2009 California Penal Code - Section 14306-14308 :: Chapter 3. Environmental Training And Enforcement

PENAL CODE
SECTION 14306-14308

14306.  (a) The secretary shall provide funding to the California
District Attorneys' Association to develop and implement, not later
than 12 months after the receipt of funds, a course or courses of
instruction for the training of public prosecutors in the enforcement
of state and local environmental laws.
   (b) The course or courses of instruction shall, at a minimum, do
all of the following:
   (1) Provide an understanding of the requirements of environmental
laws.
   (2) Teach prosecution techniques that will facilitate prosecution
of environmental law violations.
   (3) Provide environmental enforcement training materials.

14307.  (a) The secretary shall provide funding to the California
District Attorneys' Association to develop and implement, not later
than 12 months after the receipt of funds, a course or courses of
instruction for the training of investigators from the offices of
public prosecutors, fire departments, and state and local
environmental regulators.
   (b) With the concurrence of the commission, peace officers may
participate in the course or courses of training.
   (c) The course or courses of instruction shall, at a minimum, do
all of the following:
   (1) Provide an understanding of the requirements of environmental
laws.
   (2) Teach enforcement investigative techniques that will
facilitate the prosecution of environmental law violations.
   (3) Provide environmental enforcement training materials.

14308.  (a) The secretary may award grants to public and private
entities for training public prosecutors, peace officers,
firefighters, and state or local environmental regulators in the
investigation and enforcement of environmental laws.
   (b) The secretary may award local assistance grants to local
environmental regulators for the enforcement of environmental laws.


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