Health and Human Services

Overview

Health and Human Services

The Health and Human Services (HHS) Policy Committee has responsibility for the development of policies and proposals relating to the following: aging and long-term care, alcohol and drug programs, mental health, medical care for the indigent, public health, county hospitals, the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program, foster care, child welfare services, adult protective services, the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program, and General Assistance (GA) for the indigent. Together, these programs represent approximately one-third of the state General Fund expenditures.

Chair: Das Williams, Santa Barbara County
Vice Chair: Jeff Griffiths, Inyo County

CSAC Staff:

Farrah McDaid Ting, Legislative Representative, Health Policy
Justin Garrett, Legislative Representative, Human Services
Roshena Duree Legislative Analyst
Amanda Yang, Legislative Assistant

Recent News

Find articles about HHS-related bills, budget actions, regulatory proposals, and more.
 

Issue Areas

Follow the links below for information about bills, bill letters, news, and other resources specific to that subject.

- IHSS MOE
California Section 1115 Waivers
- No Place Like Home
1991 Realignment
- 2011 HHS Realignment
Affordable Care Act
- Medi-Cal County Inmate Program
- CSAC Poverty Working Group

Other HHS Issues - all HHS issues not listed above

- CSAC State Budget Issues

- CSAC Priority Issues

Bill Reports

For reports on bills in specific issue areas within HHS, visit the appropriate issue area page above, or click “All HHS Bill Reports” below.

HHS Bills with Active Positions
- HHS Bills – Seeking Amendments
- HHS Bills – Support
HHS Bills – Oppose
- All HHS Tracked Bills

Other CSAC Bill Reports

Bill Search
Include “AB” or “SB” before bill numbers, or use keyword search.

Bill Number Keyword

 

Meeting Agendas

Agendas and related materials for meetings of the Health and Human Services policy committee can be found here.

About

The Health and Human Services Policy Committee has responsibility for the development of policies and proposals relating to the following: aging and long term care, alcohol and drug programs, mental health, the Medically Indigent Services Program (MISP), the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (Cal Works) program, foster care, child welfare services, adult protective services, the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program, the General Assistance (GA) program and the homeless. Together, these programs represent a large percentage of the General Fund expenditures.

HHS Policy Platforms:
- Health Services
- Human Services
- Realignment

All CSAC Policy Platforms

HHS Fact Sheet

Navigation Term Highlight Sara Floor

Latest CSAC Bulletin

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Where We are Located

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County Of The Week:
Santa Clara

Commands