CA Welf & Inst Code Section 4100.2


Commencing January 10, 2009, and each year thereafter, the State Department of Mental Health, or its successor, the State Department of State Hospitals, shall provide the fiscal committees of the Legislature with a fiscal estimate package for the current year and budget year for the state hospitals by January 10 and at the time of the Governor’s May Revision.


At a minimum, the estimate package shall address patient caseload by commitment category, non-level-of-care and level-of-care staffing requirements, and operating expenses and equipment.


In addition to subdivision (b), each estimate submitted shall include all of the following:


A statement articulating the assumptions and methodologies used for calculating the patient caseload factors, all staffing costs, and operating expenses and equipment.


Where applicable, individual policy changes shall contain a narrative and basis for its proposed and estimated costs.


Fiscal bridge charts shall be included to provide the basis for the year-to-year changes.


The department may provide any additional information as deemed appropriate to provide a comprehensive fiscal perspective to the Legislature for analysis and deliberations for purposes of appropriation.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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