Bills

Below is the list of bills that are of high importance to the American Academy of Pediatrics of California. Please click on the title of the bill for more information. Click on the letter icon to view the AAP-CA’s letter for each bill.

High Priority Bills, Session 2019-2020

Name Description Author Status Position Letter
AB-0138 California Community Health Fund (COSPONSOR) Bloom Alive Support  
AB-0764 Soda: Ban on marketing/promotions (COSPONSOR) Bonta Alive Support  
AB-0765 Sugar Sweetened Beverages: Healthy Checkout (COSPONSOR) Wicks Alive Support  
SB-0086 Public health: pesticide: chlorpyrifos ban Durazo Alive Support  
SB-0276 Immunizations: Medical Exemptions (COSPONSOR) Pan Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0347 Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Warnings Monning Alive Support  
SB-0458 Pesticide Ban: Chlorpyrifos (COSPONSOR) Durazo Dead Support  
SB-0622 Deaths in Immigration Detention Facilities Durazo Vetoed Support  
SB-0714 Immunizations: Medical Exemptions (COSPONSOR) Pan Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support

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Name Description Author Status Position Letter
AB-0002 California College Promise Santiago Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0004 Full scope Medi-Cal for undocumented adults Arambula Alive Support  
AB-0006 Early Childhood Coordination of Services Reyes Alive Support  
AB-0015 Children’s Savings Account Program Nazarian Alive Support  
AB-0016 Homeless children and youths: reporting Luz Rivas Vetoed Support  
AB-0018 Firearms: excise tax Levine Alive Support  
AB-0031 Sales and use taxes: exemption: sanitary napkins, tampons & related products Garcia Alive Support  
AB-0033 State public retirement systems: divestiture from private prison companies Bonta Alive Support  
AB-0061 Gun violence restraining orders Ting Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0066 Sales and use taxes: exemption: diapers Gonzalez Alive Support  
AB-0122 Human Trafficking Grayson Alive Support  
AB-0123 Childcare: State Preschool Staff McCarty Alive Support  
AB-0131 E-Smoking Devices: Advertising Cunningham Dead Support  
AB-0135 Sex Crimes: communication with a minor Cervantes Alive Support  
AB-0138 California Community Health Fund (COSPONSOR) Bloom Alive Support  
AB-0163 Services for unaccompanied undocumented minors: facilities liaison Garcia Alive Support  
AB-0164 Firearms: prohibited persons Cervantes Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0166 Medi-Cal: violence prevention counseling services Gabriel Vetoed Support
AB-0167 Childcare and development services: infants and toddlers: state funding Rubio Dead Support  
AB-0174 Health care Wood Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0175 Foster care: rights Gipson Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0189 Child abuse or neglect: mandated reporters: autism service personnel Kamlager-Dove Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0196 Paid family leave Gonzalez Alive Support  
AB-0209 Parks: outdoor environmental education: grant program Límon Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0276 Firearms: storage Friedman Alive Support  
AB-0341 CalHEERS: application for CalFresh Maienschein Dead Support  
AB-0354 Free or reduced-price school meals Quirk-Silva Vetoed Support  
AB-0372 State Employees: Infant at Work programs Voepel Vetoed Support  
AB-0379 Youth athletics: sudden cardiac arrest prevention protocols Maienschein Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0381 Colleges: outreach re: intimate partner dating violence Reyes Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0396 School Social Worker Pilot Program Eggman Dead Support  
AB-0479 School meals: plant-based food options: CA Climate-Friendly Food Program Nazarian Alive Support  
AB-0503 Loosen gun-free school zone restrictions Flora Alive Oppose  
AB-0521 Physician and surgeons: firearms violence prevention training Berman Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0526 WIC Express Lane Petrie-Norris Alive Support  
AB-0556 Outdoor experiences: community access program: grant program Carrillo Vetoed Support  
AB-0577 Health care coverage: postpartum period Eggman Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0598 Hearing aide coverage for kids Bloom Alive Support  
AB-0650 Violent death: data Low Dead Support  
AB-0651 Air ambulance services Grayson Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0728 Homeless multidisciplinary personnel teams Santiago Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0732 County jails: pregnant inmates Bonta Alive Support  
AB-0739 Flavored tobacco products Mccarty Alive Support  
AB-0752 Transit centers: lactation rooms Gabriel Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0763 Medi-Cal specialty mental health services Gray Dead Support  
AB-0764 Soda: Ban on marketing/promotions (COSPONSOR) Bonta Alive Support  
AB-0765 Sugar Sweetened Beverages: Healthy Checkout (COSPONSOR) Wicks Alive Support  
AB-0836 Wildfire Smoke Clean Air Centers for Vulnerable Populations Incentive Program Wicks Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-0842 Child nutrition: school, childcare, transitional kindergarten, and preschool meals Limon Vetoed Support  
AB-0898 Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis, and Treatment services: behavioral health Wicks Alive Support  
AB-0977 Medi-Cal: Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Mark Stone Dead Support  
AB-0984 Personal income taxes: voluntary contributions: Suicide Prevention Voluntary Tax Contribution Fund Lackey Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-1004 Developmental screening services McCarty Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-1030 Pelvic examinations Calderon Dead Oppose  
AB-1064 Firearms dealers Muratsuchi Dead Support  
