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A

ABUSE

. see also CHILD ABUSE, DEPENDENT ADULT ABUSE, ELDER ABUSE

. child abuse, immunity from liability, Welfare and Institutions 16513

. dependent adult abuse, WI 15600-15601

. elder abuse, reporting requirements, WI 15633-15637

. false reports of abuse, exceptions, Penal 148.5

ACCESS GATES

. school districts, Ed 32020

ACCESS TO SCHOOLS

. Ed 32020

ACCIDENTS

. emergency vehicles, as affecting private auto insurance renewal, Ins 669.5

ACCREDITED DISASTER COUNCIL

. defined, Labor 3211.91

ACETYLENE TORCHES

. use of torches to burglarize a crime, Penal 464

ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION CODE

. adherence by State Fire Marshal and OES, Govt 11501

ADMINISTRATORS

. removal of volunteer fire fighters, Labor 1964

ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT

. base hospitals, training and supervision, HSC 1798.100-1798.105

. local agency authorization, HSC 1797.218

AERONAUTICS FUND

. use of funds to buy search and rescue equipment, Pub Utilities 21683, 21684.1

AGE LIMITS

. fire fighters, fixing of, Govt 31008, 45054

. hazardous substances, persons under 21 not permitted to transport, Veh 12515

AGRICULTURAL BURNING

. defined, HSC 39011

. permits, HSC 41850-41864

AIDS

. prisoners with, contracts for treatment and housing, Penal 2692

AIR HORNS

. use on emergency vehicles permitted, Veh 27000

AIRPLANES

. see AIRPORTS AND AIRPLANES

AIR POLLUTION

. gasoline vapor control program, HSC 41950-41962

AIRPORTS AND AIRPLANES

. search and rescue equipment, funding, Pub Util 21683-21684.1

AIRWAY MASK

. peace officers, requirement equipment, Penal 13518.1

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

. furnishers, liability, Civil 1714

. licenses, firefighter's associations, Bus & Prof 23428.11

AMBER LIGHTS

. emergency vehicles, Veh 25259

AMBULANCE ATTENDANTS

. HSC 1797.160

AMBULANCE DRIVERS HANDBOOK

. authorization for, Veh 2512

AMBULANCE SERVICES

. authority of cities to contract for, Govt 38794

. CHP to adopt regulations for ambulance services, Veh 2512

. Community Service Districts, authority to provide, Govt 61600

. provision for school activities, Ed 49474

AMBULANCES

. clearance and side-marker lamps permitted, Veh 25100.1

. demonstration and delivery, warning lights and siren, Veh 25806

. exemption to defective roadway closings, Veh 35717-35720

. exemption to highway closing to commercial vehicles, Veh 35712-35714

. identification lamps permitted, Veh 25351

. license fee exemptions, Rev & Tax 10781

. licenses to operate, Veh 2500-2503

. public, fee exemption, Veh 9104

. requirement of ambulances for certain Medi-Cal transfers and transports, WI 14136.1

. resuscitation requirements, Veh 2418.5

. utility flood and loading lamps permitted, Veh 25110(a)2 or 3

AMMUNITION

. prohibited in wildland areas, PRC 4445

AMMUNITION, TRACER

. prohibited in wildland areas, PRC 4445

ANNEXATIONS

. fire protection districts, Govt 54915-54916.5

APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

. fire fighters apprenticeship, attendance, funding and review, Ed 8150-8154

ANTITRUST

. local EMS operating areas, HSC 1797.220-224

APARTMENTS

. failure to report fire or combustion a crime, HSC 13006.5

ARMED FORCES

. members engaged in fire suppression, worker's compensation, Labor 3365

ARREST

. conditions of arrest, Penal 836

. powers of arrest, persons having, Penal 830.7

ARSON

. additional penalties, Penal 456

. Arson Information Reporting System, Ins. 1875.8

. arsonists, possession of concealable weapon a crime, Penal 12021.1

. arsonists, release from mental institutions, notice to SFM, Penal 11151

. arsonists, release from prison, notice to SFM, Penal 11150

. arsonists, SFM release notice to fire department, Penal 11152

. attempted arson, Penal 455

. crime, defined, Penal 451

. definition of cargo container, Penal 458

. definitions, Penal 450

. evidence, expenditure of funds to obtain in SRA, PRC 4418

. felony murder rule, Penal 189

. forfeiture of procedures, Penal 186-186.8

. investigations, AIRS, civil liability, Insurance 1875-1875.8

. investigators, status as peace officers, Penal 830.37

. lesser included crime of unlawfully causing a fire, Penal 452

. murder, implied malice, Penal 188

. psychiatric/psychological examinations, Penal 457-457.1

. release of information, Ins. 1875.1

. reward by Governor authorized, Penal 1547

. solicitation of arson, Penal 653f

. unlawfully causing a fire, lesser crime, Penal 452

. use in terrorism prohibited, Penal 11410-11413

. violation of statutes during state of emergency, Penal 454

ARSON INFORMATION REPORTING SYSTEM (AIRS)

. creation; responsibilities, Ins. 1875.8

ARSON INVESTIGATORS

. local arson investigators, status as peace officers, Penal 830.31(a)

ARSONISTS

. convicted, requirement to register, Penal 457.1

. notification of release, Penal 11150-11152

. terms of punishment, Penal 667.7

ASSESSMENTS

. benefit assessment districts, Govt 50078-50078.20

ASSAULT

. defined, Penal 240, 241

. on fire fighters, EMT's or paramedics, Penal 240, 241

. with caustic chemicals or corrosive acid, Penal 244

. with stun guns or lasers, Penal 244.5

ASSOCIATIONS

. benefit and relief associations, Ins 11400-11407

ATTEMPT TO BURN

. defined, Penal 455

ATTEMPTED ARSON

. Penal 455

ATTIC ACCESS

. authority of SFM to regulate, HSC 13108.5-13108.6

ATTORNEY GENERAL

. reports from SFM, Penal 13020

AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE

. defined, Veh 165

. flashing amber lights permitted, Veh 25259

. illegal to follow, Veh 21706

. permits and revocation/suspension, Veh 2416-17

AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES

. accidents involving, private auto insurance renewal, Ins 669.5

. additional lights permitted, Veh 25258

. air horns permitted, Veh 27000

. exemption from pollution controls, Veh 27156.2, 27156.3

. exemption from traffic laws, conditions, effect, Veh 21055-57

. flashing headlamps permitted, Veh 25252.5

. headsets, earplugs permitted, Veh 27400

. right of way, Veh 21806-07

. sirens permitted, Veh 27003

. spotlamps, Veh 24404, 24405

. use of flashing lights, Veh 25268, 25269

. warning lights, one steady burning red light required, Veh 25252

AUTOMATIC FIRE EXTINGUISHER SYSTEMS REGULATIONS

. enforcement and licensing, HSC 13195-13199

AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

. installation of inoperable or ineffective systems, a crime, Penal 386

. required in institutions for children, aged, incompetents, and hospitals, HSC 13113

AVALANCHES

. blasting, requirement of licensed persons, Labor 6710-6711

. closure of areas, authority, Penal 409.6


B

BACKFIRES

. prohibited, PRC 4426-4428

BACKFLOWS

. requirements for, HSC 13114.7

BADGES

. fire badges, false use prohibited, Penal 538e

BATTERY

. defined, Penal 242, 243

. on fire fighters, EMT's or paramedics, Penal 242, 243

BENEFIT ASSESSMENT DISTRICTS

. formation and procedure, Govt 50078-50078.20

BENEFIT ASSOCIATIONS

. Ins 11400-11407

BILL OF LADING

. required in vehicles transporting hazardous materials, Veh 34510

BLANKET INSURANCE

. defined, Ins 10270.2(a)

BLOOD ALCOHOL TESTS

. paramedics may withdraw blood, Veh 23158

BLUE REFLECTIVE PAVEMENT MARKERS

. HSC 13060

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

. appointment of county fire wardens, Govt 24008

. authority for prisoner labor or fire breaks and fire roads, Govt 25359

. authority to educate the public in fire prevention, Govt 26152

. authority to fix age limits for fire fighters, Govt 31008

. authority to provide rescue and first aid service through fire department, Govt 25369.5

. costs of fire protection services, levy of taxes, Govt 25643

. power to issue bonds for fire station construction, Govt 6546

BOATS

. safety standards and regulations, Har & Nav 652

BOMBS AND BOMBING

. authority of SFM to investigate, HSC 13107

. bomb threats, Penal 148.1

. destructive devices, definition, Penal 12301

. false bombs, placing or sending, Penal 148.1

. reward by Governor authorized, Penal 1547

. terms of punishment, Penal 667.7

BOSCOE-KEENE RENEWABLE RESOURCES INVESTMENT FUND

. Department of Fish and Game grants, PRC 34000-34002

BRIBERY

. civil service employment, Const, Article 7 8

BRUSH FIRES

. see FOREST FIRES

BUILDING CERTIFICATION

. high rise, architect, inspections, and regulations, pre-inspection HSC 13230-13234

BUILDING SECURITY

. duty of fire officials and police to consult, Penal 14040-51

BUILDING STANDARDS

. appeals, membership of State Board of Fire Services, HSC 13142.6-13142.8

. authority of SFM to regulate, HSC 13108

. camps, authority of SFM to enforce, HSC 18897.5

. construction, HSC 18905-18919

. Essential Services Seismic Safety Act of 1986, HSC 16000-16001, 16002-16008, 16009-16016, 16017-16022

. jails, Penal 6029-6030

. prisons, Penal 6029-6031.6

. regulations, authority to enforce, HSC 13145-13146.5

. review and approval by SFM, HSC 18930

. State Board of Forestry, no authority to adopt, PRC 4290

. State Building Standards Commission, HSC 18920-18934.8

. SFM, regulation and authority, generally, HSC 13143-13143.9

. State Housing Law, HSC 17910-17913, 17920-17927

. State Housing Law, enforcement, HSC 17962

. state-owned/occupied buildings, authority of SFM to regulate and enforce, HSC 13108

. summer camps, SFM authority to adopt regulations, HSC 18897.3

BURGLAR BARS

. SFM authority, public education, installation regs and criteria, HSC 13113.9-13114.3

BURGLARY

. use of acetylene torch, burning bar, thermal lance, etc., a crime, Penal 464

BURIAL

. see CEMETERIES

BURN CENTERS

. reports to SFM, authority, HSC 13110.7

BURN PERMITS

. agricultural burn permits, HSC 41850-41866

. authority, permitting, PRC 4421-4446

. brush-covered land, PRC 4494

. nonagricultural burn permits, HSC 41800-41815

. private, application, etc., PRC 4491-4494

BURN REGISTRY

. authority of SFM, HSC 13110.7

BUSINESSES

. business and area plans, hazardous materials, HSC 25532-25539

. double doors in public entrances, HSC 13011

C

CALIFORNIA BURN REGISTRY

. SFM authority, HSC 13110.7

CALIFORNIA CONSERVATION CAMPS

. prisoners as firefighters, PRC 4951-4958

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION

. acceptance of federal funds, PRC 4185-4187

. allocation of fire protection funds, PRC 4125-4136

. assistance to local governments in preventing wildland fires, PRC 4740-4741

. authority, generally, PRC 700-714, 4111-4120

. authority to close parks and forests, PRC 4332

. authority to regulate solid waste facilities, PRC 4371-4376

. burn permits, brush-covered land, PRC 4491-4494

. compensation of voluntary fire wardens, PRC 4151-4157

. contracts for burning land, administration of, PRC 4475-4480

. contracts for fire protection services, Govt. 55600-55609

. contracts to provide rescue and resuscitator services, Govt. 55640-55642

. contracts with counties, generally, PRC 4125-4136

. cooperative agreements, generally, PRC 4141-4145

. defined, PRC 4001-4004

. definitions, PRC 4101-4104

. enforcement powers, generally, PRC 4111-4120

. experimental program for wildland fire protection, PRC 4461-4473

. fire as a public nuisance, PRC 4165-4170.5, 4171-4181

. fire hazard severity zones, designation and review, PRC 4201-4205

. firebreaks, generally, PRC 4291-4299

. general provisions, PRC 4111-4120

. hazardous fire areas, fireworks regulation, PRC 4258-4260

. hazardous fire areas, generally, PRC 4251-4257

. hazardous waste enforcement coordinator, strike force, HSC 25197-25197.3

. inmate labor, charges for, HSC 13009.5

. normal workweek of 84 hours, Govt. 19846

. officials who are peace officers, witness fees, Govt. 68097-68097.10

. peace officers, authority to obtain evidence, PRC 4418

. peace officers, authority to close disaster or avalanche areas, Penal 409.5-409.6

. powers of arrest, persons having, Penal 830.7

. public nuisance, PRC 4165-4170.5, 4171-4181

. state responsibility areas, PRC 4125-4136

. summons of persons to assist, PRC 4151-4157

. waste material disposal, generally, PRC 4437-4441

. wildland areas, spark arresters, PRC 4442-4442.5

CALIFORNIA EMERGENCY COUNCIL

. creation and composition, Govt 8575-8582

CALIFORNIA EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT

. definitions, Govt 8550-8551, 8555-8561

CALIFORNIA FIRE ACADEMY SYSTEM

. authority of SFM to administer, HSC 13157

CALIFORNIA FIRE AND ARSON TRAINING ACT

. generally, HSC 13159.7-13159.10

CALIFORNIA FIRE AND ARSON TRAINING FUND

. establishment, HSC 13159.10

. revenue from fines, HSC 13112.2

CALIFORNIA FIRE FIGHTER JOINT APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

. sponsor and administration, HSC 13159.9

CALIFORNIA FIRE INCIDENT REPORTING SYSTEM (CFIRS)

. HSC 13110.5

CALIFORNIA FIRE SERVICES TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAM ACT

. generally, HSC 13155-13159.4

CALIFORNIA HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCIDENT REPORTING SYSTEM (CHMIRS)

. HSC 13110.5

CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL

. authority for hazardous substance highway spills, Veh 2450-54, Govt 8574.8

. authority to close highways, Veh 2812

. commission, standards for vehicles carrying liquid or compressed gas, Veh 2402.6

. emergency medical dispatcher, training, Veh 2422

. traffic direction authorized, Veh 2410

CALL BOX SYSTEMS

. funding for, Streets & Hwys 2554

CALL BOXES

. emergency call boxes on freeways, Streets & Hwys 131.1

CAMPERS

. fire extinguisher required, Veh 28060

CAMPFIRES

. defined, PRC 4103.5

. permits, liability, regulations, and presumption of negligence, PRC 4432-4435

. restrictions in National forests, PRC 4331-4333

CAMPS

. authority of SFM to enforce building standards/fire safety, HSC 18897-18897.7

. fire safety regulations/building standards, authority of SFM to establish, HSC 18897.3

. in wildland areas, firefighting equipment required, PRC 4429

CANCER

. worker's compensation, presumption, Labor 3212.1

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION

. see CPR

CARGO CONTAINERS

. defined, related to arson, Penal 458

CASUALTY INSURANCE

. fire not included for purposes of insurance fraud, Penal 548

CEMETERIES

. public, interment of fire fighters who dies in the line of duty, HSC 8961.5

CERTIFIED UNIFIED PROGRAM AGENCY (CUPA)

. standards, requirements, certification, fees, implementation, HSC 25404-25404.6

CFIRS

. authority of SFM, HSC 13110.5

CHAIN LINK FENCES

. access to roof areas, regulations, HSC 13108.6

CHARITIES

. firefighter's relief and benefit associations, Ins 11400-11407

CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

. reporting, confidentiality, Penal 11166.1-11167.5

. reporting, definition of medical nonmedical practitioner, health practitioner, Penal 11165.2

. reporting, duty and time to report, Penal 11166

. reporting, immunity, Penal 148.5, 11172, WI 16513

. reporting, specific provisions, Penal 11166.1-11167.5

CHILD ABUSE REPORTING

. definition, Penal 11165

. false reporting exceptions, Penal 148.5

CHILD DAY CARE FACILITIES

. definitions, authority, licensing, violation, HSC 1597.30-1597.621

CHILD NEGLECT

. see CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

CHILDREN

. see MINORS AND CHILDREN

CHILDREN'S HOMES

. authority to regulate, HSC 13143

. automatic fire devices, regulation by SFM, HSC 13113.5

. sprinkler systems required, HSC 13113

CIGARETTE LIGHTERS

. definitions, HSC 14940-14941

. SFM regulations, HSC 14942

. violations, HSC 14943

CITIES

. authority to abate weeds and rubbish, Govt 39501-39502

. authority to adopt civil service system, Govt 45000-45010

. authority to contract for ambulance service, Govt 38794

. authority to establish a fire department, regulate building standards, Govt 38600-38611

. authority to set age limits for fire fighters, Govt 45054

. establishment of retirement system, Govt 45300-45317

. general plans, inclusion of fire protection, Govt 65302

. harbor protection, fireboats within incorporated city, Har & Nav 5900.7

. pension benefit plans, Govt 45341-45345

. power to construct fire protection facilities, Streets & Hwys 11101(d)

. succession of government, Govt 33000-33017

CITIES AND COUNTIES

. authority to establish Emergency Medical Systems, HSC 1797.200

. Emergency Medical Services, contracts for, HSC 1797.201

CIVIL CASES

. allowing fire to escape to another's property, HSC 13007-13008

. arson, etc., liability of persons allowing fire to damage property, HSC 13007

. child abuse reporting, nonliability, Penal 11172

. fire hazard abatement, HSC 13250-13253

. fireworks, seizures, injunctions and disposal, HSC 12720-12726

. hazardous waste disposal on public land, HSC 25242-25242.3

. hazardous wastes, HSC 25180-25196

. liability for hazardous material spills or threats, HSC 13009.6

. State Fire Marshal, abatement of fire hazards, HSC 13250-13254

CIVIL SERVICE

. bribery convictions prohibiting employment in, Const, Article 7 8

. conflicting offices, Const, Article 7 7

. defined, Const, Article 7 1

. exemptions from civil service, Const. Article 7, 4

. State Employer Employee Relations Act, Govt 3512-3524

. subversive persons barred from, Const, Article 7, 9

. temporary appointments, Const, Article 7, 4

. veteran's preference on exams, Const, Article 7, 6

CIVIL SERVICE SYSTEM

. authority of city to adopt, Govt 45000-45010

. county, Govt 31100-31117

CLAIMS

. against the state by local fire districts for recovery of costs, Rev & Tax 2201-2216

