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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 105. COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL [120100 - 122477]

  ( Division 105 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 7. )
  

PART 5. TUBERCULOSIS [121350 - 121555]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 7. )
  

CHAPTER 1. Tuberculosis Control [121350 - 121460]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 7. )

  
121358.  

(a)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, individuals housed or detained through the tuberculosis control, housing, and detention program shall not reside in correctional facilities, and the funds available under that program with regard to those individuals shall not be disbursed to, or used by, correctional facilities. This section shall not be interpreted to prohibit the institutionalization of criminals with tuberculosis in correctional facilities.

(b)  The department shall work with local health jurisdictions to identify a detention site for recalcitrant tuberculosis patients appropriate for each local health jurisdiction in the state. The department shall notify all counties of their designated site by January 1, 1998.

(Added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 294, Sec. 24. Effective August 18, 1997.)