Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 10, § 2698.66 - Budget Proposal

Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021

The proposed budget forms the basis for program management and audit and must be presented in line-item detail and cover a one year program period from July through June. Annual budget levels shall be included in the RFA. The budget may include a line item for an independent audit to be completed at the end of each annual program period or as specified in the RFA. The district attorney's budget shall include the following:

(a) Salaries and benefits computed at the county salary and benefit schedule.
(b) Operation support costs.
(1) Estimated costs shall be listed by line item.
(2) Itemized costs shall conform to county policy regarding appropriateness of expenses.
(3) Allowable costs are those costs incurred in direct support of local program activities, including program related travel, equipment costs proportional to program-related use of the equipment, facilities cost, expert witness fees and audits.
(c) Indirect costs: indirect costs are those not capable of being assigned to a particular project or program, but necessary to the operation of the organization and the performance of the program. The costs of operating and maintaining facilities, accounting services, and administrative salaries are examples of indirect costs. Indirect costs shall not exceed 10 percent of personnel salaries (excluding benefits and overtime) or 5 percent of total direct program costs (excluding equipment).
(d) Non-allowable budget items include:
(1) Real property purchases and improvements.
(2) Aircraft or motor vehicles, except the purchase of motor vehicles which is specifically justified to the Commissioner.
(3) Interest payments.
(4) Food and beverages, except as purchased in connection with program-related travel. Food and beverages costs shall not exceed the applicant's per diem schedule.
(5) Weapons or ammunition unless included as part of a benefit package.
(e) Program funds must be used to support enhanced investigation and prosecution of insurance fraud and shall not be used to supplant funds which in the absence of program funds would be made available for any portion of the local automobile insurance fraud program.
(f) Budget modifications are allowable so long as they do not change the grant award amount.
(g) The annual and proposed use of these funds are subject to full public disclosure.


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 10, § 2698.66

Note: Authority cited: Section 1872.8, Insurance Code; CalFarm Insurance Company et al. v. Deukmejian, et al . (1989) 48 Cal.3d 805, 824. Reference: Section 1872.8, Insurance Code.

1. New section filed 10-8-93; operative 11-7-93 (Register 93, No. 41).
2. Amendment of subsections (c) and (d)(4) filed 10-12-2001; operative 11-11-2001 (Register 2001, No. 41).

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