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(a) Establishment of Fund. The Police Criminalistics Laboratory Fund is established as a category two fund to be designated as the Police Criminalistics Laboratory Fund for the purpose of receiving money paid by persons convicted of the controlled substance violations set forth in Section 11372.5 of the California Health and Safety Code, which provides that persons so convicted shall pay a criminal laboratory analysis fee.
(b) Use of Fund. The fund may be used for the following purposes: (1) costs incurred by the criminalistics laboratory in providing microscopic and clinical analyses for controlled substances; (2) the purchase and maintenance of equipment for use by the laboratory in performing the analyses; and (3) for continuing education, training and scientific development of forensics scientists regularly employed by the laboratory. In addition, monies from the fund may be expended to cover the costs incurred in administering the fund.
(c) Exceptions to Fund Category. At the end of each fiscal year, any amount of monies remaining in the fund after expenditures have been made for the purposes specified above shall be distributed annually in accordance with the allocation scheme for distribution of fines and forfeitures set forth in Section 11502 of the California Health and Safety Code (75 percent paid to State Treasurer and 25 percent retained by the City and County).
(Added by Ord. 316-00, File No. 001911, App. 12/28/2000)