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TITLE 2. GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA [8000 - 22980]

  ( Title 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

DIVISION 1. GENERAL [8000 - 8899.72]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 7. California Emergency Services Act [8550 - 8669.7]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1454. )

ARTICLE 7.5. Statewide Natural Disaster Volunteer Corps Program [8599 - 8599.2]
  ( Article 7.5 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 536, Sec. 1. )

8599.
  

The Office of Emergency Services shall develop a plan for state and local governmental agencies to utilize volunteer resources during a state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor. The office shall consult with appropriate state and local governmental agencies and volunteer organizations in the development of this plan.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 352, Sec. 165. (AB 1317) Effective September 26, 2013. Operative July 1, 2013, by Sec. 543 of Ch. 352.)

8599.2.
  

The plan required by Section 8599 shall address, at a minimum, all of the following issues:

(a) A formal system for the utilization of volunteer resources by state and local governmental agencies during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(b) A definition of volunteer resources.

(c) The identification and listing of volunteer resources in California.

(d) An education program for volunteer resources on the needs and use of volunteers by state and local governmental agencies during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(e) An education program for state and local governmental agencies on the availability and utilization of volunteer resources during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(f) The coordination of volunteer resources during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(g) Definition and identification of volunteer skills and resources typically required by state and local governmental agencies during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(h) A volunteer resources emergency management system for responding to needs of state and local governmental agencies during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(i) A notification procedure of volunteer resources for participation in the plan.

(j) Communication needs of volunteer resources responding during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(k) Predisaster agreements for utilization of volunteer resources by state and local governments during a proclaimed state of emergency.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 536, Sec. 1.)

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