(a)  To the extent moneys are available therefor, the Controller, in accordance with criteria and procedures which shall be adopted by the Department of Justice, may reimburse counties with a population under 1,750,000 for costs of prosecuting violations, attempts to violate, or conspiracies to violate Section 11100, 11100.1, 11104, 11105, 11379.6, or 11383 initiated after January 1, 1987. Funding under this subdivision shall not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) for each prosecution or joint prosecution assisted. All funds allocated to a county under this subdivision shall be distributed by it only to its prosecutorial agency, to be used solely for investigation and prosecution of these offenses. Funds distributed under this subdivision shall not be used to supplant any local funds that would, in the absence of this subdivision, be made available to support the prosecutorial efforts of counties.

Cases wholly financed or reimbursed under any other state or federal program including, but not limited to, the Asset Forfeiture Program (Section 11489), the Major Narcotic Vendors Prosecution Law (Section 13881 of the Penal Code), or the California Career Criminal Apprehension Program (Section 13851 of the Penal Code), shall not be entitled to reimbursement under this subdivision.

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(b)  To the extent moneys are available therefor, the Controller, in accordance with criteria and procedures which shall be adopted by the Department of Justice, may reimburse counties with a population under 1,750,000 for law enforcement personnel expenses, not exceeding ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per case, incurred in the investigation of violations, attempts to violate, or conspiracies to violate Section 11100, 11100.1, 11104, 11105, 11379.6, or 11383 initiated after January 1, 1987. All funds allocated to a county under this subdivision shall be distributed by it only to its law enforcement agency to be used solely for investigation and detection of these offenses. Funds distributed under this subdivision shall not be used to supplant any local funds that would, in the absence of this subdivision, be made available to support the law enforcement efforts of counties. Cases financed or reimbursed under any other state or federal program, including, but not limited to, the Asset Forfeiture Program, (Section 11489), the California Career Criminal Apprehension Program (Section 13851 of the Penal Code), or the federal Asset Forfeiture Program (21 U.S.C. Sec. 881), shall not be entitled to reimbursement under this subdivision.

(c)  (1)  To the extent moneys are available therefor, the Controller, in accordance with criteria and procedures which shall be adopted by the Department of Justice, may reimburse counties with a population under 1,750,000 for costs incurred by, or at the direction of, state or local law enforcement agencies to remove and dispose of or store toxic waste from the sites of laboratories used for the unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance.

(2)  The local law enforcement agency or Department of Justice shall notify the local health officer within 24 hours of the seizure of a laboratory used for the unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance. The local health officer shall either:

(A)  Make a determination as to whether the site poses an immediate threat to public health and safety, and if so, shall undertake immediate corrective action.

(B)  Notify the State Department of Health Services.

As used in this section, “counties” includes any city within a county with a population of less than 1,750,000.

The Department of Justice may adopt emergency regulations consistent with this section and the Administrative Procedure Act.

(Amended by Stats. 1991, Ch. 929, Sec. 1.)