2021 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 105 - COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL
PART 4 - HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)
CHAPTER 1.5 - State HIV Prevention and Education Funds
In order to reduce the spread of HIV, hepatitis C, and other potentially deadly bloodborne pathogens, the State Department of Public Health may purchase sterile hypodermic needles and syringes, and other supplies, for distribution to syringe exchange programs authorized pursuant to law and support any costs associated with distribution of supplies. Supplies provided to programs, including those administered by local health departments, are not subject to the formulas and limits of Section 120780.1.
(Amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 143, Sec. 22. (AB 133) Effective July 27, 2021.)