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SB-495 Communicable disease: prevention and control.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/17/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 495


Introduced by Senator Dahle

February 17, 2021


An act to amend Section 120100 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to communicable disease.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 495, as introduced, Dahle. Communicable disease: prevention and control.
Existing law, the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Act, imposes various functions and duties on the State Department of Public Health and local health officers with respect to the prevention and control of communicable diseases. Under the act, a health officer includes county, city, and district health officers, and city and district health boards, but not advisory health boards.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to this provision.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 120100 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

120100.
 “Health officer,” as used in the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Act (Section 27) as set forth in Section 27, includes county, city, and district health officers, and city and district health boards, but does not include advisory health boards.