CA Welf & Inst Code Section 18901.8


To the extent permitted by federal law, and with receipt of necessary federal approvals, the State Department of Social Services, in conjunction with affected stakeholder groups, shall develop and implement, if otherwise feasible, a simplified and shorter application form for nonassistance CalFresh cases. The contents of this simpler form shall be evaluated for use in multiprogram application forms for the CalFresh, Medi-Cal, and CalWORKs programs. The department shall seek any federal approvals necessary for implementation of the form.


The department shall not require any county to implement use of the form described in subdivision (a) until the county has been allowed sufficient time to reprogram its automated systems for the purpose of implementing the form.


The department shall provide information on implementation, including a simplified form, to the appropriate legislative committees on or before July 1, 2001.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 18901.8’s source at ca​.gov