CA Welf & Inst Code Section 4023.5


The Secretary of California Health and Human Services shall, no later than January 10, 2015, provide to the fiscal and appropriate policy committees of the Legislature a report, together with specific and detailed recommendations, reviewing and evaluating best practices and strategies, including independent oversight, for effectively and sustainably addressing the employee discipline process, criminal and major incident investigations, and the use of force within state hospitals and psychiatric programs run by the State Department of State Hospitals. The secretary may consult with the Department of the California Highway Patrol, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Office of the Inspector General, and any other resource identified by the secretary as valuable to the analysis. It is the intent of the Legislature that the report and recommendations reflect a critical and pragmatic analysis of the department’s current practices and policies, and include meaningful recommendations describing how current practices and policies should be revised and reformed to assure safety and accountability in the state hospital system.


Pursuant to Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, this section is repealed on January 1, 2019.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 4023.5’s source at ca​.gov