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AB 1042 - Asm. Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-CA)
Skilled nursing facilities: unpaid penalties: related parties.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 58. Noes 16.).
An act to amend Sections 1324.22, 1325.5, and 1437.5 of, and to add Section 1424.3 to, the Health and Safety Code, relating to long-term health care facilities.

AB 1075 - Asm. Buffy Wicks (D-CA)
Planning and zoning: residential developments.
03/22/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on H. & C.D.
Section 65583 of the Government Code, relating to land use. An act to add Section 65913.16 to the Government Code, relating to housing.

AB 1132 - Asm. Jim Wood (D-CA)
Medi-Cal.
06/16/2021 - Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and PUB. S.
Penal Code, and to amend Sections 14184.10, 14184.30, 14184.40, and 14197.4 of, to amend and repeal Sections 14132.275, 14132.276, 14132.277, 14182.16, 14182.17, 14182.18, 14186, 14186.1, 14186.2, 14186.3, and 14186.4 of, and to add Sections 14184.201 and 14184.208 to, to add Sections 14184.201, 14184.208, 14184.300, 14184.301, 14184.400, 14184.401, 14184.402, 14184.403, 14184.404, and 14184.600 to, and to add Article 3.3 (commencing with Section 14124.3) to Chapter 7 of Part 3 of Division 9 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal. Medi-Cal, and making an appropriation therefor.

AB 114 - Asm. Brian Maienschein (D-CA)
Medi-Cal benefits: rapid Whole Genome Sequencing.
07/13/2021 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
An act to amend Sections 14105.28 and Section 14132 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal.

AB 1171 - Asm. Cristina Garcia (D-CA)
Rape of a spouse.
09/08/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 79. Noes 0.).
Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 1946.7 and 1946.8 of the Civil Code, to amend Sections 1036.2, 1103, and 1107 of the Evidence Code, to amend Sections 3044 and 6930 of the Family Code, to amend Sections 13956 and 53165 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 136.2, 136.7, 209, 261, 261.6, 261.7, 264, 264.1, 264.2, 273.7, 290, 292, 667, 667.5, 667.51, 667.6, 667.61, 667.71, 667.8, 667.9, 679.02, 680, 784.7, 799, 868.5, 1048, 1127e, 1170.12, 1192.5, 1202.1, 1203.055, 1203.06, 1203.066, 1203.067, 1203.075, 1203.08, 1203.09, 1270.1, 1346.1, 1387, 1524.1, 1601, 2933.5, 2962, 3000, 3053.8, 3057, 11105.3, 11160, 12022.3, 12022.53, 12022.8, 12022.85, 13701, 13750, 13837, and 14205 of, and to repeal Section 262 of, the Penal Code, to amend Section 5164 of the Public Resources ...

AB 118 - Asm. Sydney Kamlager (D-CA)
Department of Social Services: C.R.I.S.E.S. Grant Pilot Program.
09/08/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 76. Noes 0.).
Chapter 19 (commencing with Section 18999.90) of Part 6 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to emergency services.

AB 1204 - Buffy Wicks
Hospital equity reporting.
09/20/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
AB 1204, Wicks. Hospital equity reporting. Existing law establishes the Department of Health Care Access and Information to oversee various aspects of the health care market, including oversight of hospital facilities and community benefit plans. Existing law requires a private, not-for-profit hospital to adopt and update a community benefits plan that describes the activities the hospital has undertaken to address identified community needs within its mission and financial capacity, including health care services rendered to vulnerable populations. Existing law defines “vulnerable populations” for these purposes to mean a population that is exposed to medical or financial risk by virtue of being uninsured, underinsured, or eligible for Medi-Cal, Medicare, California Children’s Services Program, or county indigent programs. Existing law requires a hospital to annually submit its community benefits plan to the department not later than 150 days after the hospital’s fiscal year ends.This bill would add racial and ethnic groups experiencing disparate health outcomes and socially disadvantaged groups to the definition of “vulnerable populations” for community benefits reporting purposes.This bill would require a hospital to prepare and annually submit an equity report to the department according to a reporting schedule established by the department. The bill would require an equity report to include, among other things, an analysis of health status and access to care disparities on the basis of specified categories, including age, sex, and race, and a health equity plan to reduce disparities. The bill would authorize the department to impose a fine not to exceed $5,000 against a hospital that fails to adopt, update, or submit an equity report, and would require the department to list those that failed to submit an equity report on its internet website. The bill would require the department to convene a Health Care Equity Measures Advisory Committee with specified membership to assist and advise the director relative to equity reports.

AB 125 - Asm. Robert Rivas (D-CA)
Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms, and Worker Protection Bond Act of 2022.
04/15/2021 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. (Ayes 10. Noes 0.) (April 15). Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
An act to add Division 49 (commencing with Section 80700) to the Public Resources Code, relating to the Equitable Economic Recovery, Healthy Food Access, Climate Resilient Farms, and Worker Protection Bond Act of 2022, by providing the funds necessary therefor, through an election for the issuance and sale of bonds of the State of California, and for the handling and disposition of those funds.

AB 1271 - Asm. Phil Ting (D-CA)
Surplus land.
04/29/2021 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
Sections 54221, 54222, 54222.5, 54223, 54224, 54225, 54227, and 54230.5 of the Government Code, relating to surplus land.

AB 1274 - Asm. Laurie Davies (R-CA)
Community care facilities: exceptions.
02/22/2021 - Read first time.
An act to amend Section 1505 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to community care facilities.

AB 128 - Asm. Phil Ting (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
06/28/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 21, Statutes of 2021.
An act making appropriations for the support of the government of the State of California and for several public purposes in accordance with the provisions of Section 12 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of California, relating to the state budget, to take effect immediately, budget bill.

AB 129 - Asm. Phil Ting (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
08/16/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.R.
Budget Act of 2021 by amending Items 0110-001-0001, 0120-011-0001, 0250-001-0001, 0250-101-0001, 0250-101-0932, 0250-102-0932, 0250-103-0001, 0250-111-0001, 0250-114-0001, 0250-162-8506, 0509-001-0001, 0509-062-8506, 0511-001-0001, 0515-002-0001, 0515-104-0001, 0521-001-0046, 0521-031-0001, 0521-131-0001, 0530-001-0001, 0540-001-0001, 0540-101-0001, 0540-101-6088, 0540-491, 0552-002-0001, 0559-001-0001, 0690-001-0001, 0690-006-0890, 0690-101-0001, 0690-101-0890, 0690-112-0001, 0820-001-0001, 0820-001-0460, 0820-001-3053, 0820-101-0001, 0840-001-0001, 0954-001-0001, 0954-162-8506, 0985-220-0001, 1115-101-0001, 2240-001-0001, 2240-101-0001, 2240-102-0001, 2240-106-0001, 2240-111-0001, 2660-002-0001, 2660-030-0001, 2660-102-0001, 2660-108-0001, 2660-130-0001, 2660-302-0001, 2660-308-0001, ...

AB 1300 - Asm. Randy Voepel (R-CA)
Residential care facilities for the elderly: electronic monitoring.
04/07/2021 - In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
Article 10 (commencing with Section 1569.90) to Chapter 3.2 of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to residential care facilities for the elderly.

AB 1304 - Asm. Miguel Santiago (D-CA)
Affirmatively further fair housing: housing element: inventory of land.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 57. Noes 17.).
An act to amend Sections 8899.50, 65583, and 65583.2 of the Government Code, relating to land use.

AB 131 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Child development programs.
07/23/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 116, Statutes of 2021.
Sections 8200, 8201, 8202, 8203, 8203.1, 8203.3, 8203.5, and 8204 of, to amend the heading of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 8200) of Part 6 of Division 1 of Title 1 of, to amend and renumber Sections 8235, 8235.5, 8236.1, 8236.2, 8236.3, 8238, 8238.4, 8239.1, 8246, 8250, 8250.5, 8255, 8257, 8258, 8260, 8261, 8261.5, 8262, 8262.1, 8262.2, 8262.3, 8262.5, 8263.1, 8264.5, 8264.6, 8264.7, 8264.8, 8265.2, 8265.5, 8266.1, 8268, 8269, 8270, 8271, 8272, 8272.1, 8273, 8273.1, 8273.3, 8275, 8275.5, 8276, 8276.7, 8279, 8279.1, 8279.2, 8279.3, 8282, 8320, 8321, 8322, 8324, 8326, 8327, 8328, 8329, 8330, 8332, 8332.1, 8332.2, 8332.25, 8332.3, 8332.4, 8332.5, 8332.6, 8332.7, 8332.8, 8335, 8335.1, 8335.3, 8335.4, 8335.5, 8335.6, 8347, 8347.1, 8347.2, 8347.3, 8347.4, 8347.5, 8360, 8360.2, 8361, 8362, ...

AB 1324 - Asm. Robert Rivas (D-CA)
Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing Funding Program Act.
03/26/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on H. & C.D.
Health and Safety Code, relating to residential care facilities for the elderly. An act to amend Sections 16305.2 and 53993 of, and to add Section 16305.10 to, the Government Code, and to add Part 18 (commencing with Section 54200) to Division 31 of, the Health and Safety Code, relating to housing, and making an appropriation therefor.

AB 133 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Health.
07/27/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 143, Statutes of 2021.
Section 502 to, and to repeal Sections 2717, 2852.5, 3518.1, 3770.1, and 4506 of, the Business and Professions Code, to amend Section 100504 of, and to add Sections 100503.5 and 100520.5 to, the Government Code, to amend Sections 38074, 102430, 120511, 120780.2, 120956, 120972, 127000, 127005, 127010, 127280, 127285, 127345, 127346, 127350, 127360, 127400, 127435, 127450, 127671, 127671.1, 127672, 127672.8, 127672.9, 127673, 127673.1, 127673.2, 127673.3, 127673.4, 127673.5, 127673.6, 127673.7, 127673.8, 127673.81, 127673.82, 127673.83, 127673.84, 127674, 127674.1, 127675, 127677, 127679, 127681, 127683, 127685, 127885, 127900, 127940, 127985, 127995, 128000, 128005, 128020, 128030, 128035, 128040, 128050, 128051, 128052, 128130, 128135, 128140, 128155, 128165, 128170, 128175, 128180, ...

