(a) The California Apprenticeship Council may adopt industry-specific training criteria for use by apprenticeship programs subject to the requirements of this chapter. The adoption of those criteria, as established following notice and a workshop pursuant to Section 212.01 of Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations, is not subject to Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.
(b) Audits conducted by the division pursuant to Section 3073.1 shall ensure that any applicable training criteria established pursuant to this section are followed.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2012, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2012, deletes or extends that date.
(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 828, Sec. 3.)