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AB-980 Primary care clinics: abortion.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 25, 2013


SECTION 1.
 (a) It is the intent of the Legislature that all primary care clinics, including primary care clinics that provide abortion services, be subject to the same licensing and building standards.
(b) It is the intent of the Legislature to render unenforceable Section 1226.7 of the 2013 Triennial Edition of the California Building Standards Code. It is the intent of the Legislature that the public agencies charged with authority to enforce Section 1226.7 of the 2013 Triennial Edition of the California Building Standards Code not enforce that section.

SEC. 2.

 Section 18944.18 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

18944.18.
 (a) The California Building Standards Commission, in conjunction with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, shall repeal Section 1226.7 of the 2013 Triennial Edition of the California Building Standards Code, including all cross-references to that section, as soon as possible. The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development is granted emergency regulatory authority to implement this subdivision. Notwithstanding the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code), the regulations adopted under this subdivision shall become permanent without further regulatory action.
(b) The State Department of Public Health shall, no later than July 1, 2014, repeal the regulations relating to abortion services in primary care clinics contained in Article 5 (commencing with Section 75040) of Chapter 7 of Division 5 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations.