2020 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
Section 16604.5.


When preparing their needs assessments and plans to implement the federal Family Preservation and Support Act (Sections 430 to 435, inclusive, of the Social Security Act (Subpart 2 (commencing with Section 629) of Part B of Subchapter 4 of Chapter 7 of Title 42 of the United States Code), as contained in the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1993 (Public Law 103-66)), counties shall consider providing an in-home assessment of substance-exposed infants after release from a hospital, as part of the protocols of Section 123605 of the Health and Safety Code. These assessments may be funded using federal Promoting Safe and Stable Families funding, to the extent they are identified in a county’s needs assessment and are part of a county’s program plan, and federal Promoting Safe and Stable Families funds are available for this purpose.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 459, Sec. 51. (AB 212) Effective October 4, 2011.)

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