2012 California Codes
WIC - Welfare and Institutions Code
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
Section 4502.1

CA Welf & Inst Code § 4502.1 (through 2013 Leg Sess) What's This?

The right of individuals with developmental disabilities to make choices in their own lives requires that all public or private agencies receiving state funds for the purpose of serving persons with developmental disabilities, including, but not limited to, regional centers, shall respect the choices made by consumers or, where appropriate, their parents, legal guardian, or conservator. Those public or private agencies shall provide consumers with opportunities to exercise decisionmaking skills in any aspect of day-to-day living and shall provide consumers with relevant information in an understandable form to aid the consumer in making his or her choice.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 1011, Sec. 3.5. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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