AB-1073 Immigration enforcement: shelters: sensitive locations Blanca Rubio Dead Support  
AB-1098 Substance use disorders: youth programs O'Donnell Dead Support  
AB-1168 Emergency services: text to 911 Mullin Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-1214 CPR trained personnel present at school athletic events Melendez Vetoed Support  
AB-1223 Living organ donation Aguiar-Curry Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-1229 End Foster Youth Student Hunger in California Act of 2019 Wicks Dead Support  
AB-1309 Health care Coverage: Enrollment Bauer-Kahan Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
AB-1324 Foster children: immigration counsel Levine Alive Support  
AB-1404 Disclosures regarding MD pensions, as specified Santiago Dead Oppose  
AB-1578 School Pavement to Parks Grant Program Luz Rivas Vetoed Support  
AB-1593 Earned income tax credit Reyes Alive Support  
AB-1689 College Mental Health Services Program McCarty Dead Support  
AB-1753 Immigration consultants Carrillo Dead Support  
AB-1798 School buses: passenger restraint systems Chu Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
ACR-0001 Immigration: Public Charge Rob Bonta Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0008 State Parks & Beaches: Smoking Ban Glazer Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0011 Mental health parity & substance use disorder drugs Beall Alive Support  
SB-0024 Student Health: CA College Campus access to abortion by medication Levya Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0029 Medi-Cal: eligibility to age 26 regardless of immigration status Durazo Alive Support  
SB-0038 Flavored tobacco products Hill Dead Support  
SB-0039 Tobacco Products: Delivery Hill Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0065 CA Health Benefit Exchange: financial assistance Pan Alive Support  
SB-0066 Medi-Cal: FQHC & rural health clinic services Atkins Dead Support  
SB-0086 Public health: pesticide: chlorpyrifos ban Durazo Alive Support  
SB-0104 Health Budget Bill: Extends Medi-Cal eligibility to 19-25 yr-olds regardless of immigration status Mitchell Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support
SB-0129 Health care coverage reporting Pan Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0142 Employees: lactation accommodation Wiener Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0173 CalFresh (Food Stamps): CA College Work Study Student Forms Dodd Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0175 Healthcare coverage: minimum essential coverage Pan Dead Support  
SB-0188 Discrimination: hairstyles employment and school Mitchell Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0207 Medi-Cal: asthma preventive services Hurtado Alive Support  
SB-0210 Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspections Program Leyva Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0217 Special education: early education programs Portantino Dead Support  
SB-0257 Firearms: prohibited persons Nielsen Alive Support  
SB-0265 Pupil meals: Child Hunger Prevention and Fair Treatment Act of 2017 Hertzberg Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0276 Immunizations: Medical Exemptions (COSPONSOR) Pan Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0285 Public social services Wiener Alive Support  
SB-0289 Medi-Cal: home & community based services: military Archuleta Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0296 Student aid: immigrants seeking asylum Allen Vetoed Support  
SB-0298 Child Poverty: Future Required Reports & Evidence-Based Recommendations to the CA Legislature Caballero Dead Support  
SB-0321 CalWORKs: Supportive Services: Childcare Mitchell Alive Support  
SB-0328 School start time Portantino Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0346 After School Programs: Health Recognition Jackson Dead Support  
SB-0347 Sugar-Sweetened Beverages: Warnings Monning Alive Support  
SB-0363 Workplace safety: hospitals Pan Vetoed Support  
SB-0365 CalWORKs: immediate assistance rent & childcare Durazo Vetoed Support  
SB-0394 Diversion for primary caregivers of minor children Skinner Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0419 Pupil discipline: suspensions: willful defiance Skinner Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0421 Children’s Cabinet of California: Coordination of Services Pan Alive Support  
SB-0428 Pupil health: youth mental health: staff/teacher training Pan Vetoed Support  
SB-0433 Youth development and diversion Monning Dead Support  
SB-0458 Pesticide Ban: Chlorpyrifos (COSPONSOR) Durazo Dead Support  
SB-0490 CalFresh (food stamps): benefit overissuance Hurtado Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0495 Child custody Durazo Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0499 Free school meals: CA-Grown McGuire Alive Support  
SB-0516 Criminal Justice Reform Separate Gang Enhancements Skinner Alive Support  
SB-0538 Electronic cigarettes Rubio Vetoed Support  
SB-0539 MH Services Act: Workforce Education & Training Funds Caballero Dead Support  
SB-0541 School safety: lockdown drills Bates Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support
SB-0545 Driving under the influence Hill Unknown Support  
SB-0574 Toxic Fragrance Chemicals Right to Know Act Leyva Alive Support  
SB-0575 Cal Grants: eligibility when incarcerated Bradford Vetoed Support  
SB-0622 Deaths in Immigration Detention Facilities Durazo Vetoed Support  
SB-0630 Human trafficking Stern Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support  
SB-0660 Postsecondary education: mental health counselors Pan Alive Support  
SB-0673 Sexual health education: barriers to access Morrell Alive Oppose  
SB-0686 California Promise Neighborhoods Act of 2019 Allen Alive Support  
SB-0714 Immunizations: Medical Exemptions (COSPONSOR) Pan Signed into Law (Chaptered) Support
SR-0058 Immunization Awareness Month Pan Unknown Support