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File #: 18-1865    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/28/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/18/2018 Final action: 12/18/2018
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 252-2018 to rescind and replace Resolution 223-2018 to add language to accept liability for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2018-19; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 253-2018 to rescind and replace Resolution 224-2018 to add language to accept liability for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2018-19. FUNDING: California Department of Insurance.
Attachments: 1. A - Blue Route - Revised Auto Fraud Resolution, 2. B - Revised Auto Fraud Resolution (not-executed), 3. C - Blue Route - Revised Workers' Comp Resolution, 4. D - Revised Workers' Comp Resolution (not-executed), 5. Executed Resolution 252-2018, 6. Executed Resolution 253-2018
Related files: 18-1189
Title
District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 252-2018 to rescind and replace Resolution 223-2018 to add language to accept liability for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2018-19; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 253-2018 to rescind and replace Resolution 224-2018 to add language to accept liability for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

FUNDING: California Department of Insurance.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On October 16, 2018 the Board approved Resolutions 223-2018, authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2018-19 in the amount of $231,870 including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county costs, and 224-2018, authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2018-19 in the amount of $353,173 including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county costs. However, the resolutions did not include language accepting liability for the local programs, which is a California Department of Insurance requirement to participate in the grant programs. The amended resolutions correct the omission of this statement by including the following language:

Any liability arising out of the performance of the Grant Award Agreement, including civil court actions for damages, shall be the responsibility of the grant recipient and the authorizing agency. The State of California and the California Department of Insurance disclaim responsibility for any such liability.

Signed resolutions are required in order for the District Attorney to sign the Grant Award Agreements with the California Department...

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