2018 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
DIVISION 5 - COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1 - THE LANTERMAN-PETRIS-SHORT ACT
CHAPTER 6.2 - Mental Health Advocacy
ARTICLE 7 - Housing Conservatorship Working Group
(a) The County of Los Angeles, the County of San Diego, and the City and County of San Francisco, subject to Section 5450, shall establish a working group to conduct an evaluation of the effectiveness of the implementation of Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 5450) in addressing the needs of persons with serious mental illness and substance use disorders in the county or the city and county. The evaluation shall include an assessment of the number and status of persons who have been conserved under that chapter, the effectiveness of these conservatorships in addressing the short- and long-term needs of those persons, and the impact of conservatorships established pursuant to that chapter on existing conservatorships established pursuant to Division 4 (commencing with Section 1400) of the Probate Code or Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 5350) and on mental health programs provided by the county or the city and county. The working group shall be comprised of representatives of disability rights advocacy groups, the county mental health department, the county health department, the county social services department, law enforcement, labor unions, staff from hospitals located in the county or the city and county, and, if one exists, the county department of housing and homeless services.
(b) Each working group shall prepare and submit a preliminary report and a final report to the Legislature on its findings and recommendations regarding the implementation of Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 5450). The preliminary report shall be submitted to the Legislature no later than January 1, 2021, and the final report shall be submitted to the Legislature no later than January 1, 2023, in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code.
(Added by Stats. 2018, Ch. 845, Sec. 2. (SB 1045) Effective January 1, 2019. Repealed as of January 1, 2024, pursuant to Section 5556.)