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AB-1327 Aging in place: home modification.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 9451 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

9451.
 (a)  The department, in consultation with the commission, shall enter into a contract for the development of information and materials which shall be used to educate Californians on the concept of “aging in place” and the benefits of home modification. The contractor shall be a research-based university gerontology department with extensive experience and work with the concept of “aging in place” and the benefits of home modification.
(b) The department shall update the information and materials developed pursuant to subdivision (a) to include information on the benefits of accessory dwelling units as a type of home modification to help Californians age in place.

SEC. 2.

 Section 9452 of the Welfare and Institutions Code is amended to read:

9452.
 The department shall do both of the following:
The department  (a)   shall distribute  Distribute  the information developed pursuant to Section 9451 to each area agency on aging and to other appropriate entities throughout the state.
(b) Prominently post the information, as specified in subdivision (a), on its internet website.