Bills

Reproductive health care services

Would increase penalties for current crimes under the California Freedom of Access to Clinic Act. Would create new crimes directed at videotaping, photographing, or recording patients or providers within 100 feet of the facility or disclosing or distributing those images and would make these new crimes… Read More

Toxic air contaminants

Would expand the current authority of Air Pollution Control Districts (APCD) and Air Quality Management Districts (AQMD) to request and measure data from indirect sources of air pollution and evaluate health risks on surrounding communities. Read More

Hate crimes: hotline

Would create a toll-free telephone hotline and online reporting system for the reporting of hate crimes. Read More

Roxie Forbes Drowning Prevention Month

Would proclaim every third week of May as “Roxie’s Wish: Drowning Prevention Week for Children” in order to encourage counties, cities, and school districts to support national goals relating to drowning prevention. Read More

Personal information: contact tracing

Would prohibit law enforcement officials from engaging in contact tracing and prohibit data collected for contact tracing purposes to be shared outside of a public health entity. Read More

Oil and gas: hydraulic fracturing, acid well stimulation treatments, steam flooding, water flooding, or cyclic steaming: prohibition: job relocation.

Would prohibit hydraulic fracturing, acid well stimulation treatment, steam flooding, water flooding, or cyclic steaming for the extraction of oil and gas and would require the division to develop and administer a program to identify workers in downstream, midstream, and upstream oil and gas operations who have lost their jobs… Read More

Public safety: pools and spas: drowning prevention: home inspectors

The only evidence-based best practice that has been documented through research to prevent the death or disability of a child from unauthorized access to a swimming pool is installation of a four-sided isolation fence that meets the Consumer Product Safety Commission standard. SB 736 would encourage the use of an… Read More

Calfresh

Would establish the CalFresh Employment and Training (E&T) Expansion and Improvement Program and would include adult education and career technical education programs in the list of programs deemed to meet the student exemptions for purpose of eligibility for CalFresh benefits.  … Read More

Health care coverage: insulin cost sharing

Would prohibit health plans and health insurance plans from imposing cost sharing on a covered insulin prescription, except for a copayment not to exceed $50 per 30-day supply of insulin, or $100 total per month.   … Read More

California Food Assistance Program: eligibility

Would make a noncitizen applicant eligible for the California Food Assistance Program (CFAP) if the noncitizen satisfies all eligibility criteria for participation in the CalFresh program except any requirements related to immigration status.  … Read More