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(a) Establishment of Fund. The San Francisco Narcotics Forfeiture and Asset Seizure Fund is established as a category eight special fund for the purposes of receiving money or tangible property which reflects the City and County's participation in acts leading to the seizure or forfeiture of property pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 881, and the seizure and forfeiture of property and/or property distributed to the San Francisco Police Department pursuant to Section 11470, et seq., of the Health and Safety Code of the State of California.
(b) Use of Fund. Money or property received into the fund shall, consistent with federal and state guidelines and restrictions governing their use, be used exclusively for law enforcement purposes to fund enforcement, training, prevention and prosecution programs related to, and to procure equipment to enhance the effectiveness of, the enforcement of narcotics laws.
(c) Exceptions to Fund Category. Subject to prior approval by the Mayor, the head of any law enforcement agency of the City and County is authorized to apply for, accept, and expend any such money or property received from the federal government, or from any state or local government entity.
(d) Administration of Fund. Quarterly reports reflecting the expenditures from this Fund shall be submitted to the Mayor and the Board of Supervisors. No expenditures in excess of $10,000 will be made from this Fund, with the exception of funds needed for criminal investigation services, without first receiving the approval, by ordinance, of the Board of Supervisors. No costs which may be incurred by any City department in administering this Fund shall be recovered therefrom.
(Added by Ord. 316-00, File No. 001911, App. 12/28/2000)