2012 California Codes
WIC - Welfare and Institutions Code
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
Section 4519.5

CA Welf & Inst Code § 4519.5 (through 2013 Leg Sess) What's This?

(a) The department and the regional centers shall annually collaborate to compile data relating to purchase of service authorization, utilization, and expenditure by each regional center with respect to all of the following:

(1) The age of consumer, categorized by the following:

(A) Birth to age two, inclusive.

(B) Three to 21, inclusive.

(C) Twenty-two and older.

(2) Race or ethnicity of the consumer.

(3) Primary language spoken by the consumer, and other related details, as feasible.

(4) Disability detail, in accordance with the categories established by subdivision (a) of Section 4512, and, if applicable, a category specifying that the disability is unknown.

(b) The data reported pursuant to subdivision (a) shall also include the number and percentage of individuals, categorized by age, race or ethnicity, and disability, who have been determined to be eligible for regional center services but are not receiving purchase of service funds.

(c) By March 31, 2013, each regional center shall post the data described in this section that is specific to the regional center on its Internet Web site. Commencing on December 31, 2013, each regional center shall annually post this data by December 31.

(d) By March 31, 2013, the department shall post the information described in this section on a statewide basis on its Internet Web site. Commencing December 31, 2013, the department shall annually post this information by December 31.

(e) Within three months of compiling the data with the department, and annually thereafter, each regional center shall meet with stakeholders in a public meeting regarding the data.

(Added by Stats. 2012, Ch. 25, Sec. 9. Effective June 27, 2012.)

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