HR 90 - Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
March is recognized nationwide as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and this year’s awareness month looks to focus on the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all areas of community life
ACR 188 - World Autism Awareness Day
This measure would recognize and proclaim April 2, 2020, as World Autism Awareness Day to show support for autism awareness.
AB 2047 - Emergency services: Alzheimer’s disease: dementia
AB 2047 will ensure that our counties’ emergency plans account for this vulnerable population and take consideration of the difference between sheltering in place orders and other emergency directives.
AB 2512 - Death penalty: person with an intellectual disability
AB 2512 will ensure that individuals with intellectual disabilities are quickly and accurately identified, in order to prevent California from sentencing people with intellectual disabilities to death row and to ensure that people with intellectual disabilities who are currently on death row are resentenced.
AB 2935 - Developmental services: regional centers
This bill would require regional center websites to conform to a standardized format developed by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).
AB 823 - Developmental services
This bill would expand the availability of crisis services for people with intellectual and 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
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 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.