State bills about services for people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities
AB 536 - Developmental services.
Currently, regional center services are unavailable if a person develops a developmental disability after the age of 18 in California. Regional centers specialize in providing community-based services that enable individuals with developmental disabilities to achieve their full potential and highest level of self-sufficiency.
AB 640 - Sex crimes: investigation and prosecution
This bill would require that the advisory committee established by the Office of Emergency Services to develop a training course for district attorneys for the investigation of sexual assault cases also cover the investigation and prosecution of sexual abuse cases involving victims with developmental disabilities.
AB 640 - Sex crimes: investigation and prosecution - Request for Signature
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This bill would require that the Office of Emergency Services’ training course for district attorneys for the investigation of sexual assault cases also cover the investigation and prosecution of sexual abuse cases involving victims with developmental disabilities.
AB 627 - Developmental services: regional centers.
Existing law, the Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act, requires the State Department of Developmental Services to contract with regional centers to provide services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. Existing law requires contracts between the department and regional centers to specify the service area and the categories of persons that regional centers are expected to serve and the services and supports that are to be provided.
AB 1295 - Mental health: temporary housing and supportive services program
Existing law authorizes the Director of General Services, with the consent of the state agency concerned, to take certain actions with regard to state property, including, among other things, letting any real or personal property that belongs to the state for a period not to exceed 5 years, if the director deems the letting to be in the best interest of the state.
AB 1643 - Developmental services
DRC Support and Sponsor
The Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Services Act requires the State Department of Developmental Services to contract with regional centers to provide services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities. Under existing law, the regional centers purchase needed services for individuals with developmental disabilities through approved service providers or arrange for those services through other publicly funded agencies.
AB 641 - Developmental services: integrated competitive employment
This bill would authorize a consumer in a supported employment program or work activity program who has the stated goal of integrated competitive employment in their IPP to request to use tailored day services in conjunction with their existing program to achieve that goal, if specified criteria are met, including that the type, amount, and provider of tailored day service allowed under these provisions is determined through the IPP process.