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AB-1737 Mello-Granlund Older Californians Act.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1737


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Carter

February 16, 2012


An act to amend Section 9015 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to aging.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1737, as introduced, Carter. Mello-Granlund Older Californians Act.
Existing law requires the California Department of Aging to administer the federal Older American’s Act in California and the Mello-Granlund Older Californians Act, and imposes various functions and duties on the department with respect to the administration and development of programs for older individuals.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to those 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 9015 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

9015.
 “Greatest social need” means the need caused by noneconomic factors, that which include physical and mental disabilities, language barriers, cultural or social isolation, including that caused by racial and ethnic status (for example, Black, Hispanic, American Indian, and Asian American), that restrict an individual’s ability to perform normal daily tasks or that threaten his or her capacity to live independently.