Bill Text: CA AB2223 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: State Department of Health Care Services: duties.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-02-13 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 14. [AB2223 Detail]

Download: California-2019-AB2223-Introduced.html


CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 2223


Introduced by Assembly Member Petrie-Norris

February 12, 2020


An act to amend Section 11776 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to substance use disorder.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 2223, as introduced, Petrie-Norris. State Department of Health Care Services: duties.
Existing law requires the State Department of Health Care Services to license and regulate facilities that provide residential nonmedical services to adults who are recovering from problems related to alcohol, drug, or alcohol and drug misuse or abuse, and who need alcohol, drug, or alcohol and drug recovery treatment or detoxification services. Existing law also requires the department to implement a voluntary certification procedure for alcohol and other drug treatment recovery services. Existing law further requires the department to confer and cooperate with other state agencies with responsibilities that include alleviating the problems related to inappropriate alcohol use and other drug use in order to maximize the state’s effectiveness and limited resources in these efforts.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 11776 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

11776.
 The department shall confer and cooperate with other state agencies whose with responsibilities that include alleviating the problems related to inappropriate alcohol use and other drug use in order to maximize the state’s effectiveness and limited resources in these efforts. These agencies shall include, but are not limited to, the Departments of Alcoholic Beverage Control, Corrections and Rehabilitation, Industrial Relations, Motor Vehicles, and Rehabilitation, the State Departments of Developmental Services, Education, Public Health, and Social Services, the Employment Development Department, and the Office of Traffic Safety.

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