AB 1331 - Jacqui V. Irwin
Mental health: Statewide Director of Crisis Services.
10/07/2021 - Vetoed by Governor.
AB 1331, Irwin. Mental health: Statewide Director of Crisis Services. Existing law, the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, authorizes, among other things, the involuntary commitment and treatment of persons with specified mental health disorders and the appointment of a conservator of the person, of the estate, or of both, for a person who is gravely disabled as a result of a mental health disorder. The act is administered by the Director of Health Care Services.This bill would require the director to appoint a full-time Statewide Director of Crisis Services. The bill would require the Statewide Director of Crisis Services to monitor, support, and coordinate with support providers, with the goal of having a comprehensive crisis care system, as specified, and coordinate with the Department of Managed Health Care, the Department of Insurance, and other departments, agencies, and entities, as necessary, to support and advocate for the creation and continued existence of a comprehensive, integrated, and reliable network of services. The bill would also specify the duties of the Statewide Director of Crisis Services, which would include various tasks relating to behavioral health crisis care in the state including, among other things, coordinating behavioral health programs and services statewide to ensure continuity of services and access points across county lines, other geographic boundaries, or both, and to promote and enhance cross-agency information exchange and resource sharing. The bill would authorize the Statewide Director of Crisis Services to undertake other related activities that they deem necessary to accomplish their duties. The bill would require the Director of Health Care Services to ensure that the Statewide Director of Crisis Services has the resources necessary to achieve the duties of the position.

AB 134 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Mental Health Services Act: county program and expenditure plans.
07/16/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 75, Statutes of 2021.
An act to amend Sections 5847 and 5892 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to mental health, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

AB 135 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Human services omnibus.
07/16/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 85, Statutes of 2021.
Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Section 17706 of, and to amend, repeal, and add Section 17400 of, the Family Code, to amend Section 12730 of, to add Section 12087.2 to, to add and repeal Section 16367.51 of, and to add and repeal Article 12 (commencing with Section 16429.5) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, the Government Code, to amend Sections 1522.41, 1562.3, 1569.616, and 1569.617 of, and to amend, repeal, and add Section 1418.8 of, the Health and Safety Code, to amend Sections 4620.4, 6509, 9121, 10831, 10836, 11004.1, 11054, 11330.5, 11450.025, 11454, 12201.06, 12300, 12300.4, 12306.1, 12306.16, 13276, 15204.35, 15610.10, 15610.55, 15610.57, 15630, 15701.05, 15750, 15763, 15770, 15771, 16523, 16523.1, 18900.7, 18900.8, 18901.10, 18918.1, 18919, 18999.1, 18999.2, ...

AB 136 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Developmental services.
07/16/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 76, Statutes of 2021.
Government Code, to amend Sections 1502, 1507.2, 1524, 1534, 1538, 1538.55, 1548, and 1566.45 of, to amend the heading of Article 9 (commencing with Section 1567.50) of Chapter 3 of Division 2 of, and to add Sections 1507.35 and 1567.51 to, the Health and Safety Code, and to amend Sections 361.2, 727, 4418.7, 4474.17, 4512, 4519.5, 4640.6, 4643.5, 4646, 4684.50, 4684.53, 4684.55, 4684.58, 4684.60, 4684.63, 4684.65, 4684.68, 4684.70, 4684.73, 4684.74, 4685.8, 4691.12, 4870, 6500, 6502, 6509, 7505, 11402, 17731, 17732, and 17736 of, to amend the heading of Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 4684.50) of Chapter 6 of Division 4.5 of, to amend and repeal Section 4648.5 of, to amend, repeal, and add Section 4519 of, to add Sections 4511.1, 4511.5, 4519.9, 4519.10, 4620.4, 4620.5, 4641.1, ...

AB 1398 - Asm. Richard Bloom (D-CA)
Planning and zoning: housing element: rezoning of sites: prohousing local policies.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 55. Noes 20.).
An act to amend Sections 65583, 65583.2, and 65588 of the Government Code, relating to housing.

AB 1456 - Jose J. Medina
Student financial aid: Cal Grant Reform Act.
09/20/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
AB 1456, Medina. Student financial aid: Cal Grant Reform Act. (1) Existing law establishes the Cal Grant A and B Entitlement awards, the California Community College Transfer Entitlement awards, the Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards, the Cal Grant C awards, and the Cal Grant T awards under the administration of the Student Aid Commission, and establishes eligibility requirements for these awards for participating students attending qualifying institutions.This bill would enact the Cal Grant Reform Act, which would revise and recast the provisions establishing and governing the existing Cal Grant Program into a new Cal Grant Program. The bill would specify that the Cal Grant Reform Act would only become operative upon the appropriation by the Legislature, in the annual Budget Act or another statute, of sufficient funds to fully implement its provisions. The bill would authorize the commission to adopt emergency regulations to implement the Cal Grant Reform Act. The new Cal Grant Program would also include a Cal Grant 2 Program and a Cal Grant 4 Program, with eligibility requirements as specified.The provisions rendering several existing provisions of the Cal Grant Program inoperative would take effect on July 1, 2024, or on a date determined in the annual Budget Act, whichever date is later. The Cal Grant Reform Act would become operative for students to apply for aid beginning October 1, 2023, and to receive aid for the 2024–25 academic year.The bill would require the Trustees of the California State University, and request the Regents of the University of California, to adopt a statement of policy on or before June 30, 2023, on how their institutional aid programs address student basic needs and how these institutional funds are prioritized for disbursement. The bill would require the University of California, the California State University, private nonprofit and for-profit institutions of higher education, and community college districts whose students receive Cal Grant aid to report specified data to the Department of Finance, the Legislative Analyst’s Office, and the higher education policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature for each academic year, starting with the 2021–22 academic year, by March 31 of the subsequent academic year. To the extent that this provision would impose new duties on community college districts, it would constitute a state-mandated local program.(2) This bill would incorporate additional changes to Section 66025.9 of the Education Code proposed by SB 512 to be operative only if this bill and SB 512 are enacted and this bill is enacted last.(3) This bill would incorporate additional changes to Section 76300 of the Education Code proposed by AB 1113 to be operative only if this bill and AB 1113 are enacted and this bill is enacted last.(4) The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that, if the Commission on State Mandates determines that the bill contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement for those costs shall be made pursuant to the statutory provisions noted above.

AB 148 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Public resources.
07/22/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 115, Statutes of 2021.
Civil Code, to add Section 5122.5 to the Corporations Code, to amend Sections 17210 and 17213 of the Education Code, to amend Sections 1348, 1350, 1352, 1745.1, and 1745.2 of the Fish and Game Code, to add Section 569.5 to the Food and Agricultural Code, to amend Sections 8670.2, 8670.3, 8670.40, 15472, 15473, 15475, and 65850.2 of, to add Sections 15475.1, 15475.2, 15475.4, 15475.5, and 15475.6 to, and to add and repeal Section 16428.92 of, the Government Code, to amend Sections 13143.9, 25501, 25503, 25504, 25506, 25507, 25507.1, 25510, 25510.1, 25516, 25517, 25531.2, 25532, 25533, 25534, 25534.05, 25534.06, 25534.5, 25535, 25535.1, 25535.2, 25535.5, 25536, 25536.6, 25536.9, 25537, 25537.5, 25538, 25539, 25541.5, 25542, 25543, 25543.1, 25543.2, 25543.3, and 25545 of, to add Section ...

AB 1509 - Asm. Alex Lee (D-CA)
Enhancements: firearms.
05/20/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
Government Code, and to amend Sections 190, 206, 368, 422.75, 550, 600, 667.5, 667.61, 667.7, 1170.11, 1174.4, 1203.055, 1203.06, 1203.09, 1269b, 2933.5, 2962, 3003, 3057, 12022.2, 12022.53, 12022.55, and 12022.8 of, to add Section 1170.23 to, and to repeal Sections 12021.5, 12022, 12022.4, 12022.5, and 12022.7 and 12022.5 of, the Penal Code, relating to enhancements.

AB 1543 - Asm. Richard Bloom (D-CA)
Affordable Housing and Community Development Funding Act.
03/26/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on H. & C.D.
Section 25581 65583 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 34176, 34176.1, and 34183 of the Health and Safety Code, and to add Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 97.100) to Chapter 6 of Part 0.5 of Division 1 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, relating to local government. government finance.

