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AB-715 Richard Paul Hemann Parkinson’s Disease Program.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 10/14/2019 09:00 PM

Assembly Bill No. 715

An act to amend Section 103870.2 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to Parkinson’s disease.

[ Approved by Governor  October 12, 2019. Filed with Secretary of State  October 12, 2019. ]


AB 715, Nazarian. Richard Paul Hemann Parkinson’s Disease Program.
Existing law establishes the Richard Paul Hemann Parkinson’s Disease Program, which, among other things, requires the State Department of Public Health to collect data on the incidence of Parkinson’s disease in California, as specified. Existing law requires a hospital, facility, physician and surgeon, or other health care provider diagnosing or providing treatment to Parkinson’s disease patients to report each case of Parkinson’s disease to the department, as prescribed. Existing law conditions the implementation of the program on the availability of funds and repeals the program on January 1, 2020.
This bill would extend the program until January 1, 2021.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


 Section 103870.2 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

 This chapter shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2021, and as of that date is repealed.