State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5096.310

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5096.310



5096.310.  The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this
chapter shall be deposited in the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean
Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection (Villaraigosa-Keeley Act)
Bond Fund, which is hereby created. Unless otherwise specified and
except as provided in subdivision (m), the money in the fund shall be
available for appropriation by the Legislature, in the manner set
forth in this chapter, only for parks and resources improvement, in
accordance with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of five hundred two million seven hundred fifty
thousand dollars ($502,750,000) to the department for the following
purposes:
   (1) To rehabilitate, restore, and improve units of the state park
system that will ensure that state park system lands and facilities
will remain open and accessible for public use.
   (2) To develop, improve, rehabilitate, restore, enhance, and
protect facilities and trails at existing units of the state park
system that will provide for optimal recreational and educational
use, activities, improved access and safety, and the acquisition from
a willing seller of inholdings and adjacent lands. Adjacent lands
are lands contiguous to, or in the immediate vicinity of, existing
state park system lands and that directly benefit an existing state
park system unit.
   (3) For stewardship of the public investment in the preservation
of the critical natural heritage and scenic features, and cultural
heritage stewardship projects that will preserve vanishing remnants
of California's landscape, and protect and promote a greater
understanding of California's past, and the planning necessary to
implement those efforts.
   (4) For facilities and improvements to enhance volunteer
participation in the state park system.
   (5) To develop, improve, and expand interpretive facilities at
units of the state park system, including educational exhibits and
visitor orientation centers.
   (6) To rehabilitate and repair aging facilities at winter
recreation facilities pursuant to the Sno-Park program, as provided
for in Chapter 1.27 (commencing with Section 5091.01), that provide
for improved public safety.
   (7) For projects that improve air quality related to the state
park system, including, but not limited to, the purchase of
low-emission or advanced technology vehicles and equipment and clean
fuel distribution facilities that will avoid or reduce air emissions
at state park facilities.
   (b) The sum of eighteen million dollars ($18,000,000) to the
department to undertake stewardship projects, including cultural
resources stewardship and natural resources stewardship projects,
that will restore and protect the natural treasures of the state park
system, preserve vanishing remnants of California's landscape, and
protect and promote a greater understanding of California's past.
   (c) The sum of four million dollars ($4,000,000) to the department
for facilities and improvements to enhance volunteer participation
in the state park system.
   (d) The sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) to the
department for grants to local agencies administering units of the
state park system under an operating agreement with the department,
for the development, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration,
enhancement, protection, and interpretation of lands and facilities
of, and improved access to, those locally operated units.
   (e) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for purposes consistent with Section 5079.10, for competitive
grants, in accordance with Section 5096.335.
   (f) The sum of three hundred eighty-eight million dollars
($388,000,000) to the department for grants, in accordance with
Sections 5096.332, 5096.333, and 5096.336, on the basis of
population, for the acquisition, development, improvement,
rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement, and interpretation of local
park and recreational lands and facilities, including renovation of
recreational facilities conveyed to local agencies resulting from the
downsizing or decommissioning of federal military installations.
   (g) The sum of two hundred million dollars ($200,000,000) to the
department for grants to cities, counties, and districts for the
acquisition, development, rehabilitation, and restoration of park and
recreation areas and facilities pursuant to the Roberti-Z'
berg-Harris Urban Open-Space and Recreational Program Act (Chapter
3.2 (commencing with Section 5620)).
   (h) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for grants, in accordance with Section 5096.337, for the improvement
or acquisition and restoration of riparian habitat, riverine aquatic
habitat, and other lands in close proximity to rivers and streams
for river and stream trail projects undertaken in accordance with
Section 78682.2 of the Water Code, and for purposes of Section 7048
of the Water Code.
   (i) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for grants, in accordance with Section 5096.337, for the
development, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement,
and interpretation of nonmotorized trails for the purpose of
increasing public access to, and enjoyment of, public areas for
increased recreational opportunities. Not less than one million five
hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) of this amount shall be
allocated toward the completion of a project that links existing
bicycle and pedestrian trail systems to major urban public
transportation systems, to promote increased recreational
opportunities and nonmotorized commuter usage in the City of
Whittier. Of this amount, no less than two hundred seventy-five
thousand dollars ($275,000) shall be allocated to the East Bay
Regional Park District toward the completion of the Iron Horse Trail.
