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

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

TITLE 4. STANDARDS AND TRAINING OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS [13500 - 13553]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1823. )

CHAPTER 1. Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training [13500 - 13553]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1823. )

ARTICLE 3. Peace Officers’ Training Fund and Allocations Therefrom [13520 - 13526.3]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 1823. )

13520.
  

There is hereby created in the State Treasury a Peace Officers’ Training Fund, which is hereby appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, exclusively for costs of administration and for grants to local governments and districts pursuant to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1072.)

13522.
  

Any city, county, city and county, district, or joint powers agency, that desires to receive state aid pursuant to this chapter shall make application to the commission for the aid. The initial application shall be accompanied by a certified copy of an ordinance, or in the case of the University of California, the California State University, and agencies not authorized to act by ordinance, by a resolution, adopted by its governing body providing that while receiving any state aid pursuant to this chapter, the city, county, city and county, district, or joint powers agency will adhere to the standards for recruitment and training established by the commission. The application shall contain any information the commission may request.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 59, Sec. 9. (SB 514) Effective January 1, 2014.)

13523.
  

(a) The commission shall annually allocate and the State Treasurer shall periodically pay from the Peace Officers’ Training Fund, at intervals specified by the commission, to each city, county, district, or joint powers agency, that has applied and qualified for aid pursuant to this chapter an amount determined by the commission pursuant to standards set forth in its regulations. The commission shall grant aid only on a basis that is equally proportionate among cities, counties, districts, and joint powers agencies. State aid shall only be provided for training expenses of full-time regularly paid employees, as defined by the commission, of eligible agencies from cities, counties, districts, or joint powers agencies.

(b) In no event shall any allocation be made to any city, county, district, or joint power agency that is not adhering to the standards established by the commission as applicable to that city, county, district, or joint powers agency.

(c) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2019, and, as of January 1, 2020, is repealed.

(Amended by Stats. 2018, Ch. 36, Sec. 27. (AB 1812) Effective June 27, 2018. Inoperative July 1, 2019. Repealed as of January 1, 2020, by its own provisions. See later operative version as added by Sec. 28, Stats. 2018, Ch. 36.)

13523.
  

(a) The commission shall annually allocate and the State Treasurer shall periodically pay from the State Penalty Fund, at intervals specified by the commission, to each city, county, district, or joint powers agency that has applied and qualified for aid pursuant to this chapter an amount determined by the commission pursuant to standards set forth in its regulations. The commission shall grant aid only on a basis that is equally proportionate among cities, counties, districts, and joint powers agencies. State aid shall only be provided for training expenses of full-time regularly paid employees, as defined by the commission, of eligible agencies from cities, counties, districts, or joint powers agencies.

(b) An allocation shall not be made to any city, county, district, or joint power agency that is not adhering to the standards established by the commission as applicable to that city, county, district, or joint powers agency.

(c) This section shall become operative on July 1, 2019.

(Added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 36, Sec. 28. (AB 1812) Effective June 27, 2018. Section operative July 1, 2019, by its own provisions.)

13524.
  

Any county wishing to receive state aid pursuant to this chapter for the training of regularly employed and paid inspectors and investigators of a district attorney’s office, as defined in Section 830.1 who conduct criminal investigations, shall include such request for aid in its application to the commission pursuant to Sections 13522 and 13523.

(Added by Stats. 1981, Ch. 710, Sec. 3.)

13525.
  

Any city, county, city and county, district, or joint powers agency which desires to receive state aid pursuant to this chapter for the training of regularly employed and paid local public safety dispatchers, as described in subdivision (c) of Section 13510, shall include that request for aid in its application to the commission pursuant to Sections 13522 and 13523.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 333, Sec. 4.)

13526.
  

In no event shall any allocation be made from the Peace Officers’ Training Fund to a local government agency if the agency was not entitled to receive funding under any of the provisions of this article, as they read on December 31, 1989.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1165, Sec. 40.)

13526.1.
  

(a) It is the intent of the Legislature in adding this section that effect be given to amendments made by Chapter 950 of the Statutes of 1989. The Legislature recognizes those amendments were intended to make port wardens and special officers of the Harbor Department of the City of Los Angeles entitled to allocations from the Peace Officers’ Training Fund for state aid pursuant to this chapter, notwithstanding the amendments made by Chapter 1165 of the Statutes of 1989, which added Section 13526 to this code.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 13526, for the purposes of this chapter, the port wardens and special officers of the Harbor Department of the City of Los Angeles shall be entitled to receive funding from the Peace Officers’ Training Fund.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 950, Sec. 5. Appropriation language in subdivision (b) deleted by Governor's item-veto message. Effective January 1, 1997. Note: This text omits the second and third sentences of subd. (b) to reflect the Governor's deletion of appropriations therein.)

13526.2.
  

Notwithstanding Section 13526, for the purposes of this chapter, the housing authority police departments of the City of Los Angeles and the City of Oakland shall be entitled to receive funding from the Peace Officers’ Training Fund.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 301, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2000.)

13526.3.
  

Notwithstanding Section 13526, for the purposes of this chapter, joint powers agencies formed pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code shall be entitled to receive funding from the Peace Officers’ Training Fund. This section is declaratory of existing law.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 59, Sec. 11. (SB 514) Effective January 1, 2014.)

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