CLARKE-McNARY ACT

. acceptance of, PRC 4185-4187

CLINICS

. health clinics, SFM to provide minimum standards, HSC 1226

CLOTHES CLEANERS

. building standards, conformity and enforcement, HSC 13201-13203

COLLEGES

. firefighting vehicles, license fee exemptions, Rev & Tax 10786

COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS

. transportation regulations and administration, Veh 34000-34064

. violations of transportation regulations, Veh 34100

COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS

. possession prohibited, Penal 453

COMBUSTIBLES

. Board of Supervisors, authority to adopt rules and regulations regarding, HSC 851

COMMERCIAL COACHES

. fire safety standards, HSC 18029-18029.6

. smoke detectors, HC 18029-18029.6

COMMISSION ON EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

. duties, HSC 1799.50-56

. membership and terms of office, HSC 1799-1799.8

COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

. airway mask issuance to peace officers, Penal 13518.1

. exposure to, HSC 1797.188

. notification procedures, HSC 1797.188

. prevention of, HSC 1797.188

COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

. establishment of fire department, Ed 81677

COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICT

. authority to provide fire protection and EMS, Govt 53313

. Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982, Govt 53311-53365.7

COMMUNITY CARE FACILITIES

. foster homes, community care, group homes, temporary shelters, HSC 1530-1539

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT DISASTER PROJECT LAW

. compliance, definitions, ordinances, implementation, HSC 3400-34009

COMMUNITY SERVICE DISTRICTS

. authority to abate fire hazard, Govt 61623.5

. definitions, Govt 61000

. formation, elections, Govt 61100-61107.1

. notice of hearing on formation, Govt 61100-61107.1

. petition for formation, Govt 61100-61107.1

. purposes, ambulance service, Govt 61600

. purposes, fire protection, Govt 61600

COMPRESSED GAS

. regulations to be adopted by CHP, Veh 2402.6

COMPUTERS

. State Computer Emergency Data Exchange Program, Govt 8589.1-8589.2

CONCEALABLE WEAPONS

. Penal 12025, 12027

CONFLICTING OFFICES

. civil service, Const, Article 7, 7

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS

. listing of materials, SFM regulations, listing, fees and authority, HSC 13144.1-13144.4

CONTAGIOUS DISEASES

. EMT's right to treatment after exposure, HSC 1797.186

CONTRACTORS

. Inapplicability of contractor's laws to fire protection districts, Bus & Prof 7049

CONTRACTS

. agreements with CDF, PRC 4141-4145

. between CDF and counties, general, PRC 4125-4136

. between prisons and agencies in fire suppression, Penal 4125.1

. delay provisions, Pub Con 7102

. fire protection services, Govt. 55603-55609

. for burning, with CDF administration, PRC 4475-4480

. hazardous materials emergency response services, Pub Con 20811-20813

. rescue and resuscitator services, Govt. 55640-55642

. with United States, charges for water service with utility districts, Pub Util 16409

CONVALESCENT HOMES

. see also NURSING HOMES

. authority to adopt regulations, HSC 13143

. compliance with fire safety regulations, HSC 1569.698

. SFM fire regulations, consultation with Health and Welfare Agency, HSC 1569.71

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH CDF

. generally, PRC 4141-4145

CORONER'S INQUESTS

. circumstances warranting, Govt 27491

CORTESE-KNOX LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1985

. see also LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION ACT

. definitions and general provisions, Govt 56000-56001

. see generally, Govt 56000-56001

COSTS

. emergency response costs, charges, Govt 53150-53158

COSTS OF FIRE SUPPRESSION

. HSC 13009

COUNTIES

. see also CITIES AND COUNTIES, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

. age limits on fire fighters, Govt 31008

. general plans, inclusion of fire protection, Govt 65302

. service areas, fire service and ambulance service, Govt 25210.1-25210.4a

COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE ENABLING LAW

. provisions, Govt 31100-31117

COUNTY FIRE SERVICE RETIREMENT

. benefits, Govt 32350-32365

. funding, Govt 32300-32303

. retirement board, Govt 32250-32272

COUNTY FIRE WARDENS

. appointment, duties and powers, Govt 24008

COUNTY PEACE OFFICER

. fire service retirement plan law, Govt 33000-33017

COUNTY WATER DISTRICTS

. authority to enforce fire break law, Water 31009

. authority to provide fire protection services, Water 31120

. fire protection improvements, Water 31500

COUNTY WATERWORKS DISTRICTS

. authority to provide water for fire protection, Water 55330

COUPLINGS

. see HOSES AND COUPLINGS

CPR

. EMT requirements, HSC 1797.215

. fire fighters required to be trained in, HSC 1797.182

. immunity from civil liability, Civil 1714.2

. required training standards for peace officers, Penal 13518

CRIMES

. arson, Penal 451

. arson during insurrections or state of emergency, Penal 454

. arsonists, terms of punishment, Penal 451-456

. assault on firefighters, EMT's or paramedics, Penal 240-248

. assault with a deadly weapon, Penal 245

. assault with stun guns or lasers, Penal 244.5

. assault with vitriol, corrosive acid or caustic chemical, Penal 244

. attempted arson, Penal 455

. attempted train wrecking, Penal 218

. backfires, PRC 4426

. battery on firefighters, EMT's or paramedics, Penal 242, 243

. bomb threats, Penal 148.1

. bombers, terms of punishment, Penal 667.7

. carrying a concealed weapon, Penal 12020

. child abuse reporting, Penal 11172

. child abuse reporting, Penal 11166.1-11167.5

. costs of emergency responses, Govt 53150-53158

. dependent adult abuse, Penal 368

. dynamiting railroad tracks and train, Penal 214

. elder abuse, Penal 368

. entry into closed disaster or avalanche area, Penal 409.5-409.6

. explosives, penalties, HSC 12400-12401

. explosives, possession, HSC 12092

. explosives, use, HSC 12080-12092

. failure to obey firefighters, Penal 148.2, Veh 2801

. failure to prevent escape of fire, HSC 13000

. failure to report fires in hotels or apartment houses, HSC 13006.5

. false alarms, Penal 148.4

. false reports, Penal 148.5

. false reports of a crime, abuse exceptions, Penal 148.5

. false report of an emergency, Penal 148.3

. federal offenses, pipelines, 49CFR195

. firebombs, possession, manufacture or disposal, Penal 453

. firefighters, firemen and emergency rescue personnel defined, Penal 245.1

. fireworks, penalties, HSC 12720

. fireworks, possession, use, sales and storage, HSC 12670-12692

. forest fires, crimes committed at, PRC 4165-4166

. gas pipelines, injury to, Penal 593c

. hazardous waste disposal on public land, HSC 25242-25242.3

. hazardous waste, HSC 25180-25196

. impeding activities at emergency scene prohibited, Penal 402

. impersonating a firefighter, Penal 538e

. injurious, nauseous or offensive substances in places of public assembly, Penal 375b

. installation of inoperable or ineffective fire protection systems, Penal 386

. littering and duping waste matter on public or private property, Penal 374.3

. littering waters, Penal 374e

. pipelines, federal offenses, 49CFR195

. possession of concealable weapons by convicted arsonists, Penal 12021.1

. possession of destructive devices a crime, Penal 12303

. possession of flammable, explosive or combustible material, Penal 453

. probation, conditions of, Penal 1203.1-1203.11

. records, duty of SFM to keep records and reports, Penal 13020

. refusal to relinquish a party line during an emergency, Penal 384

. removal of trees, etc., a crime except for fire suppression operations, Penal 384a

. resisting or interfering with firefighters, Penal 148.2

. restitution, conditions of, Penal 1203.1-1203.11

. restitution, D. A. may sue for agencies, Govt 13967.5

. rewards, burning in state responsibility areas, PRC 4417

. sale of fire equipment without standard threads, HSC 13028

. sightseeing at emergency scene prohibited, Penal 402

. smoke detectors, HSC 13113.7-13113.8

. solicitation of arson, Penal 653f

. solvents, violations regarding labeling, HSC 13118

. SFM fines and forfeitures, HSC 13112-13112.2

. statute of limitations, Penal 803

. statistical data, Penal 13020-13023

. tampering with/destroying fire protection equipment, Penal 148.4

. terrorism, Penal 422

. terrorism, specific provisions, Penal 11410-11413

. terrorists, terms of punishment, Penal 667.7

. throwing lighted cigarette or use of welding torch igniting fire, HSC 13001

. throwing substance which may cause fire from vehicle, HSC 13002

. train derailing or wrecking, Penal 219

. trespassing, specific offenses, Penal 602(f), (l)

. unlawfully causing a fire, Penal 452

. use of acetylene torch, burning bar, thermal lance, or explosives for burglaries, Penal 464

. use of engine without spark device, HSC 13003

. use of harvesters and haybalers without a fire extinguisher, HSC 13004

. use of hydrocarbon engines without spark arresters, HSC 13005

. victim restitution programs, Penal 1191.1

. violations of emergency services act, Govt 8665

. violations of permit burning, generally, PRC 4421-4425

CURTAINS AND DRAPES

. public places, requirement of flame retardancy, HSC 13119

D

DANGEROUS PERSONS

. authority to commit for 72 hours, WI 5150

DAY CARE CENTERS

. requirements of smoke detectors and fire extinguishers, HSC 1597.54

DAY CARE HOMES

. classification and enforcement of fire codes, HSC 1597.30

DEATH

. coroner's inquests, Govt 27491

DEATH BENEFITS

. choice of PERS benefits or worker's compensation, Labor 4707

. waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU systems for children for firefighters killed in the line of duty, Ed 68120-68124

DEFENSE SHELTERS

. immunity from liability, Civil 1714.5

DEFINITIONS, GENERAL

. county, Govt. 55601

. forest fire, Govt. 55602

. local agency, Govt. 55600

. PRC 21060-21069

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

. administration of program for fire sprinkler/detection systems for children's homes and convalescent homes, HSC 13111.3

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

. toxic materials data repository, Labor 147.2

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

. toxic materials data repository, Labor 147.2

DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES

. performance of work in disasters as a supplement to OES, Water 128

DEPENDENT ADULT ABUSE

. see also ABUSE, CHILD ABUSE, ELDER ABUSE

. crimes, Penal 368

. reporting requirements, WI 15600-15601

DESTRUCTIVE DEVICE

. defined, Penal 12301

. exemption to prohibition against use, by firefighters, Penal 12302

. possession of a crime, Penal 12303

DESTRUCTIVE DEVICES

. specific provisions relating to transport, sales, possession and placing, Penal 12303.1-12312

. use in terrorism prohibited, Penal 11410-11413

DETECTORS

. See SMOKE DETECTORS

DEVELOPMENT

. Coastal resources, PRC 30250

DISABILITY BENEFITS

. amounts, Labor 4453

. firefighters, Labor 4458.5

. volunteer firefighters, Labor 4458

DISABILITY PAYMENTS

. firefighter's options to take leave with pay instead of disability payments, Labor 4850

. state safety members, option to take leaves with pay instead of disability payments, Labor 4800. University of California firefighters, Labor 4804.1

DISABLED PERSONS

. commitment of, WI 5150

DISASTER

. equipment and machinery of resource conservation districts, subject to call, PRC 9083

DISASTER COUNCIL

. defined, Labor 3211.9

DISASTER SERVICE

. defined, Labor 3211.93, 3211.93(a)

DISASTER SERVICE WORKER

. defined, Labor 3211.92

. eligibility for and payment of worker's compensation, Labor 4353, 4381-4386

DISASTERS

. accredited disaster council, defined, Labor 3211.9

. closure of areas, authority, Penal 409.5-409.6

. Department of Water Resources to supplement OES, Water 128

. disaster council, defined, Labor 3211.9

. disaster relief, reassessment of damaged or destroyed property for tax purposes, Rev & Tax 170

.disaster service workers, eligibility for an payment of worker's compensation, Labor 4353, 4381-4386

. Disaster Service Worker, defined, Labor 3211.92

. disaster service defined, Labor 3211.93, 3211.93(a)

. emergency expenditures, authority to make, Govt 8645-8654

. emergency, Governor's authority, Govt. 8595-8597

. EMS coordination with OES, HSC 1797.150-1797.151

. local agencies, Govt 8630-8634

. local agencies, powers and duties, Govt 53000, 53019-53023

. Natural Disasters Assistance Act, Govt 8680-8680.9

. replacement or repair of structures, Pub Con 20134

. special permit for relief vehicles, Veh 4005

. succession of local government, Govt 8635-8644

. volunteers, Govt 204

DISTRICTS

. contributions, PRC 9081

. emergency equipment, PRC 9083

. federal and other grants, PRC 9082, 9084

. resort improvement, PRC 13070-13076

DRIVER

. defined, Veh 305

DRIVER'S LICENSES

. general provisions, Veh 2500-2503

. specialized licenses, employer required to pay for physical exam, Labor 231

DRUG ADDICTS

. dangerous persons, commitment, WI 5170

DRUNK DRIVERS

. $1,000 charge for emergency response, Govt 53150-53158

DRY CLEANERS

. building standards, conformity and enforcement, HSC 13201-13203

DRY-CLEANING PLANTS AND PROCESSES

. authority, compliance, HSC 13201-13203

DUE CARE

. presumptions, Evid 669

DUTY TO ASSIST

. forest fires, PRC 4436

E

EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS

. earthquake predictions, feasibility study, PRC 2804.6

EARPLUGS

. permitted in emergency vehicles, Veh 27400

EARTHQUAKES

. Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act, PRC 2621-2630

. earthquake-hazardous building reconstruction, authority of local agencies to regulate building standards, HSC 19160-19169

. early warning systems, feasibility study, PRC 2804.6

. emergency response plans, PRC 2800-2803

. prediction system, PRC 2802

. seismic gas shut of valves, HSC 19180-19183

EDUCATION

. agreement with training program instructors, Ed 33040

. State Board of Fire Services, standards and recommendations, HSC 13142

. SFM educational duties, HSC 13105

. SFM's authority to establish fire prevention inspector training, HSC 13105.5

. waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU systems for children of firefighters killed in the line of duty, Ed 68120-68124

ELDER ABUSE

. see also ABUSE, CHILD ABUSE, DEPENDENT ADULT ABUSE

. crimes, Penal 368

EMERGENCIES

. false reporting of an emergency a crime, Penal 148.3

EMERGENCY

. defined under the Penal Code, Penal 402

. degrees of, Govt 8558-8561

. refusal to relinquish a party line during, Penal 384

. sightseeing at scene prohibited, Penal 402

EMERGENCY AMBULANCE

. see also AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLES

. defined, Veh 2418.5

EMERGENCY CALL BOX SYSTEMS

. funding for, Streets & Hwys 2554

EMERGENCY CALL BOXES

. freeways, Streets & Hwys 131.1

EMERGENCY DISPATCH CENTERS

. Essential Services Seismic Safety Act of 1986, HSC 16002-16008, 16009-16016, 16017-16022, 16023

EMERGENCY EGRESS/SAFE ARE REFUGE SYSTEMS

. tax deduction, Rev & Tax 24383

EMERGENCY MEDICAL DISPATCHER

. training, Veh 2422

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

. 24-hour per day service, HSC 1797.180

. advanced life support, local EMS Agency authorization, HSC 1797.218

. advertising, HSC 1797.180

. ambulance attendants, HSC 1797.160

. authority for patient health care management, HSC 1798.6

. authority of CDF to provide first aid and rescue services, PRC 4114

. authority of community facilities district to provide, Govt 53311-53317.5

. authority of community facilities district to provide, Govt 53345-53365.7

. base hospitals, direction of advanced life support, training and supervision, HSC 1798.100-1798.104

. certified personnel, limitation of liability, HSC 1799.108

. child abuse reporting liability, Penal 11172

. child abuse reporting, definitions, Penal 11165

. clothing and patches for EMT's, HSC 1797.181

. Commission on Emergency Medical Services, membership and terms of office, HSC 1799-1799.8

. Commission on Emergency Medical Services, duties, HSC 1799.50-56

. communicable diseases, prevention of, notification procedures, HSC 1797.188

. confidentiality, child abuse reporting, Penal 11166, 11167.5

. consent to treat minors in custody, WI 369

. county authority to establish system, HSC 1797.200

. critical care guidelines, authority to establish, HSC 1798.150

. definitions, HSC 1797.50-1797.97

. dependent adult abuse, reporting requirements, WI 15600-15601

. dependent adult abuse, reporting requirements, WI 15610-15610.65

. dependent adult abuse, reporting requirements, WI 15630-15632

. dependent adult abuse, reporting requirements, WI 15633-15637

. disaster coordination, HSC 1797.150-1797.151

. duty and time to report child abuse and neglect, Penal 11166

. Emergency Medical Care committee, powers, membership, right of review, HSC 1797-270-1797.276

. EMT-1 training and scope of practice, HSC 1797.170-1797.171

. EMT-1, authority of State Board of Fire Services to certify/re-certify, HSC 1797.216

. EMT-P, training and scope of practice, HSC 1797.84

. EMT's, CPR certification required, HSC 1797.215

. EMT's, training programs and continuing education, HSC 1797.173-1797.175

. exclusive operating areas, HSC 1797.220-224

. firefighters and emergency rescue personnel, limitation of liability, HSC 1799.107