Of this amount, not less than one million dollars ($1,000,000) shall
be allocated to a regional park district for the completion of a
bike trial in the City of Concord.
   (j) The sum of one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000) to the
department for grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations
for park, youth center, and environmental enhancement projects that
benefit youth in areas that lack safe neighborhood parks, open space,
and natural areas, and that have significant poverty.
   (k) The sum of two million five hundred thousand dollars
($2,500,000) to the California Conservation Corps to complete capital
outlay and resource conservation projects and administrative costs
allocable to the bond funded projects.
   (l) The sum of eighty-six million five hundred thousand dollars
($86,500,000) to the department for the following purposes:
   (1) The sum of seventy-one million five hundred thousand dollars
($71,500,000) for grants, in accordance with Sections 5096.339 and
5096.340, for urban recreational and cultural centers, including, but
not limited to, zoos, museums, aquariums, and facilities for
wildlife, environmental, or natural science aquatic education or
projects that combine curation of archaeological, paleontological,
and historic resources with education and basic and applied research,
and that emphasize specimens of California's extinct prehistoric
plants and animals.
   (2) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) for grants
for regional youth soccer and baseball facilities operated by
nonprofit organizations. Priority shall be given to those grant
projects that utilize existing school facilities or recreation
facilities and serve disadvantaged youth.
   (m) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the sum
of two hundred sixty-five million five hundred thousand dollars
($265,500,000) is, except as provided in Section 5096.350, hereby
continuously appropriated to the Wildlife Conservation Board, without
regard to fiscal years, in accordance with Section 5096.350.
   (n) The sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) to the
California Tahoe Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.351.
   (o) The sum of two hundred twenty million four hundred thousand
dollars ($220,400,000) to the State Coastal Conservancy, in
accordance with Section 5096.352.
   (p) The sum of thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) to the
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, in accordance with Section
5096.353.
   (q) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) to the Coachella
Valley Mountains Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.354.
   (r) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to the San
Joaquin River Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.355.
   (s) The sum of twelve million five hundred thousand dollars
($12,500,000) to the California Conservation Corps for grants for the
certified local community conservation corps program to complete
capital outlay and resource conservation projects.
   (t) The sum of twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) to the
Department of Conservation in accordance with Section 5096.356.
   (u) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the Department
of Forestry and Fire Protection for urban forestry programs in
accordance with Section 4799.12. The grants made pursuant to this
subdivision shall be for costs associated with the purchase and
planting of trees, and up to three years of care which ensures the
long-term viability of those trees.
   (v) Notwithstanding Section 711 of the Fish and Game Code, the sum
of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) to the Department of Fish
and Game for the following purposes:
   (1) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) for expenditure
in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 5096.357.
   (2) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) for expenditure
in accordance with subdivision (b) of Section 5096.357.
   (3) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to remove
nonnative vegetation harmful to ecological reserves in San Diego
County.
   (w) The sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) shall be
available for purposes of Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 31160)
of Division 21. Two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) shall
be allocated to Mount Diablo State Park.
   (x) The sum of seven million dollars ($7,000,000) to the
California Integrated Waste Management Board for grants to local
agencies to assist them in meeting state and federal accessibility
standards relating to public playgrounds if the local agency
guarantees that 50 percent of the grant funds will be used for the
improvement or replacement of playground equipment or facilities
through the use of recycled materials and that matching funds in an
amount equal to not less than 50 percent of the total amount of those
grant funds will be provided through either public or private funds
or in-kind contributions. The board may reduce this matching fund
requirement to not less than 25 percent if it determines that the
50-percent requirement would impose an extreme financial hardship on
the local agency applying for the grant. The board may expend the
funds allocated pursuant to this subdivision, upon appropriation by
the Legislature, for the purposes specified herein.
