2019 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
CHAPTER 3 - Expense of Detention or Proceedings Concerning Commitments
ARTICLE 4 - Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
Section 6715.


The court shall inquire into the financial condition of the parent, guardian, or other person charged with the support of a person committed as having an intellectual disability, and if it finds the person able to do so, in whole or in part, it shall make a further order, requiring him or her to pay, to the extent the court considers the person able, the expenses of the proceedings in connection with the investigation, detention, and commitment of the person committed, and the expenses of the committed person’s delivery to the institution, and to pay to the county, at stated periods, the sums the court deems proper, during the time the person remains in the institution or on leave of absence to a licensed hospital, facility, or home for the care of those persons. This order may be enforced by further orders as the court deems necessary, and may be varied, altered, or revoked in its discretion.

The court shall designate a county officer to keep a record of payments ordered to be made, to receive, receipt for, and record the payments made, to pay over the payments to the county treasurer, to see that the persons ordered to make the payments comply with the orders, and to report to the court any failure to make the payments.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 457, Sec. 60. (SB 1381) Effective January 1, 2013.)

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