§ 10014. Purpose of the Environmental Enforcement and Training Grant Program
The Secretary has established the Environmental Enforcement and Training Grant Program in order to provide financial assistance for statewide enforcement and training programs to enhance enforcement of environmental laws. Under this program, the Secretary is authorized to award both mandatory and discretionary training and enforcement grants.
(a) Upon appropriation, grant funds shall be awarded by the Secretary to: 1) the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, if the funds are not declined pursuant to Penal Code section 14314; 2) the Environmental Circuit Prosecutor Project through the California District Attorney's Association; and 3) the California District Attorneys Association in accordance with the Act and these regulations.
(b) Discretionary grant funds may be awarded by the Secretary to public agencies or private nonprofit organizations and local environmental regulators in accordance with the Act and these regulations.(1. New section filed 8-7-2003; operative 9-6-2003 (Register 2003, No. 32). 2. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a) filed 4-30-2014 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2014, No. 18).)
Note: Authority cited: Section 14301, Penal Code. Reference: Sections 14301(c), 14314(c), 14301(d), 14309(c)(1), 14306(a), 14307(a), 14308(a), 14308(b) and 14314(d)(1), Penal Code.
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