Existing law establishes the State Department of Developmental Services and sets forth its powers and duties relating to the administration of the state developmental centers. Existing law establishes the State Department of State Hospitals and sets forth its powers and duties relating to the administration of state hospitals. This bill would require designated investigators of developmental centers and state hospitals to request a sexual assault forensic medical examination for any resident of a developmental center or any resident of a state hospital, as applicable, who is a victim or is reasonably suspected to be a victim of sexual assault, as defined, performed at an appropriate facility off the grounds of the developmental center or state hospital in accordance with specified provisions. The bill would authorize a sexual assault forensic medical examination to be performed at a developmental center or a state hospital by an independent sexual assault forensic examiner designated to perform examinations of victims of sexual assault in the jurisdiction of the developmental center or state hospital only under specified circumstances. Existing law requires a developmental center to immediately report specified incidents involving a resident to the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the city or county in which the developmental center is located. Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of health facilities, including long-term health care facilities, as defined, by the State Department of Public Health. Existing law provides for a citation system for the imposition of civil penalties against long-term health care facilities, including penalties specifically applicable to certain skilled nursing facilities and intermediate care facilities, in violation of applicable laws and regulations. This bill would deem a developmental center's failure to report an incident that occurs in a distinct part long-term health care facility to local law enforcement a class B violation subject to certain penalties, as specified. The bill would provide that if the incident occurs in the general acute care hospital or acute psychiatric hospital portion of the developmental center, a failure to immediately report the incident would be subject to a civil penalty of $100 for each day the incident is not reported. The bill would make other related changes. This bill would incorporate additional changes in Section 4427.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code made by AB 602, to become operative if AB 602 and this bill are both enacted and become effective on or before January 1, 2014, and this bill is enacted last.
Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 724, Statutes of 2013.
Approved by the Governor.
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1 p.m.
Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 39. Noes 0. Page 2371.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 78. Noes 0. Page 3135.) Ordered to the Senate.
In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.
Read third time and amended. (Page 2939.)
Ordered to third reading.
Ordered to third reading.
From consent calendar.
Read second time. Ordered to consent calendar.
From committee: Do pass. Ordered to consent calendar. (Ayes 17. Noes 0.) (August 14).
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 19. Noes 0.) (July 2).
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 18). Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 37. Noes 0. Page 948.) Ordered to the Assembly.
Read second time and amended. Ordered to consent calendar.
From committee: Be placed on second reading file pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8, be amended, and ordered to consent calendar.
Set for hearing May 13.
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 9. Noes 0. Page 791.) (May 1). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
Set for hearing May 1.
Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
Set for hearing April 24.
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 6. Noes 0. Page 486.) (April 9).
Set for hearing April 9.
Read first time.
From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 25.
Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|02/22/13 - Introduced|
|04/11/13 - Amended Senate|
|04/22/13 - Amended Senate|
|05/14/13 - Amended Senate|
|08/06/13 - Amended Assembly|
|09/06/13 - Amended Assembly|
|09/17/13 - Enrolled|
|10/10/13 - Chaptered|
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