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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4411-4418



4411.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in
this article govern the construction of this chapter.



4412.  "Incinerator" means any device constructed of nonflammable
materials for the purpose of burning therein trash, debris, and other
flammable materials, excluding those devices regulated by Section
4438 of this code.


4412.5.  "Campfire" has the same meaning as defined in Section
4103.5.


4413.  "Zone A" includes Mono, Inyo, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara,
Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial
Counties.


4414.  "Zone B" includes any county and portion of any county which
is not included in Zone A.



4414.5.  "Residue" means flammable wood fiber byproducts or waste,
including, but not limited to, sawdust, bark, chips, slabs,
trimmings, and hogged particles from a sawmill or plant engaged in
processing or converting forest products into lumber, shook, ties,
poles, posts, veneer, shakes, shingles, and planed or milled
products.



4415.  This chapter does not apply to the setting of fire on lands
within any municipal corporation.



4416.  This chapter does not authorize any county firewarden,
fireman, or county officer to obligate the state for the payment of
any money.


4417.  (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), a reward of
up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid out of any state
funds which are made available to the department for fire protection
to any person, other than a regularly paid firefighter, peace
officer, or agent or employee of the department, whose information
leads to the arrest and conviction, or commitment to a public
facility, of any person who willfully and maliciously sets fire to,
or who attempts to willfully and maliciously set fire to, any
property which is included within any state responsibility area as
established under Article 3 (commencing with Section 4125) of Chapter
1.
   (b) If the fire, or attempt to set a fire, results in death or
great bodily injury to anyone, including fire protection personnel, a
reward of up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be
paid.
   (c) If the fire causes substantial structural damage, an enhanced
reward of up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be paid.
   (d) The reward may be paid on the initiative of the department or
upon application by any person qualifying therefor. One reward of up
to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid under subdivision
(a), or twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) under subdivision (b),
or twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) under subdivision (c), as
the case may be, with respect to the same event or series of events
involving the same defendant or defendants. If the department
determines that more than one person is eligible for a reward arising
out of information relating to the same event or series of events,
the reward shall be divided among those persons, as determined by the
department, taking into consideration the significance of the
information contributed by each of those persons. The department may
establish a program to preserve the anonymity of any person providing
information and may pay a reward under that program.
   (e) Rewards paid under this section shall be considered an
emergency fire suppression and detection expenditure for budgeting
purposes.



4417.5.  (a) For the purpose of obtaining information leading to the
arrest and conviction of persons who willfully and maliciously set
fire to, or who attempt to willfully and maliciously set fire to, any
property which is included within a state responsibility area, as
defined in Section 4102, including a hazardous fire area designated
by the board pursuant to Section 4252 or by the director pursuant to
Section 4253, the department shall, during the fire season, make a
toll-free 800 telephone number available for, and establish, a
program to protect the anonymity of persons providing that
information and to facilitate the identification of persons who are
eligible for the payment of rewards authorized pursuant to Section
1547 of the Penal Code and Section 4417.
   (b) The department may cooperate, and enter into interagency
agreements, with other state agencies in carrying out this section,
including, but not limited to, the Cal-TIP program of the Department
of Fish and Game.



4418.  Peace officers designated by the director may expend funds
the director deems necessary to purchase evidence and to employ
operators to obtain evidence in cases of arson to any property within
a state responsibility area as established under Article 3
(commencing with Section 4125) of Chapter 1.
   Funds expended pursuant to this section shall be repaid to the
peace officer making the expenditure upon claims approved by the
director and subject to post audit by the Department of Finance.
Claims, when approved, shall be paid out of funds appropriated for
the support or use of the department.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 4411-4418

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4411-4418



4411.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in
this article govern the construction of this chapter.



4412.  "Incinerator" means any device constructed of nonflammable
materials for the purpose of burning therein trash, debris, and other
flammable materials, excluding those devices regulated by Section
4438 of this code.


4412.5.  "Campfire" has the same meaning as defined in Section
4103.5.


4413.  "Zone A" includes Mono, Inyo, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara,
Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial
Counties.


4414.  "Zone B" includes any county and portion of any county which
is not included in Zone A.



4414.5.  "Residue" means flammable wood fiber byproducts or waste,
including, but not limited to, sawdust, bark, chips, slabs,
trimmings, and hogged particles from a sawmill or plant engaged in
processing or converting forest products into lumber, shook, ties,
poles, posts, veneer, shakes, shingles, and planed or milled
products.



4415.  This chapter does not apply to the setting of fire on lands
within any municipal corporation.



4416.  This chapter does not authorize any county firewarden,
fireman, or county officer to obligate the state for the payment of
any money.


4417.  (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), a reward of
up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid out of any state
funds which are made available to the department for fire protection
to any person, other than a regularly paid firefighter, peace
officer, or agent or employee of the department, whose information
leads to the arrest and conviction, or commitment to a public
facility, of any person who willfully and maliciously sets fire to,
or who attempts to willfully and maliciously set fire to, any
property which is included within any state responsibility area as
established under Article 3 (commencing with Section 4125) of Chapter
1.
   (b) If the fire, or attempt to set a fire, results in death or
great bodily injury to anyone, including fire protection personnel, a
reward of up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be
paid.
   (c) If the fire causes substantial structural damage, an enhanced
reward of up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be paid.
   (d) The reward may be paid on the initiative of the department or
upon application by any person qualifying therefor. One reward of up
to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid under subdivision
(a), or twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) under subdivision (b),
or twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) under subdivision (c), as
the case may be, with respect to the same event or series of events
involving the same defendant or defendants. If the department
determines that more than one person is eligible for a reward arising
out of information relating to the same event or series of events,
the reward shall be divided among those persons, as determined by the
department, taking into consideration the significance of the
information contributed by each of those persons. The department may
establish a program to preserve the anonymity of any person providing
information and may pay a reward under that program.
   (e) Rewards paid under this section shall be considered an
emergency fire suppression and detection expenditure for budgeting
purposes.



