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Report

Judicial Reviews of State Developmental Center Placements: Implementation of the In re Hop Decision

November 1, 1988 - This report is submitted in response to Resolution Chapter 147, Statutes of 1987 (Senate Concurrent Resolution 45). This measure requires the Legislative Analyst's Office to submit a report to the Legislature responding to specific questions related to the counties' implementation of the California Supreme Court's In re Hop decision (29 Cal. 3d 82). This decision specifies that persons with developmental disabilities who are unable to provide informed consent regarding their placement in a state developmental center (SDC) are entitled to judicial hearings regarding the need for, and appropriateness of, such placement.

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The Problems of Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting: Options for the Legislature

May 1, 1988 - This report is submitted pursuant to Chapter 941, Statutes of 1986 (AB 3959). Chapter I explores the problems that are associated with teen pregnancy and parenting. Chapter II describes the dimensions of the teen pregnancy problem in California and the factors contributing to teen pregnancy. Chapter III contains descriptions of existing state programs that serve pregnant and parenting teens, including the cost of services provided. Chapter IV reviews various studies that (1) have identified what influences teenagers in making choices regarding sexual activity and coping with unplanned pregnancy and (2) assess the effectiveness of various services and programs in dealing with the teen pregnancy and parenting problem. Finally, Chapter V summarizes our recommendations regarding state services for pregnant and parenting teens.

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The Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN) Program

February 1, 1988 - The Greater Avenues for Independence (GAIN) Program

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State Impact of Increasing the Minimum Wage

February 1, 1988 - State Impact of Increasing the Minimum Wage

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State Programs for Older Californians

February 1, 1988 - State Programs for Older Californians

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State Programs to Help the Homeless

February 1, 1988 - State Programs to Help the Homeless

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Meeting the Costs of Federal Immigration Reform

February 1, 1988 - Meeting the Costs of Federal Immigration Reform

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The Health Services "Safety Net"

February 1, 1988 - The Health Services "Safety Net"

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The Medi-Cal Program in Perspective

March 1, 1987 - This report is submitted in conjunction with our Analysis of the 1987-88 Budget Bill. The report is intended to provide the Legislature with background information needed to place in perspective the Governor's proposal to reduce Medi-Cal costs by $250 million ($125 million General Fund) through an as-yet-unspecified "program restructuring." The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the Medi-Cal budget proposal for 1987-88. The second chapter provides data intended to put Medi-Cal costs and trends into perspective. The third chapter identifies major options for reducing Medi-Cal costs.

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Analysis of the 1987-88 Budget Bill

February 25, 1987 - Analysis of the 1988-89 Budget Bill.

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Implementing GAIN

February 1, 1987 - Implementing GAIN

Report

The New Federal Immigration Law

February 1, 1987 - The New Federal Immigration Law

Report

California's Long-Term Care System

February 1, 1987 - California's Long-Term Care System

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The AIDS Epidemic

February 1, 1987 - The AIDS Epidemic

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The Economic and Fiscal Effects On a Primary Source Law for California Wine Imports

May 1, 1986 - The Economic and Fiscal Effects On a Primary Source Law for California Wine Imports

Health and Human Services Staff

Mark Newton
(916) 319-8323
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Health, Developmental Services and IT
 
Jackie Barocio
(916) 319-8333
In-Home Supportive Services/Aging Programs/Child Support/Veterans Affairs
 
Ben Johnson
(916) 319-8336
Medi-Cal/Hospital Finance/Managed Care
 
Sonja Petek
(916) 319-8340
Public Health/Developmental Services
 
Ryan Anderson
(916) 319-8308
CalWORKs/CalFresh
 
Brian Metzker
(916) 319-8354
Privacy, Security, and Technology
 
Corey Hashida
(916) 319-8315
Medi-Cal/Behavioral Health/State Hospitals/Health Planning and Development
 
Luke Koushmaro
(916) 319-8355
Medi-Cal/Long-Term Care/Family Health/Covered California
 
Angela Short
(916) 319-8309
Teachers' Retirement Policy/ Child Welfare/ Community Care Licensing
 
Ginni Bella Navarre
(916) 319-8342
Deputy Legislative Analyst: Human Services and Governance