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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC


  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

PART 2. ADMINISTRATION [10500 - 10985]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1784. )

CHAPTER 3.5. State Administration of Health Care Services and Medical Assistance [10720 - 10752]

  ( Chapter 3.5 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )

ARTICLE 1. Organization [10720 - 10728]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )


The director may adopt regulations, orders, or standards of general application to implement, interpret, or make specific the law enforced by the department, and those regulations, orders, and standards shall be adopted, amended, or repealed by the director only in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code. Regulations relating to services need not be printed in the California Code of Regulations or the California Regulatory Notice Register if they are included in the publications of the department. This authority also may be exercised by the director’s designee.

In adopting regulations the director shall strive for clarity of language that may be readily understood by those administering services or subject to those regulations.

The rules of the department need not specify or include the detail of forms, reports, or records, but shall include the essential authority by which any person, agency, organization, association, or institution subject to the supervision or investigation of the department is required to use, submit, or maintain those forms, reports, or records.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 442, Sec. 21. (SB 1465) Effective September 18, 2014.)