   (y) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to a city for
rehabilitation, restoration, or enhancement to a city park that is
over 1,000 acres that serves an urban area of over 750,000 population
in northern California and that provides recreational, cultural, and
scientific resources.
   (z) (1) The sum of six million two hundred fifty thousand dollars
($6,250,000) to the secretary to administer grants to the Sierra
Nevada-Cascade Program, in accordance with Section 5096.347.
   (2) The sum of thirty-three million five hundred thousand dollars
($33,500,000) to the secretary to administer a river parkway and
restoration program to assist local agencies and other districts to
plan, create, and conserve river parkways. The secretary shall make
funds available in accordance with Sections 7048 and 78682.2 of the
Water Code, and any other applicable authority, for the following
purposes:
   (A) Twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) for the acquisition
or restoration of public lands within the Los Angeles River
Watershed, the San Gabriel River Watershed, and the San Gabriel
Mountains and to provide open space, nonmotorized trails, bike paths,
and other low-impact recreational uses and wildlife and habitat
restoration and protection. Ten million dollars ($10,000,000) shall
be allocated for the Los Angeles River Watershed, and fifteen million
dollars ($15,000,000) shall be allocated for the San Gabriel River
Watershed and the San Gabriel Mountains and lower Los Angeles River.
   (B) Two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) for
river parkway projects along the Kern River between the mouth of the
Kern Canyon and I-5.
   (C) One million dollars ($1,000,000) for land acquisition in the
Santa Clarita Watershed.
   (D) Three million dollars ($3,000,000) for watershed, riparian,
and wetlands restoration along the Sacramento River in Yolo, Glenn,
and Colusa Counties.
   (E) Two million dollars ($2,000,000) for the construction of a
visitor center at a state recreation area encompassing a body of
water along the American River.
   (3) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the secretary
for resource conservation and urban water recycling that addresses
multicounty regional recreational needs, provides habitat
restoration, and enjoys joint sponsorship by multiple local agencies
and nonprofit organizations in the County of Sonoma.
   (4) The sum of one million one hundred thousand dollars
($1,100,000) to the secretary, one hundred thousand dollars
($100,000) of which shall be made available to fund a community
center in San Benito County, one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000)
of which shall be made available to fund a veterans park in San
Benito County, five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) of which
shall be made available to fund a community center in the City of
Galt, and four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000) of which shall be
made available to fund a community center in the City of Gilroy.
   (5) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the secretary
for Camp Arroyo in Alameda County.
   (6) The sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) to the secretary
to construct a rehabilitation center for injured endangered and
indigenous wild animals at the Wildhaven Center in the San Bernardino
Mountains.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5096.310

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5096.310



5096.310.  The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this
chapter shall be deposited in the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean
Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection (Villaraigosa-Keeley Act)
Bond Fund, which is hereby created. Unless otherwise specified and
except as provided in subdivision (m), the money in the fund shall be
available for appropriation by the Legislature, in the manner set
forth in this chapter, only for parks and resources improvement, in
accordance with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of five hundred two million seven hundred fifty
thousand dollars ($502,750,000) to the department for the following
purposes:
   (1) To rehabilitate, restore, and improve units of the state park
system that will ensure that state park system lands and facilities
will remain open and accessible for public use.
   (2) To develop, improve, rehabilitate, restore, enhance, and
protect facilities and trails at existing units of the state park
system that will provide for optimal recreational and educational
use, activities, improved access and safety, and the acquisition from
a willing seller of inholdings and adjacent lands. Adjacent lands
are lands contiguous to, or in the immediate vicinity of, existing
state park system lands and that directly benefit an existing state
park system unit.
   (3) For stewardship of the public investment in the preservation
of the critical natural heritage and scenic features, and cultural
heritage stewardship projects that will preserve vanishing remnants
of California's landscape, and protect and promote a greater
understanding of California's past, and the planning necessary to
implement those efforts.
   (4) For facilities and improvements to enhance volunteer
participation in the state park system.
   (5) To develop, improve, and expand interpretive facilities at
units of the state park system, including educational exhibits and
visitor orientation centers.
