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|AB 1244 (Wolk)||Reforms CALFED governance. Specifically, repeals the state act and enacts the CALFED Bay-Delta Program Reform Act to revise and recast the management of the existing program on behalf of the bay-delta; establishes a CALFED Bay-Delta Executive Management Team; and, establishes a Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee.|
|AB 392 (Chan)||Expands authority to all California counties for the development and implementation of a program for integrated health and human services.|
|AB 2216 (Bass)||Creates a Child Welfare and Foster Care Undersecretary and the Child Welfare Council to improve outcomes for foster youth.|
|SB 1356 (Lowenthal)||Requires the Department of Mental Health to implement a statewide suicide prevention plan.|
|AB 658 (Liu)||Develops a pilot program that creates expanded incarceration options for non-violent women offenders; requires CDC to appoint a deputy director of women's programs.|
|AB 855 (Bass)||Establishes eligibility for CalWORKs cash assistance and services for persons convicted of non-violent drug-related felonies.|
|AB 2066 (Lieber)||Requires the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to develop a master plan that includes policies and procedures to address the unique gender-based issues that exist for female offenders.|
|AB 2192 (Bass)||Establishes eligibility for CalWORKs cash assistance and services for persons convicted of non-violent drug-related felonies. (Same language as AB 855)|
|SB 366 (Kuehl)||States legislative intent to develop a correctional strategy to address the unique gender-based issues that exist for female offenders.|
|AB 1956 (S. Horton)||Establishes a pilot program using a real-time surveillance system for reporting to the Department of Health Services the emergence of communicable diseases.|
|SB 162 (Ortiz)||Establishes a Department of Public Health, directed by a physician health officer, and advised by a public health board.|
Governor's Reorganization Plan
|GRP 1||Reorganizes the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency.|
|SB 737 (Romero)||Codifies GRP 1 to reorganize the Youth and Adult Correctional Agency.|
|GRP 2||Creates a Department of Technology Services.|
|AB 53 (McLeod)||Codifies GRP 2 to consolidate the Stephen P. Teale and Health and Human Services Agency data centers and create a Department of Technology Services. Measure substantially amended 1/4/06 and addresses another issue.|
|GRP 3||Creates a Department of Energy.|
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