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AB-1766 Licensed adult residential facilities and residential care facilities for the elderly: data collection: residents with a serious mental disorder.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 1507.4 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

1507.4.
 (a) Beginning May 1, 2021, and annually thereafter, the department shall collect information and send a report to each county’s department of mental health or behavioral health of all licensed adult residential facilities in the county that accept the federal supplemental security rate and accept residents with a serious mental disorder, as defined in Section 5600.3 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, and the number of licensed beds at each facility.
(b) Beginning May 1, 2021, and quarterly thereafter, the department shall send to each county’s department of mental health or behavioral health the report of licensed adult residential facilities that closed permanently in the prior quarter, by county, and shall include the number of licensed beds of each facility and the reason for closing. The report shall include cumulative data and closure trends for each county and be based on facilities identified in subdivision (a).
(c) Upon receiving notice that a licensed adult residential facility intends to close permanently, the department shall notify the county mental or behavioral health department within three business days.

SEC. 2.

 Section 1509.6 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

1509.6.
 An applicant or licensee of an adult community care facility shall maintain an email address of record with the department. The applicant or licensee shall provide written notification to the department of the email address and of any change to the email address within 10 business days of the change.

SEC. 3.

 Section 1569.4 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

1569.4.
 (a) Beginning May 1, 2021, and annually thereafter, the department shall collect information and send a report to each county’s department of mental health or behavioral health of all licensed residential care facilities for the elderly in the county that accept the federal supplemental security rate and accept residents with a serious mental disorder, as defined in Section 5600.3 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, and the number of licensed beds at each facility.
(b) Beginning May 1, 2021, and quarterly thereafter, the department shall send to each county’s department of mental health or behavioral health the report of licensed residential care facilities for the elderly that closed permanently in the prior quarter, by county, and shall include the number of licensed beds of each facility and the reason for closing. The report shall include cumulative data and closure trends for each county and be based on facilities identified in subdivision (a).
(c) Upon receiving notice that a licensed residential care facility for the elderly intends to close permanently, the department shall notify the county mental or behavioral health department within three business days.
SEC. 4.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.