   (6) To rehabilitate and repair aging facilities at winter
recreation facilities pursuant to the Sno-Park program, as provided
for in Chapter 1.27 (commencing with Section 5091.01), that provide
for improved public safety.
   (7) For projects that improve air quality related to the state
park system, including, but not limited to, the purchase of
low-emission or advanced technology vehicles and equipment and clean
fuel distribution facilities that will avoid or reduce air emissions
at state park facilities.
   (b) The sum of eighteen million dollars ($18,000,000) to the
department to undertake stewardship projects, including cultural
resources stewardship and natural resources stewardship projects,
that will restore and protect the natural treasures of the state park
system, preserve vanishing remnants of California's landscape, and
protect and promote a greater understanding of California's past.
   (c) The sum of four million dollars ($4,000,000) to the department
for facilities and improvements to enhance volunteer participation
in the state park system.
   (d) The sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) to the
department for grants to local agencies administering units of the
state park system under an operating agreement with the department,
for the development, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration,
enhancement, protection, and interpretation of lands and facilities
of, and improved access to, those locally operated units.
   (e) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for purposes consistent with Section 5079.10, for competitive
grants, in accordance with Section 5096.335.
   (f) The sum of three hundred eighty-eight million dollars
($388,000,000) to the department for grants, in accordance with
Sections 5096.332, 5096.333, and 5096.336, on the basis of
population, for the acquisition, development, improvement,
rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement, and interpretation of local
park and recreational lands and facilities, including renovation of
recreational facilities conveyed to local agencies resulting from the
downsizing or decommissioning of federal military installations.
   (g) The sum of two hundred million dollars ($200,000,000) to the
department for grants to cities, counties, and districts for the
acquisition, development, rehabilitation, and restoration of park and
recreation areas and facilities pursuant to the Roberti-Z'
berg-Harris Urban Open-Space and Recreational Program Act (Chapter
3.2 (commencing with Section 5620)).
   (h) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for grants, in accordance with Section 5096.337, for the improvement
or acquisition and restoration of riparian habitat, riverine aquatic
habitat, and other lands in close proximity to rivers and streams
for river and stream trail projects undertaken in accordance with
Section 78682.2 of the Water Code, and for purposes of Section 7048
of the Water Code.
   (i) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for grants, in accordance with Section 5096.337, for the
development, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement,
and interpretation of nonmotorized trails for the purpose of
increasing public access to, and enjoyment of, public areas for
increased recreational opportunities. Not less than one million five
hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) of this amount shall be
allocated toward the completion of a project that links existing
bicycle and pedestrian trail systems to major urban public
transportation systems, to promote increased recreational
opportunities and nonmotorized commuter usage in the City of
Whittier. Of this amount, no less than two hundred seventy-five
thousand dollars ($275,000) shall be allocated to the East Bay
Regional Park District toward the completion of the Iron Horse Trail.
Of this amount, not less than one million dollars ($1,000,000) shall
be allocated to a regional park district for the completion of a
bike trial in the City of Concord.
   (j) The sum of one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000) to the
department for grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations
for park, youth center, and environmental enhancement projects that
benefit youth in areas that lack safe neighborhood parks, open space,
and natural areas, and that have significant poverty.
   (k) The sum of two million five hundred thousand dollars
($2,500,000) to the California Conservation Corps to complete capital
outlay and resource conservation projects and administrative costs
allocable to the bond funded projects.
   (l) The sum of eighty-six million five hundred thousand dollars
($86,500,000) to the department for the following purposes:
   (1) The sum of seventy-one million five hundred thousand dollars
($71,500,000) for grants, in accordance with Sections 5096.339 and
5096.340, for urban recreational and cultural centers, including, but
not limited to, zoos, museums, aquariums, and facilities for
wildlife, environmental, or natural science aquatic education or
projects that combine curation of archaeological, paleontological,
and historic resources with education and basic and applied research,
and that emphasize specimens of California's extinct prehistoric
plants and animals.
   (2) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) for grants
for regional youth soccer and baseball facilities operated by
nonprofit organizations. Priority shall be given to those grant
projects that utilize existing school facilities or recreation
facilities and serve disadvantaged youth.
