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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42645-42647



42645.  (a) The board, in consultation with the State Department of
Education, the State Board of Education, and the Secretary for
Education, shall establish a program to provide grants to school
districts and schools to assist in the development and implementation
of educational programs and to promote the use of existing
educational programs to teach the concepts of source reduction,
recycling, and composting.
   (b) The board, in consultation with the State Department of
Education, the State Board of Education, and the Secretary for
Education, shall adopt criteria for awarding grants pursuant to this
article, including, but not limited to, the grant's structure, the
schedule for awarding grants, and grant amount limits. This criteria
shall include, but not be limited to, a procedure for the geographic
distribution of the grants and the appropriate representation of
elementary, middle, and high school as grant recipients. In adopting
this criteria, the board shall include, in the criteria, the extent
to which an office, a school district, or a school has demonstrated a
commitment to achieving the following goals:
   (1) The adoption of waste reduction and recycling programs and
practices.
   (2) The adoption and implementation of the unified education
strategy adopted pursuant to Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300)
of Division 34.
   (3) The allocation of adequate space for the safe collection,
storage, and loading of recyclable materials.
   (4) To the maximum extent feasible, the use of recycled materials
and environmentally preferable products in the construction or
modernization of public school facilities.
   (5) Participation in the environmental ambassador pilot program
established pursuant to Section 51226.4 of the Education Code.
   (c) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of
Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the adoption
of criteria for the awarding of grants pursuant to this article is
not the adoption of a regulation, and is exempt from the requirements
of that chapter.


42646.  On or before January 1, 2004, the board shall evaluate the
implementation of school waste reduction and recycling programs in
the state's schools and if the board determines less than 75 percent
of schools have implemented a waste reduction and recycling program,
the board shall recommend to the Legislature those statutory changes
needed to require schools to implement such a program.



42647.  The board may enter into an interagency agreement with the
State Department of Education or other state agencies to implement
this chapter, Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300) of Division 34,
and Sections 33541 and 51226.4 of the Education Code.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 42645-42647

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42645-42647



42645.  (a) The board, in consultation with the State Department of
Education, the State Board of Education, and the Secretary for
Education, shall establish a program to provide grants to school
districts and schools to assist in the development and implementation
of educational programs and to promote the use of existing
educational programs to teach the concepts of source reduction,
recycling, and composting.
   (b) The board, in consultation with the State Department of
Education, the State Board of Education, and the Secretary for
Education, shall adopt criteria for awarding grants pursuant to this
article, including, but not limited to, the grant's structure, the
schedule for awarding grants, and grant amount limits. This criteria
shall include, but not be limited to, a procedure for the geographic
distribution of the grants and the appropriate representation of
elementary, middle, and high school as grant recipients. In adopting
this criteria, the board shall include, in the criteria, the extent
to which an office, a school district, or a school has demonstrated a
commitment to achieving the following goals:
   (1) The adoption of waste reduction and recycling programs and
practices.
   (2) The adoption and implementation of the unified education
strategy adopted pursuant to Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300)
of Division 34.
   (3) The allocation of adequate space for the safe collection,
storage, and loading of recyclable materials.
   (4) To the maximum extent feasible, the use of recycled materials
and environmentally preferable products in the construction or
modernization of public school facilities.
   (5) Participation in the environmental ambassador pilot program
established pursuant to Section 51226.4 of the Education Code.
   (c) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of
Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the adoption
of criteria for the awarding of grants pursuant to this article is
not the adoption of a regulation, and is exempt from the requirements
of that chapter.


42646.  On or before January 1, 2004, the board shall evaluate the
implementation of school waste reduction and recycling programs in
the state's schools and if the board determines less than 75 percent
of schools have implemented a waste reduction and recycling program,
the board shall recommend to the Legislature those statutory changes
needed to require schools to implement such a program.



42647.  The board may enter into an interagency agreement with the
State Department of Education or other state agencies to implement
this chapter, Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300) of Division 34,
and Sections 33541 and 51226.4 of the Education Code.



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Statutes > California > Prc > 42645-42647

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 42645-42647



42645.  (a) The board, in consultation with the State Department of
Education, the State Board of Education, and the Secretary for
Education, shall establish a program to provide grants to school
districts and schools to assist in the development and implementation
of educational programs and to promote the use of existing
educational programs to teach the concepts of source reduction,
recycling, and composting.
   (b) The board, in consultation with the State Department of
Education, the State Board of Education, and the Secretary for
Education, shall adopt criteria for awarding grants pursuant to this
article, including, but not limited to, the grant's structure, the
schedule for awarding grants, and grant amount limits. This criteria
shall include, but not be limited to, a procedure for the geographic
distribution of the grants and the appropriate representation of
elementary, middle, and high school as grant recipients. In adopting
this criteria, the board shall include, in the criteria, the extent
to which an office, a school district, or a school has demonstrated a
commitment to achieving the following goals:
   (1) The adoption of waste reduction and recycling programs and
practices.
   (2) The adoption and implementation of the unified education
strategy adopted pursuant to Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300)
of Division 34.
   (3) The allocation of adequate space for the safe collection,
storage, and loading of recyclable materials.
   (4) To the maximum extent feasible, the use of recycled materials
and environmentally preferable products in the construction or
modernization of public school facilities.
   (5) Participation in the environmental ambassador pilot program
established pursuant to Section 51226.4 of the Education Code.
   (c) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of
Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the adoption
of criteria for the awarding of grants pursuant to this article is
not the adoption of a regulation, and is exempt from the requirements
of that chapter.


42646.  On or before January 1, 2004, the board shall evaluate the
implementation of school waste reduction and recycling programs in
the state's schools and if the board determines less than 75 percent
of schools have implemented a waste reduction and recycling program,
the board shall recommend to the Legislature those statutory changes
needed to require schools to implement such a program.



42647.  The board may enter into an interagency agreement with the
State Department of Education or other state agencies to implement
this chapter, Part 4 (commencing with Section 71300) of Division 34,
and Sections 33541 and 51226.4 of the Education Code.


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