Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 2, § 22100.1 - Designated Community-Based Assistance Programs

Current through Register 2022 Notice Reg. No. 14, April 8, 2022

(a) Designated community-based assistance programs referred to in this chapter and in Chapter 3.2 (commencing with Section 6215) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code shall be known as enrolling agencies. Community-based assistance programs that are eligible to be designated as enrolling agencies are nonprofit agencies that are independent abortion providers and Planned Parenthood clinics and state and local agencies.
(b) To apply to become a designated enrolling agency an eligible community-based assistance program as defined in subdivision (a) shall submit a completed Enrolling Agency Agreement, revised September 29, 2003, to the Secretary of State. There shall be no application fee for designation as an enrolling agency.
(c) The Enrolling Agency Agreement, revised September 29, 2003, requires all of the following:
(1) Name of agency or organization;
(2) Administrative address;
(3) Telephone and facsimile numbers;
(4) Printed name and signature of agency or clinic director and the date of signature; and
(5) Agree to: (A) attend a program orientation and training provided by the Secretary of State to assist program participant applicants with the enrollment and application process; (B) review the application checklist with applicants before forwarding the completed enrollment package and application fees to the Secretary of State within twenty-four (24) hours of receipt of a completed enrollment package; (C) maintain an adequate supply of original application materials provided by the Secretary of State and not make copies of any of the application materials; (D) fulfill the obligations and responsibilities under Chapter 3.2 (commencing with Section 6215) of the Government Code and this chapter.
(d) The Secretary of State shall review the Enrolling Agency Agreement to determine whether: (1) the community-based assistance organization is eligible under subdivision (a); and (2) all requested information on Enrolling Agency Agreement is complete. If the community-based assistance organization is eligible under subdivision (a) and the Enrolling Agency Agreement is complete, the Secretary of State shall designate the community-based assistance program as an enrolling agency. Within ten (10) business days of actual receipt of an Enrolling Agency Agreement the Secretary of State shall mail a notice to the community-based assistance organization stating whether or not it has been designated as an enrolling agency. Each enrolling agency shall attend a program orientation provided by the Secretary of State prior to counseling program participant applicants.
(e) An enrolling agency shall cease to be designated as such upon any of the following: (1) the Secretary of State receives written notification by an authorized representative of the enrolling agency that it is withdrawing from the program; (2) the enrolling agency does not satisfy the definition provided in subdivision (a); or (3) the Secretary of State finds that the enrolling agency is not fulfilling its obligations and responsibilities under this chapter and Chapter 3.2 (commencing with Section6215) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code. Termination of designation as an enrolling agency shall be in accordance with Section 22100.4. Upon the effective date of the termination, the community-based assistance organization shall not represent itself as an enrolling agency and shall return any Safe at Home applications and materials to the Secretary of State within three (3) business days.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 2, § 22100.1

Note: Authority cited: Section 6215.9, Government Code. Reference: Sections 6215.2 and 6215.8, Government Code.Authority cited: Section 6215.9, Government Code. Reference: Sections 6215.2 and 6215.8, Government Code.

1. Certificate of Compliance as to 12-1-2003 order, including renumbering and amendment of former section 22100(b)-(e) to new section 22100.1, transmitted to OAL 3-29-2004 and filed 5-11-2004 (Register 2004, No. 20).

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