. generally, HSC 1797-1797.6

. Good Samaritan Rule for volunteer assistance at scene, HSC 1799.102

. information, disclosure, Civil 56.10

. limitation of liability, generally, HSC 1799.110

. local agencies, planning, HSC 1797.250-1797.258

. local agencies, transport care system planning, HSC 1797.250-1797.258

. local agency responsibility for instruction, certification and training, HSC 1797.204-1797.214

. local agency, triage and transfer protocols, HSC 1798.170-1798.172

. medical control, HSC 1798-1798.4

. medical control vested in local agency, HSC 1797.220-224

. Medi-Cal, liability for emergency services, WI 14454

. Medi-Cal, reimbursement for paramedic services, WI 14106.6

. Medi-Cal, reimbursement for paramedic services, WI 14132(s)

. Medi-Cal, requirement of ambulances for certain transfers/transports, WI 14136.1

. medically indigent persons, HSC 1797-98a-1797.98e

. Municipal Water Districts, authority to provide, Water 71680

. penalties and procedures, HSC 1798.200-1798.208

. physicians or nurses giving instructions to EMT-II or EMT-P at emergency scene, limitation of liability, HSC 1799.104

. Poison Control Centers, designation and operation, HSC 1798.180

. provisions for services between cities, counties, and fire districts, HSC 1797.201

. public agency, limitation of liability, HSC 1799.106

. quality control, Emergency Medical Care committee, HSC 1797.270-1797.276

. Regional Trauma Systems, HSC 1798.160-1798.169

. requirement of local EMS Medical Directory, HSC 1797.202

. rights of persons exposed to contagious disease entitled to prophylactic medical treatments, HSC 1797.186

. San Bernardino County special provisions, HSC 1797.226

. standards and certifications, HSC 1797.176-1797.179

. statements of legislative intent, HSC 1797-1797.6

. statements of policy, HSC 1797-1797.6

. statewide certification standards of EMT's, HSC 1797.185

. statewide certification, legislative intent, HSC 1797.7

. training programs, limitation of liability, HSC 1799.100

. transport of injured persons, liability, Govt 850-850.8

. transport ordinances, HSC 1797.220-224

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM

. basic operating authority, HSC 1797.220-1797.226

. interdepartmental committee authority, HSC 1797.130-1797.133

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FUND

. HSC 1797-98a-1797.983

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS

. assault on EMT's a crime, Penal 240, 241

. battery on EMT's a crime, Penal 242, 243

. health practitioners, relating to child abuse, Penal 11165.2

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTERS

. Essential Services Seismic Safety Act of 1986, HSC 16002-16008

. Essential Services Seismic Safety Act of 1986, HSC 16009-16016

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE INFORMATION

. required, regulations, violations, HSC 13220-13223

EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT OR REPAIR OF STRUCTURES

. Pub Con 20134

EMERGENCY RESCUE PERSONNEL

. defined, HSC 1799.107

. defined under Penal Code, Penal 245.1

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

. charges for, Govt 53150-53158

EMERGENCY SERVICES

. authority during "state of emergency," Govt. 8595-8598

. defined as to Medi-Cal providers/beneficiaries, WI 14088(d)

EMERGENCY SERVICES ACT

. advisory committee to OES, Govt 8591

. authority during "state of emergency," Govt 8625-8629

. authority to make expenditures, local agencies and OES, Govt 8645-8654.1

. California Emergency Council, Govt 8575-8582

. definitions, Govt 8555-8561

. immunity, Civil 1714.6

. liability of officials, volunteers, doctors, prisoners, etc., during state of emergency, Govt 8655-8660

. local emergencies, authority, orders, and proclamations, Govt 8630-8634

. mutual aid, Govt 8555-8561

. mutual aid regions designated, Govt 8600

. mutual aid regions, operational areas, Govt 8605

. mutual aid, purposes and officer in charge, Govt 8615-8619

. nuclear power plan emergencies, Govt 8610-8614

. Office of Emergency Services, creation, coordination, and assignments, Govt 8565-8589.5

. oil spills, Govt 8574.1-8574.6

. powers of Governor, Govt 8565-8574

. powers of Governor, Govt 8574.1-8574.10

. preservation of local government, Govt 8635-8644

. proclamation of "state of emergency", Govt 8625-8629

. prohibition of political activity by organization formed during emergency, Govt 8661

. state of war emergency, powers, Govt 8620-8624

. toxic disasters, Govt 8574.7-8574.9

. violations, Govt 8665-8666

EMERGENCY SHELTERS

. public facilities, Govt 8698-8698.2

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER

. see 911

EMERGENCY VEHICLES

. accidents involving private auto insurance policy renewal, Ins 669.5

. additional lights permitted, Veh 25258

. air horns permitted, Veh 27000

. defined, Veh 165

. exempted from pollution controls, Veh 27156.2, 27156.3

. flashing amber lights permitted, Veh 25259

. flashing headlamps permitted, Veh 25252.5

. headsets, earplugs permitted, Veh 27400

. illegal to follow closer than 300 feet, Veh 21706

. permits and revocation, Veh 2416-17

. right of way, Veh 21806-07

. sirens permitted, Veh 27003

. theft, punishment, Veh 10851

. use of flashing lights, Veh 25268, 25269

. warning lights, one steady burning red light required, Veh 25252

EMPLOYEE HOUSING ACT

. compliance, definitions, authority, building standards, HSC 17000-17011

. compliance, definitions, authority, building standards, HSC 17020-17024

EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

. age limits, city firefighters, Govt 45054

. CDF, normal workweek of 84 hours, Govt 19846

. civil service systems, Govt 31100-31117

. defined, Labor 1960-1963

. disability, heart attacks, Govt 12940.1

. disability, heart attacks, Labor 3212

. disability, heart attacks, Labor 3600.1-3600.4

. driver's license as a condition of employment, employer required to pay for physical exam, Labor 231

. employee definitions, Govt 20420-20441, 24008

. employee records, inspection of, Labor 1198.5-1199

. local public employee organizations, rules and regulations, Govt 3500-3510

. political activities restricted, Govt 3201-3209

. safety equipment, tools, vests, Govt 19850.5-19850.7

. seniority, Govt 45100

. uniforms, Govt 19850-19850.4

EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

. State Employer-Employee Relations Act, Govt 3512-3524

EMT

. authority for patient health care management, HSC 1798.6, Penal 409.3

. clothing and patches, HSC 1797.181

. requirement of CPR for all EMT's, HSC 1797.215

. right to medical treatment after exposure to contagious diseases, HSC 1797.186

. statewide certification, HSC 1797.185

. training programs and continuing education, HSC 1797.173-1797.175

. training, local agency responsibilities for certification and training, HSC 1797.204-1797.214

EMT-I

. authority of State Board of Fire Services to certify and recertify, HSC 1797.216

. training standards and scope of practice, HSC 1797.170

EMT-II

. base hospitals, training and supervision, HSC 1798.100-1798.104

. initiation of advanced life support, HSC 1798-1798.4

. limitation of liability for following physician/nurse orders, HSC 1799.104

. local agency authorization, HSC 1797.218

. training standards and scope of practice, HSC 1797.171

EMT-P

. base hospitals, training and supervision, HSC 1798.100-1798.104

. initiation of advanced life support, HSC 1798-1798.4

. limitation of liability for following physician/nurse orders, HSC 1799.104

. local agency authorization, HSC 1797.218

. scope of practice and training standards, HSC 1797.171

ENERGY AND RESOURCES FUND

. accounts, eligibility, provisions, PRC 26400-26406

ENGINES

. hand-held portable internal combustion engines, wildland areas, PRC 4443

. hydrocarbon engines, operation in wildland areas, PRC 4427-4428

. use of spark arresters, HSC 13005; PRC 4442

ENTRY

. authority of SFM to inspect, HSC 13109

ESSENTIAL SERVICES BUILDING SEISMIC SAFETY ACT OF 1986

. generally, HSC 16000-16001, HSC 16002-16008, HSC 16009-16016 ,HSC 16017-16022

EVACUATION

. due to terrorist threats, prohibition against acts causing, Penal 422

. nuclear power plants, information to be sent to the public, Pub Util 8301-8303

EVIDENCE

. admissibility of criminal evidence in civil proceedings, HSC 13009.1

. negligent maintenance of campfires, PRC 4432-4435

. presumption that firefighters with heart trouble unable to perform, Govt 12940.1

EVIDENCE OF FIRES

. failure to prevent, HSC 13009.1

EXPENDITURES

. emergency expenditures, authority to make, Govt 8645-8654

. State Fire Marshal, authority for, HSC 13111.1

EXPLOSIONS

. pipelines, authority of SFM to investigate and close, HSC 13107.5

. pipelines, duty to report explosions, Govt. 51018

. suspected arson, authority of SFM to investigate, HSC 13107

EXPLOSIVES

. abandonment, HSC 12087

. advertisement, HSC 12502

. agricultural fireworks, HSC 12503

. applications for permit, HSC 12101-12112

. building standards for storage, SFM authority, HSC 12081

. confiscation/seizure, HSC 12350-12355

. dangerous fireworks, HSC 12505

. destructive devices, definitions and standards, Penal 12301-12316

. disposal and storage of seized explosives, HSC 12350-12355

. fireworks, HSC 12550

. flammable liquids, HSC 12504

. illegal possession, Penal 12303-12304

. illegal possession, penalties, HSC 12400-12401

. illegal use, Penal 12303-12304

. permits, HSC 12101-12112

. permits, review, HSC 12101-12112

. possession, a crime, Penal 12303

. possession prohibited, Penal 453

. regulations, enforcement of, HSC 12020

. sales, HSC 12070-12086, HSC 12087-12088.9

. state fireworks law, HSC 12500

. storage, SFM rules and regulations, HSC 12150-12151

EXPRESSWAYS

. see FREEWAYS

EXTREME FIRE HAZARD

. closing hunting areas, F&G 306

. Fish and Game Commission, F&G 204

EYEGLASSES

. requirement of knowledge on the part of the eye specialist, Bus & Prof 526

. violations and disciplinary actions, Bus & Prof 527

F

FABRICS AND MATERIALS

. authority of SFM to list/regulate, HSC 13120-13121

. flame retardant defined, HSC 13115

. flame retardant fabrics, required in public assemblies, HSC 13119

FACTORY-BUILT HOUSING

. approval, building, definitions, inspections, installation, zoning, HSC 19965-19993, HSC 19980-19985, HSC 19990-19993

FALSE REPORTS OF CRIME

. abuse exceptions, Penal 148.5

. Penal 148.5

FAMILY DAY CARE HOMES

(see also DAY CARE CENTERS)

. classification and enforcement of fire codes, HSC 1597.30

FARM EQUIPMENT

. requirement of fire extinguishers on harvesters and haybalers, HSC 13004

FEDERAL FUNDS

. allocation for forest fire suppression, PRC 4185-4187

FEDERAL LAWS

. hazardous wastes, coordination with state regulations, HSC 25159-25159.5

FEDERAL PIPELINE SAFETY ACT OF 1979

. see 49CFR195

FEES

. waiver for publicly operated vehicles, Veh 9101

. waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU systems for children of firefighters killed in the line of duty, Ed 68120-68124

FEES AND COSTS

. waiver for local and state agencies, Govt 6103-6105.7

FELONIES

. see CRIMES

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

. publicly owned vehicles, Veh 16050-51

FINES AND FORFEITURES

. additional penalties for arson, Penal 456

. funds to fire departments, Penal 1463.10

FIRE

. costs of suppression, HSC 13109

. death caused by fire, coroner's inquests, Govt 27491

. escape of fire, failure to prevent a misdemeanor, HSC 13000

. failure to prevent escape of fire, civil liability, HSC 13009.1

. fire-cause equipment, operation in wildland areas, PRC 4427-4428

. fire suppression by prisoners, authority to require, Penal 4017

. hazardous materials, costs of response, persons liable, HSC 13009.6

. liability of persons allowing fire to escape to another's property, HSC 13008

. prisoner labor, charges, HSC 13009.5

. reporting of fires in apartment houses and hotels, HSC 13006.5

. starting by throwing of cigarette or use of welding torch, HSC 13001

. structure fires, trespassing, Penal 602(f), (l)

. throwing substance which may cause fire from vehicle, HSC 13002

FIRE ALARMS

. school buildings, Ed 32000-32004

FIRE AND PANIC SAFETY

. education responsibility of SFM, HSC 13105

. SFM training, HSC 13144.5

FIRE APPARATUS

. acquisition of, Office of Emergency Services, State Assistance for Fire Equipment Account, Govt 8589.8-8589.22

. licensing, no licensing fee required, Veh 9101, 9104

. State Board of Fire Services, standards and recommendations, HSC 13142

FIRE AREAS

. exclusion of private motor vehicles, Veh 21707

FIRE BOMB

. defined, possession prohibited, Penal 453

FIRE BREAKS

. authority of county water district to enforce fire break law, Water 31009

. prisoner labor, Govt 25359

FIRE CHIEFS

. as governing cities, Govt 33000-33017

FIRE COMPANIES

. organization, certification, enforcement, HSC 14825-14831, HSC 14835-14845, HSC 14855-14860

FIRE DEPARTMENT

See also FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS

. authority of cities to establish, Govt 38600-38611

. authority of public utility to own/acquire, Pub Con 20202.4

. authority to operate and maintain, recreation and park district, PRC 5782.22-5782.23

. community college districts, Ed 81677

. duty to consult with law enforcement officials, Penal 14051

. duty to enforce SFM regulations, Govt. 34004

. fines and forfeitures to go to fire departments, Penal 1463.10

. local arson investigators, as peace officers, Penal 830

. private liability for motor vehicle operation, Veh 17004.5

. release of convicted arsonists, requirement of notice by SFM, Penal 11152

. restitution, drunk drivers, Govt 53150-53158

. utility district fire departments, need not to be self-sustaining, Pub Util 16467.1

. vehicles, fee exemption, Veh 9104

FIRE DETECTION SYSTEM

. see FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

FIRE DETECTION SYSTEMS

. not "new construction" for tax assessment purposes, Const, Article 13A 2

FIRE DRILLS

. at schools, immunity, Ed 32000-32004

FIRE EQUIPMENT

. authority of SFM to standardize, HSC 13026

. hydrant pavement markers, HSC 13060

. private/industrial owners, notice and assistance of SFM to standardize, HSC 13027

. State Board of Fire Services, standards and recommendations, HSC 13142

. use outside public entity, HSC 13050-13055

FIRE ESCAPE

. definitions, violations, authority, HSC 1300-13011

FIRE EXITS

. double doors in public entrances to businesses, HSC 13011

FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

. automatic systems, regulations and enforcement, HSC 13195-13199

. carpool vehicles, Veh 34509

. day care centers, requirements, HSC 1597.54

. licensing of extinguisher servicers by SFM, HSC 13163-13174

. portable, authority of SFM to regulate, HSC 13160-13162

. recreational vehicles and campers, required equipment, Veh 28060

. repair and changing, license from SFM, HSC 13163-13174

. required with volatile flammable liquids, Labor 7800-7803

. requirement of placement on harvesters and haybalers, HSC 13004

. school buses, Ed 39838

. service and repair, certificate of registration required, HSC 13175-13190.4

. tow trucks, required equipment, Veh 27700

FIRE EXTINGUISHMENT SYSTEMS

. licensing of servicers by SFM, HSC 13195-13199

. loan programs, HSC 13111.3

. not "new construction" for tax assessment purposes, Const, Article 13A, 2

. specialty contractors, Bus & Prof 7058

FIRE HAZARD SEVERITY ZONES

. adoption of regulations within SRA, PRC 4290-4299; LRA, Govt. 51178-51179

. authority of SFM to regulate roof coverings/attic access, HSC 13108.5-13108.6

. classification, designation and review, PRC 4201-4205

. defensible space standards, SRA, PRC 4291; LRA, Govt. 51182

. Natural Hazard Disclosure, SRA, PRC 4136; LRA, Govt. 51183.5

. roofing regulations, SRA and LRA, HSC 13132.7

. very high fire hazard zones, Govt. 51175-51189

FIRE HAZARDS

. as public nuisances, PRC 4170-4181

. city authority to abate, Govt 39501-39502

. classification in SRA, PRC 4125-4137

. clearing procedures, Pub Con 20810-20813

. Community Service Districts, authority to abate, Govt 61623.5

. county responsibility in SRA, PRC 4132-4137

. definition of fire hazardous area, PRC 4251-4290

. dumping of waste matter, determination, Penal 374.5

. littering, determination, Penal 374.4

. power of SFM to abate through civil actions, HSC 13250-13254

. real property disclosure (natural hazard disclosure), PRC 4136

. state property, authority of SFM to abate, HSC 13104.5-13104.6

. weed and rubbish abatement, Govt 39560-39588

. weed and rubbish abatement, collection of expenses of abatement, HSC 14905-14922

. weed and rubbish abatement, orders after hearing, entry and removal, HSC 14900-14902

. weed and rubbish abatement, notice and hearing requirements, HSC 14890-14899

. weeds, definition and resolution, HSC 14875-14884

FIRE HOSES

. illegal to drive over, Veh 21708

FIRE HOSE COUPLINGS AND THREADS

. standardized equipment, notification, violation, HSC 13025-13028

FIRE HYDRANTS

. adapters, cities of Oakland and San Francisco, HSC 13025.5

. pavement markers, HSC 13060

. parking prohibited within 15 feet, Veh 22514

. removal of illegally parked vehicles, Veh 22651(e), (g)

