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AB-870 Public social services.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/20/2019 09:00 PM
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This bill would require the California Health and Human Services Agency, in collaboration with the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, and the State Department of Education, among other things, to examine the eligibility process and systems for public assistance programs and supportive services, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 12803.1 is added to the Government Code, to read:

12803.1.
 (a) The California Health and Human Services Agency, in collaboration with the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, the Labor and Workforce Development Agency, and the State Department of Education, shall examine the feasibility of, and barriers to, establishing a standardized single, accessible application form and process with regard to the eligibility process and systems for public assistance programs and supportive services administered by the governmental entities set forth in this section.
(b) The governmental entities described in subdivision (a) shall develop memoranda of understanding and policies to overcome any identified barriers, and shall implement a standardized single, accessible application form for public assistance programs and supportive services.