AB 167 - Assembly Committee on Budget
Education finance: education omnibus budget trailer bill.
09/23/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 252, Statutes of 2021.
AB 167, Committee on Budget. Education finance: education omnibus budget trailer bill. (1) Existing law establishes the California Prekindergarten Planning and Implementation Grant Program as a state early learning initiative with the goal of expanding access to classroom-based prekindergarten programs at local educational agencies, defined as school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools. Existing law appropriates $300,000,000 from the General Fund to the State Department of Education for allocation to local educational agencies for grants for the 2021–22 fiscal year. Existing law requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to allocate $200,000,000 of that amount to local educational agencies as base grants, enrollment grants, and supplemental grants for specified purposes.This bill would revise the methodology for allocating base grants, enrollment grants, and supplemental grants to local educational agencies under the program.(2) Existing law requires the Controller to draw warrants on the State Treasury throughout each year in specified amounts for purposes of apportioning funding to school districts, county offices of education, and charter schools. Existing law requires the Controller to provide in each warrant a portion of the total amount certified by the Superintendent as apportioned for specified programs during the fiscal year from the State School Fund to the school districts and charter schools under the jurisdiction of the county superintendent of schools of that county, to the county school service fund of that county, and to the county school tuition fund of that county.This bill would add the Expanded Learning Opportunities Program, specified mental health-related services, and the special education early intervention preschool grant to the list of programs for which the Controller is required to provide in each warrant a portion of the total amount certified by the Superintendent during the fiscal year.(3) Existing law requires the Instructional Quality Commission to develop and submit to the State Board of Education, on or before December 31, 2022, and the state board to adopt, modify, revise, or reject, as prescribed, on or before March 31, 2023, model curricula relative to (A) the Vietnamese American refugee experience, (B) the Cambodian genocide, and (C) Hmong history and cultural studies, as specified, for use in elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools. Existing law requires the commission to develop and submit to the state board, on or before December 31, 2021, and the state board to adopt, modify, revise, or reject, as prescribed, on before March 31, 2022, a model curriculum in Native American studies to ensure quality courses of study in Native American studies.Existing law, contingent upon the enactment of legislation during the 2021–22 Regular Session prescribing the process for the development of model curricula for Native American studies, the Vietnamese American refugee experience, the Cambodian genocide, and Hmong history and cultural studies, appropriates $1,200,000 from the General Fund to the Superintendent to support the development of those model curricula.This bill would replace the requirement that the commission develop, and that the state board adopt, modify, revise, or reject, the model curricula with a requirement that the department use the $1,200,000 in appropriated funds to enter into a contract with a county office of education or a consortium of county offices of education for the purpose of developing model curricula related to (A) the Vietnamese American refugee experience, (B) the Cambodian genocide, (C) Hmong history and cultural studies, and (D) Native American studies, as provided. The bill would impose different 2022 deadlines for the department, in collaboration with, and subject to the approval of, the executive director of the state board, to enter into the contracts for developing the model curricula,

AB 170 - Asm. Phil Ting (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
09/09/2021 - Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Skinner.
Budget Act of 2021 (Chapters 21 and 69 of the Statutes of 2021) by amending Items 0250-101-0932, 0250-111-0001, 0250-301-0660, 0509-001-0001, 0509-102-0001, 0511-001-0001, 0540-001-0001, 0540-101-0001, 0540-101-6088, 0555-101-0001, 0650-001-0001, 0650-101-0001, 0650-162-8506, 0650-163-8506, 0690-001-0001, 0690-101-0001, 0820-001-0001, 0820-101-0001, 0890-001-0228, 1115-001-3288, 2665-004-6043, 2740-004-0001, 3340-001-0001, 3360-001-0465, 3360-005-0001, 3360-101-0001, 3360-105-0001, 3480-001-0001, 3540-001-0001, 3560-162-8506, 3600-006-0001, 3600-007-0001, 3640-101-0001, 3790-001-0001, 3790-492, 3830-001-0001, 3860-001-0001, 3860-101-0001, 3860-301-0001, 3900-001-0115, 3900-101-0001, 3900-101-0115, 3940-106-0001, 3960-490, 4100-001-0001, 4170-101-0890, 4260-101-0001, 4260-115-0890, ...

AB 171 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Health.
09/09/2021 - Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Skinner.
An act relating to the Budget Act of 2021. to amend Sections 14124.12 and 14197 of, and to add Section 14124.16 to, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to health, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

AB 172 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Human services.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 79. Noes 0.).
Civil Code, to add Section 49557.4 to the Education Code, to amend Section 17400 of the Family Code, to amend Sections 1322 and 12803 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 1367.03, 1367.04, 1368.05, and 1502 of, to repeal Division 109.5 (commencing with Section 130250), Division 109.6 (commencing with Section 130275), Division 110 (commencing with Section 130300), and Division 115 (commencing with Section 136000) of, and to repeal and add Division 109 (commencing with Section 130200) of, the Health and Safety Code, to amend Section 10133.8 of the Insurance Code, to add Section 2755 to the Labor Code, to amend Sections 361.2, 4096, 11402, 11450, 11450.12, 16521.5, and 18997 of, to add Section 12316.1 to, and to add Chapter 20 (commencing with Section 18999.97) to Part 6 of Division 9 ...

AB 214 - Asm. Phil Ting (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
01/28/2021 - Referred to Com. on BUDGET.
An act making appropriations for the support of the government of the State of California and for several public purposes in accordance with the provisions of Section 12 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of California, relating to the state budget, to take effect immediately, budget bill.

AB 278 - Asm. Heath Flora (R-CA)
Medi-Cal: podiatric services.
05/20/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
An act to amend Section 14043.26 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal.

AB 366 - Blanca E. Rubio
Foster youth: placement of siblings.
09/22/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m.
AB 366, Blanca Rubio. Foster youth: placement of siblings. Existing law provides for the implementation of the resource family approval process, which replaces the multiple processes for licensing foster family homes, certifying foster homes by foster family agencies, approving relatives and nonrelative extended family members as foster care providers, and approving guardians and adoptive families. Existing law defines a resource family as an individual or family who has successfully met both the home environment assessment standards and permanency assessment criteria, as specified, necessary for providing care for a child placed by a public or private child placement agency by court order, or voluntarily placed by a parent or legal guardian. Existing law requires the State Department of Social Services to adopt standards pertaining to the home environment and permanency assessments of a resource family according to specified standards, including that the total number of children residing in the home of a resource family be no more than the total number of children the resource family can properly care for, regardless of status, and may not exceed 6 children, except as specified.Existing law states the intent of the Legislature for siblings to be placed in foster care together, unless it has been determined that placement together is contrary to the safety or well-being of any sibling, and requires the responsible local agency to make a diligent effort in all out-of-home placements of dependent children and wards in foster care, including those with relatives, to place siblings together in the same placement, and to develop and maintain sibling relationships. Existing law requires the court to suspend sibling interaction if it determines by clear and convincing evidence that sibling interaction is detrimental to the well-being of any of the siblings.This bill would prohibit the physical capacity of the home from being the sole reason to deny placement of a sibling group if each child in the home has an age-appropriate place to sleep and there are no other safety risks.The bill would repeal an obsolete requirement on the department to provide specified recommendations and would make conforming changes consistent with the implementation of the resource family approval process.This bill would incorporate additional changes to Section 16519.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code proposed by SB 354 and SB 584 to be operative only if this bill and SB 354, this bill and SB 584, or all 3 bills are enacted and this bill is enacted last.

AB 407 - Rudy Salas Jr.
Optometry: assistants and scope of practice.
09/22/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m.
AB 407, Salas. Optometry: assistants and scope of practice. Existing law prohibits any person, other than a physician and surgeon or optometrist, from measuring the powers or range of human vision or determining the accommodative and refractive status of the human eye or the scope of its functions in general or prescribing ophthalmic devices. Existing law provides that an assistant in any setting where optometry or ophthalmology is practiced who is acting under the direct responsibility and supervision of an ophthalmologist or optometrist may, among other things, perform tonometry and perform nonsubjective auto refraction in connection with subjective refraction procedures performed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist.This bill would permit such an assistant to perform nonsubjective auto refraction, to perform preliminary subjective refraction procedures in connection with finalizing subjective refraction procedures performed by an ophthalmologist or optometrist, subject to certain conditions, and to perform A scan and B scan ultrasound testing.Existing law, the Optometry Practice Act, establishes the California State Board of Optometry in the Department of Consumer Affairs for the licensure and regulation of the practice of optometry. Existing law provides that the practice of optometry includes various functions relating to the visual system and the treatment and management of certain disorders and dysfunctions of the visual system, as well as the provision of rehabilitative optometric services, and doing certain things, including, but not limited to, the examination of the human eye or eyes. Existing law further authorizes an optometrist who is certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, as specified, to diagnose and treat certain conditions including, among others, hypotrichosis and blepharitis. Existing law sets forth requirements for a certified optometrist to become certified in the administration of immunizations, as defined. Existing law specifies that a violation of the act is a misdemeanor punishable by fine or imprisonment, as provided.This bill would revise what comprises the practice of optometry, including specific practices a certified optometrist may engage in, and would specify exceptions or limitations to that practice. The bill would permit a certified optometrist to use or prescribe topical and oral prescription and nonprescription therapeutic pharmaceutical agents that are not controlled substances and are not antiglaucoma agents or otherwise limited or excluded, as described. The bill would permit a certified optometrist to administer authorized immunizations after meeting the immunization certification requirements. By changing the scope of a crime, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.This bill would incorporate additional changes to Section 2544 of the Business and Professions Code proposed by AB 1534 to be operative only if this bill and AB 1534 are enacted and this bill is enacted last.This bill would, contingent upon the enactment of AB 691, make additional changes to Section 3041 of the Business and Professions Code relating to the diagnostic use of certain laboratory tests or examinations for detecting the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and to immunization certification, to be operative only if this bill and AB 691 are enacted.

AB 457 - Miguel Santiago
Protection of Patient Choice in Telehealth Provider Act.
09/22/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m.
AB 457, Santiago. Protection of Patient Choice in Telehealth Provider Act. (1) Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of various healing arts professions and vocations by boards within the Department of Consumer Affairs. Under existing law, it is unlawful for healing arts licensees, except as specified, to offer, deliver, receive, or accept any rebate, refund, commission, preference, patronage dividend, discount, or other consideration, in the form of money or otherwise, as compensation or inducement for referring patients, clients, or customers to any person, subject to certain exceptions.This bill would provide that the payment or receipt of consideration for internet-based advertising, appointment booking, or any service that provides information and resources to prospective patients of licensees does not constitute a referral of a patient if the internet-based service provider does not recommend or endorse a specific licensee to a prospective patient.(2) Existing law, the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, provides for the licensure and regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care, and makes a willful violation of the act a crime. Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Existing law requires a contract issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2021, between a health care service plan or health insurer and a health care provider to require the plan or insurer to reimburse the provider for the diagnosis, consultation, or treatment of an enrollee, subscriber, insured, or policyholder appropriately delivered through telehealth services on the same basis and to the same extent as the same service through in-person diagnosis, consultation, or treatment.This bill would delete that date restriction, thereby extending the telehealth reimbursement parity requirement for all contracts between a health care service plan or a health insurer and a health care provider. The bill would provide that these provisions are severable.The bill would also enact the Protection of Patient Choice in Telehealth Provider Act, and would require a health care service plan and a health insurer to comply with specified notice and consent requirements if the plan or insurer offers a service via telehealth to an enrollee or an insured through a third-party corporate telehealth provider, as defined. For an enrollee or insured that receives specialty telehealth services for a mental or behavioral health condition, the bill would require that the enrollee or insured be given the option of continuing to receive that service with the contracting individual health professional, a contracting clinic, or a contracting health facility. The bill would exempt specified health care service plan contracts and Medi-Cal managed care plan contracts from those provisions. The bill would require the State Department of Health Care Services to consider the appropriateness of applying those requirements to the Medi-Cal program, as specified. Because a willful violation of the bill’s requirements relative to health care service plans would be a crime, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.(3) The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

AB 470 - Asm. Wendy Carrillo (D-CA)
Medi-Cal: eligibility.
08/26/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
An act to amend Sections 14005.11, 14005.20, 14005.40, 14005.401, 14006.3, 14006.4, 14006.5, 14007.9, 14009.6, 14009.7, 14011, 14013.3, 14051, 14051.5, and 14148.5 of, to add Section 14005.62 to, and to repeal Sections 14006, 14006.01, 14006.1, 14006.15, 14006.2, 14006.41, 14006.6, 14009.6, 14009.7, 14006.6, and 14015 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal.

