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MILITARY AND VETERANS CODE
SECTION 1330-1338



1330.  (a) The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish a
California Mexican American Veterans' Memorial Beautification and
Enhancement Committee composed of seven members as follows:
   (1) Five members appointed by the Governor.
   (2) One member appointed by the President pro Tempore of the
Senate.
   (3) One member appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.
   (b) The secretary shall appoint one member from the committee to
serve as chairperson.


1331.  Members of the committee shall not receive any compensation.



1332.  The committee may request staff support and facilities for
its activities from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the
department may provide that support and be reimbursed for the cost of
this support.


1333.  The committee shall be responsible for carrying out the
purposes of this chapter.



1334.  (a) The beautification and enhancement of an existing
memorial on state grounds is hereby authorized. For the purposes of
this act, "state grounds" means that property in the City of
Sacramento bounded by "Ninth," "Tenth," "L," and "N" Streets. The
actual site for the beautification and enhancement of the memorial
shall be the site of the existing memorial and surrounding ground.
   (b) Funds for the beautification and enhancement of the memorial
shall be provided through private contributions and through existing
funds collected under the auspices of the California Mexican American
Veterans' Memorial Beautification and Enhancement Commission. The
Department of Veterans Affairs may receive contributions for this
purpose.
   (c) If the California Mexican American Veterans' Memorial
Beautification and Enhancement Committee undertakes responsibility to
construct a memorial under this chapter, it shall not begin
construction until the Department of Finance has determined that
sufficient private funding is available to construct, enhance, and
maintain the memorial, and the committee signs a maintenance
agreement with the state, as created under subdivision (f) of Section
1335.5, to maintain the memorial with private contributions.



1335.  With respect to the design and construction of an enhanced
memorial, the committee may do all of the following:
   (a) Establish a schedule for the design, construction, and
dedication of the enhanced memorial.
   (b) Implement procedures to solicit designs for beautifying and
enhancing the memorial and devise a selection process for the choice
of the design.
   (c) Select individuals or organizations to provide fundraising
services and to construct the enhanced memorial.
   (d) Review and monitor the design and construction of the memorial
and establish a program for the rededication of the memorial.
   (e) Consult with the Department of General Services to determine
parameters for the final size of the memorial.
   (f) Consult with and obtain final design and site orientation
approval from the Department of General Services and the Secretary of
Veterans Affairs.



1335.5.  With respect to the design and construction of an enhanced
memorial, the Department of General Services, in consultation with
the committee, shall seek to accomplish the following goals:
   (a) Review the preliminary design plans to identify potential
maintenance concerns.
   (b) Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
(Public Law 101-336) and other safety concerns.
   (c) Review and approval of proper California Environmental Quality
Act documents prepared for work at the designated state grounds.
   (d) Review of final construction documents to ensure that all
requirements are met.
   (e) Preparation and attainment of the right-of-entry permit
outlining the final area of work, final construction documents,
construction plans, the contractor hired to perform the work,
insurance, bonding, provisions for damage to state property, and
inspection requirements.
   (f) Prepare a maintenance agreement outlining the California
Mexican American Veterans' Memorial Beautification and Enhancement
Committee's responsibility for the long-term maintenance of the
memorial due to aging, vandalism, or relocation.
   (g) Inspect the construction performed by the contractor selected
by the California Mexican American Veterans' Memorial Beautification
and Enhancement Committee.



1336.  The design of the enhanced memorial shall be as politically
neutral as possible.



1338.  The committee shall notify the Governor and the Secretary of
Veterans Affairs when beautification and enhancement of the memorial
pursuant to this chapter is complete. This chapter shall remain in
effect only until, and shall be repealed on, January 1 of the year
following that notification, unless a later enacted statute, which is
enacted before that date, deletes or extends that date.