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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 106. PERSONAL HEALTH CARE (INCLUDING MATERNAL, CHILD, AND ADOLESCENT) [123100 - 125850]

  ( Division 106 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. )

PART 2. MATERNAL, CHILD, AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH [123225 - 124250]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. )

CHAPTER 2. Maternal Health [123375 - 123640]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. )

ARTICLE 1. Determination of Pregnancy [123375 - 123418]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. )

123375.
  

(a)  Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (b), no person shall sell, offer for sale, give away, distribute, or otherwise furnish materials intended to determine the presence of pregnancy, unless that person has obtained a certificate of acceptability from the department declaring that the materials have been approved as to efficacy and safety by the department.

(b)  Subdivision (a) shall not apply to materials intended to determine the presence of pregnancy, that are sold, offered for sale, given away, distributed, or otherwise furnished to a physician and surgeon licensed to practice in this state, a pharmacist licensed to practice in this state, a licensed primary care clinic, a licensed health facility, or a public health agency.

(c)  Any person other than a person described in subdivision (b) who intends to sell, offer for sale, give away, distribute or otherwise furnish materials intended to determine the presence of pregnancy shall first make application to the state department for certification of the materials. The department shall also require that an application for certification shall be accompanied by samples of any materials that are the subject of the application as the department may reasonably require.

Any violation of this section is a misdemeanor.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 1996.)

123380.
  

Local public health agencies shall make pregnancy testing services available free or at cost to the person using the services. The results of any pregnancy test shall be confidential.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 1996.)

123385.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that the program authorized pursuant to this article be entirely self-supporting, and for this purpose the state department is authorized to establish a schedule of fees for applications for certificates of acceptability that shall provide revenues that shall not exceed the amount necessary, but shall be sufficient to cover all costs incurred in the administration of this article.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 1996.)

123418.
  

Subject to all other provisions of this article, all residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology shall comply with the program requirements for residency education in obstetrics and gynecology of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, which require that in addition to education and training in in-patient care, the program in obstetrics-gynecology be geared toward the development of competence in the provision of ambulatory primary health care for women, including, but not limited to, training in the performance of abortion services.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 62, Sec. 197. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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