AB 473 - Asm. Ed Chau (D-CA)
California Public Records Act.
09/08/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4:30 p.m.
Article 3 (commencing with Section 6276.50) of Chapter 3.5 of Division 7 of, and to add Division 10 (commencing with Section 7920.000) to, Title 1 of the Government Code, relating to public records.

AB 474 - Asm. Ed Chau (D-CA)
California Public Records Act: conforming revisions.
09/09/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.
Sections 27, 30, 161, 211, 655, 4083, 4372, 4857, 5070, 5070.5, 5079, 6001, 6026.11, 6056, 6060.2, 6060.25, 6086.1, 6086.5, 6090.6, 6168, 6200, 6232, 6234, 7071.18, 7125, 9882.6, 10083.2, 10141.6, 10166.07, 10166.11, 10232.2, 11317.2, 17594, 19819, 19821, 22954, 22979.24, 25205, 25622, 26067, and 26162 of the Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 1670.9, 1798.3, 1798.24, 1798.29, 1798.70, 1798.75, 1798.82, 1798.85, 1899.5, 1947.8, 3426.7, 5405, and 6760 of the Civil Code, to amend Sections 130, 425.16, and 1985.4 of the Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Sections 25247 and 28106 of the Corporations Code, to amend Sections 5091, 17250.25, 17611, 24214.5, 26812, 33133, 33353, 35147, 44438, 47604.1, 49006, 49060, 49562, 54004.1, 67380, 67383, 72695, 72696, 72701, 76060.5, 87102, ...

AB 499 - Asm. Blanca Rubio (D-CA)
Referral source for residential care facilities for the elderly: duties.
09/01/2021 - Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Caballero.
An act to repeal and add Section 1569.47 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to referral sources.

AB 500 - Asm. Chris Ward (D-CA)
Local planning: coastal development: streamlined permitting.
09/09/2021 - Ordered to inactive file at the request of Senator Hueso.
An act to add Section 30252.5 to amend Sections 30500.1 and 30514 of the Public Resources Code, relating to housing.

AB 523 - Adrin Nazarian
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.
10/06/2021 - Vetoed by Governor.
AB 523, Nazarian. Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. Existing federal law establishes the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), which provides specified services for older individuals at a PACE center, as defined, in part, as a facility that includes a primary care clinic, so that they may continue living in the community. Federal law authorizes states to implement the PACE program as a Medicaid state option.Existing state law establishes the California Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE program), to provide community-based, risk-based, and capitated long-term care services as optional services under the state’s Medi-Cal State Plan, and authorizes the State Department of Health Care Services to implement the PACE program by various means, including letters, or other similar instructions, without taking regulatory action. Under this authority, the department implemented various guidance on the PACE program in response to the state of emergency caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including authorizing a PACE organization to deliver prescribed services, including medically necessary services through telehealth. Existing law authorizes the department to enter into contracts with various entities to implement the PACE program and fully implement the single state agency responsibilities assumed by the department pursuant to those contracts, as specified.This bill would generally require the department to make permanent the specified PACE program flexibilities instituted, on or before January 1, 2021, in response to the state of emergency caused by COVID-19 by means of all-facility letters or other similar instructions taken without regulatory action, with prescribed modifications, such as instead limiting a PACE organization’s use of telehealth to specified services, including conducting assessments for eligibility for enrollment in the PACE program, subject to the federal waiver process. The bill would require the department to work with the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine how to extend PACE program flexibilities approved during the COVID-19 emergency.

AB 540 - Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-CA)
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.
08/26/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
An act to add Section 14595 to the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to the elderly.

AB 57 - Asm. Jesse Gabriel (D-CA)
Law enforcement: hate crimes.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 78. Noes 0.).
An act to amend Sections 422.87 and 13519.6 of the Penal Code, relating to law enforcement.

AB 570 - Miguel Santiago
Dependent parent health care coverage.
10/05/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 468, Statutes of 2021.
AB 570, Santiago. Dependent parent health care coverage. Existing law, the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, provides for the licensure and regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care, and makes a willful violation of the act a crime. Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Existing law authorizes an individual to add a dependent to their health care service plan contract or health insurance policy, including adding a dependent outside of an initial enrollment period if certain criteria are met. Existing law defines “dependent” for the purpose of an individual contract or policy to mean the spouse, registered domestic partner, or child of an individual.Existing law establishes the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) in the California Department of Aging to provide Medicare beneficiaries and those imminently eligible for Medicare with counseling and advocacy regarding health care coverage options.This bill would require an individual health care service plan contract or health insurance policy issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2023, that provides dependent coverage to make dependent coverage available to a qualified dependent parent or stepparent. The bill would require a plan, an insurer, or the California Health Benefit Exchange to provide an applicant seeking to add a dependent parent or stepparent with written notice about HICAP and would require a solicitor or agent to provide specified HICAP contact information, as specified. The bill would expand the definition of “dependent” for an individual health care service plan contract or health insurance policy to include a qualified dependent parent or stepparent. Because a willful violation of these provisions by a health care service plan would be a crime, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

AB 589 - Asm. Eduardo Garcia (D-CA)
Public Social Services.
02/12/2021 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 14.
An act to amend Section 10051 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public social services.

AB 611 - Asm. Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-CA)
Safe at Home program: homeowners' associations.
08/31/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 151, Statutes of 2021.
An act to add Section 5216 to the Civil Code, relating to confidential information.

AB 619 - Asm. Lisa Calderon (D-CA)
Air quality.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 80. Noes 0.).
An act to add Section 8593.25 to the Government Code, and to add Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 107250) to Part 2 of Division 104 of, and to repeal the heading of Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Part 2 of Division 104 of, the Health and Safety Code, relating to public health.

AB 654 - Eloise Gomez Reyes
COVID-19: exposure: notification.
10/06/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 522, Statutes of 2021.
AB 654, Reyes. COVID-19: exposure: notification. Existing law, the California Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1973, authorizes the Division of Occupational Safety and Health to prohibit the performance of an operation or process, or entry into that place of employment when, in its opinion, a place of employment, operation, or process, or any part thereof, exposes workers to the risk of infection with COVID-19, so as to constitute an imminent hazard to employees. Existing law requires that the prohibition be issued in a manner so as not to materially interrupt the performance of critical governmental functions essential to ensuring public health and safety functions or the delivery of electrical power or water. Existing law requires that these provisions not prevent the entry or use, with the division’s knowledge and permission, for the sole purpose of eliminating the dangerous conditions.This bill would add the delivery of renewable natural gas to the list of utilities that the division’s prohibitions are not allowed to materially interrupt.Under existing law, if an employer or representative of the employer receives a notice of potential exposure to COVID-19, the employer is required to take specified actions within one business day of the notice of potential exposure, including providing written notice to all employees on the premises at the same worksite that they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Existing law requires, if an employer or the employer’s representative is notified of enough COVID-19 cases to meet the definition of an outbreak, the employer, with the exception of a health facility, to notify the local public health agency within 48 hours, as provided. Existing law also requires the State Department of Public Health to make workplace industry information received from local public health departments pursuant to these provisions available on its internet website in a manner that allows the public to track the number and frequency of COVID-19 outbreaks and the number of COVID-19 cases and outbreaks by industry reported by any workplace.This bill, among other things, would require the employer, when giving notice to the local public health agency of a COVID-19 outbreak, to give that notice within 48 hours or one business day, whichever is later. The bill would expand the employers exempt from the COVID-19 outbreak reporting requirement to various licensed entities, including, but not limited to, community clinics, adult day health centers, community care facilities, and child day care facilities. The bill would repeal these provisions on January 1, 2023.This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

AB 665 - Eduardo Garcia
Care facilities: internet access.
10/05/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 469, Statutes of 2021.
AB 665, Eduardo Garcia. Care facilities: internet access. Under existing law, the State Department of Social Services is required to license, inspect, and regulate various types of care facilities, including community care facilities, residential care facilities for persons with chronic life-threatening illness, and residential care facilities for the elderly. Existing law imposes criminal penalties on a person who violates these provisions, or who willfully or repeatedly violates any rule or regulation adopted under these provisions.This bill would require residential facilities serving adults, residential care facilities for persons with chronic life-threatening illness, and residential care facilities for the elderly with existing internet service to provide at least one internet access device that can support real-time interactive applications, is equipped with videoconferencing technology, and is dedicated for client or resident use, as specified. Because a violation of the bill would be a misdemeanor, the bill would create a state-mandated local program.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

AB 677 - Asm. Chris Holden (D-CA)
Care facilities: criminal background checks.
05/20/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
An act to amend Sections 1522, 1568.082, 1568.09, 1568.092, 1569.17, 1569.50, 1569.58, 1596.871, 1596.885, 1596.8897, and 1796.23 of, to add Section 1522.6 to, and to add and repeal Chapter 1.4 (commencing with Section 1249) to of Division 2 of, the Health and Safety Code, relating to care facilities.

