Implementation Plans

In addition to providing members with summaries of new laws, CALA archives DSS implementation plans here as they become available. This archive will help you to have a clear understanding of your responsibilities and how your LPA will be enforcing new laws.

Implementation Plans by Year

2016 
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Implementation Plans by Topic

Criminal Background Checks
2005 – AB 1240 (increased penalty)

Consumer Disclosure / Admission Agreements
2014 – AB 261 (billing practice)
2013 – SB 135 (hospice facility licensure)
2012 – SB 897 (foreclosure protection act)
2010 – SB 781 (eviction procedures)
2009 – AB 2370 (rate increase history disclosure)
2006 – SB 141 (preadmission fee refunds)
2005 – SB 1662 (rate increases)
2004 – SB 540 (special services disclosure)
2004 – SB 211 (admission agreements)
2003 – AB 1989 (change in health status)
2003 – AB 1946 (12pt font)
2003 – SB 1898 (60 day notice)

Dementia Care
2004 – AB 528 ( sundowning)

Disaster Planning
2009 – AB 749 (emergency plans)

Elder Abuse
2013 – AB 40 (abuse reporting protocol)
2006 – AB 179 (personal rights form)
2002 – AB 1690 (reporting)

End of Life
2016 – AB X2-15 (End-of-Life Option Act) | FORM (Members Only)
2009 – AB 3000 (POLST)
2003 – AB 1961 (RCFE admission) 
2004 – AB 1166 (911)

Licensing
2017 – AB 2231 (civil penalties)
2016 – AB 601 (licensure disclosure requirements)
2016 – AB 1387 (civil penalties, deficiencies and appeal procedures)
2015 – AB 1899 (licensure prohibition for abandonment)
2015 – SB 895 (correction timelines and complaints) | POSTING
2015 – SB 1153 (ban on admissions)
2013 – AB 2066 (RCFE license revoking process)
2009 – AB 978 (serious deficiency/civil penalties)
2007 – SB 1759 (post licensing visits) 
2006 – AB 847 (PACE) 
2004 – AB 1752 (fee increases & random sample visits)

Misc
2015 – AB 2044 (CPR training, administrator presence, and safety training)
2015 – AB 1523 (liability insurance) 
2014 – AB 620 (absentee notification plan) 
2013 – SB 345 (long-term care ombudsman program) 
2013 – SB 1329 (drug collection and distribution programs) 
2010 – AB 762 (bedridden) 
2008 – AB 949 (RCFE closures) 
2004 – SB 577 (protection & advocacy authority)

Resident Experience
2015 – AB 2171 (resident rights)  | POSTING
2015 – AB 1572 (resident and family councils)  | POSTING
2014 – AB 581 (discriminating or retaliating against residents) 
2014 – AB 937 (personal rights of conservatees) 
2006 – SB 244 (resident rights)

Staff Training
2016 – AB 1570 (caregiver training and administrator exam)
2016 – SB 911 (administrator certification, medication training, and caregiver training)
2014 – AB 663 (LGBT training) 
2007 – AB 2675 (online) 
2007 – AB 2609 (medication) 
2005 – AB 1945 (administrator certification training)