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SB 1045: Conservatorship: chronic homelessness: mental illness and substance use disorders (2017 - 2018)

Summary: 

Would establish a procedure, for the County of Los Angeles and the City and County of San Francisco, if the board of supervisors of the respective county or city and county authorizes the application of these provisions subject to specified requirements, for the appointment of a conservator for a person who is chronically homeless and incapable of caring for the person’s own health and well-being due to a serious mental illness and substance use disorder, as specified, for the purpose of providing appropriate placement, including a licensed health care or psychiatric facility or community-based residential care setting, in
supportive community housing that provides wraparound services, as specified.

Author: 
Wiener
Category: 
Mental Health
CPEHN Position: 
Oppose
Status: 
Approved by the Governor. Chaptered by Secretary of State