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Online California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Division 2 and 6 only

The following regulations contain those sections of the California Code of Regulations, Title 22 administered by CDSS (Divisions 2 and 6 only). If you have any questions regarding maintenance or distribution of these regulations, contact the Office of Regulations Development by e-mail at ord@dss.ca.gov .

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General Licensing Requirements

Updated Title
03/09/12 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 1, Art 1-2 - General Licensing Requirements
12/16/09 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 1, Art 3-4 - General Licensing Requirements
03/09/12Title 22, Div 6, Chap 1, Art 5-6 - General Licensing Requirements
04/06/07 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 1, Art 7-8 - General Licensing Requirements

Social Rehabilitation Facilities

Updated Title
03/08/00 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 2 - Social Rehabilitation Facilities

Adult Day Programs

Updated Title
04/06/07 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 3 - Adult Day Programs

Small Family Homes

Updated Title
03/09/12 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 4 - Small Family Homes

Group Homes

Updated Title
03/09/12Title 22, Div 6, Chap 5, Art 1-6 - Group Homes
10/06/10 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 5, Art 6 (Cont.) - Group Homes
10/06/10 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 5, Art 6 (Cont.) - Subchapter 1, Art 4 - Group Homes
04/06/07 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 5, Subchapter 1, Art 5-7 - Group Homes
04/10/10 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 5, Subchapter 2 - Group Homes
05/10/04 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 5, Subchapter 2 (cont) - Group Homes

Adult Residential Facilities

Updated Title
12/02/09 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 6 - Adult Residential Facilities

Transitional Housing Placement Program

Updated Title
03/09/12Title 22, Div 6, Chap 7 - Transitional Housing Placement Program

Crisis Nurseries

Updated Title
11/04/11Title 22, Div 6, Chap 7.3, Art 1-3 (Cont.)- Crisis Nurseries
06/17/08 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 7.3, Art 3 (Cont.)- 6 (Cont.)Crisis Nurseries
04/14/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 7.3, Art 6 (Cont.)- 7 - Crisis Nurseries

Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

Updated Title
08/09/10 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8, Art 1-3(Cont.)- RCFE
09/25/12Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8, Art 3(Cont.)-6(Cont.) -RCFE
08/09/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8, Art 6(Cont.)-9(Cont.) - RCFE
08/09/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8, Art 9(Cont.)-15 - RCFE


Residential Care Facilities for the Chronically Ill

Updated Title
12/16/09Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8.5, Art 1-3 - Residential Care Facilities for the Chronically Ill
09/23/06 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8.5, Art 4-6 - Residential Care Facilities for the Chronically Ill
07/07/05 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8.5, Art 7-8 - Residential Care Facilities for the Chronically Ill

Foster Family Agencies

Updated Title
03/09/12Title 22, Div 6, Chap 8.8, Art 1-8 - Foster Family Agencies

Adoption Agencies

Updated Title
07/07/05 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 9 - Adoption Agencies

Foster Family Homes

Updated Title
06/02/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 9.5, Art 1-2 - Foster Family Homes
06/02/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 9.5, Art 2 (Cont.) - Foster Family Homes
06/02/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 9.5, Art 2 (Cont.)-3 - Foster Family Homes
10/06/10Title 22, Div 6, Chap 9.5, Art4-5 - Foster Family Homes
04/03/10 Title 22, Div 6, Chap 9.5,- Foster Family Homes (Spanish)