   (m) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the sum
of two hundred sixty-five million five hundred thousand dollars
($265,500,000) is, except as provided in Section 5096.350, hereby
continuously appropriated to the Wildlife Conservation Board, without
regard to fiscal years, in accordance with Section 5096.350.
   (n) The sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) to the
California Tahoe Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.351.
   (o) The sum of two hundred twenty million four hundred thousand
dollars ($220,400,000) to the State Coastal Conservancy, in
accordance with Section 5096.352.
   (p) The sum of thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) to the
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, in accordance with Section
5096.353.
   (q) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) to the Coachella
Valley Mountains Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.354.
   (r) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to the San
Joaquin River Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.355.
   (s) The sum of twelve million five hundred thousand dollars
($12,500,000) to the California Conservation Corps for grants for the
certified local community conservation corps program to complete
capital outlay and resource conservation projects.
   (t) The sum of twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) to the
Department of Conservation in accordance with Section 5096.356.
   (u) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the Department
of Forestry and Fire Protection for urban forestry programs in
accordance with Section 4799.12. The grants made pursuant to this
subdivision shall be for costs associated with the purchase and
planting of trees, and up to three years of care which ensures the
long-term viability of those trees.
   (v) Notwithstanding Section 711 of the Fish and Game Code, the sum
of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) to the Department of Fish
and Game for the following purposes:
   (1) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) for expenditure
in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 5096.357.
   (2) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) for expenditure
in accordance with subdivision (b) of Section 5096.357.
   (3) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to remove
nonnative vegetation harmful to ecological reserves in San Diego
County.
   (w) The sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) shall be
available for purposes of Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 31160)
of Division 21. Two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) shall
be allocated to Mount Diablo State Park.
   (x) The sum of seven million dollars ($7,000,000) to the
California Integrated Waste Management Board for grants to local
agencies to assist them in meeting state and federal accessibility
standards relating to public playgrounds if the local agency
guarantees that 50 percent of the grant funds will be used for the
improvement or replacement of playground equipment or facilities
through the use of recycled materials and that matching funds in an
amount equal to not less than 50 percent of the total amount of those
grant funds will be provided through either public or private funds
or in-kind contributions. The board may reduce this matching fund
requirement to not less than 25 percent if it determines that the
50-percent requirement would impose an extreme financial hardship on
the local agency applying for the grant. The board may expend the
funds allocated pursuant to this subdivision, upon appropriation by
the Legislature, for the purposes specified herein.
   (y) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to a city for
rehabilitation, restoration, or enhancement to a city park that is
over 1,000 acres that serves an urban area of over 750,000 population
in northern California and that provides recreational, cultural, and
scientific resources.
   (z) (1) The sum of six million two hundred fifty thousand dollars
($6,250,000) to the secretary to administer grants to the Sierra
Nevada-Cascade Program, in accordance with Section 5096.347.
   (2) The sum of thirty-three million five hundred thousand dollars
($33,500,000) to the secretary to administer a river parkway and
restoration program to assist local agencies and other districts to
plan, create, and conserve river parkways. The secretary shall make
funds available in accordance with Sections 7048 and 78682.2 of the
Water Code, and any other applicable authority, for the following
purposes:
   (A) Twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) for the acquisition
or restoration of public lands within the Los Angeles River
Watershed, the San Gabriel River Watershed, and the San Gabriel
Mountains and to provide open space, nonmotorized trails, bike paths,
and other low-impact recreational uses and wildlife and habitat
restoration and protection. Ten million dollars ($10,000,000) shall
be allocated for the Los Angeles River Watershed, and fifteen million
dollars ($15,000,000) shall be allocated for the San Gabriel River
Watershed and the San Gabriel Mountains and lower Los Angeles River.
   (B) Two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) for
river parkway projects along the Kern River between the mouth of the
Kern Canyon and I-5.
   (C) One million dollars ($1,000,000) for land acquisition in the
Santa Clarita Watershed.
   (D) Three million dollars ($3,000,000) for watershed, riparian,
and wetlands restoration along the Sacramento River in Yolo, Glenn,
and Colusa Counties.
