CA Welf & Inst Code Section 14169.73

In the event this article becomes inoperative pursuant to Section 14169.72, all of the following shall apply:


No hospital shall be required to pay the fee except for any fee owed prior to the article becoming inoperative.


The director shall execute a declaration stating that he or she has determined that the article is inoperative and shall state the basis for this determination. The director shall retain the declaration and provide a copy, within five working days of the execution of the declaration, to the fiscal and appropriate policy committees of the Legislature. In addition, the director shall post the declaration on the department’s Internet Web site and the director shall send the declaration to the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Senate, the Chief Clerk of the Assembly, and the Legislative Counsel.


Upon execution of the declaration described in subdivision (b), the director shall implement a plan, in consultation with the hospital community and the Legislature, to wind down the program consistent with the purposes of the article, including the recoupment of payments made under this article if ordered by a court.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 14169.73’s source at ca​.gov