Today's Law As Amended

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AB-615 Alcoholism or drug abuse recovery and treatment services: referrals.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 11831.8 is added to the Health and Safety Code, immediately following 11831.7, to read:

 A person who willfully violates Section 11831.6 or any rule or order implementing that section shall upon conviction be fined not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) or imprisoned pursuant to subdivision (h) of Section 1170 of the Penal Code, or be punished by fine and imprisonment, but a person shall not be imprisoned for the violation of any rule or order unless it is proven that this person had knowledge of the rule or order.
SEC. 2.
 No reimbursement is required by this act pursuant to Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution because the only costs that may be incurred by a local agency or school district will be incurred because this act creates a new crime or infraction, eliminates a crime or infraction, or changes the penalty for a crime or infraction, within the meaning of Section 17556 of the Government Code, or changes the definition of a crime within the meaning of Section 6 of Article XIII B of the California Constitution.