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Calif. governor signs bills on patient protection at developmental centers

Gov. Jerry Brown    Beck Diefenbach/Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that allows residents of developmental centers and mental health hospitals to receive a medical examination at an off-site facility if sexual abuse is suspected – one of two new laws strengthening protections for disabled patients. The first bill, which […]