   (E) Two million dollars ($2,000,000) for the construction of a
visitor center at a state recreation area encompassing a body of
water along the American River.
   (3) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the secretary
for resource conservation and urban water recycling that addresses
multicounty regional recreational needs, provides habitat
restoration, and enjoys joint sponsorship by multiple local agencies
and nonprofit organizations in the County of Sonoma.
   (4) The sum of one million one hundred thousand dollars
($1,100,000) to the secretary, one hundred thousand dollars
($100,000) of which shall be made available to fund a community
center in San Benito County, one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000)
of which shall be made available to fund a veterans park in San
Benito County, five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) of which
shall be made available to fund a community center in the City of
Galt, and four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000) of which shall be
made available to fund a community center in the City of Gilroy.
   (5) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the secretary
for Camp Arroyo in Alameda County.
   (6) The sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) to the secretary
to construct a rehabilitation center for injured endangered and
indigenous wild animals at the Wildhaven Center in the San Bernardino
Mountains.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 5096.310

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5096.310



5096.310.  The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this
chapter shall be deposited in the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean
Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection (Villaraigosa-Keeley Act)
Bond Fund, which is hereby created. Unless otherwise specified and
except as provided in subdivision (m), the money in the fund shall be
available for appropriation by the Legislature, in the manner set
forth in this chapter, only for parks and resources improvement, in
accordance with the following schedule:
   (a) The sum of five hundred two million seven hundred fifty
thousand dollars ($502,750,000) to the department for the following
purposes:
   (1) To rehabilitate, restore, and improve units of the state park
system that will ensure that state park system lands and facilities
will remain open and accessible for public use.
   (2) To develop, improve, rehabilitate, restore, enhance, and
protect facilities and trails at existing units of the state park
system that will provide for optimal recreational and educational
use, activities, improved access and safety, and the acquisition from
a willing seller of inholdings and adjacent lands. Adjacent lands
are lands contiguous to, or in the immediate vicinity of, existing
state park system lands and that directly benefit an existing state
park system unit.
   (3) For stewardship of the public investment in the preservation
of the critical natural heritage and scenic features, and cultural
heritage stewardship projects that will preserve vanishing remnants
of California's landscape, and protect and promote a greater
understanding of California's past, and the planning necessary to
implement those efforts.
   (4) For facilities and improvements to enhance volunteer
participation in the state park system.
   (5) To develop, improve, and expand interpretive facilities at
units of the state park system, including educational exhibits and
visitor orientation centers.
   (6) To rehabilitate and repair aging facilities at winter
recreation facilities pursuant to the Sno-Park program, as provided
for in Chapter 1.27 (commencing with Section 5091.01), that provide
for improved public safety.
   (7) For projects that improve air quality related to the state
park system, including, but not limited to, the purchase of
low-emission or advanced technology vehicles and equipment and clean
fuel distribution facilities that will avoid or reduce air emissions
at state park facilities.
   (b) The sum of eighteen million dollars ($18,000,000) to the
department to undertake stewardship projects, including cultural
resources stewardship and natural resources stewardship projects,
that will restore and protect the natural treasures of the state park
system, preserve vanishing remnants of California's landscape, and
protect and promote a greater understanding of California's past.
   (c) The sum of four million dollars ($4,000,000) to the department
for facilities and improvements to enhance volunteer participation
in the state park system.
   (d) The sum of twenty million dollars ($20,000,000) to the
department for grants to local agencies administering units of the
state park system under an operating agreement with the department,
for the development, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration,
enhancement, protection, and interpretation of lands and facilities
of, and improved access to, those locally operated units.
   (e) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for purposes consistent with Section 5079.10, for competitive
grants, in accordance with Section 5096.335.
   (f) The sum of three hundred eighty-eight million dollars
($388,000,000) to the department for grants, in accordance with
Sections 5096.332, 5096.333, and 5096.336, on the basis of
population, for the acquisition, development, improvement,
rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement, and interpretation of local
park and recreational lands and facilities, including renovation of
recreational facilities conveyed to local agencies resulting from the
downsizing or decommissioning of federal military installations.
