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AB-549 Alcoholism and drug abuse recovery or treatment facilities.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/13/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 549


Introduced by Assembly Member Diep

February 13, 2019


An act to amend Section 11834.27 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to alcohol and drug programs.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 549, as introduced, Diep. Alcoholism and drug abuse recovery or treatment facilities.
Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of adult alcoholism or drug abuse recovery or treatment facilities by the State Department of Health Care Services. Existing law gives the department sole authority in state government to establish the appropriate minimum qualifications of the licensee or designated administrator, and the staff of a provider of alcoholism and drug abuse recovery services.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 11834.27 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

11834.27.
 (a) The department shall have the sole authority in state government to establish the appropriate minimum qualifications of the licensee or designated administrator, and the staff of a provider of any of the services specified in subdivision (a) of Section 11834.26. These qualifications may include, but not be limited to, education, skills, life experience, and training.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to This section does not apply to credentialing or licensing of individuals or to certification qualifications established pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 11833).