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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 33. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND TESTING [60000 - 60901]

  ( Part 33 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 4. Obsolete Materials [60510 - 60530]

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

ARTICLE 1. Donation or Sale [60510 - 60511]
  ( Heading of Article 1 renumbered from Article 2 by Stats. 2014, Ch. 923, Sec. 58. )

60510.
  

The state board, the governing board of a school district, or a county office of education may dispose of surplus or undistributed obsolete instructional materials in its possession that are usable for educational purposes in any of the following ways:

(a) By donation to a governing board, county free library, or other state institution.

(b) By donation to a public agency or institution of any territory or possession of the United States, or the government of a country that formerly was a territory or possession of the United States.

(c) By donation to a nonprofit charitable organization.

(d) By donation to children or adults in the State of California, or foreign countries for the purpose of increasing the general literacy of the people.

(e) By sale.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 321, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2010.)

60510.5.
  

(a) Prior to the disposition by a school district of any instructional materials pursuant to Section 60510, the school district governing board is encouraged to do both of the following:

(1) No later than 60 days prior to that disposition, notify the public of its intention to dispose of those materials through a public service announcement on a television station in the county in which the district is located, a public notice in a newspaper of general circulation published in that county, or any other means that the governing board determines to reach most effectively the entities described in subdivisions (a) to (e), inclusive, of Section 60510.

(2) Permit representatives of the entities described in subdivisions (a) to (e), inclusive, of Section 60510 and members of the public to address the governing board regarding that disposition.

(b) This section does not apply to any school district that, as of January 1, 1992, had in operation a procedure for the disposition of instructional materials pursuant to Section 60510.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1028, Sec. 2.)

60511.
  

Any organization, agency, or institution receiving obsolete instructional materials donated pursuant to this article shall certify to the governing board of the school district or the county board of education, as appropriate, that it agrees to make no charge of any kind to the persons to whom the organization gives or lends those materials.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 321, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2010.)

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