   (g) The sum of two hundred million dollars ($200,000,000) to the
department for grants to cities, counties, and districts for the
acquisition, development, rehabilitation, and restoration of park and
recreation areas and facilities pursuant to the Roberti-Z'
berg-Harris Urban Open-Space and Recreational Program Act (Chapter
3.2 (commencing with Section 5620)).
   (h) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for grants, in accordance with Section 5096.337, for the improvement
or acquisition and restoration of riparian habitat, riverine aquatic
habitat, and other lands in close proximity to rivers and streams
for river and stream trail projects undertaken in accordance with
Section 78682.2 of the Water Code, and for purposes of Section 7048
of the Water Code.
   (i) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the department
for grants, in accordance with Section 5096.337, for the
development, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement,
and interpretation of nonmotorized trails for the purpose of
increasing public access to, and enjoyment of, public areas for
increased recreational opportunities. Not less than one million five
hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) of this amount shall be
allocated toward the completion of a project that links existing
bicycle and pedestrian trail systems to major urban public
transportation systems, to promote increased recreational
opportunities and nonmotorized commuter usage in the City of
Whittier. Of this amount, no less than two hundred seventy-five
thousand dollars ($275,000) shall be allocated to the East Bay
Regional Park District toward the completion of the Iron Horse Trail.
Of this amount, not less than one million dollars ($1,000,000) shall
be allocated to a regional park district for the completion of a
bike trial in the City of Concord.
   (j) The sum of one hundred million dollars ($100,000,000) to the
department for grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations
for park, youth center, and environmental enhancement projects that
benefit youth in areas that lack safe neighborhood parks, open space,
and natural areas, and that have significant poverty.
   (k) The sum of two million five hundred thousand dollars
($2,500,000) to the California Conservation Corps to complete capital
outlay and resource conservation projects and administrative costs
allocable to the bond funded projects.
   (l) The sum of eighty-six million five hundred thousand dollars
($86,500,000) to the department for the following purposes:
   (1) The sum of seventy-one million five hundred thousand dollars
($71,500,000) for grants, in accordance with Sections 5096.339 and
5096.340, for urban recreational and cultural centers, including, but
not limited to, zoos, museums, aquariums, and facilities for
wildlife, environmental, or natural science aquatic education or
projects that combine curation of archaeological, paleontological,
and historic resources with education and basic and applied research,
and that emphasize specimens of California's extinct prehistoric
plants and animals.
   (2) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) for grants
for regional youth soccer and baseball facilities operated by
nonprofit organizations. Priority shall be given to those grant
projects that utilize existing school facilities or recreation
facilities and serve disadvantaged youth.
   (m) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the sum
of two hundred sixty-five million five hundred thousand dollars
($265,500,000) is, except as provided in Section 5096.350, hereby
continuously appropriated to the Wildlife Conservation Board, without
regard to fiscal years, in accordance with Section 5096.350.
   (n) The sum of fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) to the
California Tahoe Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.351.
   (o) The sum of two hundred twenty million four hundred thousand
dollars ($220,400,000) to the State Coastal Conservancy, in
accordance with Section 5096.352.
   (p) The sum of thirty-five million dollars ($35,000,000) to the
Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, in accordance with Section
5096.353.
   (q) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) to the Coachella
Valley Mountains Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.354.
   (r) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to the San
Joaquin River Conservancy, in accordance with Section 5096.355.
   (s) The sum of twelve million five hundred thousand dollars
($12,500,000) to the California Conservation Corps for grants for the
certified local community conservation corps program to complete
capital outlay and resource conservation projects.
   (t) The sum of twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) to the
Department of Conservation in accordance with Section 5096.356.
   (u) The sum of ten million dollars ($10,000,000) to the Department
of Forestry and Fire Protection for urban forestry programs in
accordance with Section 4799.12. The grants made pursuant to this
subdivision shall be for costs associated with the purchase and
planting of trees, and up to three years of care which ensures the
long-term viability of those trees.
