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DIVISION 12. FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION [13000 - 14960]

  ( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [13000 - 13083]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 4. Firefighters’ Memorial [13081 - 13083]
  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1217, Sec. 1. )

13081.
  

(a)  The construction of a memorial to California firefighters on the grounds of the State Capitol is hereby authorized. For purposes of this chapter, the grounds of the State Capitol is that property in the City of Sacramento bounded by Ninth, Fifteenth, “L,” and “N” Streets. The actual site for the memorial shall be selected by the task force after consultation with the State Office of Historic Preservation, and after consultation with, and approval of, the Department of General Services and the Historic State Capitol Commission.

(b)  No state moneys shall be expended for any of the purposes specified in this chapter. Funds for the construction of the memorial shall be provided exclusively through private contributions for this purpose.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1217, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

13082.
  

(a) The California Fire Foundation may, in consultation with the Department of General Services, prepare a plan to construct modifications to the memorial to California firefighters on the grounds of the State Capitol, which may include the construction of a new wall within the existing footprint of the memorial that would include the names of additional fallen firefighters.

(b) If the California Fire Foundation prepares a plan to modify the memorial pursuant to this section, the Department of General Services shall do all of the following:

(1) Review preliminary design plans for the modifications and identify potential maintenance concerns.

(2) Ensure that the proposed modifications comply with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12101 et seq.) and other applicable safety laws and regulations.

(3) Ensure that the proposed modifications comply with the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code) and any other applicable building standards for work to be carried out at the existing memorial.

(4) Review the final construction documents to ensure that all applicable requirements are met.

(5) Prepare the right-of-entry permit outlining the final area of work, final construction documents and permits, construction plans, and the name of the contractor who will perform the work, and verify that the contractor is properly licensed and insured, including maintaining adequate personal liability insurance for damage to state property.

(6) Conduct inspections of the construction performed by the contractor selected by the foundation.

(c) If the California Fire Foundation undertakes responsibility to modify the memorial to California firefighters pursuant to this section, it shall, in consultation with the Department of General Services, establish a schedule for the design and construction, implement procedures to solicit designs, devise a selection process for the choice of the design for the modifications, and report to the Joint Committee on Rules on the proposed modifications.

(d) The California Fire Foundation shall submit a plan for proposed modifications of the memorial prepared pursuant to this section to the Department of General Services and the Joint Committee on Rules for their review and approval. The California Fire Foundation shall not commence construction of any proposed modifications until the master plan of the State Capitol Park is approved and adopted by the Joint Committee on Rules, or until January 1, 2021, whichever occurs first. Any approved modifications shall not commence unless the Joint Committee on Rules and the Department of Finance have verified that sufficient private donations have been secured to complete construction of the modifications.

(e) Any modifications to the memorial carried out pursuant to a plan prepared pursuant to this section shall be funded exclusively through private donations secured by the California Fire Foundation.

(Added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 688, Sec. 1. (AB 1980) Effective January 1, 2017.)

13083.
  

Firefighters’ memorial ceremonies, including the dedication of the memorial and any subsequent ceremonies, shall be conducted by the California Fire Foundation, in consultation with the Assembly General Research Committee on Fire, Police, Emergency, and Disaster Services.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1217, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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