. standardized hydrants, Govt. 8607.1

. standardized threads, HSC 13025

FIRE INSPECTIONS

. local agencies, HSC 13240-13243.6, HSC 13244.5, HSC 13244-13244.2

. State Fire Marshal, HSC 13240-13243.6, HSC 13244.5, HSC 13244-13244.2

FIRE INSURANCE

. defined, Ins 114

FIRE MARSHAL,

see STATE FIRE MARSHAL

FIRE PATROL

. underwriter's, in general, Ins 10020-10040, Ins 10040

. underwriter's, meetings and assessments, Ins. 10070-10080

FIRE PREVENTION

. assistance to local government, PRC 4741

. technical expertise, vegetation management, PRC 4740

FIRE PREVENTION EDUCATION

. education of public, authority of board of supervisors, Govt 26152

. elementary and secondary schools, Ed 51202

. SFM responsibility, HSC 13105

. training programs, authority of SFM to establish, HSC 13105.5

FIRE PREVENTIONS INSPECTORS

. training programs, authority of State Fire Marshal to establish, HSC 13105.5

FIRE PROTECTION

. authority of community facilities district to provide, Govt 53313

. authority of county water works districts to provide water for, Water 55330

. declaration of State to provide financial assistance to local government, Water 12950-12961

. declaration of State to provide water, Water 22077

. Municipal Water Districts, authority to provide, Water 71680

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS

. HSC 13800-13970

. agricultural burn permits, HSC 41850-41864

. area, HSC 13810-13812

. assistance from CDF in wildland fire prevention, PRC 4740-4741

. authority and powers of a utility district fire protection district, Pub Util 16463.5

. authority of community facilities district to provide, Govt 53313

. authority of County Water Districts to provide, Water 31120

. authority to abate fire as a public nuisance, PRC 4165-4170.5, PRC 4171-4181

. authority to inspect and enforce SFM regulations, HSC 13145-13146.5

. authority to insure, effects, Govt 990, 990.4, 990.6, 991, 991.2

. authority to issue agricultural burn permits, HSC 41850-41864

. authority to regulate solid waste facilities, PRC 4371-4376

. authority, State Housing Law, HSC 17910-17913, 17920-17927, 17958-17958.7

. benefit assessment districts, Govt 50078-50078.20

. bonds, HSC 13925-13938

. clearing land, procedures, Pub Con 20810-20813

. consolidation, tax effects, Rev & Tax 2285-2289, 2295-2299, 2305-2309, 2325-2327

. contract delays, Pub Con 7102

. contracts with other agencies for hazardous materials response, Pub Con 20811-20813

. cost of fire protection service, determination by board of supervisors, Govt 25643

. County Water Districts, authority to improve facilities, Water 31500

. duty to enforce SFM regulations, Govt 34004

. elections procedures, HSC 13823-13831, 13885-13887

. employee relations, HSC 13960-13970

. fees, enforcement of building standards, HSC 17951-17952

. financing, HSC 13890-13906, 13910-13919, 13925-13938

. fines and forfeitures, Penal 1463.20

. fire companies, organization and certification, HSC 14825-14831

. Fire Protection District Law of 1987, HSC 13800-13806

. Fire Protection District Law of 1987, formation of district, HSC 13815-13822, 13823-13831, 13834-13839

. Fire Protection District Law of 1987, general powers and duties, HSC 13860-13879

. Fire Protection District Law of 1987, territory subject to organization, HSC 13950-13956

. fireworks, local regulations, HSC 12540

. forest fire suppression, acceptance of federal funds, PRC 4185-4187

. formation of district, methods and procedures, HSC 13815-13822, 13823-13831, 13834-13839

. general powers and duties of district, HSC 13860-13879

. harbors, incorporated city, Har & Nav 5900.7

. inspections, SFM regulations, HSC 13145-13146.5

. Limited Obligations Bond Act, Govt 50665.1-50670.4

. loans to by counties, procedures, Govt 23010-23010.1

. maximum property tax rate, Rev & Tax 2260-2267

. methods and procedures of formation, HSC 13825-13829

. modifications to building standards, HSC 17958-17958.7

. OES, fire equipment resale, Govt 8589.8-8589.22

. patients in mental facility, required notification of ambulatory or non-ambulatory status, HSC 13132

. powers, express and implied, Pub Con 20810-20813

. property taxes, additional rates, Rev & Tax 2270-2280.1

. public nuisance abatement, fires and fire hazards as public nuisances, PRC 4165-4170.5, 4171-4181

. recreation and park districts authority to operate, PRC 5782.22-5782.23

. reimbursement of costs mandated by state, Rev & Tax 2201-2216, 2227-2237.5, 2240-2246.2

. reorganization, Govt 56000-56001, 56010-56081, 56100-56133

. reorganization, tax effects, Rev & Tax 2285-2289, 2295-2299, 2305-2309, 2325-2327

. resort improvement districts, PRC 13070(a), (c)

. restitution for services, drunk drivers, Govt 53150-53158

. service zones, HSC 13950-13956

. State Housing Law, enforcement, HSC 17962-17967, 17970-17972, 17980-17992

. taxation, HSC 13910-13919

. territory subject to organization, HSC 13950-13956

. use of destructive devices allowed, Penal 12302

. withdrawals from territory, Govt 54915-54915.5, 54916.5

FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT LAW OF 1987

. generally, HSC 13800

FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

. tampering with/destroying equipment a crime, Penal 148.4

FIRE PROTECTION FACILITIES

. power of a city to construct, Streets & Hwys 11101(d)

FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES

. by water corporation, charges for, Pub Util 2713

. charges and collection, Govt 53069.9

. Community Service Districts, authority to provide, Govt 61600

. contracts with CDF, Govt. 55600-55609

. contracts with county fire wardens, Govt. 55600-55609

. installation of inoperable or inefficient systems a crime, Penal 386

. liability, Govt 850-850.8

. supplementary services, contracts between local agencies, Govt 55631-55634

. transfer between local agencies, employment of firefighters, Govt 53290-53292

FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

. as alternative to sprinklers in schools, HSC 13113

. authority of SFM to regulation, HSC 13114-13114.7

. Class I and Class II systems, HSC 13114.7

. exclusion from definition of new construction for tax purposes, Rev & Tax 74

. Group D occupancies, HSC 13143.6

. installation of inoperable or inefficient system a crime, Penal 386

FIRE REPORTING

. California Fire Incident Report System (CFIRS), HSC 13110.5

FIRE RETARDANT

. flame retardant fabrics and materials, HSC 13115

FIRE ROADS

. prisoner labor, Govt 25359

FIRE SAFETY

. convalescent homes, compliance with fire regulations, HSC 1569.21

. standards, commercial coaches, HSC 18029-18029.6

. standards, manufactured housing, HSC 18029-18029.6

. standards, mobile homes, HSC 180290-18029.6

FIRE SCIENCE TRAINING CENTER

. Vacaville, allocation of property, Govt 14672.94

FIRE SERVICES

. revenues, from property taxes, allocation of, Rev & Tax 95-95.4, 96-96.7, 97-97.44, 98-98.1, 99-99.2

FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

. see FIRE PROTECTIONS SYSTEMS

FIRE SPRINKLERS

. not "new construction" for tax assessment purposes, Const, Article 13A, 2

. schools, SFM to study, HSC 13143.7

FIRE STATIONS

. construction, power to issue bonds, Govt 6546

. Essential Building Service Seismic Safety Act of 1986, HSC 16000-16001, HSC 16002-16008, HSC 16009-16016 ,HSC 16017-16022

. parking or stopping vehicle within 15 feet of driveway entrances, Veh 22500(d)

. property tax exemption, Rev & Tax 231

. public use, authority for local ordinances, Govt 66479

. U-turns near fire stations prohibited, Veh 22104

FIRE SUPPRESSION

. authority to assess for services, model ordinances, HSC 13111

. by prisoners, Penal 4017

. exception to prohibition against removal of trees, shrubs, etc., Penal 384a

FIRE SUPPRESSION ASSESSMENT

. local agencies, procedures, Govt 50078-50078.20

FIRE TRAINING

. California Fire Service Training and Education Program Act, HSC 13155-13159.4

FIRE TRAINING PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS

. assignment to vocational education, Ed 33040

FIRE TRUCKS

. demonstration and delivery, warning lights and siren, Veh 25806

. seat belts required, Veh 27305

. windshield requirements, Veh 26700

FIRE WARDENS

. status as peace officers, Penal 830, 830.3(c), (f), (p)

. voluntary fire wardens, generally, PRC 4151-4157

FIREARMS

. concealed weapons, Penal 12020, 12025, 12027

. peace officer training, Penal 832

FIREBOATS

. harbor protection within incorporated city, Har & Nav 5900.7

FIREBREAKS

. closure to entry, PRC 4297

. power lines, PRC 4292-4296

. railroads, PRC 4296.5

FIREFIGHTERS

. accidents involving emergency vehicles, private policy renewal, Ins 669.5

. age limits, Govt 31008

. age limits, authority of city to adopt, Govt 45054

. apprenticeship training academy, Ed 8152

. assault on firefighters, a crime, Penal 240, 241

. assault with a deadly weapon on firefighters, a crime, Penal 240-248

. assault with stun guns or lasers, Penal 244.5

. authority of State Board of Fire Services to certify/re-certify EMT-I's, HSC 1797.216

. authority of SFM to develop standards for, HSC 13142

. battery on firefighters a crime, Penal 242, 243

. benefit and relief associations, Ins 11400-11407

. board of supervisors may fix age limits, Govt 31008

. child abuse, duty to report, Penal 11165-11172, W&I 16513

. CPR and first aid training required, HSC 1797.182

. crimes relating to, failure to obey firefighters, Penal 148.2

. defined under Penal Code, Penal 245.1

. disability benefits, amounts, Labor 4453

. disability leave options, state safety members, Labor 4800

. duty to assist, forest fires, PRC 4436

. duty to report child abuse, Penal 11165-11172, W&I 16513

. employees of dissolved districts, transfers, Govt 53290-53292

. EMS limitation of liability, HSC 1799.106

. failure to obey a misdemeanor, Veh 2801

. hazardous materials, liability, HSC 25400

. heart trouble, Govt 31720.5

. heart trouble, presumption of inability to perform, Govt 12940.1

. impersonating a firefighter prohibited, Penal 538e

. included in Old Age and Survivors Insurance, Govt 22013.95-22013.97, 22013.11

. injury, liability, Civil 1714.9

. interment of firefighters who died in the line of duty in public cemeteries, HSC 8961.5. killed in the line of duty, child of, entitled to waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU system, Ed 68120-68124

. members of PERS, Govt 20017

. off-duty injuries covered by worker's compensation, Labor 3600.1, 3600.4

. option to take leave of absence with pay instead of disability payments, Labor 4850

. PERS definition, Govt 20021-20022

. prisoners as firefighters, Labor 3365

. prisoners as firefighters, CCC prisoners, PRC 4951-4958

. requirement of one local fire official on State Building Standards Commission, HSC 18920-18924

. requirement of shatterproof eyeglass lenses, Bus & Prof 525-527

. retired, see RETIRED FIREFIGHTERS

. retirement, Govt 32200-32211, 32230-32236, 33000-33017

. retirement benefits eligibility, Govt 31470, 31470.4-31470.5

. retirement plans, eligibility, Govt 31558.1

. retirement, authority of local legislative body to contribute, Govt 53061

. retirement, benefits, Govt 32350-32365

. retirement, funding, Govt 32300-32303, 32320-32342

. retirement, transfer from PERS into county retirement system procedures, Govt 31648.2, 31676.1, 31695.1

. right to join labor organizations and strike, Labor 1960-1965

. State Board of Fire Services, standards and recommendations, HSC 13142

. state employed firefighters, benefits, Govt 19886-19886.2

. University of California, worker's compensation, presumptions of heart trouble, hernia and pneumonia, Labor 3212.4

. vacations and leaves, Govt 53250-53252

. volunteer firefighters covered by worker's compensation, Labor 3361

. volunteer firefighters, inclusion in pension fund benefits, Govt 50925-50927

. volunteer firefighters, length of service award, contributions and qualifications, Govt 50953-50956, 50957-50963

. volunteer firefighters, length of service award, general provisions, Govt 50950-50952.1

. volunteer firefighters, removal, Labor 1964

. volunteers during disasters, Govt 204

. volunteers, worker's compensation, computation of disability benefits, Labor 4458

. witness fees, Govt 68097-68097.9

. worker's compensation, cancer presumption, Labor 3212.1

. worker's compensation, computation of disability benefits, Labor 4458.5

. worker's compensation, injury inclusion, Labor 3212

FIREFIGHTER'S APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM

. attendance, funding and review, Ed 8150-8154

FIREFIGHTER'S ASSOCIATIONS

. alcoholic beverages, Bus & Prof 23428.11

FIREFIGHTER'S PENSION FUND

. Board of Directors, Govt 50800-50807

. claims and payments, Govt 50870-50883

. contributions and surplus, Govt 50910-50914

. powers and duties of the Board, Govt 50830-50846

FIREFIGHTER'S RULE

. worker's compensation, Labor 3852

. Civil 1714.9

FIREFIGHTING

. minors, while in juvenile ranches/camps, WI 880-893

. wards in forestry camps, WI 1760.4-1760.5

FIREFIGHTING VEHICLES

. utility flood lamps permitted, Veh 25110(a)2, or 3

FIREFIGHTING VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT

. camps and local headquarters, wildland areas, requirement PRC 4429

. license fee exemptions, Rev & Tax 10781

. sale of, false representation prohibited, Penal 538e

. steam-operated and gas-powered equipment, wildland areas PRC 4430-4431

FIRESCOPE

. Act of 1989, authority, purpose, HSC 13070-13073

FIREWORKS

. civil remedies, HSC 12720-12726

. classifications, HSC 12560

. crimes, illegal use, possession, storage and sales, HSC 12670-12692

. crimes, penalties, HSC 12720

. definitions, HSC 12500-12534

. exceptions, HSC 12540

. general code provisions, HSC 12500-12534

. home manufacture prohibited, Labor 2651

. insurance, HSC 12610-12611

. licenses and types of licenses, HSC 12570-12578, 12599

. licenses, issuances, relocation and renewal, HSC 12580-12608

. local agencies, authority to adopt local regulations, HSC 12540

. permit procedures, HSC 12640-12654

. regulations, SFM, HSC 12552

. regulation/prohibition in hazardous fire areas, PRC 4258-4260

. reports, HSC 12615-12620

. safe and sane, HSC 12529, 12562, 12567, 12640, 12672

. seizures, injunctions and disposal, HSC 12720-12726

. SFM, administration of regulations, HSC 12550-12558

. SFM, classification and examination, HSC 12560-12568

FIRST AID

. see also EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

. required training standards for peace officers, Penal 13518

. rescue services, contracts with CDF, Govt 55640-55642

. training and required equipment for peace officers, Penal 13518-13518.1

. training and requirement for firefighters, HSC 1797.182

FISH AND GAME COMMISSION

. regulation of extreme fire hazard, F&G 204

FLAGS

. parades, flags to be at head of fire department procession, Govt 433

FLAME RETARDANT

. defined, HSC 13115-13116

FLAME RETARDANT CHEMICALS

. fabrics and materials, authority of SFM to regulate and test, HSC 13120-13121

. yearly listing by SFM, procedures, HSC 13122-13130

FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS

. authority of SFM to regulate and enforce regulations, HSC 13150-13153

. defined, HSC 13150-13153

. transportation regulations and administration, Veh 34000-34006, 34019-34024, 34060-34064

. violations of transportation regulations, Veh 34100-34102

FLAMMABLE MATERIALS AND SUBSTANCES

. possession prohibited, Penal 453

FOREST FIRES

. arson, Penal 451

. assistance of CDF to local governments in wildland fire prevention, PRC 4740-4741

. crime of unlawfully causing a fire, Penal 452

. crimes during, PRC 4165-4166

. defined, PRC 4103; Govt. 55602

. duty to assist, PRC 4436

. federal funds allocated for suppression, PRC 4185-4187

. firebreaks, generally, PRC 4291-4299

. misdemeanors, PRC 4165-4166

FOREST LAND

. defined, relating to arson, Penal 450

FOREST PRODUCTS

. harvesting and transporting, Penal 384b-384l

FOREST PRACTICES

. adoption, PRC 4551

. Forest and Rangeland Resources Assessment and Policy Act, PRC 4789-4789.7

. planning and regulations, PRC 4551.3-4551.7

. implementation, PRC 4552-4555

FOREST RESOURCES

. authority for projects, PRC 4790.5

. improvement projects, PRC 4790

. implementation, PRC 4791-4799.04

FORESTERS

. professional law, PRC 750-783

FORESTRY, DEPARTMENT OF

. see DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION

FORESTRY CAMPS

. wards involved in fire suppression, WI 1760.4-1760.5

FRAUD

. false impersonation of firefighter, fire marshal, etc., Penal 538e

FREEWAYS

. emergency call boxes, Streets & Hwys 131.1, 2554

. emergency telephones, Streets & Hwys 153

. hydrants, Streets & Hwys 152

FUEL GASES EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATIONS

. building standards, fire protection, HSC 18690-18691

FUMIGATION

. defined, listing, notice, Bus & Prof 8505.1

FUNDING

. by State government for local government fire protection, Water 12950-12961

FUNDS

. fire protection funds, CDFFP, PRC 4125-4135

FURNITURE

. labeling of pieces containing non-flame retardant cellular foam, Bus & Prof 19089.5

. upholstered and reupholstered, fire retardant materials required, Bus & Prof 19161

G

GARBAGE DUMPS

. see SOLID WASTE FACILITIES

GAS PIPELINES

. presumption of safety, Labor 6700

GASOLINE VAPOR CONTROL PROGRAM

. definitions, certification, standards, HSC 41950-41962

GENERAL PLANS

. inclusion of fire protection, Govt 65302

GEOTHERMAL WELLS

. requirement of safety devices, PRC 3739

GOOD SAMARITAN RULE

. CPR, Civil 1714.2

. exception for gross negligence, Civil 1714.2

. private persons summoned to help, Govt 50086

. state of emergency, Govt 8655-8660

. voluntary assistance at emergency scene, HSC 1799.102

GOVERNMENT CODE

. general provisions, Govt 1-25

GOVERNOR

. consent with Director of CDF to close state parks or forests, PRC 4332

. powers of Governor, state of emergency, Govt. 8595

GRASS FIRES

. see FOREST FIRES

GRATUITOUS DEPOSIT

. defined, Civil 1844

H

HARBORS

. fireboats within incorporated city, Har & Nav 5900.7

HARVESTERS

. use without fire extinguisher, HSC 13004

HARVESTING

. timber and forest products, Penal 384b-384l

HAYBALERS

. use without fire extinguisher, HSC 13004

HAZARDOUS FIRE AREAS

. adoption of regulations within SRA, PRC 4290

. adoption of regulations within SRA, PRC 4291-4299

. authority to regulate and close, PRC 4256

. defined, PRC 4251-4257

. regulation/prohibition of fireworks, PRC 4258-4260

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS

. age limits, employees under 21 not permitted to transport hazardous substances, Veh 12515

. appeals, court order prohibiting release of hazardous material, Civ Pro 917.15

. assault with corrosive acid or caustic chemical a crime, Penal 244

. authority to close highways, Veh 2812

. business and area plans, HSC 25532-25539

. carriers, licenses and inspections, Veh 32000-32005

. classification, storage and disposal, State Water Resources Control Board, Water 13172.

