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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 abuse of drugs or alcohol, or due to mental illness, 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.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 129, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2002.)