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AB-1225 State and local fund allocations.(2013-2014)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2013–2014 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1225


Introduced by Assembly Member Maienschein
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Achadjian, Conway, Beth Gaines, Hagman, Harkey, and Morrell)

February 22, 2013


An act to add Section 17600.21 to the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to health and human services.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1225, as introduced, Maienschein. State and local fund allocations.
Existing law requires each county and city and county receiving specified funds to establish and maintain a local health and welfare fund comprised of several accounts, including a mental health account, a social services account, and a health account.
This bill would authorize a county or city and county to reallocate up to 10% of the amount deposited each fiscal year in the local health account, or local social services account, or both, to the local mental health account, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 17600.21 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

17600.21.
 (a) In addition to the amounts reallocated under Section 17600.20, any county or city and county may, upon approval by the board of supervisors, reallocate up to an additional 10 percent of the amount deposited each fiscal year in the local health account or local social services account, or both, to the local mental health account for a period of up to five years.
(b) A county or city and county may extend a reallocation pursuant to subdivision (a) for a period up to five years upon approval by the board of supervisors at least once every five years.