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AB-70 Mental health in schools.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 12/03/2018 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 70


Introduced by Assembly Member Berman

December 03, 2018


An act relating to mental health.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 70, as introduced, Berman. Mental health in schools.
Existing law requires the State Department of Health Care Services to develop systems of care that target seriously emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children and requires counties to provide mental health services to those children. Existing law, the School-based Early Mental Health Intervention and Prevention Services for Children Act of 1991, provides for matching grants to local educational agencies to pay the state share of the costs of providing programs that provide school-based early mental health intervention and prevention services to eligible pupils in schools.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would support youth mental health in schools.
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 support youth mental health in schools.