Letter urging the Legislature to allow to go into effect Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1970


For this study, the Commission reviewed the Governor’s Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1970, which proposed establishing a single state Department of Health within the Human Relations Agency to administer Medi-Cal and consolidate functions from numerous health-related departments.

State law establishes that all Governors’ reorganization plans must be submitted to the Commission for review at least 30 days prior to submitting it to the Legislature for its consideration. Following its review and one or more public hearings on the proposal, the Commission offers a recommendation on whether the Legislature should allow the plan to go into effect.