Petaluma City Schools | E 4312.3 Personnel
Oath Or Affirmation
FOR PUBLIC OFFICERS AND PERSONS EMPLOYED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
Government Code Section 3100 states: "It is hereby declared that the protection of the health and safety and preservation of the lives and property of the people of the state from the effects of natural, manmade, or war-caused emergencies which result in conditions of disaster or in extreme peril to life, property, and resources is of paramount state importance requiring the responsible efforts of public and private agencies and individual citizens. In furtherance of the exercise of the police power of the state in protection of its citizens and resources, all public employees are hereby declared to be disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them by their superiors or by law."
This required agreement for public officers and public employees is made by signing the oath or affirmation set forth in Article 20, Section 3 of the Constitution of California.
I , ____________________________________________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of California; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which I am about to enter. Article 20, Section 3 of the Constitution of California)
I understand that as a public officer or public employee I am a disaster service worker pursuant to Government Code 3100 and 3102 and that I am required to take this oath before entering the duties of my employment. In the event of natural, manmade or war-caused emergencies which result in conditions of disaster or extreme peril to life, property and resources, I am subject to disaster services activities assigned to me by my supervisor.
Subscribed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me this day.
Witness Signature Date
Exhibit PETALUMA CITY SCHOOLS
version: May 25, 2010 Petaluma, California