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TITLE 1. GENERAL [25 - 680.4]

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

DIVISION 7. MISCELLANEOUS [6000 - 7599.2]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 134. )

CHAPTER 26. Federal Funding [7560 - 7564]
  ( Heading of Chapter 26 renumbered from Chapter 25 (as renumbered from Chapter 24 by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714) by Stats. 1984, Ch. 193, Sec. 34. )

7560.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature to assure receipt of federal funding by the State of California. It is also the intent of the Legislature to assure that if lack of interagency agreement or lack of coordination between state agencies jeopardizes state receipt of federal funds, including, but not limited to, funds available for services to handicapped children, an expeditious process shall exist for resolving such interagency matters.

(Added by renumbering Section 7540 by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 165.)

7561.
  

It is further the intent of the Legislature that there shall be a single line of responsibility with regard to the education of all handicapped children as required by Public Law 94-142. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall be responsible for supervising education and related services for handicapped children specifically required pursuant to the federal requirements under the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975, Public Law 94-142. Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to relieve another state agency from an otherwise valid obligation to provide or pay for services to a handicapped child. Furthermore, nothing in this chapter shall be interpreted so as to allow the Superintendent of Public Instruction to prescribe health care services.

(Added by renumbering Section 7541 by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 166.)

7562.
  

If any state agency applies for federal funds to meet a mandatory responsibility under federal or state law and such application is not approved, the state agency shall submit to the Department of Finance, the Office of Planning and Research and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee within 15 calendar days of its receipt of notification of the lack of approval of its application all of the following:

(a) An identification of the federal program for which the application was not approved and the federal administering agency.

(b) An estimate of the amount of funds affected by the lack of approval of the state agency application.

(c) An indication of the reason or reasons the application was not approved.

(d) A description of any issues pertaining to responsibilities or actions of other state or local agencies which have affected the lack of approval.

(Added by renumbering Section 7542 by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 167.)

7563.
  

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee shall submit to each member of the appropriate legislative policy committees and to each member of the legislative fiscal committees, within 10 calendar days of receipt of notification of a lack of approval of an application for federal funds reported to it pursuant to Section 7542, a summary of the information specified in subdivisions (a) through (d) of Section 7542.

(Added by renumbering Section 7543 by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 168.)

7564.
  

Any state agency which has not received federal agency approval of an application for funds as described in Section 7542 shall submit to the Department of Finance, the Office of Planning and Research and the Joint Legislative Budget Committee within 30 calendar days of receipt of notification of such lack of approval a plan that includes, but is not limited to, any of the following:

(a) Fostering expeditious receipt of the affected federal funds.

(b) Resolving any disagreement or lack of coordination among state agencies or among local agencies which has interfered with federal agency approval of the application for federal funds.

(Added by renumbering Section 7544 by Stats. 1981, Ch. 714, Sec. 169.)

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