Article 2. Reimbursable Voter Outreach Costs of California Elections Code >> Division 2. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 2.
From moneys appropriated by the Legislature, the Controller
shall allocate and disburse to the counties the amounts necessary to
reimburse them for net costs incurred by them in complying with the
voter registration provisions, including the provisions authorizing
voter registration by mail and voter outreach programs, as set forth
in Chapter 704 of the Statutes of 1975, as amended. The Secretary of
State, in consultation with the Controller, shall develop a formula
for the reimbursement of these costs. The Controller shall prescribe
the forms for filing claims pursuant to this section. These claims
shall be submitted to the Controller by February 15 in the year
following the fiscal year in which the costs were incurred.
The Secretary of State may provide grants to local elections
officials, nonprofit corporations, and unincorporated associations
for the following purposes:
(a) To conduct voter outreach and voter education programs, in
accordance with the requirements of the Help America Vote Act of 2002
(P.L. 107-252), using funds provided to the state by Sections 101
and 251 of that act.
(b) To increase accessibility for eligible voters with
disabilities, in accordance with the requirements of the Help America
Vote Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-252), using funds provided to the state
by Section 261 of that act.