(a) A state agency that distributes state funds to an entity, whether public or private, for a drug or alcohol-related program shall establish and provide guidelines and procedures for the entity to use to ensure compliance with this division. If the drug or alcohol program fails to satisfy the guidelines adopted by the state agency, the drug or alcohol program shall not receive state funds from the state agency. A state agency that provides or develops drug- or alcohol-related programs shall also comply with this division.
(b) Each state and local agency which distributes funds shall establish a reasonable time frame for each program to comply with the requirements of this division.
(c) A drug- or alcohol-related program that receives state funds from a local agency shall file with the local agency which distributes the state funds a written assurance signed by the person responsible for operating the drug- or alcohol-related program stating all of the following:
(1) The person understands the requirements of Section 11999.2.
(2) The person has reviewed those aspects of the program to which Section 11999.2 applies.
(3) Those aspects of the program to which Section 11999.2 applies meet the requirements of Section 11999.2.
(d) Every state or local agency distributing funds to which this division applies shall provide a process for appealing a determination to deny or terminate funding to a drug- or alcohol-related program based upon noncompliance with the requirements of this division. When funding is allocated to counties for distribution to local agencies, the director of the state agency distributing the funds shall develop and distribute to counties guidelines for the development of a local appeals process.
(e) A local agency which receives state funds from a state agency for establishing a drug- or alcohol-related program and which has discretionary authority for how the local agency spends the state funds, shall consider the requirements of Section 11999.2 in establishing the drug- or alcohol-related program.
(f) School district personnel who have authority to select and purchase instructional materials, curricula, or both, for the purpose of teaching drug or alcohol use prevention, or both, shall follow the requirements specified in Section 11999.2.
(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1429, Sec. 1.)