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SB-565 State Department of State Hospitals: facility expansion: report.(2021-2022)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 4100.3 is added to the Welfare and Institutions Code, to read:

4100.3.
 (a) (1) On or before July 1, 2022, the department shall develop a plan to expand the capacity of its facilities to reduce wait times for a person committed to a department facility pursuant to the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (Part 1 (commencing with Section 5000) of Division 5) to 60 days or less.
(2) (A) On or before July 1, 2022, the department shall submit to the Legislature a copy of the plan developed pursuant to paragraph (1) and a report regarding the anticipated cost of implementing the plan. The department may submit a copy of the plan and the report as a single document.
(B) A report to be submitted pursuant to subparagraph (A) shall be submitted in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(b) On or before January 1, 2027, the department shall implement the plan developed pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a).