2007 California Vehicle Code Chapter 3. Educational Provisions
CA Codes (veh:15630-15632)
15630. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the fines
collected for a violation of this division shall be allocated by the
county treasurer, as follows:
(a) (1) Seventy percent to the county or city health department
where the violation occurred, to be used for the development and
implementation of community education programs on the dangers of
leaving young children unattended in motor vehicles.
(2) A county or city health department may develop and implement
the community education program described in paragraph (1) or may
contract for the development and implementation of that program.
(3) As the proceeds from fines collected under this division
become available, each county or city health department shall prepare
and annually update a listing of community education programs that
provide information on the dangers of leaving young children
unattended in motor vehicles and ways to avoid that danger. The
county or city health department shall forward the listing to the
courts and shall make the listing available to the public, and may
distribute it to other agencies or organizations.
(b) Fifteen percent to the county or city for the administration
of the program, from which will be paid the cost of the county to
account for and disburse fine revenues.
(c) Fifteen percent to the city, to be deposited in its general
fund except that, if the violation occurred in an unincorporated
area, this amount shall be deposited in the county's general fund.
15632. (a) The department shall include information concerning the
dangers of leaving children unattended in motor vehicles, including,
but not limited to, the effect of solar heat on the temperature of
vehicle interiors and the penalties for noncompliance with Chapter 2
(commencing with Section 15620), in the following materials
distributed by the department:
(1) The California Driver's Handbook published under subdivision
(b) of Section 1656.
(2) The driver's license examination administered under Section
12804.9, by including, on a rotating basis, at least one question in
one version of the driver's license examination that is periodically
administered to applicants.
(3) Any driver's education materials certified by the department.
(4) Courses and examinations for traffic violator schools.
(5) Materials provided to secondary and post-secondary schools and
(6) Any materials provided to community education campaigns
undertaken by the department and other state agencies, including, but
not limited to, the Department of the California Highway Patrol and
the Department of Transportation.
(b) The department shall not republish materials before existing
supplies are exhausted, but shall arrange for compliance with this
section in the next edition or publication of those materials in the
normal course of business.
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