   (v) Notwithstanding Section 711 of the Fish and Game Code, the sum
of twelve million dollars ($12,000,000) to the Department of Fish
and Game for the following purposes:
   (1) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) for expenditure
in accordance with subdivision (a) of Section 5096.357.
   (2) The sum of five million dollars ($5,000,000) for expenditure
in accordance with subdivision (b) of Section 5096.357.
   (3) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to remove
nonnative vegetation harmful to ecological reserves in San Diego
County.
   (w) The sum of thirty million dollars ($30,000,000) shall be
available for purposes of Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 31160)
of Division 21. Two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) shall
be allocated to Mount Diablo State Park.
   (x) The sum of seven million dollars ($7,000,000) to the
California Integrated Waste Management Board for grants to local
agencies to assist them in meeting state and federal accessibility
standards relating to public playgrounds if the local agency
guarantees that 50 percent of the grant funds will be used for the
improvement or replacement of playground equipment or facilities
through the use of recycled materials and that matching funds in an
amount equal to not less than 50 percent of the total amount of those
grant funds will be provided through either public or private funds
or in-kind contributions. The board may reduce this matching fund
requirement to not less than 25 percent if it determines that the
50-percent requirement would impose an extreme financial hardship on
the local agency applying for the grant. The board may expend the
funds allocated pursuant to this subdivision, upon appropriation by
the Legislature, for the purposes specified herein.
   (y) The sum of fifteen million dollars ($15,000,000) to a city for
rehabilitation, restoration, or enhancement to a city park that is
over 1,000 acres that serves an urban area of over 750,000 population
in northern California and that provides recreational, cultural, and
scientific resources.
   (z) (1) The sum of six million two hundred fifty thousand dollars
($6,250,000) to the secretary to administer grants to the Sierra
Nevada-Cascade Program, in accordance with Section 5096.347.
   (2) The sum of thirty-three million five hundred thousand dollars
($33,500,000) to the secretary to administer a river parkway and
restoration program to assist local agencies and other districts to
plan, create, and conserve river parkways. The secretary shall make
funds available in accordance with Sections 7048 and 78682.2 of the
Water Code, and any other applicable authority, for the following
purposes:
   (A) Twenty-five million dollars ($25,000,000) for the acquisition
or restoration of public lands within the Los Angeles River
Watershed, the San Gabriel River Watershed, and the San Gabriel
Mountains and to provide open space, nonmotorized trails, bike paths,
and other low-impact recreational uses and wildlife and habitat
restoration and protection. Ten million dollars ($10,000,000) shall
be allocated for the Los Angeles River Watershed, and fifteen million
dollars ($15,000,000) shall be allocated for the San Gabriel River
Watershed and the San Gabriel Mountains and lower Los Angeles River.
   (B) Two million five hundred thousand dollars ($2,500,000) for
river parkway projects along the Kern River between the mouth of the
Kern Canyon and I-5.
   (C) One million dollars ($1,000,000) for land acquisition in the
Santa Clarita Watershed.
   (D) Three million dollars ($3,000,000) for watershed, riparian,
and wetlands restoration along the Sacramento River in Yolo, Glenn,
and Colusa Counties.
   (E) Two million dollars ($2,000,000) for the construction of a
visitor center at a state recreation area encompassing a body of
water along the American River.
   (3) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the secretary
for resource conservation and urban water recycling that addresses
multicounty regional recreational needs, provides habitat
restoration, and enjoys joint sponsorship by multiple local agencies
and nonprofit organizations in the County of Sonoma.
   (4) The sum of one million one hundred thousand dollars
($1,100,000) to the secretary, one hundred thousand dollars
($100,000) of which shall be made available to fund a community
center in San Benito County, one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000)
of which shall be made available to fund a veterans park in San
Benito County, five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) of which
shall be made available to fund a community center in the City of
Galt, and four hundred thousand dollars ($400,000) of which shall be
made available to fund a community center in the City of Gilroy.
   (5) The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) to the secretary
for Camp Arroyo in Alameda County.
   (6) The sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) to the secretary
to construct a rehabilitation center for injured endangered and
indigenous wild animals at the Wildhaven Center in the San Bernardino
Mountains.


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