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AB-2030 CalWORKs: accommodations.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 10824.5 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

10824.5.
 (a) Any single state automated welfare system implemented pursuant to this chapter shall include a notification to inform the caseworker of a public assistance program applicant or recipient of the following information:
(1) That the applicant or recipient has indicated the need for an accommodation due to disability consistent with Section 12132 of Title 42 of the United States Code and Section 35.130 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
(2) That the applicant or recipient has disclosed a disability or experience of domestic violence that may affect his or her eligibility for certain exemptions from, and exceptions to, program requirements contained in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11200) of Part 3.
(b) The State Department of Social Services shall collaborate with county welfare departments in developing the notification required by this section.
(c) The notification required by this section shall be immediately visible to the caseworker upon opening the applicant’s or recipient’s file in the system.

SEC. 2.

 Section 11051 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

11051.
 The department shall include questions that enable an applicant to disclose a disability, the need for accommodation due to disability, and any experience of domestic violence, in any amendment or revision adopted on or after January 1, 2019, to the standard form for initial applications described in Section 11050.

SEC. 3.

 Section 11262 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

11262.
 The department shall include questions that enable a recipient to disclose a disability, the need for accommodation due to disability, and any experience of domestic violence, in any amendment or revision adopted on or after January 1, 2019, to the semiannual report form described in Section 11265.1.