(a) Any agency organized pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 6500) of Chapter 5 of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code, the parties of which consist solely of school districts and county offices of education, shall be subject to the same restrictions as are applicable to school districts and county offices of education, under that chapter, including the preparation of budget and financial statements required by Article 1 (commencing with Section 42100) and this article; the certifications required by Article 3 (commencing with Section 42130) of Chapter 6 of Part 24; the accounting and auditing requirements prescribed by Article 1 (commencing with Section 42100) and this article; and the expenditure and appropriation controls prescribed by Chapter 9 (commencing with Section 42600) of Part 24. This section does not apply to joint powers agreements that are for the performance of the powers described in Section 17567.
(b) Each agency described in subdivision (a) shall annually report to their participating school districts and county superintendents of schools on forms prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 1168, Sec. 10.)
Education Code 17567
Education Code 42100
Education Code 42130
Education Code 42600
Government Code 6500