Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines:
The Resource Library is designed to provide current, relevant resources that provide practical information for Public and Facility use. We encourage you to use the search feature to locate specific resources of interest (search by keyword). If you think a resource is missing, or would like to add to the resource network, please click here to make your recommendation or to submit the resource for review and publishing.
Emergency & Disaster Preperation
The actions taken in the initial minutes of an emergency are critical. A prompt warning to employees to evacuate, shelter or lockdown can save lives. A call for help to public emergency services that provides full and accurate information will help the dispatcher send the right responders and equipment. An employee trained to administer first aid or perform CPR can be lifesaving. Action by employees with knowledge of building and process systems can help control a leak and minimize damage to the facility and the environment.
Laws & Regulations by State
Laws & Regulations by State brings you key laws and regulations in the most user-friendly form available on the Net. Click the button below and then locate the state of your choice for that states Related Laws and Regulations.
Some are guaranteed by federal law, such as the right to get a copy of your medical records, and theright to keep them private. Many states have additional laws protecting patients, and healthcare facilities often have a patient bill of rights. For additional Information Click below.
Involuntary Hold Information
5150 is the number of the section of the Welfare and Institutions Code, which allows a
person with a mental illness to be involuntarily detained for a 72-hour psychiatric
hospitalization. For additional information click below:
Firearms Prohibition Information
Click below for additional information on people prohibited from purchasing or possessing firearms as a result of mental illness or domestic violence.