. court orders, appeals, Civ Pro 917.15

. defined, Veh 353

. disclosure of information, haz mat releases, HSC 25500-25520

. disposal of hazardous wastes on public land, penalties, HSC 25242-25242.3

. DOT placards required on vehicles, Veh 27903

. driver licenses, Veh 2500-2503

. dumping, spilling, or releasing on highway, penalties, Veh 23112.5

. emergency regulations, HSC 25500-25520

. emergency response services, contracts for, Pub Con 20811-20813

. Federal Pipeline Safety Act of 1979, 49CFR195

. flammable and combustible liquids, SFM authority to regulate, HSC 13150-13153

. forest product waste material and residue, disposal, PRC 4437-4441

. full stop at railroad crossings, Veh 22452

. geothermal wells, requirement of safety devices, PRC 3739

. haulers of hazardous wastes, regulations, inspections and fees, HSC 25167.1-25169.3

. Hazardous Material Data Bank, HSC 25410

. hazardous waste, coordination with federal laws and programs, HSC 25159-25159.9

. hazardous waste, identification and listing, HSC 25140-25145.4

. hazardous waste, land use restrictions, permits, etc., HSC 25220-25241

. hazardous waste, prohibited chemicals, HSC 25210

. hazardous waste, storage, treatment and disposal, regulations, HSC 25150-25157.3

. hazardous waste, surface impoundment, authority for, HSC 25208-25208.17

. hazardous waste, transportation regulations, HSC 25160-25166.5

. Hazardous Waste Control Act, Hazardous Waste Resource and Research Coordination Program, membership, HSC 25130-25132

. Hazardous Waste Control Act, legislative findings and definitions, HSC 25100-25106

. Hazardous Waste Control Act, legislative findings and definitions, HSC 25110-25124

. hazardous waste control, treatment, recycling, and disposal, HSC 25170-25179

. Hazardous Waste Enforcement Coordinator, Strike Force, HSC 25197-25197.3

. Hazardous Waste Enforcement Unit, HSC 25197-25197.3

. hazardous waste facilities, permits, restrictions, review and fees, HSC 25200-25205, 25205.1-25205.23

. hazardous waste facilities, state and local regulations, HSC 25146-25149.7

. home manufacture of certain items prohibited, Labor 2651

. Information and Training Act, Labor 6360-6363, 6365-6374, 6380-6386, 6390-6399.2, 6399.5-6399.7

. labeling agricultural materials, Food & Ag 14592

. labeling, commercial fertilizer, Food & Ag 14591

. labeling, soil amendments, Food & Ag 14593

. liability for release or threat, HSC 13009.6

. liability of public entities and public service employees, HSC 25400

. notification statements, requirements of, HSC 25158

. nuclear power plant emergencies, Govt 8610-8614

. oil, dumping of oil in harbors, Har & Nav 133

. oil and gas wells, abandoned wells, study and report, PRC 3240-3241

. oil and gas wells, operations regulations, PRC 3250-3258

. oil and gas wells, requirement of safety devices, PRC 3219

. oil spills, Emergency Services Act, Govt 8574.1-8574.10

. pesticides, spill reporting, Veh 20017

. pipeline safety, Govt. 51010-51019.1

. pipeline safety, overflow mechanisms, Har & Nav 135

. planning, local business, HSC 25532-25539

. possession of flammable, explosive or combustible materials, Penal 453

. prevention program, HSC 25531-25541

. prevention of oil spills, PRC 8752-8760

. release of injurious, nauseous or offensive substance, Penal 375

. response plans, HSC 25500-25520

. risk management prevention programs, HSC 25531-25539

. safety regulations and violations, Veh 34500-34502, 34503-34504, 34506-34508

. seismic gas shut off valves, HSC 19180

. shipping, absolute liability, Har & Nav 293

. shipping papers/bill of lading required, Veh 34510

. sludge, municipal sewage, Food & Ag 14505

. sludge regulated as fertilizer, Food & Ag 14505

. spill response vehicles, warning lights, Veh 25260.4

. State Oil Spill Committee, Govt. 8574.1-8574.10

. State Water Resources Control Board, classifying, storage and disposal, Water 13172

. tax law, Rev & Tax 43001-43013, 43051-43057, 43101-43102, 43151-43160, 43170-43172, 43201-43204, 43301-43307, 43350-43352, 43401-43402, 43413-43414, 43421-43423, 43431-43434, 43441-43448.5, 43451-43456, 43471-43478, 43481-43484, 43491, 43501-43506, 43511-43527, 43551-43555, 43602-43607, 43651

. testing laboratories, HSC 25198

. toxic disasters, Emergency Services Act, Govt 8574.7-8574.9

. Toxic Injection Well Control Act of 1985, HSC 25159.10-25159.25

. toxic materials data repository, Labor 147.2

. training sites, HSC 13105.2

. transportation regulations, Veh 2531-2532

. underground storage tanks, exemptions to requirements, HSC 25283

. waste control, HSC 25180-25196

. waste management, HSC 25150-25158.4

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE

. defined, Veh 2450-2454

. highway spills, Veh 2450-2454

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES

. employees under 21 not permitted to transport, Veh 12515

. Highway Spill Containment and Abatement Act, Veh 2450-2454

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES INFORMATION AND TRAINING ACT

. Labor 6360-6363

HAZARDOUS WASTE CONTROL ACT

. adoption of standards relating to storage, treatment and disposal, HSC 25150-25157

. authority for impoundment, HSC 25208-25208.17

. coordination with federal laws and programs, HSC 25159-25159.9

. definitions, HSC 25110-25124

. enforcement powers, civil and criminal penalties, HSC 25180-25196

. Hazardous Materials Data Bank, HSC 25410

. hazardous waste facilities, permits, restrictions, review and fees, HSC 25200-25205

. hazardous waste haulers, HSC 25167.1-25169.3

. Hazardous Waste Resource and Research Coordination Program, membership, HSC 25130-25132

. identification and listing, HSC 25140-25145.4

. illegal disposal of hazardous wastes on public land, penalties, HSC 25242-25242.3

. limitation of liability, HSC 25400

. prohibited chemicals, HSC 25210

. see generally, HSC 25100-25521

. state regulation of existing facilities and local rules, HSC 25146-25149.7

. surface impoundment, HSC 25208-25208.17

. testing laboratories, HSC 25198

. transportation regulations, HSC 25160-25166.5

. treatment, recycling, disposal, HSC 25170-25179

. underground storage, regulations, HSC 25280-25299.6

HAZARDOUS WASTE RESOURCE AND RESEARCH COORDINATION PROGRAM

. membership, cooperation, etc., HSC 25130-25132

HAZARDOUS WASTES

. identification and listing, HSC 25140-25145.4

. notification statements required, HSC 25158

. risk management and prevention programs, HSC 25531-25541

. transport regulations, HSC 25160-25166.5

HEADSETS

. earplugs, permitted in emergency vehicles, Veh 27400

HEALTH AND WELFARE AGENCY

. convalescent homes, authority to consult, fire safety regulations, HSC 1569.71

HEALTH CLINICS

. SFM, minimum standards, HSC 1226

HEALTH PRACTITIONER

. defined, Penal 11165.2

HEALTH SERVICES

. overruling of local fire ordinance regarding eradication, Food & Ag 5026

HEART TROUBLE

. presumption for retirement, Govt 31720.5

. presumption of inability to perform firefighting duties, Govt 12940.1

. worker's compensation, presumption, Labor 3212

HEATERS

. kerosene, sale of unvented heaters prohibited, HSC 19881-19882

HERNIA

. worker's compensation, presumption, Labor 3212

HIGH RISE STRUCTURES

. building certifications, inspections, HSC 13230-13234

. building certifications, inspections, HSC 13235

. building standards, regulations, inspections and enforcement, HSC 13210-13217

HIGHWAYS

. closure by Police, Sheriff, or CHP, Veh 2812

HISTORICAL BUILDINGS

. building standards, HSC 18958-18961

HOME MANUFACTURE

. items prohibited, Labor 2651

HOSES AND COUPLINGS

. sale of equipment without standard thread, HSC 13028

. standard threads, HSC 13025

. State Board of Fire Services, standards and recommendations, HSC 13142

HOSPITALS

. Alfred E. Alquist Hospital Facilities Seismic Safety Act, HSC 129675-129680

. authority of SFM to regulate, HSC 13143

. automatic fire devices, regulations by SFM, HSC 13113.5

. facilities design, approval, fees, inspections, standards, HSC 129750-129855

. facilities design, approval, fees, inspections, standards, HSC 129875-129905

. sprinkler systems required, HSC 13113

HOTELS AND MOTELS

. authority to regulate and inspect, HSC 17921(b)

. emergency procedures, posting, regulations and enforcement, HSC 13220-13223

. failure to report fires/combustion, HSC 13006.5

HUNTING SEASONS

. closing because of fire hazard, F&G 306

HYDRANTS

. on freeways, Streets & Hwys 152

. pavement markers, HSC 13060

I

INCENDIARY AMMUNITION

. prohibited in wildland areas, PRC 4445

INCINERATOR

. defined, PRC 4412

IDENTIFICATION LAMPS

. ambulances, Veh 25351

IMMUNITY

. see also LIABILITY

. compliance with orders under the Emergency Services Act, Civil 1714.6

. disaster service workers, Civil 1714.5

. motor vehicles, public agencies, Veh 17000-17004.7

. shelter provider, Civil 1714.5

IMPROPER INSTALLATION OF FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

. Penal 386

INCENDIARY AMMUNITION

. prohibited in wildland areas, PRC 4445

INCINERATOR

. defined, PRC 4411-4415

INDEMNIFICATION

. volunteers, Govt 13970-13974

INDUSTRIAL SAFETY BOARD

. responsibility for volatile flammable liquids regulations, Labor 7800-7803

INEBRIATES

. commitment for 72 hours, WI 5170

INFLAMMABLE MATERIALS

. SFM authority, testing, regulations, violations, standards, HSC 19810-19818

. SFM authority, testing, regulations, violations, standards, HSC 19820-19821

INHABITED

. relating to arson, Penal 450

INMATE LABOR

. see PRISONERS

INSPECTIONS

. apartments, HSC 17921

. authority of SFM, HSC 13109

. employee records, inspection of, Labor 1198.5-1199

. fees, waiver for local and state agencies, Govt 6103-6105.7

. hazardous materials carriers, Veh 32000-32005

. high rise buildings, HSC 13217

. hotels/motels, HSC 17921

. jails, HSC 13146.1

. schools, HSC 13146.3

. toxic injection of wells, HSC 25159.10-25159.25

INSPECTION WARRANTS

. cause, Civ Pro 1822.52

. conduct of inspection and notice, Civ Pro 1822.56

. defined, Civ Pro 1822.50

. duration of warrants, Civ Pro 1822.55

. examination of applicant, Civ Pro 1822.53

. issuance and contents, Civ Pro 1822.54

. refusal to permit inspection made a misdemeanor, Civ Pro 1822.57

. requirements for issue, Civ Pro 1822.51

INSTALLATION OF INOPERABLE OR INEFFICIENT FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS

. Penal 386

INSURANCE

. blanket insurance for volunteer fire companies permitted, Ins 10270.2(a)

. fire insurance defined, Ins 102

. fire protection districts, authority to insure, Govt 990, 990.4, 990.6, 991, 991.2

. fireworks, HSC 12610-12611

. private policy renewal, accidents involving emergency vehicles, Ins 669.5

. public entities, authority to insure, Govt 990, 990.4, 990.6, 991, 991.2

. sprinkler insurance defined, Ins 114

. underwriter's fire patrol, Ins 10020-10022

. underwriter's fire patrol, Ins 10040

. underwriter's fire patrol, meetings and assessments, Ins 10070-10080

. underwriter's fire patrol, powers, Ins 10050-10052

INSURANCE FRAUD

. fire not include in casualty insurance, Penal 548

. forfeiture of proceeds or property under Criminal Profiteering Act, Penal 186-186.8

INTERFERENCE WITH FIREFIGHTERS ON THE SCENE

. Penal 148.2

INVESTIGATORS

. arson, status as peace officers, Penal 830.37

INVOLUNTARY DEPOSIT

. degree of care required, Civil 1846

. duty of depository, Civil 1816

. made during emergencies, defined, Civil 1815

. nature of, Civil 1845

. termination of duties of the gratuitous depository, Civil 1847

IRRIGATION DISTRICTS

. authority to provide water for fire protection, Water 22077

J

JAILS

. authority of SFM to inspect, HSC 13146.1

. authority of SFM to regulate, HSC 13143

. fire and life safety standards, Penal 6030

JOINT POWERS AGREEMENTS

. Govt 6500-6514.5

JUVENILES

. see MINORS AND CHILDREN

K

KEROSENE HEATERS

. sale of unvented heaters prohibited, HSC 19881-19882

L

LABOR

. employee records, inspection of, Labor 1198.5-1199

. firefighters' rights to organize and strike, Labor 1960-1963

. State Employer-Employee Relations Act, Govt 3512-3524

LABOR ORGANIZATIONS

. firefighters' right to join, Labor 1960-1963

LABOR UNIONS

. rules and regulations, Govt 3500-3510

LABORATORIES

. hazardous waste testing, HSC 25198

LAND USE

. hazardous wastes, HSC 25220-25241

LEGISLATURE

. legislative policy regarding red lights and sirens, Veh 30

LIABILITY

. allowing fire to escape to another's property, HSC 13007-13009.1

. bills for transporting injured persons on highways, Veh 20016

. child abuse reporting, WI 16513

. child abuse reporting, Penal 11172

. contracts for supplemental fire protection services, Govt. 55603-55609

. damage to property, persons allowing fire to escape, HSC 13007

. emergency rescue personnel, HSC 1799.107

. EMS, certified personnel, HSC 1799.108

. EMS Systems, generally, HSC 1799.100-1799.110

. EMS training programs, HSC 1799.100

. explosives, HSC 12092

. failure to prevent escape of fire, HSC 13009.1

. fire protection services, Govt 850-850.8

. fire suppression costs, HSC 13009

. further medical injuries or persons injured on highways, Veh 20016

. hazardous material release, HSC 13009.6

. hazardous materials, Har & Nav 293

. hazardous materials, pubic entities and public safety employees, HSC 25400

. injuries to firefighters, Civil 1714.9

. inmate labor for fighting fires, HSC 13009.5

. marine carriers, Har & Nav 420

. non-liability of water corporation providing fire protection service, Pub Util 774

. physicians, limitations of liability, EMS activities, HSC 1799.110

. physicians/nurses giving instructions to EMT, HSC 1799.104

. private fire departments, motor vehicle operation, Veh 17004.5

. private persons summoned to help, PRC 4155

. public agencies, motor vehicles, Veh 17000-17004.7

. related to crimes in forest lands in SRA, PRC 4416

. rescue or emergency medical costs, HSC 13009

. state of emergency, doctors, Govt 8655-8660

. state of emergency, government officials, Govt. 8596

. state of emergency, prisoners, Govt 8655-8660

. state of emergency, volunteers, Govt 8655-8660

. state, Natural Disaster Assistance Act, Govt 8682-8682.9

. state, Natural Disaster Assistance Act, Govt 8683-8684.2

. transport of injured persons, Govt 850-850.8

LICENSES

. hazardous materials carriers, Veh 32000-32005

. power of commissioner to deny, suspend or revoke license, hazardous materials, Veh 2531-2532

. specialized driver's license, employer required to pay for physical exam, Labor 231

LICENSES AND FEES

. exemptions for firefighting vehicles of certain colleges, Rev & Tax 10786

. fireworks, HSC 12580-12608

. fireworks, types, HSC 12570-12578

. vehicles used for firefighting or ambulance purposes, exemptions, Rev & Tax 10781

