Article 5. Veterans’ Affairs Commissions of California Military And Veterans Code >> Division 4. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 5.
The board of supervisors of any county may create and appoint
members to a veterans' affairs commission either as an independent
agency or in conjunction with a California National Guard members'
commission or a veterans' memorial commission, or in any combination
of these commissions.
(a) The Department of Veterans Affairs shall provide for one
paid veterans assistant position within the office of the county
veteran service officer for the County of Los Angeles. The department
shall establish one similar position for the County of San Diego and
one similar position for the City and County of San Francisco.
(b) The veterans assistants employed under subdivision (a) shall
conduct outreach programs in order to make veterans aware of
readjustment counseling services and alcohol and drug abuse programs
offered by community-based organizations and city, county, and
federal agencies. The veterans assistants shall advise and counsel
veterans concerning readjustment counseling programs and refer
veterans to appropriate community-based or city, county, or federal