(a) As used in this section:

(1) “Event” means a competition event that uses lands or facilities under the jurisdiction of the department.

Terms Used In California Public Resources Code 5001.3

  • department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation and "director" means the Director of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5001.1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

(2) “Prize compensation” includes prize or purse money, other prizes, goods, or other compensation.

(b) The department, for any event that awards prize compensation to competitors in gendered categories, shall require as a condition of a special event permit that, for any participant level that receives prize compensation, the prize compensation for each gendered category be identical at each participant level. The department shall not approve a special event permit for an event that does not comply with this condition.

(Added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 276, Sec. 2. (AB 467) Effective January 1, 2020.)