AB 68 - Asm. Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-CA)
Department of Housing and Community Development: California Statewide Housing Plan: annual reports.
09/09/2021 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 78. Noes 0.).
An act to add Section 50408.1 to, to add Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section 50420) to Part 2 of Division 31 of, and to repeal Sections 50450, 50451, 50452, 50453, and 50454 of, the Health and Safety Code, relating to housing.

AB 68 - Sharon Quirk-Silva
Department of Housing and Community Development: California Statewide Housing Plan: annual reports.
09/29/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 341, Statutes of 2021.
AB 68, Quirk-Silva. Department of Housing and Community Development: California Statewide Housing Plan: annual reports. (1) Existing law establishes the California Statewide Housing Plan, which serves as a state housing plan for all relevant purposes, that incorporates a statement of housing goals, policies, and objectives, as well as specified segments. Existing law requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to update and provide a revision of the plan to the Legislature every 4 years, as provided.This bill would revise and recast those provisions related to the California Statewide Housing Plan. The bill would, starting with any update or revision to the plan on or after January 1, 2023, require the plan to include specified information, including, among other things, the number of affordable units needed to meet the state’s affordable housing needs and recommendations for modernizing statutory and regulatory terminology. The bill would require the department to publish and make the plan available to the public on the department’s internet website.(2) Existing law requires the department, on or before December 31 of each year, to submit an annual report containing specified information to the Governor and both houses of the Legislature on the operations and accomplishments during the previous fiscal year of the housing programs administered by the department.This bill would require the department to develop and publish on its internet website an annual report by December 31 of each year that includes specified information regarding grant programs that are administered by the department, including the time between the issuance of award letters and the delivery of the standard agreement to the awardee and a comparison of how the time between the issuance of the award letters, delivery of the standard agreement, and execution of the standard agreement varies across department-administered programs.(3) Existing law requires a city or county to adopt a general plan for land use development within its boundaries that includes, among other things, a housing element. That law requires the Department of Housing and Community Development to determine whether the housing element is in substantial compliance with specified provisions of that law. That law also requires the department to notify a city, county, or city and county that the city, county, or city and county is in violation of state law if the department finds that the housing element or an amendment to the housing element does not substantially comply with specified provisions of the law.This bill would require the department to develop and publish on its internet website an annual report by December 31 of each year that includes specified information regarding land use oversight actions related to housing, including the number of land use oversight actions related to housing taken against cities and counties, outcomes of those oversight actions, and the median time between the initiation of each oversight action and its resolution.

AB 691 - Edwin Chau
Optometry: SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations: SARS-CoV-2 clinical laboratory tests or examinations.
09/20/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.
AB 691, Chau. Optometry: SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations: SARS-CoV-2 clinical laboratory tests or examinations. The Optometry Practice Act provides for the licensure and regulation of the practice of optometry by the State Board of Optometry. The act prohibits engaging in the practice of optometry without an optometrist license from the board. The act establishes the scope of practice for licensed optometrists. The act provides for the certification to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA certification) and authorizes a TPA-certified optometrist to perform certain procedures and to administer prescribed immunizations, subject to certain immunization certification requirements, including having applied for an immunization certificate on a board-approved form. Existing law specifies that a violation of the act is a misdemeanor punishable by fine or imprisonment, as provided. The act also authorizes the board to take action against all persons guilty of violating the act or regulations of the board.This bill would expand the authorization for a TPA-certified optometrist to perform procedures to include a clinical laboratory test or examination classified as waived under the federal Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) necessary to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2. The bill would establish the substance of an application form for the immunization certification and expand the certificate to cover the administration of immunizations for SARS-CoV-2. Under the bill, the form would include required declarations under penalty of perjury, thereby imposing a state-mandated local program by expanding the crime of perjury. The bill would establish an application fee for the immunization certification. The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.This bill, contingent upon the enactment of AB 407, as prescribed, in lieu of the above SARS-CoV-2 testing provisions, would instead enact a version of Section 3041 of the Business and Professions Code incorporating both (1) similar SARS-CoV-2 testing provisions and (2) the changes to that section proposed in AB 407, relating to the scope of practice of optometry, including the revision of existing provisions and new authorizations regarding the use or prescription of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents and the administration of immunizations, as specified, to become operative only if this bill and AB 407 are enacted.This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

AB 695 - Asm. Joaquin Arambula (D-CA)
Elder and dependent adults.
08/26/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
An act to amend Sections 15610.10, 15610.55, 15610.57, 15630, 15630.1, 15701.05, 15750, 15753, 15763, and 15771 of, and to add Sections 15651 and 15767 to, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to elder and dependent adults.

AB 77 - Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-CA)
Substance use disorder treatment services.
03/26/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.
Part 2 of Division 10.5 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to substance use disorder treatment services.

AB 774 - Asm. Randy Voepel (R-CA)
Senior legal services.
03/25/2021 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
An act to add Section 9321 to the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public social services.

AB 789 - Evan Low
Health care services.
10/05/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 470, Statutes of 2021.
AB 789, Low. Health care services. Existing law provides for the licensure and regulation of health facilities and clinics, including primary care clinics, by the State Department of Public Health. A violation of these provisions is a crime.This bill would require an adult patient receiving primary care services in a facility, clinic, unlicensed clinic, center, office, or other setting, as specified, to be offered a screening test for hepatitis B and hepatitis C to the extent these services are covered under the patient’s health insurance, based on the latest screening indications recommended by the United States Preventive Services Task Force, unless the health care provider reasonably believes certain conditions apply that include, among others, the patient lacks the capacity to consent to the screening test. The bill would also require the health care provider to offer the patient followup health care or refer the patient to a health care provider who can provide followup health care if the screening test is positive, as specified. The bill would prohibit a health care provider who fails to comply with these provisions from being subject to any disciplinary action related to their licensure or certification, or to any civil or criminal liability for that failure.By expanding the scope of a crime applicable to the health care settings described above, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

AB 79 - Committee on Budget (A) - (Assembly Members Ting (Chair)
Budget Act of 2020.
05/18/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.R.
Budget Act of 2020 (Chapters 6 and 7 of the Statutes of 2020) by adding Items 2240-002-0890 and 2240-102-0890 to, amending Items 0690-101-0001, 3540-001-0001, 3540-003-3228, 4700-490, 5180-101-0001, 5180-101-0890, 5180-111-0001, 5180-151-0001, 5180-151-0890, 6100-001-0001, 6100-001-0890, 6100-104-0890, 6100-112-0890, 6100-119-0890, 6100-125-0890, 6100-134-0890, 6100-161-0890, 6100-166-0890, 6100-194-0890, 6100-195-0890, 6100-197-0890, 6100-488, and 8570-101-0001 of, and adding Items 0509-112-0001, 0650-101-0001, 3125-001-0001, 3480-101-0001, 3540-101-0001, 3540-101-3228, 3600-005-0001, 3760-102-0001, 3790-003-0001, 3810-102-0001, 3825-102-0001, 3845-102-0001, 3855-101-0001, 6120-140-0001 and 8570-002-0001 to, Section 2.00 of, and amending Section 39.00 of, that act, relating to the state ...

AB 80 - Asm. Autumn Burke (D-CA)
Taxation: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: Federal Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
04/29/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 17, Statutes of 2021.
An act to amend Sections 17131.8 and 24308.6 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, relating to taxation, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

AB 812 - Asm. Cristina Garcia (D-CA)
Rape of a spouse.
03/22/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S.
Section 485 of the Penal Code, relating to criminal law. An act to amend Sections 2236.1, 2966, 10186.1, and 11319.2 of the Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 1946.7 and 1946.8 of the Civil Code, to amend Sections 1036.2, 1103, and 1107 of the Evidence Code, to amend Sections 3044 and 6930 of the Family Code, to amend Sections 13956 and 53165 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 136.2, 136.7, 209, 261, 261.6, 261.7, 264, 264.1, 264.2, 273.7, 290, 292, 667, 667.5, 667.51, 667.6, 667.61, 667.71, 667.8, 667.9, 679.02, 680, 784.7, 799, 868.5, 1048, 1127e, 1170.12, 1192.5, 1202.1, 1203.055, 1203.06, 1203.066, 1203.067, 1203.075, 1203.08, 1203.09, 1270.1, 1346.1, 1387, 1524.1, 1601, 2933.5, 2962, 3000, 3053.8, 3057, 11105.3, 11160, 12022.3, 12022.53, 12022.8, 12022.85, 13701, ...

AB 829 - Marc B. Levine
Foster children: immigration counsel and guardianship.
10/06/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 528, Statutes of 2021.
AB 829, Levine. Foster children: immigration counsel and guardianship. Existing law requires the State Department of Social Services, subject to the availability of funding, to contract with qualified nonprofit legal services organizations to provide legal services to unaccompanied, undocumented minors, as defined, who are transferred to the care and custody of the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement and who are present in this state.This bill would require a county to make its best efforts to provide an undocumented minor or nonminor dependent in foster care under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court with access to immigration legal services, as specified.Existing law requires, as soon as a placing agency makes a decision with respect to a placement or a change in placement of a dependent child, but not later than the close of the following business day, the placing agency to notify the child’s attorney and provide to the child’s attorney information regarding the child’s address, telephone number, and caregiver.If a placing agency becomes aware that a dependent child or nonminor dependent is an undocumented immigrant, this bill would require the placing agency to notify the dependent child’s or nonminor dependent’s attorney of that fact. The bill would require electronic or telephonic notice to be provided to the attorney within 5 business days of learning of the minor or nonminor dependent’s immigration status.Existing law, until January 1, 2022, authorizes a nonprofit charitable corporation that is not incorporated in this state to be appointed as a guardian of a minor in connection with a petition regarding special immigrant juvenile status, if the nonprofit charitable organization meets specified requirements including that it is licensed by this state to provide care for minors and is contracted by a specific federal office to provide care and custody for the minor.This bill would remove the repeal date, thereby extending this provision indefinitely.By imposing additional duties on counties and county agencies, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for a specified reason.

