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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 3. PROFESSIONS AND VOCATIONS GENERALLY [5000 - 9998.11]

  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )
  

CHAPTER 4. Attorneys [6000 - 6243]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 34. )
  

ARTICLE 15. Attorney Diversion and Assistance Act [6230 - 6238]
  ( Article 15 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 129, Sec. 2. )

  
6230.  

It is the intent of the Legislature that the State Bar of California seek ways and means to identify and rehabilitate attorneys with impairment due to substance use or a mental health disorder affecting competency so that attorneys so afflicted may be treated and returned to the practice of law in a manner that will not endanger the public health and safety.

(Amended by Stats. 2019, Ch. 698, Sec. 17. (SB 176) Effective January 1, 2020.)