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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 9. PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES [10000 - 18999.8]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 3. AID AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE [11000 - 15771]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 3. State Supplementary Program for Aged, Blind and Disabled [12000 - 12351]

  ( Chapter 3 repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [12000 - 12004]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216. )

12000.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as The Burton-Moscone-Bagley Citizens’ Income Security Act for Aged, Blind and Disabled Californians.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216.)

12001.
  

It is the intent of this chapter to implement a state supplementation program pursuant to Title XVI of the Social Security Act and a program for state services to the aged, blind or disabled.

(Amended by Stats. 1992, Ch. 722, Sec. 43. Effective September 15, 1992.)

12002.
  

It is the object and purpose of this chapter to provide persons whose need results from age, blindness or disability with assistance and services which will encourage them to make greater efforts to achieve self-care and self-maintenance, whenever feasible, and to enlarge their opportunities for independence.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216.)

12003.
  

For the purposes of this chapter, neither the residence nor domicile of the spouse shall be deemed the residence or domicile of the other, but each may have a separate residence or domicile dependent upon proof of the fact and not on legal presumption.

For the purposes of this chapter, a minor child shall be deemed to have resided in the state during any period in which such child has been physically present in the state.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 50, Sec. 122. (SB 1005) Effective January 1, 2017.)

12004.
  

The provisions of this chapter shall be liberally construed in favor of aged, blind and disabled recipients.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 1216.)

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