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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 4.5. SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED [4500 - 4885]

  ( Division 4.5 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )

CHAPTER 2. State Council On Developmental Disabilities [4520 - 4555]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )

ARTICLE 2. Conflict of Interest [4525- 4525.]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )

4525.
  

(a) In order to prevent any potential conflicts of interest, members of the state council may not be employees of a state, local, or private agency or facility that provides services to persons with a developmental disability, or be members of the governing board of any entity providing the service, when the service is funded in whole or in part with state funds.

(b) For purposes of this section, “employees of a state, local, or private agency or facility that provides services to persons with a developmental disability” shall not be deemed to include any of the following:

(1) A parent, relative, guardian or conservator, who receives public funds expressly for the purpose of providing direct services to his or her child, relative, ward or conservatee, respectively, who is a person with a developmental disability.

(2) A person with a developmental disability who receives employment services through a provider receiving state or federal funds, or who receives funds directly to pay for his or her own services and supports.

(3) A person who serves as a member of a regional advisory committee of the state council, established pursuant to Article 6.

(c) This section shall not apply to the appointments made pursuant to subparagraphs (A), (B), (C), (D), (F), (G), (H), and (I) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 4521.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 409, Sec. 8. (AB 1595) Effective January 1, 2015.)

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