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SB-174 Crisis nurseries: study.(2015-2016)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 1517 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

 (a) The department shall implement a two-year pilot project in the County of Sacramento and the County of Yolo for the purpose of evaluating the effectiveness of crisis nurseries in lowering the incidence of child abuse in those counties. This pilot project shall be implemented only if all of the crisis nurseries in those counties voluntarily participate in the project and provide private funding for one-half of the cost of the project. The pilot project shall consist of both of the following:
(1) The department shall conduct a study of the relationship between crisis respite care and incidents of reported child abuse in pilot project counties.
(2) The department shall report the results of the study to the Legislature on or before December 31, 2017. The report shall comply with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2018, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2018, deletes or extends that date.