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PART 4. PREVENTION OF CRIMES AND APPREHENSION OF CRIMINALS [11006 - 14315]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 1385. )

TITLE 13. LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENFORCEMENT AND TRAINING PROGRAMS [14300 - 14315]

  ( Heading of Title 13 amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1000, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 5. Implementation and Funding Priorities [14314 - 14315]
  ( Heading of Chapter 5 renumbered from Chapter 6 by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1000, Sec. 15. )

14314.
  

Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the agency shall not implement this title until there is an amount of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) in the account.

Funds in the account shall be divided as follows:

(a) Twenty-five percent or one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) to the commission, whichever is less. The commission may decline all or part of the funds allocated to it pursuant to this subdivision. Any funds so declined shall be reallocated by the secretary to any of the entities listed in subdivisions (b), (c), and (d) for the training of peace officers consistent with this title.

(b) Twenty-five percent to the secretary for allocation to the Environmental Circuit Prosecutor Project pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 14309).

(c) Twenty-five percent to the secretary for allocation to the California District Attorneys Association for training and assistance pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 14306).

(d) (1) The balance to the secretary for grants awarded to programs pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 14306) or Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 14309) based on need or in order to sustain the current level of presence and enforcement for those programs.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the commission may also seek additional funding from the money allocated in this subdivision based on need if the environmental law enforcement training is mandated or if there are substantial changes in the law that require the commission to revise its environmental law courses.

(e) The secretary shall develop an application process for awarding funds to programs pursuant to subdivisions (b), (c), and (d).

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 304, Sec. 13. (SB 428) Effective January 1, 2012.)

14315.
  

Not later than 36 months after the date when this title may be implemented, as specified in Section 14314, the secretary shall post on the agency’s Web site, updated no later than July 1, annually, a description of the operation and accomplishments of the training programs and the environmental enforcement and prosecution projects funded by this title. The commission shall prepare the section of the report pertaining to the course of instruction authorized in Section 14304 and submit it to the secretary for inclusion in the report.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 644, Sec. 27. Effective January 1, 2005.)

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