9.20.050   Truancy exceptions.
   Section 9.20.040 shall not apply when:
   A.   The minor is accompanied by his or her parent(s), legal guardian, or other person eighteen years of age or older having legal care or custody of the minor;
   B.   The minor's parent(s) or legal guardian has given the minor written permission to remain in a public place or establishment during the school hours. Notwithstanding any liability imposed under Sections 9.20.060 and 9.20.080 of this chapter, the parent or guardian providing written consent hereunder may be held liable for acts of the minor performed during school hours, as follows:
   1.   Civilly liable to the extent provided under state law, including but not limited to, liability imposed by California Civil Code Section 1714.1 for any willful misconduct of the minor which results in injury or death to another person, or damage to the property of another,
   2.   Criminally liable as a misdemeanor for any criminal act of a minor to the extent provided under state law;
   C.   The minor is involved in an emergency, or is on an emergency errand directed by his or her parent, guardian, or other adult person having legal care or custody of the minor;
   D.   The minor's school student body is excused for minimum class schedule or due to a scheduled day off, school holiday(s), staff and service day(s), summer vacation, or when the minor's school day does not begin until later than eight-thirty a.m., in which case Section 9.20.040 shall apply during the actual hours the minor's school is in session;
   E.   The minor has permission to leave a school campus for lunch or a school-related activity and has in his or her possession a valid, school-issued, off-campus permit;
   F.   The minor is an "emancipated minor" as that term is defined in Family Code Section 7002.
(Ord. 98-05-1234 § 1 (part): Ord. 98-04-1233 § 2 (part))