LIGHTED SUBSTANCES

. signs prohibiting, placing of signs on highways, Streets & Hwys 101.6

LIGHTED EQUIPMENT

. defined, Veh 375

LIMITED OBLIGATION BOND ACT

. Govt 50665.1-50670.4

LIQUEFIED PETROLEUM GAS

. defined, Veh 380

LIQUEFIED GAS

. regulations to be adopted by CHP, Veh 2402.6

LITTERING

. defined, Penal 374

. dumping waste matter on public or private property a crime, Penal 374.3

. made a crime, Penal 374.4

. public and private property, Penal 374.4

. punishment and removal for dumping waste matter, Penal 374.3

. rewards for persons reporting, Penal 374a

. throwing substance which may cause fire from vehicle, HSC 13002

LOANS

. to fire districts by county, procedures, Govt 23010-23010.1

LOANS AND LOAN PROGRAMS

. children's/convalescent homes, fire sprinkler/detection systems, HSC 13111.3

LOCAL AGENCIES

. agricultural burn permits, HSC 41850-41866

. allocation of funds under Natural Disaster Assistance Act, Govt 8685-8687.8

. authority to modify local building standards, HSC 17958-17958.7

. authority to regulate waterways, Har & Nav 660

. Board of Supervisors, authority to adopt rules and regulations regarding explosives and combustibles, HSC 851

. claims under Natural Disaster Assistance Act, Govt 8682

. contracts with CDF, Govt. 55603-55603.5

. contracts with CDF, Govt. 55640-55642

. control of fires and disasters, powers, Govt 53019-53023

. disasters, Govt 8630-8634

. fire protection services, charges and collection, Govt 53069.9

. fire protection services, contracts, Govt. 55603-55603.5

. fire suppression assessments, procedures, Govt 50078-50078.20

. Firemen's Pension Fund, claims and payments, Govt 50870-50883

. Firemen's Pension Fund, contributions and surplus, Govt 50910-50914

. Firemen's Pension Fund, powers and duties of the Board, Govt 50830-50846

. fireworks, local regulations, HSC 12540

. general plans, inclusion of fire protection, Govt 65302

. hazardous materials, liability, HSC 25400

. immunity for mutual aid, Govt 53000, 53019-53023

. joint powers agreement, Govt 6500-6514.5

. local emergency, Govt 8630-8634

. regulation of hazardous waste facilities, HSC 25146-25149.7

. regulations, duty to enforce, Govt. 34004

. restitution for crimes, ability of DA to sue, Govt 13967.5

. special districts, revenue raising, Govt 16270-16271, 16272-16272.7, 16274-16279,

16279.1-16279.5, 16280-16282, 16285

. special tax, police and fire protection funds, Govt 53970-53979

. supplementary fire protection services, contracts and immunity, Govt 55631-55634

. transfer of public functions between, employment of firefighters of dissolved districts, Govt 53290-53292

. waiver of filing and service fees, Govt 6103-6105.7

LOCAL ARSON INVESTIGATORS

. defined as peace officers, Penal 830.31(a)

LOCAL DISASTER COUNCILS

. creation of, Govt 8610-8614

LOCAL EMERGENCIES

. proclamations and orders, Govt 8630-8634

LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION ACT

. commission proceedings, Govt 56650-56668.5, 56700-56711, 56720-56724, 56730, 56737-56759, 56760-56768, 56800-56803, 56810-56812, 56815-56815.2, 56820-56824.7, 56825-56857, 56859

. definitions and general provisions, Govt 56000-56001

. definitions and general provisions, Govt 56010-56081, 56100-56133

. effect of reorganization, Govt 57300-57303,57325-57330.5, 57350-57354, 57375-57385, 57400-57425, 57450-57463, 57475-57483, 57500-57502, 57525-57535, 57550

. elections, Govt 57000-57008, 57025-57026, 57050-57052, 57075-57090, 57100-57120, 57125-57150, 57176-57179, 57200-57204

. Formation of Commission, Govt 56300-56301, 56325-56337, 56375-56388, 56425-56434

. higher authority proceedings, procedures, Govt 57000-57008, 57025-57026, 57050-57052, 57075-57090, 57100-57120, 57125-57150, 57176-57179, 57200-57204

. mergers, Govt 57300-57303,57325-57330.5, 57350-57354, 57375-57385, 57400-57425, 57450-57463, 57475-57483, 57500-57502, 57525-57535, 57550

. notice requirements, Govt 56100-56133, 56150-56160

. petitions and resolutions, Govt 56650-56668.5, 56700-56711, 56720-56724, 56730, 56737-56759, 56760-56768, 56800-56803, 56810-56812, 56815-56815.2, 56820-56824.7, 56825-56857, 56859

. planning powers, Govt 56300-56301, 56325-56337, 56375-56388, 56425-56434

. powers of Formation Commission, Govt 56300-56301, 56325-56337, 56375-56388, 56425-56434

. special district formation, Govt 56300-56301, 56325-56337, 56375-56388, 56425-56434

. spheres of influence, Govt 56300-56301, 56325-56337, 56375-56388, 56425-56434

. terms and conditions, Govt 57300-57303,57325-57330.5, 57350-57354, 57375-57385, 57400-57425, 57450-57463, 57475-57483, 57500-57502, 57525-57535, 57550

LOCAL HEADQUARTERS

. in wildland areas, firefighting equipment required, PRC 4429

LP GAS

. detectors, approval by SFM, HSC 13117

. high pressure shut-off devices, approval by SFM, HSC 13117

M

MALICE

. expressed or implied, Penal 188

MALICIOUSLY

. defined relating to arson, Penal 450

MANUFACTURED HOUSING

. fire safety standards and smoke detectors, HSC 18025-18032.5

. permits, fees, hearings, HSC 18500-18518

. rules and regulations, HSC 18015-18016.5

MARKERS, FIRE HYDRANT

. HSC 13060

MATTRESSES

. fire retardant materials required, Bus & Prof 19161

. labeling of pieces containing non-flame retardant cellular foam, Bus & Prof 19089.5

MEDICAL EMERGENCIES

. see also EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

. authority for patient health care management, HSC 1798.6

MEDICAL INFORMATION

. disclosure, Civil 56.10

MEDI-CAL

. liability for emergency services, WI 14454

MEDICALLY INDIGENT PERSONS

. Emergency Medical Services Fund, HSC 1797.98a-1797.98e

MELLO-ROOS COMMUNITY FACILITIES ACT OF 1982

. Govt 53311-53317.5, 53318-53329.5, 53330-53338.5, 53339-53339.9, 53340-53344.2, 53345-53365.7

MENTAL HOSPITALS

. automatic fire devices, regulation by SFM, HSC 13113.5

. notification of fire agency, ambulatory or non-ambulatory patients, HSC 13132

. sprinkler systems required, HSC 13113

MENTALLY DISORDERED PERSONS

. commitment to custody, WI 5150

. inebriate or addicts, commitment, WI 5170

. notification of fire agency, ambulatory or non-ambulatory patients, HSC 13132

MEYERS-MILIAS-BROWN ACT, CH. 10

. Govt 3500-3510

. employee relations, HSC 13960-13970

MILITARY COMMANDERS

. immunity in emergency situation, Civil 1714.6

MILLER ANTI-POLLUTION ACT OF 1971

. Har & Nav 293

MINORS AND CHILDREN

. consent to emergency medical care, WI 369

. firefighting, residents of juvenile ranches and camps, WI 880-893

. liability of parents, Civil 1714.1

. wards housed in forestry camps, fire suppression, WI 1760.4-1760.5

MISDEMEANORS

. see also CRIMES

. definitions and punishments, Penal 17, 19

. failure to obey firefighter at scene, Veh 2801

. for violations of the Vehicle Code relating to emergency vehicles, Veh 40000.7

MOBILE HOMES

. fire safety standards and smoke detectors, HSC 18029-18029.6

MODEL CODES

. adoption by state agencies, HSC 18928

MOTELS

(See HOTELS AND MOTELS)

MOTOR VEHICLE POLLUTION CONTROLS

. exemptions, emergency vehicles, Veh 27156.2, 27156.3

MOTOR VEHICLES

. liability, private fire department, Veh 17004.5

. public agencies, liability, Veh 17000-17004.7

MSA

. positive pressure breathing apparatus, Labor 6331

MUNICIPAL POWERS

. city, to construct fire protection facilities, Streets & Hwys 11101(d)

MUNICIPALITIES

. see also CITIES AND COUNTIES

MURDER

. felony murder rule, Penal 189

. requirement of express or implied malice, Penal 188

MUTUAL AID

. Emergency Services Act, Govt 8558-8561

. officer in charge, Govt 8615-8619

. purposes, Govt 8615-8619

. regions designated, Govt 8600

N

NATIONAL FORESTS

. restricted areas, authority to restrict and close, PRC 4331-4333

NATIVE PLANTS

. harvesting illegal except for public agencies/public utilities, Food & Ag 80117

NATURAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE ACT

. allocation of funds to local agencies, Govt 8685-8687.8

. general provisions and definitions, Govt 8680-8680.9

. local agency claims, Govt 8682-8682.9, 8683-8684.2

. Natural Disaster Assistance Fund, creation, Govt 8690.25-8692

. OES, Govt 8682-8682.9, 8683-8684.2

NATURAL DISASTER ASSISTANCE FUND

. creation, Govt 8690.25-8692

NATURAL HAZARD DISCLOSURE (NHD)

. general, Civil 1103

. very high fire hazard severity zones, LRA, Civil 1103.3, Govt. 51183.5

. wildland fire areas, SRA, PRC 4136

NEGLECT OF CHILDREN

. see CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

NEGLIGENCE

. definition, Civil 1714

. res ipsa loquitur doctrine, Evid 646

NEW CONSTRUCTION

. newly constructed, exclusion of fire protection systems, Rev & Tax 74

911

. placing on state highways at state entry points, and county, city and town limit entry points, Streets & Hwys 101

. services included in the emergency telephone system, Govt 53100-53120

. statewide emergency phone number, Govt 53100-53120

NON-AGRICULTURAL BURNING

. permits, etc., HSC 41800-41815

NON-AMBULATORY PERSON

. defined, HSC 13131

NON-BIODEGRADABLE TOXIC CHEMICALS

. hazardous wastes, prohibited chemicals, HSC 25210

NOTICE

. inspection warrants, Civ Pro 1822.56

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT COMMUNITIES ACT OF 1985

. Pub Util 8301-8303

NUCLEAR POWER PLANT EMERGENCIES

. local disaster councils, Govt 8610-8614

. OES, Govt 8610-8614

NUISANCE

. fire as a public nuisance, PRC 4165-4170.5, 4171-4181

NURSES

. limitation of liability, HSC 1799.104

NURSING HOMES

. see also CONVALESCENT HOMES

. authority to regulate, HSC 13143

. automatic fire devices, regulations by SFM, HSC 13113.5

. sprinkler system required, HSC 13113

O

OAKLAND

. fire hydrant adapters, HSC 13025.5

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)

. toxic materials data repository, Labor 147.2

OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES

. adherence to Administrative Adjudication Code, Govt 11501

. administration of Natural Disaster Assistance Act, Govt 8682-8682.9, 8683-8684.2

. advisory committees, Govt 8591

. apparatus/equipment resale, Govt 8589.8-8589.22

. coordination with Department of Water Resources during disasters, Water 128

. creation and general assignment, Govt 8585-8589.5

. Director, salary, Govt 11552

. disaster coordination with EMS, HSC 1797.150-1797.151

. hazardous materials response plans, HSC 25500-25520

. Hazardous Waste Enforcement Coordinator, Strike Force, HSC 25197-25197.3

. mutual aid regions, Govt 8600

. mutual aid regions, operational areas, Govt 8605

. mutual aid, purposes and the officer in charge, Govt 8615-8619

. reporting of pipeline ruptures, explosions or fires to SFM, Govt. 51018

. risk management prevention program, HSC 25532-25539

. State Computer Emergency Data Exchange Program, Govt 8589.1-8589.2

. status as peace officers, Penal 830, 830.3(c), (f), (p)

. use of armories during emergencies, M&V 433.5

OFFICE OF PROFIT

. persons convicted of bribery not allowed in civil service, Const, Article 7 8

OFF-DUTY INJURIES TO FIREFIGHTERS

. worker's compensation coverage, Labor 3600.1, 3600.4

OIL AND GAS

. abandoned wells, study and report, PRC 3240-3241

. wells, requirement of safety devices, PRC 3219

OIL AND GAS WELLS

. operations regulations, PRC 3250-3258

OIL SPILLS

. Emergency Services Act, Govt 8574.1-8574.9

OLD AGE AND SURVIVOR INSURANCE

. firefighters included, Govt 22013.95-22013.97, 22013.11

. "firefighter" defined, Govt 22014-22014.5

ORDINANCES

. adoption of Uniform Fire Code, HSC 13869

. authority for local ordinances governing fire station use, Govt 66479

. fire code enforcement, family day care homes, HSC 1597.40, 1597.46

. local agency special tax for police and fire protection funds, Govt 53970-53979

ORGANIZED CRIME

. Criminal Profiteering Act, Penal 186-186.8

P

PARADES

. flags to be at head of fire departments procession, Govt 433

PARAMEDICS

. see also EMT-P

. assault on paramedics a crime, Penal 240, 241

. battery on paramedics or crime, Penal 242, 243

. withdrawal of blood for alcohol testing, Veh 23158

PARENTAL LIABILITY

. for acts of children, Civil 1714.1

PARKING

. removal procedures for illegal parking, Veh 22651(e), (g)

. restrictions on certain highway segments, Veh 22505

PATIENT INFORMATION

. disclosure, Civil 56.10

PATIENT TRANSFERS

. local EMS agency, protocols, HSC 1798.170-1798.172

PATIENT TRANSFERS/TRANSPORTS

. requirement of ambulance for Medi-Cal transfers, WI 14136.1

PAUL BUZZO ACT

. Veh 23111

PEACE OFFICERS

. arson investigators, status, Penal 830.37

. authority, general, Penal 830.2

. authority for management of the scene of an accident, Penal 409.3

. authority to purchase arson evidence, PRC 4418

. Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, Penal 13510-13519.9

. conditions for arrest, Penal 836

. course of training, Penal 832

. definitions, Govt. 20420-20441, 24008

. false representation, badge, etc., Penal 538e

. firearms training, Penal 832

. local arson investigators, status as, Penal 830.31(a)

. minimum standards, Penal 13510.5

. non-peace officer, power of arrest, Penal 830.7

. persons included, Penal 830, 830.3(c), (f), (p)

. requirement of airway mask, Penal 13518.1

. requirement of CPR and first aid training, Penal 13518

. specifications, Penal 830-830.37

PENALTIES

. additional penalties for arson, Penal 456

PENSION BENEFIT PLANS

. cities, Govt 45341-45345

PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS

. delays, Pub Con 7102

PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT

. defined, Const, Article 7 1

PERMITS

. agricultural burn permits, HSC 41850-41864

. authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 2416-17

. explosives, HSC 12101-12112

. fireworks, procedures, HSC 12640-12654

. nonagricultural burn permits, HSC 41800-41815

. requirement of burning permits, PRC 4421-4425

. suspension and prohibition, effects, PRC 4421-4425

PEST CONTROL

. local ordinances subject to overrule by Director of Health Services, Food & Ag 5026

PESTICIDES

. permits, Food & Ag 14006.5

. spill reporting, Veh 20017

PHYSICALLY DISABLED ACCESS

. public amusement and resort facilities, injunctions, HSC19952-19954

PHYSICIANS

. EMS, limitation of liability, HSC 1799.100

. limitations of liability, HSC 1799.104

PIPELINES AND PIPELINE SAFETY

. authority of SFM to investigate breaks, explosions and close, HSC 13107.5

. authority of SFM to regulation, Govt. 51010

. California Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Fund, Govt. 51019.1

. Federal Pipeline Safety Act of 1979, 49CFR195

. fees, pipelines, operators, Govt. 51019

. gas pipelines, interferences, injury or obstruction to pipeline a crime, Penal 593c

. geographic information systems, Govt. 51017.1

. hydrostatic testing, Govt. 51013.5-51014.5

. Office of Emergency Services, reporting emergencies to SFM, Govt. 51018

. overflow mechanisms, Har & Nav 135. Pipeline Safety Act of 1981, Govt. 51010-51019.1

. presumption of safety, Labor 6700

. Technical Standards Committee, Govt. 51010-51019.1

. wellhead protection, Govt. 51017.2

PLANES

. see AIRPORTS AND AIRPLANES

PLANNING

. business and area plans, hazardous materials, HSC 25532-25539

PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT

. building standards, pre-construction conference, HSC 19870-19872

PNEUMONIA

. worker's compensation, presumption, Labor 3212

POISON CONTROL CENTERS

. designation and operation, HSC 1798.180

POLITICAL ACTIVITIES

. firefighters, restrictions, Govt 3201-3209

. prohibited by organizations formed during an emergency, Govt 8661

POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS

. on power poles and transformers, making of devices with reflective band specified by fire protection agency, Pub Util 8029.5

. on power poles and transformers, requirement that every public utility comply with requirements, Pub Util 10012

. utility districts, requirement that utility districts comply with the requirements relating to making power poles and transformers containing polychlorinated biphenyls, Pub Util 12826

POLYURETHENE FOAM

. requirement of flame retardant material, Bus & Prof 19161.3

PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS

. authority, licensing, regulations, violations, enforcement, HSC 13160-13162, 13163-13174, 13175-13184, 13185-13188.3, 13189-13190, 13190.1-13190.4

POSITIVE PRESSURE BREATHING APPARATUS

. testing procedures, Labor 6331

POWER LINES

. general, PRC 4292-4296

. electric power lines, fire hazard reduction, PRC 4292

. clearance required, PRC 4293

POWER POLES AND TRANSFORMERS

. reflective bands indicating PB's, Pub Util 8029.5

PRE-ENGINEERED SYSTEMS

. installation of inoperable or inefficient fire protection systems a crime, Penal 386

