(a) The governing board of a school district maintaining a regional occupational center may establish a bookstore on school district property for the purpose of offering for sale textbooks, workbooks, supplementary textbooks and workbooks, school supplies, stationery supplies, confectionary items, and related auxiliary school supplies and services.
(b) The governing board of the school district may establish a bookstore fund into which the proceeds derived from the operation of a regional occupational center bookstore may be transferred. Moneys in a bookstore fund shall be deposited or invested in one or more of the following ways:
(1) Deposits in a bank or banks, or other institution, whose accounts are federally insured.
(2) Investment certificates or withdrawable shares in state-chartered savings and loan associations and savings accounts of federal savings and loan associations, provided the associations are doing business in this state and have their accounts insured by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation.
(3) Purchase of United States securities pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 16430 of the Government Code.
(c) The governing board of the school district shall designate an employee or official of the school district to act as trustee for funds derived from the operation of a regional occupational center bookstore and to receive those funds in accordance with procedures established by the board.
(d) All necessary expenses, including salaries, wages and costs of capital improvements may be deducted from the revenue of a regional occupational center bookstore. Net proceeds from the operation of a regional occupational center bookstore shall be used for the general benefit of the student body as determined by the governing board of the school district. Income from a regional occupational center bookstore shall not be included in the school district funding allocation. Funds derived from the operation of a regional occupational center bookstore shall be subject to audit pursuant to Section 41020.
(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 19, Sec. 106.)