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Health and Safety Code - HSC


  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

CHAPTER 3.3. California Adult Day Health Care Act [1570 - 1596.5]

  ( Heading of Chapter 3.3 renumbered from Chapter 3.2 by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 92. )

ARTICLE 7. Offenses [1595 - 1596.5]
  ( Article 7 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1066. )


Any license revoked pursuant to this article may be reinstated pursuant to the provisions of Section 11522 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1066.)


Any person who negligently, repeatedly, or willfully violates any of the provisions of this chapter, or regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter, is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 147. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)


The director may bring an action to enjoin the violation or threatened violation of Section 1575 in the superior court in and for the county in which the violation occurred or is about to occur. Any proceeding under the provisions of this section shall conform to the requirements of Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 525) of Title 7, of Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure, except that the director shall not be required to allege facts necessary to show or tending to show lack of adequate remedy at law or irreparable damage or loss.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1066.)


Any action brought by the director against an adult day health center shall not abate by reason of a sale or other transfer of ownership of the adult day health center which is a party to the action.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1066.)


The district attorney of every county shall, upon application by the state department or its authorized representative institute and conduct the prosecution of any action for violation within his county of any provisions of this chapter or of regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1066.)

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