PRE-PLANNING

. authority of SFM to establish, HSC 13108

PRESCRIBED BURNING

. contracts, PRC 4475-4480

. public purpose, PRC 4491-4494

. Wildland Fire Protection and Resource Management Act of 1978, PRC 4461-4473

PRESUMPTION

. res ipsa loquitur doctrine, Evid 646

PRISONERS

. AIDS, treatment of, Penal 2692

. authority for use as firefighters, Penal 4017

. CCC prisoners, authority to work, PRC 4951-4958

. engaged in firefighting, Labor 3365

. labor charges for fighting fires, HSC 13009.5

. labor, authority of board of supervisors, Govt 25359

. release of arsonists from prison, notice, Penal 11150

. use as firefighters, contracts to fight fires, Penal 4125.1

PRISONS

. fire and life safety building standards, Penal 6029-6030

PRIVATE FIRE FIGHTING VEHICLES

. exempt from registration, Veh 4015

PROBATION

. conditions of, Penal 1203.1-1203.11

PROCLAMATION

. "state of emergency", Govt 8625-8629

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

. definitions, rewards, expenditures, PRC 4411-4418

PROPANE STORAGE AND HANDLING ACT

. implementation, funding, fees, HSC 13240-13243.6, 13244.5

. NFPA 58 standard, adoption, HSC 13241

. training and certification, HSC 13243

PROPERTY

. defined, Penal 450

. leases of property above or below state highways, Streets & Hwys 104.12

. reassessment for tax purposes, disaster relief, Rev & Tax 170

. storage during fire, authority of SFM, HSC 13106

PROPERTY TAXES

. additional tax rates, Rev & Tax 2270-2280.1

. maximum tax rates, Rev & Tax 2260-2267

PROTECTIVE CUSTODY

. WI 5150

PUBLIC AGENCY

. liability, motor vehicles, Veh 17000-17004.7

PUBLIC ASSEMBLY

. requirement of flame retardant materials, HSC 13115-13116, 13119

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM

. benefits, Govt 21252

. choice of PERS benefits or worker's compensation, Labor 4707

. firefighters as members, Govt 20067

. heart trouble presumption, Govt 31720.5

. inclusion of fire personnel, Govt 31904

. transfers into county retirement systems from PERS, Govt 31648.2, 31676.1, 31695.1

PUBLIC ENTITIES

. authority to insure, effects, Govt 990, 990.4, 990.6, 991, 991.2

PUBLIC ENTITY

. defined, Evid 200

. defined, Un Ins 605

PUBLIC ENTRANCES

. double doors to be unlocked, HSC 13011

PUBLIC FACILITIES

. emergency shelter, Govt 8698-8698.2

PUBLIC FIRE PREVENTION EDUCATION

. SFM responsibility, HSC 13105

PUBLIC NUISANCE

. defined, Penal 370

. uncontrolled fire, PRC 4165-4170.5, 4171-4181

. weeds and rubbish, abatement resolutions, HSC 14875-14876, 14880-14884

PUBLIC RECORDS

. disclosures, Govt 6250-6265

PUBLIC SAFETY

. authority of agencies to certify and re-certify EMT-1, HSC 1797.216

. closure of areas, avalanche or calamity, Penal 409.5-409.6

PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES

. authority to certify and recertify EMT-I, HSC 1797.216

PUBLIC USE OF FIRE STATIONS

. authority for local ordinances, Govt 66479

PUBLIC UTILITIES

. see also UTILITY DISTRICTS

. charges for fire protection services, Pub Util 2713

. liability for providing fire protection service, Pub Util 774

. polychlorinated biphenyls on power poles and transformers, compliance with Public Utilities Code 8029.5, Pub Util 10012

PYROTECHNIC

. operator license, regulations, HSC 12578

PYROTECHNIC DEVICES

. see also FIREWORKS

. classification and examination, HSC 12560-12569

R

RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS

. transport regulations, Veh 33000-33002

RANGE AND FORAGE LANDS

. administration, contracts, PRC 4781-4783

. Forest and Rangeland Resources Assessment and Policy Act, PRC 4789-4789.7

. implementation, PRC 4784-4788

RAZOR WIRE

. roof access, regulations, HSC 13108.6

RECKLESSLY

. defined, relating to arson, Penal 450

RECORDS

. disclosure of public records, Govt 6250-6265.

. employee records, inspection of, Labor 1198.5-1199.

. SFM duty to report to Attorney General, Penal 13020

RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICTS

. authority for fire department, PRC 5782.22-5782.23

RECREATIONAL VEHICLE

. fire extinguisher required, Veh 28060

RECYCLING

. hazardous wastes, HSC 25170-25179

. taxation, HSC 25170-25179

. paper, recovery assistance program, PRC 42560-42562

RED LIGHTS

. legislative policy, Veh 30

REGIONAL TRAUMA SYSTEMS

. implementation, HSC 1798.160-1798.169

REGISTRATION

. convicted arsonists, Penal 457-457.1

. disaster relief vehicles, special permits, Veh 4005

. exempt vehicles, Veh 4001

REGULATIONS

. authority of State Board of Forestry, SRA lands, PRC 4290

. authority of SFM, fire and life safety building standards, HSC 17921,

. authority of SFM, fire and life safety building standards HSC 13143

. authority of SFM, roof covering/attic regulations in SRA, PRC 4290,

. authority of SFM, roof covering/attic regulations in SRA, HSC 13108.5.

. explosives, enforcement of, HSC 12020

. SFM authority, local fire departments to enforce, Govt. 34004,

. SFM authority, local fire departments to enforce HSC 13145-13147

RELIEF ASSOCIATIONS

. Ins 11400-11407

RELIGION

. religious symbols, burning prohibited, Penal 11410-11413

REORGANIZATION

. fire protection districts, Govt 56000-56001; 56010-56081; 56100-56133

. Local Government Reorganization Act of 1985

commission proceedings, Govt 56650-56859

definitions and general provisions, ftp://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/code/gov/55001-56000/56000-56001Govt 56000-56001; 56010-56081; 56100-56133;

effects of reorganizations, Govt 57300-57303; 57325-57330.5; 57350-57354; 57375-57385; 57400-57425; 57450-57463; 57475-57483; 57500-57502; 57525-57535; 57500

Formation Commission, ftp://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/code/gov/56001-57000/56300-56301Govt 57300-57303; 57325-57330.5; 57350-57354; 57375-57385; 57400-57425; 57450-57463; 57475-57483

Formation Commission powers, ftp://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/code/gov/56001-57000/56300-56301Govt 57300-57303; 57325-57330.5; 57350-57354; 57375-57385; 57400-57425; 57450-57463; 57475-57483

higher authority proceedings, procedures, Govt 57000-57008; 57025-57026; 57050-57052; 57075-57090; 57100-57120; 57125-57150; 57176-57179; 57200-57204

mergers, ftp://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/code/gov/57001-58000/57300-57303Govt 57300-57303; 57325-57330.5; 57350-57354; 57375-57385; 57400-57425; 57450-57463; 57475-57483; 57500-57502; 57525-57535; 57500

notice requirements, Govt 56100-56133; 56150-56160

petitions and resolutions, Govt 56650-56668.5; 56700-56711; 56720-57624; 56730; 56737-56759; 56760-56768; 56800-56803; 56810-56812; 56815-56815.2; 56820-56824.7; 56825-56857; 56859-56863

planning powers, Govt 56300-564301; Govt 56325-56337; Govt 56375-56388; Govt 56425-56434

spheres of influence, Govt 56300-56301;Govt 56325-56337; Govt 56375-56388; Govt 56425-56434

terms and conditions, Govt 57300-57303; Govt 57325-57330.5; Govt 57350-57354; Govt 57375-57385; Govt 57400-57425; Govt 57450-57483; Govt 57500-57502; Govt 57525-57535; Govt 57550

REPORTING

. child abuse and neglect, definitions, Penal 11165

. child abuse and neglect, duty to report, Penal 11166

REPORTING FIRES

. failure to report in hotels/apartment houses, HSC 13006.5

. California Fire Incident Reporting System, HSC 13110.5

REPORTS

. arson investigations, in general, Ins 10020-10040

. cars throwing flaming substances, CDFFP, Veh 1817

. false reports of a crime, abuse exceptions, Penal 148.5

. false reports of an emergency, Penal 148.3

. littering, Penal 374a

. pesticide spills, Veh 20017.

. reporting of dependent adult abuse, WI 1560015601; 15610-15610.65; 15630-15632; 15633-15637

. SFM, burn registry, HSC 13110.7

. SFM, CFIRS, HSC 13110.5

RES IPSA LOQUITUR DOCTRINE

. presumption, Evid 646

RESCUE SERVICES

. authority of CDFFP to provide, PRC 4114

RESCUE TEAM

. defined, Veh 165.5.

. immunity, Veh 165.5

. vehicles, fee exemption, Veh 9104

RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES

. defined, HSC 1568.01-1568.092

. building standards, egress, window security bars, HSC 1569.698-1569.6991; HSC 1569.70-1569.71

RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES FOR THE ELDERLY

. see CONVALESCENT HOMES

RESIDUE

. defined, PRC 4414.5

RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS

. power to provide fire protection, PRC 13070 (a), (c)

RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS

. emergency use of machinery and equipment, PRC 9083

REST HOMES

. see CONVALESCENT HOMES

RESTITUTION

. condition of probation, Penal 1203.1-1203.11

. drunk drivers, costs of emergency response, Govt 53150-53158

RESTRICTED AREAS

. public parks and forests, authority of CDF to restrict and close, PRC 4331-4333

RESUSCITATOR

. defined, Veh 2418.5

RETIRED FIREFIGHTERS

. inspection of nutrition project site allowed, WI 18335

RETIREMENT

. authority of local legislative body to contribute, Govt 53061

. benefits, firefighters, eligibility for, Govt 31470, 31470.4-31470.5

. benefits, peace officers/firefighters, Govt 21252.02

. cities, establishment of retirement system, Govt 45300-45317

. County Fire Service Retirement Board, Govt 32250-32272

. County Fire Service Retirement, benefits, Govt 32350-32365

. County Fire Service Retirement, funding contribution and accounting, Govt 32300-32303;

Govt-32320-32342

. County Peace Officer and Fire Service Retirement Plan Law, Govt 33000-33017

. designation of fire personnel as "county peace officers" for peace officers retirement

system, Govt 31904

. fire service retirement system, definitions and elements, Govt 32200-32211; Govt 32230-

32236

 

. Firemen's Pension Fund, Board of Directors, Govt 50800-50807

. Firemen's Pension Fund, claims and payments, Govt 50870-50883

. Firemen's Pension Fund, contributions and surplus, Govt 50910-50914

. Firemen's Pension Fund, powers and duties of the Board, Govt 50830-50846

. heart trouble presumption, Govt 31720.5

. pension benefit plans, cities, Govt 45341-45345

. plans, firefighter eligibility for, Govt 31558.1

. state firefighters/peace officers as members of PERS, Govt 31648.2, Govt 31676.1, Govt 31695.1

. volunteer firefighters, inclusion in pension fund benefits, Govt 50925-50927

REUPHOLSTERED FURNITURE

. fire retardant materials required, Bus & Prof 19161

REVENUES

. allocation of revenues from property taxes, Rev & Tax 95-95.4; Rev & Tax 96-96.8; Rev & Tax 97-97.44; Rev & Tax 98-98.1; Rev & Tax 99-99.2; Rev & Tax 100-100.7

. recovery of costs mandated by the state, Rev & Tax 2201-2216; Rev & Tax 2227-2237.5; Rev & Tax 2240-2246.2

. user fees for special districts, Govt 16270-16271; Govt 16272-16272.7; Govt 16274-16279; Govt 16279.1-16279.5; Govt 16280-16282; Govt 16285

REVOCATION OF PERMITS

. authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 2416-17

REWARDS

. arson and bombings, Penal 1547

. burning in SRA, PRC 4417-4417.5

RIGHT OF WAY

. authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 21806-07

RISK MANAGEMENT PREVENTION PROGRAM

. HSC 25532-25539

ROOF COVERINGS

. authority of SFM to regulate, HSC 13108.5-13108.6

. statewide standards, HSC 13132.7

RUBBISH

. abatement, collection of expenses of abatement, HSC 14905- 14906; HSC14910-14912; HSC 14915-14922

. abatement, notice and hearing requirements, HSC 14890; HSC 14891-14892; HSC 14893-14896; HSC14898-14899

. abatement orders, entry and removal, HSC 14900-14902

. fire hazards, abatement, resolutions, HSC 14875-14876; HSC 14880-14884

RUBBISH DUMPS

. see SOLID WASTE FACILITIES

RULES AND REGULATIONS

. see also REGULATIONS

. Emergency Medical Services Authority, HSC 1797.100-1797.114; HSC 1797.121

. publishing, SFM, HSC 13144

S

SAFETY DEVICES

. required on geothermal wells, PRC 3739

. required on oil and gas wells, PRC 3219

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

. state employees, uniform and equipment allowances, Govt. 19850-19850.7

SALARIES

. Director of, OES, Govt 8880.34, Govt 11552

. State Fire Marshal, Govt 8880.34, Govt 11554

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY

. special EMS provisions, HSC 1797.226

SAN FRANCISCO

. fire hydrant adapters, HSC 13025.5

SAWS

. gas-powered, equipment required, PRC 4430-4431

SCBA

. positive pressure breathing apparatus, Labor 6331

SCENE MANAGEMENT

. authority for patient health care management at an emergency scene, HSC 1798.6, Penal 409.3

. Highway Patrol to direct traffic at scene of fire or other emergency, Veh 2410

. management of scene vested in public safety agency having primary investigative authority, HSC 1798.6, Penal 409.3

. obedience of firefighters at scene of emergency, Veh 2801

SCHOLARSHIPS

. waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU systems for children of firefighters killed in the line of duty, Ed 68120-68124

SCHOOL BUSES

. fire extinguishers required, Ed 39838

SCHOOLS

. ambulance service, Ed 49474

. authority of SFM to inspect, HSC 13146.3

. automatic fire sprinkler systems study, HSC 13143.7

. fire drills, Ed 32000-32004

. fire prevention course of study, Ed 51202

. fire prevention materials, Ed 60042

. fire service programs affecting daily attendance totals, Ed 84500

. fire warning systems, Ed 32000-32004

SEAGOING VESSELS

. Har & Nav 294

. burning of rafts and/or lumber, Har & Nav 303

. collisions and accidents, duty to report, Har & Nav 656

. discharge of oil in harbors, Har & Hav 133

. liability, marine carriers, Har & Nav 420

. safety programs, state aid, Har & Nav 663.7

SEARCH AND RESCUE

. equipment, use of Aeronautics Account, Special Aviation Fund, Pub Util 21683, 21684.1

. state aid for, Har & Nav 663.7

SEARCHES

. body cavity searches, authority of EMT-II's to perform, Penal 4030

SEAT BELTS

. required on fire trucks, Veh 27305

SEISMIC GAS SHUT-OFF VALVES

. HSC 19200-19204

. ordinance, standards, certification, HSC 19180

SENIORITY

. city government reductions in personnel, Govt 45100

SENSORY SIGNALS

. approval by SFM, HSC 13131

SHIPPING PAPERS

. see BILL OF LADING

SHUT OFF VALVES

. seismic gas, HSC 19200-19204

SIRENS

. legislation policy, Veh 30

. use on authorized emergency vehicles permitted, Veh 27003

SMOKE ALARMS

. consumer protection statutes, Bus & Prof 7162

SMOKE DETECTORS

. commercial coaches, HSC 18029-18029.6

. day care centers, HSC 1597.54

. manufactured housing, HSC 18029-18029.6

. mobile homes, HSC 18029-18029.6

. required in dwelling units, HSC 13113.7-13113.8

SOCIAL HOST

. liability, Civil 1714

SOCIAL SECURITY

. firefighters included, Govt 22013.95-22013.97, 22013.11

SOCIAL SERVICES

. Director, determination of ambulatory or non-ambulatory status, HSC 13132

SOLANO COMMUNITY COLLEGE

. lease of property for fire science training center, Govt 14672.94

SOLICITATION OF ARSON

. Penal 653f

SOLID WASTE FACILITIES

. authority to regulate, PRC 4371-4376

. generally, PRC 4371-4376

. restrictions, PRC 4371-4376

SOLVENTS

. required labeling, HSC 13118

SPARK ARRESTER

. hydrocarbon engines, requirement, sale or use, HSC 13005

SPARK ARRESTER IN WILDLAND AREAS

. requirements and notice of sale or lease, PRC 4442-4442.5

SPARK DEVICE

. use of engine without, HSC 13003

SPECIALTY CONTRACTOR

. defined, Bus & Prof 7058

SPEED LAWS

. explosives transporters, Veh 22406(e)

SPOTLAMPS

. authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 24404, 24405

SPRINKLER INSURANCE

. sprinkler insurance defined, Ins 114

SPRINKLERS

. installation of inoperable or inefficient sprinkler system a crime, Penal 386

. sprinkler systems in schools, study by SFM, HSC 13143.7

STANDARDS AND CRITERIA

. EMT's, statewide recognition, HSC 1797.185

STATE ASSISTANCE FOR FIRE EQUIPMENT ACCOUNT

. Govt 8589.8-8589.22

STATE BOARD OF FIRE SERVICES

. advice to SFM regarding educational matters, HSC 13142

. advice to SFM regarding high rise structures, building standards, HSC 13220-13223

. as board of appeals for building standards, HSC 13142.6-13142.8

. authorization to certify and re-certify EMT-1, HSC 1797.216

. composition and procedures, HSC 13140-13142.8

. functions, meeting and members, HSC 13140-13141

. standardized threads, HSC 13025

STATE BOARD OF FORESTRY

. authority to adopt regulations for SRA, PRC 4290

. organization, PRC 730-745

STATE BUILDING STANDARDS COMMISSION

. coordinating council, membership of SFM, HSC 18926

. organization, members, HSC 18920-18924

. SFM, appeals, HSC 13142.6-13143.8

STATE BUILDINGS

. authority of local jurisdictions to preplan, HSC 13108

. authority of SFM to inspect, HSC 13108

STATE COMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES

. Govt 15250-54, 15275

STATE COMPUTER EMERGENCY DATA EXCHANGE PROGRAM

. Govt 8589.1-8589.2

STATE EMPLOYEES

. uniform and equipment allowances, Govt 19850-19850.7

STATE EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS ACT

. Govt 3512-3524

STATE FIRE FIGHTERS

. benefits, Govt 19886-19886.2

. state safety members, disabilities options, Labor 4800

STATE FIRE MARSHAL

. adherence to Administrative Adjudication Code, Govt 11501

. adoption of model codes, HSC 18928

. advisory committee on emergency services, Govt 8591; Govt 8593-8593.3; Govt 8595-8598

