California Military and Veterans Code Section 412.5
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412.5. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, the Adjutant General may
do all of the following:
(1) Establish support programs, including, but not limited to,
morale, welfare, recreational, training, and educational programs for
the benefit of the Military Department, its components, and its
soldiers, airmen, cadets, and their family members.
(2) Establish, construct, or acquire facilities or equipment for
the purposes specified in paragraph (1).
(3) Adopt rules and regulations for all of the following:
(A) For the programs established pursuant to paragraph (1).
(B) For the solicitation and acceptance of funds authorized
pursuant to subdivision (b).
(C) For the establishment, deposit, and expenditure of military
post, welfare, or similar unit funds.
(4) Perform any other acts as may be necessary, desirable, or
proper to carry out the purposes of this section.
(b) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, the Adjutant General and
the Military Department may solicit and accept funds or other
donations which shall be deposited in the California Military
Department Support Fund, which is hereby established in the State
Treasury. The money in the fund is available, upon appropriation by
the Legislature, solely for the purposes prescribed by this section.
(2) Section 11005 of the Government Code shall not apply to the
acceptance of funds or other donations pursuant to this subdivision.
(3) It is the intent of the Legislature that funds appropriated to
the Military Department as provided by this section be used to
supplement, not supplant, funding appropriated to the Military
Department pursuant to any other law for the purposes prescribed by
(c) The Adjutant General shall, on or before March 31, 2014, and
on or before March 31 each year thereafter, conduct an internal audit
of the fund established pursuant to subdivision (b) and report the
findings of the audit to the Department of Finance.
Last modified: February 22, 2013