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AB-908 Mental health: state hospitals: safety.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 908


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Achadjian

February 17, 2011


An act relating to mental health.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 908, as introduced, Achadjian. Mental health: state hospitals: safety.
Existing law provides for state mental hospitals for the treatment of mentally disordered persons. These hospitals are under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Mental Health, which is authorized by existing law to make regulations regarding the conduct and management of these facilities.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would address the safety of staff and other individuals in state hospitals under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Mental Health.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would address the safety of staff and other individuals in state hospitals under the jurisdiction of the State Department of Mental Health.