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Section 18335. (Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 355, Sec. 1.)
Cite as: Cal. Welf. & Inst. Code §18335.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law:

(a)Retired firemen may be utilized to conduct fire inspections of the sites of nutrition projects for senior citizens in order to determine whether such sites are in compliance with state and local fire safety standards.

(b)Retired licensed sanitarians may be utilized to conduct sanitation inspections of sites of nutrition projects for senior citizens in order to determine whether such sites are in compliance with applicable state and local sanitation standards.

Such retirees may contract with local area agencies on aging or nutrition projects to perform the required inspections as independent contractors. Fees for the undertaking of such inspections shall be paid out of federal funds allocated to local area agencies on aging which are provided by Title III of the Older Americans Act.

A written report of the findings of such fire safety and sanitation inspections shall be furnished to the appropriate area agency on aging or the director of the nutrition project in which sites inspected are located.

A report of uncorrected fire safety deficiencies, after a followup inspection, shall be supplied or mailed to the local fire protection agency.

A report of uncorrected sanitation deficiencies, after a followup inspection, shall be supplied or mailed to the local health agency.

It is the intent of this section that inspections carried out pursuant hereto shall satisfy federal regulations which provide that sites for nutrition projects for senior citizens must meet applicable state and local fire sanitation standards.



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