AB 832 - Asm. David Chiu (D-CA)
COVID-19 relief: tenancy: federal rental assistance.
06/28/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 27, Statutes of 2021.
Civil Code, to amend Sections 116.223, 871.10, 871.11, 871.12, 1161.2.5, 1179.02, 1179.03, 1179.03.5, 1179.04, 1179.05, and 1179.07 of, to amend and repeal Section 1161.2 of, and to add and repeal Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 1179.08) of Title 3 of Part 3 of, the Code of Civil Procedure, and to amend Sections 50897, 50897.1, 50897.2, 50897.3, and 50897.4 of, and to add Sections 50897.2.1 and 50897.3.1 to, the Health and Safety Code, relating to tenancy, and declaring the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately.

AB 875 - Asm. Jim Wood (D-CA)
Medi-Cal: demonstration project.
05/20/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
Penal Code, and to amend Sections 14184.10, 14184.30, 14184.40, and 14197.4 of, and to add Sections 14184.301 14184.300, 14184.301, and 14184.600 to, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal, and making an appropriation therefor.

AB 883 - Asm. Patrick O'Donnell (D-CA)
Mental Health Services Act: local educational agencies.
04/28/2021 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (April 28). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
Section 5892 of, and to add Section 5899.2 to, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to mental health, and making an appropriation therefor.

AB 895 - Asm. Chris Holden (D-CA)
Residential care facilities: conditions.
04/07/2021 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
Article 10 (commencing with Section 1569.900) of Chapter 3.2 of Division 2 of, the Health and Safety Code, relating to residential care facilities.

AB 911 - Asm. Adrin Nazarian (D-CA)
Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Benefit Task Force.
04/20/2021 - In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
Chapter 15 (commencing with Section 9900) to Article 6 (commencing with Section 9140) to Chapter 2 of Division 8.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to long-term services and supports.

AB 935 - Asm. Brian Maienschein (D-CA)
Telehealth: mental health.
04/28/2021 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 12. Noes 0.) (April 27). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
Health and Safety Code, and to add Section 10123.868 to the Insurance Code, and to amend Section 14132 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to health care coverage.

AB 938 - Asm. Laurie Davies (R-CA)
Maintenance of the codes.
07/23/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 124, Statutes of 2021.
Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 1689.7, 1788.102, and 1788.105 of, and to amend and renumber Section 1179.04.5 of, the Civil Code, to amend Sections 488.375, 488.405, 492.010, 703.140, 704.060, 708.310, 917.7, 1010.6, and 2031.060 of the Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Sections 8209, 17463.7, 43505, 47612.7, 47653, 52064, 56345, 56836.06, and 56836.142 of the Education Code, to amend Section 2700 of the Elections Code, to amend Sections 3044, 3118, and 7630 of the Family Code, to amend Section 78002 of the Food and Agricultural Code, to amend Section 12893.1 of, and to amend and renumber Section 13975.2 of, the Government Code, to amend Section 105206 of the Health and Safety Code, to amend Section 1205 of the Labor Code, to amend Sections 236.1 and 851.7 of the Penal ...

AB 940 - Asm. Kevin McCarty (D-CA)
College Mental Health Services Program.
05/20/2021 - In committee: Held under submission.
Section 5892 of, and to add Part 3.3 (commencing with Section 5832) to Division 5 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to mental health, and making an appropriation therefor.

AB 996 - Asm. Adrin Nazarian (D-CA)
School breakfast and morning snacks: nonschoolaged children.
03/04/2021 - Referred to Com. on ED.
An act to add Article 7.5 (commencing with Section 49495) to Chapter 9 of Part 27 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, and to add and repeal Section 49496 of, the Education Code, relating to school meals.

ACA 5 - Asm. Randy Voepel (R-CA)
Motor vehicles: fuel taxes, sales and use taxes, and fees: expenditure restrictions.
04/22/2021 - Referred to Com. on TRANS.
A resolution to propose to the people of the State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Sections 2 and 3 of Article XIX thereof, by amending Section 1 of Article XIX-A thereof, and by amending Section 1 of Article XIX-D thereof, relating to transportation.

ACA 9 - Asm. Kevin Kiley (R-CA)
Property taxation: transfers of principal residences.
05/04/2021 - From printer. May be heard in committee June 4.
State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Section 2.1 of Article XIII A thereof, relating to taxation.

ACR 28 - Asm. Lisa Calderon (D-CA)
National Caregivers Day.
04/07/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 12, Statutes of 2021.
Relative to National Caregivers Day.

ACR 69 - Asm. Janet Nguyen (R-CA)
Older Americans Month.
06/11/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 48, Statutes of 2021.
Relative to Older Americans Month.

ACR 99 - Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-CA)
PACE Month.
08/30/2021 - In Senate. To Com. on RLS.
Relative to the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly.

SB 107 - Sen. Scott Wiener (D-CA)
CalFresh.
06/01/2021 - Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Wiener.
An act to add Sections 18900.3 and 18900.4 to the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to CalFresh.

SB 112 - Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
06/09/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.R.
An act making appropriations for the support of the government of the State of California and for several public purposes in accordance with the provisions of Section 12 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of California, relating to the state budget, to take effect immediately, budget bill.

SB 128 - Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
06/10/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
An act relating to the Budget Act of 2021. An act making appropriations for the support of the government of the State of California and for several public purposes in accordance with the provisions of Section 12 of Article IV of the Constitution of the State of California, relating to the state budget, to take effect immediately, budget bill.

SB 129 - Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
07/12/2021 - In Senate. Consideration of Governor's item veto pending.
Budget Act of 2021 by amending Items 0110-001-0001, 0120-011-0001, 0250-001-0001, 0250-101-0001, 0250-101-0932, 0250-102-0932, 0250-103-0001, 0250-111-0001, 0250-114-0001, 0250-162-8506, 0509-001-0001, 0509-062-8506, 0511-001-0001, 0515-002-0001, 0515-104-0001, 0521-001-0046, 0521-031-0001, 0521-131-0001, 0530-001-0001, 0540-001-0001, 0540-101-0001, 0540-101-6088, 0540-491, 0552-002-0001, 0559-001-0001, 0690-001-0001, 0690-006-0890, 0690-101-0001, 0690-101-0890, 0690-112-0001, 0820-001-0001, 0820-001-0460, 0820-001-3053, 0820-101-0001, 0840-001-0001, 0954-001-0001, 0954-162-8506, 0985-220-0001, 1115-101-0001, 2240-001-0001, 2240-101-0001, 2240-102-0001, 2240-106-0001, 2240-111-0001, 2660-002-0001, 2660-030-0001, 2660-102-0001, 2660-108-0001, 2660-130-0001, 2660-302-0001, 2660-308-0001, ...

SB 131 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Child development programs.
07/11/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
Sections 8200, 8201, 8202, 8203, 8203.1, 8203.3, 8203.5, and 8204 of, to amend the heading of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 8200) of Part 6 of Division 1 of Title 1 of, to amend and renumber Sections 8235, 8235.5, 8236.1, 8236.2, 8236.3, 8238, 8238.4, 8239.1, 8246, 8250, 8250.5, 8255, 8257, 8258, 8260, 8261, 8261.5, 8262, 8262.1, 8262.2, 8262.3, 8262.5, 8263.1, 8264.5, 8264.6, 8264.7, 8264.8, 8265.2, 8265.5, 8266.1, 8268, 8269, 8270, 8271, 8272, 8272.1, 8273, 8273.1, 8273.3, 8275, 8275.5, 8276, 8276.7, 8279, 8279.1, 8279.2, 8279.3, 8282, 8320, 8321, 8322, 8324, 8326, 8327, 8328, 8329, 8330, 8332, 8332.1, 8332.2, 8332.25, 8332.3, 8332.4, 8332.5, 8332.6, 8332.7, 8332.8, 8335, 8335.1, 8335.3, 8335.4, 8335.5, 8335.6, 8347, 8347.1, 8347.2, 8347.3, 8347.4, 8347.5, 8360, 8360.2, 8361, 8362, ...

SB 133 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Health.
08/16/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET pursuant to Assembly Rule 97.
Section 502 to, and to repeal Sections 2717, 2852.5, 3518.1, 3770.1, and 4506 of, the Business and Professions Code, to amend Section 100504 of, and to add Sections 100503.5 and 100520.5 to, the Government Code, to amend Sections 38074, 102430, 120511, 120780.2, 120956, 120972, 127000, 127005, 127010, 127280, 127285, 127345, 127346, 127350, 127360, 127400, 127435, 127450, 127671, 127671.1, 127672, 127672.8, 127672.9, 127673, 127673.1, 127673.2, 127673.3, 127673.4, 127673.5, 127673.6, 127673.7, 127673.8, 127673.81, 127673.82, 127673.83, 127673.84, 127674, 127674.1, 127675, 127677, 127679, 127681, 127683, 127685, 127885, 127900, 127940, 127985, 127995, 128000, 128005, 128020, 128030, 128035, 128040, 128050, 128051, 128052, 128130, 128135, 128140, 128155, 128165, 128170, 128175, 128180, ...

SB 134 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Mental Health Services Act: county program and expenditure plans.
06/27/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
An act relating to the Budget Act of 2021. to amend Sections 5847 and 5892 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to mental health, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

SB 135 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Human services omnibus.
07/11/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Section 17706 of, and to amend, repeal, and add Section 17400 of, the Family Code, to amend Section 12730 of, to add Section 12087.2 to, to add and repeal Section 16367.51 of, and to add and repeal Article 12 (commencing with Section 16429.5) of Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 4 of Title 2 of, the Government Code, to amend Sections 1522.41, 1562.3, 1569.616, and 1569.617 of, and to amend, repeal, and add Section 1418.8 of, the Health and Safety Code, to amend Sections 4620.4, 6509, 9121, 10831, 10836, 11004.1, 11054, 11330.5, 11450.025, 11454, 12201.06, 12300, 12300.4, 12306.1, 12306.16, 13276, 15204.35, 15610.10, 15610.55, 15610.57, 15630, 15701.05, 15750, 15763, 15770, 15771, 16523, 16523.1, 18900.7, 18900.8, 18901.10, 18918.1, 18919, 18999.1, 18999.2, ...

