California Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4513
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4513. (a) Whenever the department allocates funds to a regional
center through a request for proposal process to implement special
projects funded through the Budget Act, the department shall require
that the regional center demonstrate community support for the
(b) In awarding funds to regional centers to implement such
proposals, the department shall consider, among other indicators, the
(1) The demonstrated commitment of the regional center in
establishing or expanding the service or support.
(2) The demonstrated ability of the regional center to implement
(3) The success or failure of previous efforts to establish or
expand the service or support.
(4) The need for the establishment or expansion of the service and
support in the regional center catchment area as compared to other
(c) The department may require periodic progress reports from the
regional center in implementing a proposal.
(d) The department shall ensure that each funded and implemented
proposal be evaluated and that the evaluation process include the
input of consumers, families, providers and advocates, as
(e) The department shall make these evaluations available to the
public, upon request.
(f) The department shall develop and implement strategies for
fostering the duplication of successful projects.
Last modified: February 22, 2013