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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 8. MISCELLANEOUS [8050 - 8261]

  ( Division 8 repealed and added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1667. )

CHAPTER 6. Office of Special Services, Health and Welfare Agency [8250 - 8252]
  ( Heading of Chapter 6 amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252. )

8250.
  

There is hereby created in the Health and Welfare Agency an Office of Special Services under the control of an executive officer appointed by and holding office at the pleasure of the Governor. The duties and functions of this office shall be to:

(a) Coordinate, oversee, direct and harmonize the work of the several offices, councils, commissions and boards in the Health and Welfare Agency.

(b) Assist such offices, councils, commissions and boards in meeting the goals and priorities each such unit has established.

(c) Assure that there is no duplication of work, effort or programs among or between the several offices, councils, commissions and boards.

(d) Render such services as may be needed by any such office, council, commission or board.

(e) Perform such special studies or services as may be requested by the Secretary of the Health and Welfare Agency or by any department within the Health and Welfare Agency with the express approval of the Secretary.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1252.)

8251.
  

The Office of Special Services may enter into agreements and contracts with any person, agency, corporation or other legal entity and take such other action as is necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter. The office may require state departments to contract with it for services to carry out the provisions of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 918.)

8252.
  

The Office of Special Services may accept and expend grants, gifts and legacies of money, and with the consent of the Department of Finance, may accept, manage, and expend grants, gifts, and legacies of other properties in furtherance of the purposes of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1972, Ch. 918.)

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