SB 136 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Developmental services.
06/28/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
Government Code, to amend Sections 1502, 1507.2, 1524, 1534, 1538, 1538.55, 1548, and 1566.45 of, to amend the heading of Article 9 (commencing with Section 1567.50) of Chapter 3 of Division 2 of, and to add Sections 1507.35 and 1567.51 to, the Health and Safety Code, and to amend Sections 361.2, 727, 4418.7, 4474.17, 4512, 4519.5, 4640.6, 4643.5, 4646, 4684.50, 4684.53, 4684.55, 4684.58, 4684.60, 4684.63, 4684.65, 4684.68, 4684.70, 4684.73, 4684.74, 4685.8, 4691.12, 4870, 6500, 6502, 6509, 7505, 11402, 17731, 17732, and 17736 of, to amend the heading of Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 4684.50) of Chapter 6 of Division 4.5 of, to amend and repeal Section 4648.5 of, to amend, repeal, and add Section 4519 of, to add Sections 4511.1, 4511.5, 4519.9, 4519.10, 4620.4, 4620.5, 4641.1, ...

SB 148 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Public resources.
07/11/2021 - From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.
Civil Code, to add Section 5122.5 to the Corporations Code, to amend Sections 17210 and 17213 of the Education Code, to amend Sections 1348, 1350, 1352, 1745.1, and 1745.2 of the Fish and Game Code, to add Section 569.5 to the Food and Agricultural Code, to amend Sections 8670.2, 8670.3, 8670.40, 15472, 15473, 15475, and 65850.2 of of, to add Sections 15475.1, 15475.2, 15475.4, 15475.5, and 15475.6 to, and to add and repeal Section 16428.92 of, the Government Code, to amend Sections 13143.9, 25501, 25503, 25504, 25506, 25507, 25507.1, 25510, 25510.1, 25516, 25517, 25531.2, 25532, 25533, 25534, 25534.05, 25534.06, 25534.5, 25535, 25535.1, 25535.2, 25535.5, 25536, 25536.6, 25536.9, 25537, 25537.5, 25538, 25539, 25541.5, 25542, 25543, 25543.1, 25543.2, 25543.3, and 25545 of of, to add Section ...

SB 168 - Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review
Child care.
09/15/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
SB 168, Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review. Child care. Existing law, the Child Care and Development Services Act, provides a comprehensive, coordinated, and cost-effective system of child care and development services for children from infancy to 13 years of age and their parents, including an alternative payment program that requires the State Department of Social Services to contract with local government agencies or nonprofit organizations to provide alternative payments and to provide support services to parents and providers.This bill would include migrant alternative payment programs in the definition of “alternative payment programs” for this purpose.Existing law appropriates money from the Federal Trust Fund to support various programs that provide child care services, including the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children.This bill would, instead, require specified funding for the Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children to come from a prescribed General Fund appropriation and would make technical and other changes to the appropriations for that program.Existing law establishes reimbursement rates for child care and development services programs. As of January 1, 2022, under existing law, contractors who, as of December 31, 2021, received the standard reimbursement rate are required to receive the greater of the 75th percentile of the 2018 regional market rate survey or the contract per-child reimbursement amount as of December 31, 2021.This bill, until regulations are filed with the Secretary of State, would authorize the California Department of Education and the State Department of Social Services to implement the revised reimbursement rates by means of management bulletins or similar letters of instruction on or before December 31, 2021. The bill would require those departments to examine the time base and special criteria adjustment factors that impact center-based contractors receiving those reimbursement rates and would specify a process by which the time base and special criteria adjustment factors may be changed. The bill would require the departments to initiate rulemaking action on or before December 31, 2023.This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a bill providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill.

SB 17 - Sen. Richard Pan (D-CA)
Office of Racial Equity.
08/23/2021 - August 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.
Section 12816 to, and to add and repeal Chapter 4.6 (commencing with Section 8303) of Division 1 of Title 2 of of, the Government Code, relating to state government.

SB 170 - Nancy Skinner
Budget Act of 2021.
09/15/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
SB 170, Skinner. Budget Act of 2021. The Budget Act of 2021 made appropriations for the support of state government for the 2021–22 fiscal year. This bill would amend the Budget Act of 2021 by amending, adding, and repealing items of appropriation and making other changes.This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a Budget Bill.

SB 170 - Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-CA)
Budget Act of 2021.
09/09/2021 - Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 29. Noes 3.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Budget Act of 2021 (Chapters 21 and 69 of the Statutes of 2021) by amending Items 0250-101-0932, 0250-111-0001, 0250-301-0660, 0509-001-0001, 0509-102-0001, 0511-001-0001, 0540-001-0001, 0540-101-0001, 0540-101-6088, 0555-101-0001, 0650-001-0001, 0650-101-0001, 0650-162-8506, 0650-163-8506, 0690-001-0001, 0690-101-0001, 0820-001-0001, 0820-101-0001, 0890-001-0228, 1115-001-3288, 2665-004-6043, 2740-004-0001, 3340-001-0001, 3360-001-0465, 3360-005-0001, 3360-101-0001, 3360-105-0001, 3480-001-0001, 3540-001-0001, 3560-162-8506, 3600-006-0001, 3600-007-0001, 3640-101-0001, 3790-001-0001, 3790-492, 3830-001-0001, 3860-001-0001, 3860-101-0001, 3860-301-0001, 3900-001-0115, 3900-101-0001, 3900-101-0115, 3940-106-0001, 3960-490, 4100-001-0001, 4170-101-0890, 4260-101-0001, 4260-115-0890, ...

SB 171 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Health.
09/09/2021 - Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 38. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
An act to amend Sections 14124.12 and 14197 of, and to add Section 14124.16 to, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to health, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

SB 171 - Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review
Health.
09/15/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
SB 171, Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review. Health. Existing law establishes the Medi-Cal program, which is administered by the State Department of Health Care Services and under which qualified low-income individuals receive health care services through various health care delivery systems, including managed care pursuant to Medi-Cal managed care plan contracts. The Medi-Cal program is, in part, governed and funded by federal Medicaid program provisions.This bill, subject to an appropriation, would require the department to implement activities and expenditures to enhance, expand, or strengthen home and community-based services (HCBS) under the Medi-Cal program, as specified.The bill would also, upon appropriation, require the department to complete an independent analysis to determine whether network adequacy exists to obtain federal approval for a covered Medi-Cal benefit that provides housing support services, and to report the outcomes of the analysis to the Legislature by January 1, 2024, as specified.Existing law establishes, until January 1, 2022, certain time and distance and appointment time standards for specified Medi-Cal managed care covered services, consistent with federal regulations relating to network adequacy standards, to ensure that those services are available and accessible to enrollees of Medi-Cal managed care plans in a timely manner, as specified.This bill would extend the operation of those standards to January 1, 2023.This bill would appropriate $6,434,000, for the 2021–22 fiscal year, from the Federal Trust Fund to the department to support community mental health services.This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as a bill providing for appropriations related to the Budget Bill.

SB 172 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Human services.
09/10/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET pursuant to Assembly Rule 97.
Civil Code, to add Section 49557.4 to the Education Code, to amend Section 17400 of the Family Code, to amend Sections 1322 and 12803 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 1367.03, 1367.04, 1368.05, and 1502 of, to repeal Division 109.5 (commencing with Section 130250), Division 109.6 (commencing with Section 130275), Division 110 (commencing with Section 130300), and Division 115 (commencing with Section 136000) of, and to repeal and add Division 109 (commencing with Section 130200) of, the Health and Safety Code, to amend Section 10133.8 of the Insurance Code, to add Section 2755 to the Labor Code, to amend Sections 361.2, 4096, 11402, 11450, 11450.12, 16521.5, and 18997 of, to add Section 12316.1 to, and to add Chapter 20 (commencing with Section 18999.97) to Part 6 of Division 9 ...

SB 247 - Susan Talamantes Eggman
Rare Disease Advisory Council.
10/05/2021 - In Senate. Consideration of Governor's veto pending.
SB 247, Eggman. Rare Disease Advisory Council. Existing law establishes the California Health and Human Services Agency, which includes the State Department of Public Health, among other state departments charged with the administration of health, social, and other human services. Under existing law, the State Department of Public Health has authority over various programs promoting public health, including genetic disease testing and newborn screenings.This bill would establish the Rare Disease Advisory Council within the California Health and Human Services Agency.This bill would specify the purposes of the Rare Disease Advisory Council, including, among others, coordinating statewide efforts for the study of the incidence of rare diseases within the state, and acting as the advisory body on rare diseases to the Legislature and state and private agencies that provide services to persons with rare diseases. Under the bill, the duties of the advisory council would include, among others, adopting implementing regulations, researching and determining the most appropriate method to collect data on rare diseases, and identifying best practices for rare disease care.The bill would specify the composition of the advisory council, including members appointed by the Secretary of California Health and Human Services and the State Public Health Officer. Before any appointments are made, the bill would require the agency to research and report to the Legislature on existing sources of funding that may be used to finance the formation and operation of the advisory council. The bill would require the advisory council to apply for, and accept, any grant of funds from the federal government, private foundations, or other sources. The bill would prohibit the advisory council from accepting funds from the employer of any sitting council member.The bill would require the advisory council to meet at least 3 times annually and to report to the agency and the Legislature every 2 years on its activities, findings, and recommendations.

SB 256 - Sen. Richard Pan (D-CA)
California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal.
06/10/2021 - Referred to Com. on HEALTH.
An act to amend Section 14301.1 of, and to add Article 5.51 (commencing with Section 14184.100) to Chapter 7 of Part 3 of Division 9 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal.