4417.5.  (a) For the purpose of obtaining information leading to the
arrest and conviction of persons who willfully and maliciously set
fire to, or who attempt to willfully and maliciously set fire to, any
property which is included within a state responsibility area, as
defined in Section 4102, including a hazardous fire area designated
by the board pursuant to Section 4252 or by the director pursuant to
Section 4253, the department shall, during the fire season, make a
toll-free 800 telephone number available for, and establish, a
program to protect the anonymity of persons providing that
information and to facilitate the identification of persons who are
eligible for the payment of rewards authorized pursuant to Section
1547 of the Penal Code and Section 4417.
   (b) The department may cooperate, and enter into interagency
agreements, with other state agencies in carrying out this section,
including, but not limited to, the Cal-TIP program of the Department
of Fish and Game.



4418.  Peace officers designated by the director may expend funds
the director deems necessary to purchase evidence and to employ
operators to obtain evidence in cases of arson to any property within
a state responsibility area as established under Article 3
(commencing with Section 4125) of Chapter 1.
   Funds expended pursuant to this section shall be repaid to the
peace officer making the expenditure upon claims approved by the
director and subject to post audit by the Department of Finance.
Claims, when approved, shall be paid out of funds appropriated for
the support or use of the department.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 4411-4418

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 4411-4418



4411.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in
this article govern the construction of this chapter.



4412.  "Incinerator" means any device constructed of nonflammable
materials for the purpose of burning therein trash, debris, and other
flammable materials, excluding those devices regulated by Section
4438 of this code.


4412.5.  "Campfire" has the same meaning as defined in Section
4103.5.


4413.  "Zone A" includes Mono, Inyo, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara,
Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial
Counties.


4414.  "Zone B" includes any county and portion of any county which
is not included in Zone A.



4414.5.  "Residue" means flammable wood fiber byproducts or waste,
including, but not limited to, sawdust, bark, chips, slabs,
trimmings, and hogged particles from a sawmill or plant engaged in
processing or converting forest products into lumber, shook, ties,
poles, posts, veneer, shakes, shingles, and planed or milled
products.



4415.  This chapter does not apply to the setting of fire on lands
within any municipal corporation.



4416.  This chapter does not authorize any county firewarden,
fireman, or county officer to obligate the state for the payment of
any money.


4417.  (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), a reward of
up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid out of any state
funds which are made available to the department for fire protection
to any person, other than a regularly paid firefighter, peace
officer, or agent or employee of the department, whose information
leads to the arrest and conviction, or commitment to a public
facility, of any person who willfully and maliciously sets fire to,
or who attempts to willfully and maliciously set fire to, any
property which is included within any state responsibility area as
established under Article 3 (commencing with Section 4125) of Chapter
1.
   (b) If the fire, or attempt to set a fire, results in death or
great bodily injury to anyone, including fire protection personnel, a
reward of up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be
paid.
   (c) If the fire causes substantial structural damage, an enhanced
reward of up to twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) shall be paid.
   (d) The reward may be paid on the initiative of the department or
upon application by any person qualifying therefor. One reward of up
to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid under subdivision
(a), or twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) under subdivision (b),
or twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) under subdivision (c), as
the case may be, with respect to the same event or series of events
involving the same defendant or defendants. If the department
determines that more than one person is eligible for a reward arising
out of information relating to the same event or series of events,
the reward shall be divided among those persons, as determined by the
department, taking into consideration the significance of the
information contributed by each of those persons. The department may
establish a program to preserve the anonymity of any person providing
information and may pay a reward under that program.
   (e) Rewards paid under this section shall be considered an
emergency fire suppression and detection expenditure for budgeting
purposes.



4417.5.  (a) For the purpose of obtaining information leading to the
arrest and conviction of persons who willfully and maliciously set
fire to, or who attempt to willfully and maliciously set fire to, any
property which is included within a state responsibility area, as
defined in Section 4102, including a hazardous fire area designated
by the board pursuant to Section 4252 or by the director pursuant to
Section 4253, the department shall, during the fire season, make a
toll-free 800 telephone number available for, and establish, a
program to protect the anonymity of persons providing that
information and to facilitate the identification of persons who are
eligible for the payment of rewards authorized pursuant to Section
1547 of the Penal Code and Section 4417.
   (b) The department may cooperate, and enter into interagency
agreements, with other state agencies in carrying out this section,
including, but not limited to, the Cal-TIP program of the Department
of Fish and Game.



4418.  Peace officers designated by the director may expend funds
the director deems necessary to purchase evidence and to employ
operators to obtain evidence in cases of arson to any property within
a state responsibility area as established under Article 3
(commencing with Section 4125) of Chapter 1.
   Funds expended pursuant to this section shall be repaid to the
peace officer making the expenditure upon claims approved by the
director and subject to post audit by the Department of Finance.
Claims, when approved, shall be paid out of funds appropriated for
the support or use of the department.


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