. arsonists, required to give notice of release, Penal 1152

. assessment of fire suppression service, authority, HSC 13111

. authority, generally, PRC 702

. authority to abate fire hazards on state property, HSC 13104.5-13104.6

. authority to adopt building standards, HSC 13108, 17921

. authority to adopt roof covering/attic regulations in SRA, PRC 4290

. authority to approve fire sprinkler/detection systems, HSC 13111.3

. authority to develop firefighter standards, HSC 13142

. authority to develop promotional examinations, HSC 13142

. authority to enforce regulations, HSC 13145-13147

. authority to enter and inspect, HSC 13109

. authority to establish fire prevention inspector training, HSC 13105.5

. authority to establish the California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship program, HSC 13159.8

. authority to institute preplanning programs, HSC 13108

. authority to investigate explosions/fires where arson is suspected, HSC 13107

. authority to investigate pipeline emergencies and order closing, HSC 13107.5

. authority to promote, sponsor and administer the California Fire Services Training and

Education Program, HSC 13157

. authority to regulate portable fire extinguishers, HSC 13160-13162

. authority to regulate roof coverings and openings into attic areas in fire hazard

severity zones, HSC 13108.5-13108.6

. authority to regulate flame retardant chemicals, HSC 13120-13121

. authority to regulate flame retardant fabrics and materials, HSC 13120-13121

. authority to regulate flame retardant requirements and testing, HSC 13115-13116

. authority to regulate pipelines, Govt. 51010

. authority to search, HSC 13109

. authority to spend money to administrate, HSC 13111.1

. authority to standardize fire equipment, HSC 13026

. building certifications, HSC 13230-13234, Penal 6029-6030

. building standards, appeals board, HSC 13142.6-13142.8

. building standards, conflicts and interpretations, HSC 13143-13143.8

. building standards, fees for enforcement, HSC 13143-13143.8

. building standards, public places, HSC 13143-13143.8

. building standards, regulations and violations, HSC 13143-13143.8

. building standards, State Housing Law, HSC 17910-17913; HSC 17920-17927

. burglar bars, public education, installation regs and criteria, HSC 13113.9-13114.3

. burn registry, authority, HSC 13110.7. California Fire and Arson Training Fund, HSC 13159.8

. camps, authority to adopt fire safety regulations and building standards, HSC 18897.3

. camps, authority to enforce regulations, HSC 18897.5

. CFIRS, authority, HSC 13110.5

. citations, disbursement of revenue from fines, HSC 13112-13112.2

. clothes cleaning plants, standards, HSC 13201-13203

. construction materials listing, HSC 13144.1

. convalescent homes, Health and Welfare Agency, non-ambulatory, HSC 1569.71

. creation, function, appointment, deputies and duties, HSC 13100-13104

. duty to keep records and report to Attorney General, Penal 13020

. educational duties, HSC 13105

. explosives, storage building standards, HSC 12081

. explosives, storage, rules and regulations, HSC 12150-12151

. fire alarm systems, authority to regulate and set standards, HSC 13114

. fire extinguishers, licensing of servicers, HSC 13163-13174

. fire extinguishers, repair, service, etc., enforcement, HSC 13175-13190.4

. fire hazards, civil actions to abate, HSC 13250-13253

. fire hazards, temporary injunctions, HSC 13250-13253

. fire inspections, regulations, HSC 13109

. fire services training and education system, HSC 13155-13159.4

. fireworks, authority to administer regulations, HSC 12550-12553

. fireworks, examination and classification, HSC 12560-12568

. fireworks, regulations, HSC 12550-12553

. flame retardant chemicals, fabrics and materials, authority to list, HSC 13122-13130

. flammable and combustible liquids, regulations, enforcement, HSC 13150-13153

. function and duties, HSC 13100-13135; HSC 13137

. gasoline vapor recovery, HSC 41950-41962

. Hazardous Waste Enforcement Coordinator, Strike Force, HSC 25197-25197.3

. hazardous waste, advisory capacity, HSC 25150-25158.4

. health clinics, provision of minimum standards for, HSC 1226

. high rise structures, HSC 13210-13217

. Historical Building Code Board, HSC 18959-18961

. hotels/motels, regulations for emergency procedures posting, HSC 13220-13223

. impersonation made a crime, Penal 538e

. inspections, authority, HSC 13109

. laws excerpts, publishing, HSC 13144

. LP gas detectors and high pressure shut-off devices, HSC 13117

. model ordinances, adoption, HSC 13111

. notice and assistance to private owners to standardize fire equipment, HSC 13027

. notice required upon release of arsonist from mental institution, Penal 11151

. notice required upon release of convicted arsonist, Penal 11150

. peace officers, minimum standards, Penal 13510.5

. pipeline safety, authority to regulate and test, Govt. 51010-51019.1

. portable fire extinguishers, authority to regulate, HSC 13160-13162

. protection of property during fire, HSC 13106

. publications, laws and regulations, HSC 13144

. regulations for automatic fire devices, HSC 13113.5

. regulations, authority to enforce, HSC 13104

. regulations, duty of local fire department to enforce, Govt. 34004

. reports to Governor, HSC 13110.5-13110.7

. review and approval of building standards, HSC 18930

. rules and regulations, publications, HSC 13144

. smoke detectors, inhabited dwellings, HSC 13113.7-13113.8

. sprinklers required in certain buildings, HSC 13113

. standard threads for hose couplings and hydrants, HSC 13025

. State Building Standards Commission, coordinating council, HSC 18926

. State Housing Law, building standards, HSC 17910-17913; HSC 17920-17927

. status as peace officers, Penal 830

. study of fire sprinkler systems in schools, HSC 13143.7

. training sessions, Title 19, HSC 13144.5

. witness fees, Govt. 68097-68097.10

STATE HISTORICAL BUILDING CODE

. authority of SFM to adopt rules and regulations, HSC 18958-18961

. purpose, intent, regulations, variances, HSC 18950-18961

STATE HOUSING LAW

. generally, HSC 17910-17913; HSC 17920-17927, 17960-17967

STATE OF EMERGENCY

. arson during, punishment, Penal 454

. defined, Govt 8625-8629

. preservation and succession of local government, Govt 8635-8644

STATE OF WAR EMERGENCY

. powers, Govt 8620-8624

STATE PARKS AND FORESTS

. publication and posting of closures, PRC 4333

. restricted areas, authority to close, PRC 4332

STATE PEACE OFFICERS

. members of PERS, Govt 20017.97

STATE RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

. authority of peace officers to purchase arson evidence, PRC 4418

. authority of State Board of Forestry to adopt perimeter/access regulations, PRC 4290

. authority of SFM to adopt roof covering/attic regulations, PRC 4290

. CDF, PRC 4125-4136

. defined, PRC 4102

. rewards for information regarding willful and malicious burning, PRC 4417-4417.5

STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

. crimes, Penal 803

STEAM ENGINES

. use of engine without spark device, HSC 13003

STEAM-OPERATED EQUIPMENT

. required firefighting equipment for use in wildland areas, PRC 4430

STORAGE

. explosives, building standards, HSC 12081

. explosives, rules and regulations, HSC 12150-12151

. property, owner's expense, HSC 13106

STRIKE

. firefighters' right to strike, Labor 1960-1963

STRUCTURE

. defined relating to arson, Penal 450

STUN GUNS AND TASERS

. assault with, Penal 244.5

SUBVERSIVE PERSONS

. prohibition against public employment, Const, Article 7 9

SUMMONS

. persons called to assist in forest fire suppression, PRC 4151-4157

SUPPLEMENTARY FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES

. contacts between local agencies, immunities, Govt 55631-55634

SURVIVORS

. of firefighters killed in the line of duty, waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU systems for children, Ed 68120-68124

SUSPENSION OF PERMITS

. authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 2416-17

T

TAX ASSESSMENT

. fire sprinklers and other improvements not "new construction," Const, Article 13A, 2

TAX EXEMPTIONS

. subversive persons barred from, Const, Article 7, 9

TAXES

. additional property tax rates, Rev & Tax 2270-2280.1

. assessment, fire suppression assessments, procedures, Govt 50078-50078.20

. deduction for repairing or remodeling emergency egress/state refuge systems, Rev & Tax 17262

. effect of consolidation, Rev & Tax 2285-2289; 2295-2299; 2305-2309; 2325-2327

. fire districts, reimbursement of costs mandated by the state, Rev & Tax 2201-2216; 2227-2237.5; 2240-2246.2

. hazardous wastes, HSC 25170-25179

. levy of taxes by board of supervisors for fire protection costs, Govt 25643

. police and fire protection funds, Govt 53970-53979

. property tax exemption, county service areas, Govt 25210.1-25210.4a, 25210.58

. property taxes, allocation of revenues, Rev & Tax 95-95.4; 96-96.8; 97-97.44; 98-98.1; 99-99.2; 100-100.7

. property taxes, maximum tax rates, Rev & Tax 2260-2267

. property taxes, new construction not including fire protection system, Rev & Tax 74

. property taxes, nonprofit corporations and public corporations used by Govt, Rev & Tax 231

. rate limit elections, Rev & Tax 2285-2289; 2295-2299; 2305-2309; 2325-2327

. reporting of tax levies, Rev & Tax 2285-2289; 2295-2299; 2305-2309; 2325-2327

. tax exempt property, volunteer fire departments, Rev & Tax 213.7

. tax exempt property, welfare exemptions, Rev & Tax 214.8

TELEPHONE

. refusal to relinquish a party line in an emergency, Penal 384

TELEPHONE SYSTEMS

. 911, Govt 53100-53120

TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS

. civil service, Const, Article 7, 5

TENTS AND AWNINGS

. requirement of flame retardancy, HSC 13115-13116

THEFT

. emergency vehicles, punishment, Veh 10851

TILLERMAN

. exclusion from the meaning of "driver", Veh 305

TIMBER OPERATIONS

. definitions, PRC 4635-4643

. violations, stop orders, PRC 4601-4612

TIRES

. major waste facility, permits, standards, violations, PRC 42820-42825

. minor waste facilities, permits, standards, violations, PRC 42830-42835

TOW TRUCKS

. fire extinguishers required, Veh 27700

TRAFFIC

. direction, by CHP, Veh 2410

TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL LIGHTS

. vehicles, permitted use, Veh 25258

TRAFFIC LAWS

. exemptions for authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 21055-57

TRAINING

. emergency medical dispatchers, Veh 2422

. fire prevention, HSC 13105.5

. hazardous materials, training, Govt 8574.13

. hazardous materials, HSC 13105.2

TRANSPORT

. to hospital, who may arrange, Veh 20016

TRANSPORTATION

. explosives, regulations, Veh 31601, 31602, 31607-20

. hazardous materials, regulations, Veh 31301-31308

. regulations, flammable and combustible liquids, Veh 34000-34064

. regulations, flammable and combustible liquids violations, Veh 34100

. regulations, radioactive materials, Veh 33000, 33002

. regulations, safety regulations and violations, Veh 34500-02, 34503-04, 34506-08

TUITION

. waiver of tuition/fees for UC/CSU systems for children of firefighters killed in the line of duty, Ed 68120-68124

U

UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS

. exemptions to requirements, HSC 25283.5

U-TURNS

. prohibited near fire stations, Veh 22104

V

VALVES

. external shut-off required, Veh 31301-31308

VANPOOL VEHICLES

. fire extinguishers required. Veh 34509

VAPOR RECOVERY

. gasoline vapor control program, HSC 41950-41962

VEHICLES

. applicability of traffic laws to public officers and employees, Veh 21051

. authorized emergency vehicles, exemptions from traffic laws, Veh 21055-57

. emergency authorized side lamps permitted, Veh 25103

. exclusion of private motor vehicles from fire area, Veh 21707

. fire department, fee exemption, Veh 9104

. firefighting, private, registration exemption, Veh 4015

. flashing lights, Veh 25250-51

. hazardous material dumping prohibited, fines and penalties, Veh 23112.5

. illegal use of "fire" or "fire departments" on vehicle, Veh 27905

. illegally parked, removal, Veh 22651(e), (g)

. littering with cigarette, cigar, matches, or any flaming or glowing substance, Veh 23111

. parking within 15 feet of fire station entrance prohibited, Veh 22500(d)

. prohibited parking on certain highway segments, Veh 22505

. prohibition against driver over fire hoses, Veh 21708

. publicly operated, waiver of fees, Veh 9101

. publicly owned, financial responsibility, Veh 16050-51

. registration, exempt vehicles, Veh 4001

. right of way to authorized emergency vehicles, Veh 21806-07

. special permit for disaster relief, Veh 4005

. speed prohibition for explosives transporters, Veh 22406(e)

. stopping at railroad crossings, Veh 22452

. U-turns near fire stations prohibited, Veh 22104

VERY HIGH FIRE HAZARD SEVERITY ZONES (VHFHSZ)

. CDF director's review, SRA, Govt. 51181

. defensible space requirements, Govt. 51182

. definitions, Govt. 51177

. designation by ordinance, local agency, Govt. 51179

. exemptions, Govt. 51183-51184

. general, Govt. 51175-51189

. identification of zones, authority, Govt. 51178

. legislative intent, Govt. 51175

. model ordinance for defensible space, Govt. 51189

. Natural Hazard Disclosure (NHD), Civil 1103.3, Govt. 51183.5

. public review, Govt. 51178.5

. purpose, Govt. 51176

. regional planning agency, Govt. 51188

. violations, Govt. 51185-51187

VICTIM RESTITUTION PROGRAMS

. Penal 1191.1-1191.2

VIOLATIONS

. jury procedures, Penal 1147-1168

. misdemeanors and forest fires, PRC 4165-4166

. treatment as misdemeanors, Veh 40000.7

VOLATILE FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

. defined, Labor 7800-7803

VOLUNTARY FIRE WARDENS

. call for duty, PRC 4153

. general, PRC 4151-4157

. status as peace officers, Penal 830, PRC 4156-4157

VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES

. blanket insurance policies, Rev & Tax 213.7

. exemptions, HSC 14855-14860

VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT

. tax exempt property, Rev & Tax 213.7

. tax exempt property, status as welfare organizations, Rev & Tax 214.8

VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

. see also FIRE FIGHTERS

. coverage by worker's compensation, Labor 3361

. exemptions, HSC 14855-14860

. fire companies, certification, HSC 14825-14831

. fire companies, organization, HSC 14825-14831

. fire companies, powers and duties, HSC 14835-14845

. individual retirement accounts, Rev & Tax 17272

. removal procedures, Labor 1964

. worker's compensation, computation of disability benefits, Labor 4458

VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS LENGTH OF SERVICE AWARD ACT

. Govt 50950-50952.1; 50953-50956; 50957-50963; 50964-50965; 50966-50975; 50977-50979

. administration, funding and membership, Govt 50953-50956

. contract provisions, funding, and termination, Govt 50964-50965; 50966-50975; 50977-50979

. contributions and qualifications, Govt 50957-50963

. general provisions, Govt 50950-50952.1

VOLUNTEERS

. fire and disasters, Govt 204

. inclusion in pension fund benefits, Govt 50925-50927

. pay allowed in certain cases, Govt 13970-13974

. voluntary fire warden, PRC 4151-4157

W

WAIVERS

. college fees for children of deceased firefighters, Ed 68120-68124

WARRANTS OF ARREST

. peace officers, Penal 836

WASTE MATTER

. defined, Penal 374

WATER

. public systems, Govt. 8607.2

. quality, fire and panic safety, regulations, Govt. 11359

WATER COMPANY OR CORPORATION

. charges for providing fire protection services, generally, Pub Util 2713

. emergency water sales to departments/agencies, Civil 56.10

. non-liability for providing fire protection services, Pub Util 774

WATER SUPPLY

. utility districts contracting with United States, Pub Util 16409

WATERWAYS

. authority of local districts to regulate, Har & Nav 660

WEED AND RUBBISH ABATEMENT

. alternative procedures, notice, hearing, orders, costs, Govt 39560-39588

. city government authority to abate weed and rubbish, Govt 39501-39502

WEEDS

. abatement, collection of expenses of abatement, HSC 14905-14906; 14910-14912; 14915-14922

. abatement, notice and hearing requirements, HSC 14890; 1489114892; 14893-14896; 14898-14899

. abatement orders, entry and removal, HSC 14900-14902

. defined, HSC 14875-14876; 14880-14884; HSC 14890; 1489114892; 14893-14896

. fire hazards, abatement resolutions, HSC 14875-14876; 14880-14884

WELDING TORCHES

. negligent ignition of fire a misdemeanor, HSC 13001

WELLS

. geothermal wells, safety devices required, PRC 3739

. oil and gas wells, abandoned wells, study and report, PRC 3240-3242

. oil and gas wells, operation regulations, PRC 3250-3258

. oil and gas wells, requirement of safety devices, PRC 3219

WILDLAND AREAS

. ammunition prohibited, PRC 4445

. brush-covered land, burn permit administration, PRC 4491-4494

. campfires, regulations, etc., PRC 4432-4435

. disposal of waste material, regulations, PRC 4437-4441

. firefighting equipment required, PRC 4430-4431

. Natural Hazard Disclosure, Civil 1103.6, PRC 4136

. spark arrester, PRC 4442-4442.5

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