PROBATE CODE
SECTION 215-217




215.  Where a deceased person has received or may have received
health care under Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 14000) or
Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 14200) of Part 3 of Division 9 of
the Welfare and Institutions Code, or was the surviving spouse of a
person who received that health care, the estate attorney, or if
there is no estate attorney, the beneficiary, the personal
representative, or the person in possession of property of the
decedent shall give the Director of Health Services notice of the
decedent's death not later than 90 days after the date of death. The
notice shall include a copy of the decedent's death certificate. The
notice shall be given as provided in Section 1215, addressed to the
director at the Sacramento office of the director.



216.  When a deceased person has an heir who is confined in a prison
or facility under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections
and Rehabilitation, or its Division of Juvenile Facilities, or
confined in any county or city jail, road camp, industrial farm, or
other local correctional facility, the estate attorney, or if there
is no estate attorney, the beneficiary, the personal representative,
or the person in possession of property of the decedent shall give
the Director of the California Victim Compensation and Government
Claims Board notice of the decedent's death not later than 90 days
after the date of death. The notice shall be given as provided in
Section 1215 and shall include all of the following:
   (a) The name, date of birth, and location of incarceration of the
decedent's heir.
   (b) The heir's CDCR number if incarcerated in a Department of
Corrections and Rehabilitation facility or booking number if
incarcerated in a county facility.
   (c) A copy of the decedent's death certificate.
    (d) The probate case number, and the name of the superior court
hearing the case.


217.  (a) A business that receives an oral or written request from a
family member, attorney, or personal representative of a deceased
person to cancel that person's services may not require an in-person
cancellation.
   (b) For purposes of this section, "services" include, but are not
limited to, gas, electrical, water, sewage, cable, satellite,
telephone, or cellular telephone service.