California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 121451
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A local entity that receives funding from the state for the purposes of this part, including, but not limited to, funding from the state for tuberculosis control pursuant to Item 4265-111-0001 of Section 2.00 of the annual Budget Act, shall first allocate the moneys received for the following purposes and activities before allocating the moneys for any other purposes or activities described in this part:
(a) Either of the following activities if those activities are carried out by a local detention facility:
(1) When a person who has active tuberculosis or is reasonably believed to have active tuberculosis is discharged or released from a detention facility, doing both of the following:
(A) Drafting and submitting notification to the local health officer.
(B) Submitting the written treatment plan that includes the information required by Section 121362 to the local health officer. This activity does not include drafting the written treatment plan.
(2) When a person who has active tuberculosis or is reasonably believed to have active tuberculosis is transferred to a local detention facility in another jurisdiction, doing both of the following:
(A) Drafting and submitting notification to the local health officer and the medical officer of the local detention facility receiving the person.
(B) Submitting the written treatment plan that includes the information required by Section 121362 to the local health officer and the medical officer of the local detention facility receiving the person. This activity does not include drafting the written treatment plan.
(b) Either of the following activities if those activities are carried out by a local health officer or his or her designee:
(1) Receiving and reviewing for approval within 24 hours of receipt only those treatment plans submitted by a health facility. This activity includes all of the following:
(A) Receiving the health facility's treatment plan.
(B) Sending a request to a health facility for medical records and information on tuberculosis medications, dosages, and diagnostic workup and reviewing records and information.
(C) Coordinating with the health facility on any adjustments to the treatment plan.
(D) Sending approval to the health facility.
(2) Drafting and sending a notice to the medical officer of a parole region, or a physician or surgeon designated by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, if there are reasonable grounds to believe that a parolee has active tuberculosis and ceases treatment for the disease.
(c) For cities, counties, and cities and counties to provide counsel to nonindigent tuberculosis patients who are subject to a civil order of detention issued by a local health officer pursuant to Section 121365 upon request of the patient. Services provided by counsel include representation of the tuberculosis patient at any court review of the order of detention required by Section 121366.
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