(a) The State Allocation Board shall establish regulations for the allocation of funds for capital outlay and for the reimbursement of initial utility installation costs for purposes of this chapter. The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall establish qualifications for determining the eligibility of agencies providing child care and development services, including preschool and extended day care service, to apply for these funds.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except for Section 8477, priority in funding of capital outlay grants or relocatables from funds administered pursuant to Section 8277.7 and under this article, shall be determined in the following order:
(1) Programs experiencing emergencies as defined by the Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Allocation Board.
(2) Facilities lost due to the Class Size Reduction Program (Chapter 6.10 (commencing with Section 52120) of Part 28).
(3) Expansion of child care services.
(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 362, Sec. 6.)
Education Code 8277.7
Education Code 8477
Education Code 52120