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(a) The director shall establish a statewide advisory body on emergency and transitional housing. The department shall consult with the advisory body in the development of regulations and guidelines for certification of designated local boards, requirements for the local emergency shelter strategies, assessment of statewide needs of homeless persons and providers of services to homeless persons, coordination of services and funds of state agencies, and general guidance and direction related to this chapter. The director shall establish, and the department shall begin consulting with, the advisory body within 30 days of the operative date of the act that adds this chapter.
(b) The advisory body established pursuant to this section shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of, the director and shall represent a broad range of representatives of designated local boards, emergency shelter providers, and transitional housing providers from throughout the state. There shall be at least one member who is homeless or formerly homeless; at least one member who represents a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization concerned with homelessness and low-cost affordable housing; one member who represents a designated local board; one member who represents a federal interagency council concerned with homeless issues; one member representing state services for homeless persons; one member who is a residential building owner or manager; one member who is a commercial building owner or manager; and one member of the public. The department shall not use funds made available pursuant to this chapter to fund the activities of the advisory body.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 50805 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/health-and-safety-code/hsc-sect-50805/
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