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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 9. Financial Provisions [15000 - 15207]

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

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [15000 - 15001]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

15000.
  

Notwithstanding any provisions of Sections 29800 and 29805 of the Government Code, warrants payable to recipients of public assistance shall not include any word or abbreviation indicative of aid, assistance, charity, needy, support, or welfare. Nothing in this section prohibits the use of code numbers or other code symbols used and understood by county officers and agencies to identify the purpose and liability for which such warrants are drawn, if such code numbers or other code symbols are not generally so understood by the public.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784.)

15001.
  

Any warrant issued in payment of aid under this division is subject to the provisions of Section 29802 of the Government Code. Each such warrant shall bear on its face a statement that the warrant shall be void if not presented to the county treasurer for payment within six months after the date of issuance thereof.

The provision for a substitute warrant shall also apply to the assignee of a warrant, or the legal representative or heir of a deceased recipient, in accordance with the provisions of Section 12158 of this code.

(Amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 1041.)

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