Section 11275.30. (Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1586, Sec. 3.)
Cite as: Cal. Welf. & Inst. Code §11275.30.
(a)In the event of an initial determination by the Secretary of Health and Human Services that any provision of this section is in conflict with any federal statute or regulation, the department shall take all available and necessary steps to obtain a final determination reversing that decision.
(b)In the event of a final determination finding a conflict with federal law, the department shall immediately request the Attorney General to seek judicial review of the determination and shall immediately notify the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of both houses of the Legislature.
(c)(1)If federal funds are withheld based on a determination by the United States Department of Health and Human Services that any provision of this article conflicts with federal law, the department may adopt emergency regulations in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, if necessary to avoid withholding of federal reimbursement.
(2)The adoption of regulations for that purpose shall be deemed to be an emergency and necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety.
(3)Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, emergency regulations adopted by the department pursuant to this paragraph shall not be subject to the review and approval of the Office of Administrative Law, and shall become effective immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.
(d)The department shall continue to implement provisions of this article which are unaffected by the determination.