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California Code, Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC § 12301.8

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(a)(1) A public authority or nonprofit consortium established pursuant to Section 12301.6, upon the request of an aged or disabled adult or that individual's authorized representative, may assist an employer, as defined in paragraph (2), in obtaining a criminal background check conducted by the Department of Justice, as authorized pursuant to Section 15660, of a provider, as described in paragraph (3).

(2) For purposes of this section, an “employer” means an aged or disabled adult, or that individual's authorized representative, who is ineligible for benefits under this chapter and who receives care by a provider as described in paragraph (3).

(3) For purposes of this section, a “provider” means a person who is unlicensed and provides nonmedical domestic or personal care to an aged or disabled adult who is ineligible to receive benefits under this chapter, in the adult's own home.

(b) A public authority or nonprofit consortium may recover the costs of administering this section, including the cost to the Department of Justice for processing the criminal background check, from the individual making the request, as described in subdivision (a).

(c) No General Fund moneys shall be used to implement this section.

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