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Public Social Services; Aid and Medical Assistance; Computation and Payment of Aid Grants   

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(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the minimum basic standards of adequate care, as set forth in Section 11452, and as adjusted pursuant to any other provision of law, shall be changed for each county to reflect regional variations in housing cost based on the lowest quartile rent in each county as reported in the Decennial Census data for 1990.

(b) Counties are assigned to one of two regions and the minimum basic standards of adequate care for counties in those regions are reduced as follows:

(1) Region 1 shall include all counties with lowest quartile rents of four hundred dollars ($400) or more. There shall be no reduction in minimum basic standard of adequate care for counties in Region 1. Region 1 shall consist of the following counties:

(A) Alameda County

(B) Contra Costa County

(C) Los Angeles County

(D) Marin County

(E) Monterey County

(F) Napa County

(G) Orange County

(H) San Diego County

(I) San Francisco County

(J) San Luis Obispo County

(K) San Mateo County

(L) Santa Barbara County

(M) Santa Clara County

(N) Santa Cruz County

(O) Solano County

(P) Sonoma County

(Q) Ventura County

(2) Region 2 shall include all counties with lowest quartile rents below four hundred dollars ($400). There shall be a 4.9 percent reduction in the minimum basic standard of adequate care for counties in Region 2. Region 2 shall consist of the following counties:

(A) Alpine County

(B) Amador County

(C) Butte County

(D) Calaveras County

(E) Colusa County

(F) Del Norte County

(G) El Dorado County

(H) Fresno County

(I) Glenn County

(J) Humboldt County

(K) Imperial County

(L) Inyo County

(M) Kern County

(N) Kings County

(O) Lake County

(P) Lassen County

(Q) Madera County

(R) Mariposa County

(S) Mendocino County

(T) Merced County

(U) Modoc County

(V) Mono County

(W) Nevada County

(X) Placer County

(Y) Plumas County

(Z) Riverside County

(AA) Sacramento County

(AB) San Benito County

(AC) San Bernardino County

(AD) San Joaquin County

(AE) Shasta County

(AF) Sierra County

(AG) Siskiyou County

(AH) Stanislaus County

(AI) Sutter County

(AJ) Tehama County

(AK) Trinity County

(AL) Tulare County

(AM) Tuolumne County

(AN) Yolo County

(AO) Yuba County

(c) This section shall be operative during such time as subdivision (a) of Section 11450.018 is operative.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 307, Sec. 10.)