Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Legislation

State bills about services for people with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

 

AB 536 - Developmental services.
DRC Support

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 536 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 536 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 640 - Sex crimes: investigation and prosecution
DRC Support

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 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 640 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 640 - Sex crimes: investigation and prosecution - Request for Signature
DRC Supports AB 640 and requests your signature

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 640 Position Letter - Request for Signature (pdf)
AB 640 Position Letter - Request for Signature (rtf)

 

AB 627 - Developmental services: regional centers.
DRC Support

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 627 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 627 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 1295 - Mental health: temporary housing and supportive services program
DRC Oppose

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 1295 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 1295 Position Letter (rtf)

 

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 1643 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 1643 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 641 - Developmental services: integrated competitive employment
DRC Support

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.

AB 641 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 641 Position Letter (rtf)