Section 123493. (Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 878, Sec. 5.)
Cite as: Cal. Health & Safety Code §123493.
(a)The department may accept voluntary contributions, in cash or in-kind, to pay for the costs in the implementation of the program under Section 123492. These private donations shall be deposited into the California Families and Children Account, which is hereby created in the State Treasury, in which, notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, is hereby continuously appropriated to the department for purposes of implementing Section 123492. No state funds shall be used in implementing Section 123492.
(b)The department shall only distribute grants established under Section 123492 if the Director of Finance determines, in writing, that there are sufficient funds from private donations available in the account for expenditure for the purposes of the program.
(c)The department’s administration costs shall not exceed 5 percent of the moneys in the account created under subdivision (a). Any costs to the department incurred prior to the account receiving funds shall be reimbursed to the department from funds in the account.
(d)The department shall not apply for grants or solicit private funds.
(e)If, as of January 1, 2009, the Director of Finance determines pursuant to subdivision (a) that there are insufficient funds on deposit in the account to implement the voluntary nurse home visiting grant program, the account shall cease to exist.