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Education Code - EDC

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

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

DIVISION 4. INSTRUCTION AND SERVICES [46000 - 64100]

  ( Division 4 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 27. PUPILS [48000 - 49704]

  ( Part 27 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 8. Pupil Safety [49300 - 49380]

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

ARTICLE 1. School Safety Patrols [49300 - 49307]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

49300.
  

The governing board of any school district may, subject to such rules and regulations as shall be adopted by the State Board of Education, establish and maintain a school safety patrol in any of the schools of the district for the purpose of assisting school pupils in safely crossing streets and highways adjacent to or near such school.

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

49301.
  

A school safety patrol established in any school as herein provided shall be composed of pupils attending in such school. The members of the patrol shall be under the supervision and control of a qualified employee of the district designated by the board, except as otherwise provided in Sections 1299, 49472 to 49473, inclusive, 49510 to 49517, inclusive, Article 1 (commencing with Section 49400) to Article 5 (commencing with Section 49470), inclusive, Article 8 (commencing with Section 49500) of Chapter 9 of this part, and this article. The provisions of this section shall not, however, be deemed to require the physical presence of such employee at any particular street or highway location where any such school safety patrol is functioning.

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

49302.
  

The pupils who serve as members of a school safety patrol shall be designated by the principal of the school in which the patrol is established, but no pupil shall be designated to serve on any patrol unless the pupil and the person having legal custody of such pupil consent, in writing, thereto. Upon the revocation, in writing, of the consent of either such pupil or such person, the pupil shall cease to be a member of the patrol.

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

49303.
  

The State Board of Education is hereby authorized to adopt all rules and regulations necessary to effect the purposes of this act, and the governing board of each school district is hereby authorized to adopt additional rules and regulations not inconsistent therewith governing school safety patrols established under its jurisdiction.

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

49304.
  

The members of a school safety patrol established hereunder shall be authorized and required only to give traffic signals and directions in order to assist school pupils in safely crossing streets and highways.

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

49305.
  

The chief of police in each city, and the Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol in unincorporated territory, may upon the request of the governing board of any school district, cooperate in the establishment, supervision and control of a school safety patrol to such extent as may be agreed upon.

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

49306.
  

The governing board of a school district which authorizes the establishment of a school safety patrol may provide for adequate hospital and medical attention to care for any injury or disability that may be suffered by any pupil while performing any act within and arising out of his duties as a member of a school safety patrol provided, however, that no pupil shall be compelled to accept such services if his parent or guardian objects.

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

49307.
  

Any person who shall disregard any traffic signal or direction given by a member of a school safety patrol, shall be guilty of an infraction and subject to the penalties provided in subdivision (a) of Section 42001 of the Vehicle Code.

(Amended by Stats. 1978, Ch. 626.)

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