2021 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
CHAPTER 6 - Development and Support of Community Facilities and Programs
ARTICLE 3.5 - Adult Residential Facilities for Persons with Special Health Care Needs and Group Homes for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Section 4684.60.


The vendoring regional center shall, before placing a consumer into an ARFPSHN or a GHCSHN, ensure that the ARFPSHN or the GHCSHN has a license issued by the State Department of Social Services for not more than five adults, in the case of an ARFPSHN, or not more than five children, in the case of a GHCSHN, and a contract with the regional center that includes, at a minimum, all of the following:

(a) The names of the regional center and the licensee.

(b) A requirement that the contractor shall comply with all applicable statutes and regulations, including Section 4681.1.

(c) The effective date and termination date of the contract.

(d) The definition of terms.

(e) A requirement that the execution of any amendment or modification to the contract be in accordance with all applicable federal and state statutes and regulations and be by mutual agreement of both parties.

(f) A requirement that the licensee and the agents and employees of the licensee, in the performance of the contract, shall act in an independent capacity, and not as officers or employees or agents of the regional center.

(g) A requirement that the assignment of the contract for consumer services shall not be allowed.

(h) The rate of payment per consumer.

(i) Incorporation, by reference, of the ARFPSHN’s or the GHCSHN’s approved program plan.

(j) A requirement that the contractor verify, and maintain for the duration of the project, possession of commercial general liability insurance in the amount of at least one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence.

(k) Contractor performance criteria.

(Amended by Stats. 2021, Ch. 76, Sec. 38. (AB 136) Effective July 16, 2021.)

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