Cal. Penal Code §13515.36 (2010 SB 1296)
This law requires the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training to take action in order to assess necessary training for peace officers when it comes to returning veterans and any other individuals who are suffering from traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder.
The law requires the Commission to disseminate online training bulletins to specific law enforcement agencies on TBI and PTSD, as well as reporting back to the legislature regarding the way peace officers are being trained on interacting with individuals who are suffering from TBI or PTSD.
Cal. Education Code §49475 (2011 AB 25)
This law requires any school district that offers sports to remove athletes from physical activity when it is suspected that they have suffered a concussion or head injury. Further, such athletes are not allowed to come back to physical activity unless they have been cleared by a healthcare provider.
Cal. Welfare and Institutions Code § 4354; 4354.5; 4355; 4356; 4357; 4357.1; 4358.5; 4359; 14132.992 (2009 AB 398)
This removes the State Department of Mental Health from the responsibility of administering services for those with TBI and places the responsibility with the Department of Rehabilitation. The Department of Rehabilitation is to fund a variety of services for adults with TBI. This entity is also responsible for collecting data, as well as monitoring and evaluating their service providers.