursuant to the provisions of this article.

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

41031.
  

Any gift or bequest of money which is to be invested pursuant to this article shall be placed in a district special fund in the county treasury, to be designated as a Foundation Fund. If the gift or bequest of money is required to be used for specific purposes according to the terms of the gift or bequest, the governing board shall place the money in a separate account in the Foundation Fund, and may by resolution designate the separate account by the name that it shall be known, including in its name the term “Foundation Account.”

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 12. Effective September 30, 2002.)

41032.
  

(a) The governing board of any school district may accept on behalf of, and in the name of, the district, gifts, donations, bequests, and devises that are made to the district or to or for the benefit of any school or college administered by the district. The gifts, donations, bequests, and devises may be made subject to conditions or restrictions that the governing board may prescribe.

(b) The money deposited in a separate account in the Foundation Fund shall be invested pursuant to this article or expended only for the purposes of the gift or bequest.

(c) If a gift of land has been accepted by the governing board of a school district upon condition or agreement that it be devoted to school purposes of the district, whether that condition or agreement is written or oral and whether the terms thereof are recited or referred to in any instrument executed in connection with the conveyance of the gift, and the board subsequently determines that the land cannot feasibly be utilized for any school purpose of the district, the board may cause it to be reconveyed to the donor without consideration to the district; provided that failure to do so shall not affect the rights of any bona fide purchaser or encumbrancer of the land.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 13. Effective September 30, 2002.)

41033.
  

The governing board of a school district which has placed funds in the Foundation Fund is hereby authorized to invest all or any part of those funds as it deems wise and expedient as follows:

(a) In the securities, warrants, or instruments of indebtedness specified by Section 53601 of the Government Code.

(b) In corporate securities other than corporate shares, provided that the amount of investment under this subdivision shall not exceed 50 percent of the amount invested under subdivision (a).

Any security, warrant, or instrument of indebtedness purchased pursuant to this section may be sold and the proceeds reinvested in similar securities, warrants, or instruments, or placed in the Foundation Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 14. Effective September 30, 2002.)

41034.
  

The governing board of a school district may deposit such securities, warrants, or instruments purchased under Section 41033 for safekeeping pursuant to Section 41016.

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

41035.
  

The governing board of a school district that invests money of the Foundation Fund pursuant to this article shall appoint an advisory committee equal in number to the number of members of the governing board. The committee shall be composed of qualified electors of the district and may include members of the governing board. Members of the committee shall serve without compensation.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 15. Effective September 30, 2002.)

41036.
  

The advisory committee shall advise the governing board as to the investments to be made pursuant to this article.

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

41037.
  

The governing board shall adopt rules and regulations to effectuate the purposes of this article, not inconsistent with law.

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

41038.
  

Except as may be otherwise provided in this article, other provisions of this chapter shall be applicable to the money placed in the Foundation Fund pursuant to this article.

(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 16. Effective September 30, 2002.)

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