SB 272 - Sen. John Laird (D-CA)
State government: gender-neutral terms: California Conservation Corps.
07/23/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 133, Statutes of 2021.
Sections 1635, 1638, 1638.5, 1639.1, 1651, 1652, 1666, 1666.5. 1678, 1679, 1681, 1683, 1693, 1708, 1718, 1724.5, 1725, 1725.5, 1729, 1730, 1733, 1734, 1734.5, 1735.5, 1738, 1741, 1747, 1748.5, 1749.1, 1749.6, 1751.7, 1758.65, 1758.692, 1758.7, 1758.74, 1758.76, 1758.92, and 1758.95 of the Insurance Code, to amend Sections 737, 752, 757, 764, 765, 774, 777, 778, 781, 783, 4033, 4114.5, 4136, 4142.1, 4151, 4152, 4153, 4156, 4157, 4165, 4166, 4172, 4175, 4176, 4179.5, 4181, 4253, 4255, 4256, 4291.3, 4295.5, 4297, 4331, 4416, 4421, 4422, 4423.1, 4432, 4433, 4436, 4582, 4582.6, 4582.7, 4586, 4588, 4593.3, 4594.4, 4602.5, 4608, 4625, 4646, 4648, 4674, 4703, 4714, 4718, 4854, 4855, 12260, 14000, 14300, 14302, 14304, and 14507.5 of the Public Resources Code, and to amend Sections 2107, 2259.5, ...

SB 3 - Sen. Anna Caballero (D-CA)
Education finance: local control and accountability plan portal.
05/05/2021 - Re-referred to Com. on ED.
Code of Civil Procedure, relating to COVID-19 relief. An act to add Section 42238.08 to the Education Code, relating to education finance.

SB 306 - Sen. Richard Pan (D-CA)
Sexually transmitted disease: testing.
09/10/2021 - Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 28. Noes 9.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Section 4076 of the Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 120582, 120685, and 120917 of, and to add Section 1367.34 to, the Health and Safety Code, to add Section 10123.208 to the Insurance Code, and to amend Sections 14132 and 24007 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to health care.

SB 306 - Richard Juien-Dah Pan
Sexually transmitted disease: testing.
09/17/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m.
SB 306, Pan. Sexually transmitted disease: testing. (1) Existing law authorizes a specified health care provider who diagnoses an STD, as specified, to prescribe, dispense, furnish, or otherwise provide prescription antibiotic drugs to that patient’s sexual partner or partners without examination of that patient’s partner or partners. The Pharmacy Law provides for the licensure and regulation of pharmacists by the California State Board of Pharmacy. A violation of the Pharmacy Law is a crime. The Pharmacy Law requires a pharmacist to dispense a prescription in a container that, among other things, is correctly labeled with the name of the patient or patients. Existing regulation requires a pharmacist to ensure that a patient receives written notice of their right to consult with a pharmacist, when the patient or the patient’s agent is not present.This bill would name the above practice “expedited partner therapy.” The bill would require a health care provider to include “expedited partner therapy” or “EPT” on a prescription if the practitioner does not have the name of a patient’s sexual partner, and would authorize a pharmacist to dispense an expedited partner therapy prescription and label the drug without an individual’s name if the prescription includes “expedited partner therapy” or “EPT.” The bill would specify that a health care provider is not liable in a medical malpractice action or professional disciplinary action, and that a pharmacist is not liable in a civil, criminal, or administrative action, if the health care provider’s use of expedited partner therapy is in compliance with the law, except in cases of intentional misconduct, gross negligence, or wanton or reckless activity. The bill would amend the Pharmacy Law to require a pharmacist to provide written notice that describes the right of an individual receiving expedited partner therapy to consult with a pharmacist about the medication and potential drug interactions. By expanding the scope of a crime, the bill would create a state-mandated local program.(2) Existing law, the Knox-Keene Health Care Service Plan Act of 1975, provides for the licensure and regulation of health care service plans by the Department of Managed Health Care, and makes a willful violation of the act a crime. Existing law provides for the regulation of health insurers by the Department of Insurance. Existing law requires a health care service plan contract or health insurance policy to provide coverage for reproductive and sexual health care services.This bill would require health care service plans and insurers to provide coverage for home test kits for sexually transmitted diseases, as defined, and the laboratory costs for processing those kits, that are deemed medically necessary or appropriate and ordered directly by a health care provider or furnished through a standing order for patient use based on clinical guidelines and individual patient health needs. By expanding the definition of a crime, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.(3) Existing law requires every licensed physician and surgeon or other person engaged in prenatal care of a pregnant woman, or attending the woman at the time of delivery, to obtain or cause to be obtained a blood specimen of the woman to test for syphilis at the time of the first professional visit or within 10 days thereafter. This bill would instead require every licensed health care professional engaged in providing prenatal care or attending a birthing patient at the time of delivery to provide syphilis screening and testing as outlined in the most recent guidelines published by the State Department of Public Health or other clinical guidelines.(4) Under existing law, the State Department of Public Health licenses, registers, and regulates clinical laboratories and various clinical laboratory personnel. Existing law authorizes an HIV counselor who receives specified training and works in

SB 316 - Sen. Susan Eggman (D-CA)
Medi-Cal: federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.
09/09/2021 - Ordered to inactive file on request of Assembly Member Reyes.
An act to amend Section 14132.100 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal.

SB 354 - Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-CA)
Public social services.
09/10/2021 - Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 37. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
Health and Safety Code, and to amend Sections 309, 319, 361.2, 361.4, 727.05, 11461.3, 11461.36, and 16519.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public social services.

SB 354 - Nancy Skinner
Public social services.
09/15/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2:30 p.m.
SB 354, Skinner. Public social services. Existing law authorizes, in certain circumstances, a child who has been removed from their parent or guardian to be placed with a relative or nonrelative extended family member if the relative or nonrelative extended family member is either an approved resource family or has been assessed by a county social worker or a county probation agency and, among other things, the relative or nonrelative extended family member has not been convicted of a crime for which a criminal record exemption cannot be granted, has been granted a criminal record exemption, or, in certain circumstances, a criminal record exemption is pending.This bill would, notwithstanding those provisions, authorize the court to order placement with a relative, regardless of the status of any criminal exemption or resource family approval, if the court finds that the placement does not pose a risk to the health and safety of the child. The bill would require the county welfare department, if the sole issue preventing an emergency placement of a child with a relative or nonrelative extended family member is a lack of resources, to use reasonable efforts to assist the relative or nonrelative extended family member in obtaining the necessary items. By imposing new duties of county welfare departments, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.Existing law establishes the Approved Relative Caregiver Funding Program (ARC) for the purpose of making the amount paid to relative caregivers for the in-home care of children placed with them who are ineligible for Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Foster Care program (AFDC-FC) payments equal to the amount paid on behalf of children who are eligible for AFDC-FC payments. Existing law also provides financial support to emergency caregivers with a pending resource family approval application who have a child placed in their home who is ineligible for AFDC-FC payments. Existing law requires a county to pay an approved relative caregiver or an emergency caregiver a per child per month rate that is equal to the basic rate paid to foster care providers and that is funded, in part, through the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program.This bill would expand eligibility for ARC to include relatives with whom a child is authorized to be placed by the court, as described above, when the placement is ineligible for emergency caregiver financial support or AFDC-FC payments due to the denial of resource family approval. The bill would also expand eligibility for emergency caregiver financial support to include emergency caregivers who had a child placed with them pursuant to additional provisions of law. By expanding county duties relative to these funding programs, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program.Existing law subjects foster care provider applicants, resource family applicants, and certain other adults in those homes, to a criminal records check and requires the applicant or other adult in the applicant’s home to obtain a criminal record clearance or criminal record exemption prior to licensure or approval. Existing law prohibits the State Department of Social Services or other approving entity from granting a criminal record exemption to an applicant or other adult in the applicant’s home who has been convicted of certain felonies. With regard to an applicant or other adult in the applicant’s home who has been convicted of a crime other than those for which an exemption cannot be granted, existing law either authorizes or requires, depending on the crime for which an applicant or other adult in the applicant’s home has been convicted, the department or other approving entity to grant an exemption if, among other things, the applicant or other adult in the applicant’s home is of present good character, as specified.This bill would instead limit the convictions for which an exemption can

SB 498 - Sen. Tom Umberg (D-CA)
Funds for the provision of legal services to indigent persons: disabled veterans.
09/03/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m.
An act to amend Sections 6213 and 6214 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to attorneys.

SB 50 - S. Monique Limon
Early learning and care.
10/06/2021 - In Senate. Consideration of Governor's veto pending.
SB 50, Limón. Early learning and care. The Child Care and Development Services Act, administered by the State Department of Social Services, requires the department to administer childcare and development programs that offer a full range of services to eligible children from infancy to 13 years of age, inclusive. The Early Education Act requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to, among other things, provide an inclusive and cost-effective preschool program. Both acts require that families meet specified requirements to be eligible for federal- and state-subsidized childcare and development services and preschool programs, including, among other requirements, that the family needs childcare services or full-day preschool because, among other reasons, the family is homeless, the child’s parents are seeking employment or permanent housing, or the child’s parents are employed. The acts require, upon establishing eligibility for services, a family to be considered to meet all eligibility and need requirements for services and to receive those services without being required to report income or other changes for at least 12 months, except as specified.This bill would extend eligibility for childcare and development programs and the preschool program to families in which a member of the family has been certified as eligible to receive benefits from certain means-tested government programs, including Medi-Cal and CalFresh, as specified, and would require those families to submit a self-certification of income for the purposes of prioritizing enrollment and calculating family fees. The bill would, if a family is eligible for services on the basis that they are homeless or that the parents are seeking employment or permanent housing, limit eligibility for services to no more than full-time service and, if the family is eligible for services on the basis that the parent is employed and the parent works a variable schedule, require the contracting agency to use simplifying assumptions to authorize the maximum certified hours of care based on need for care. The bill would also extend the time a family is to be considered to meet all eligibility and need requirements for services to 24 months, and would require the State Department of Social Services and the State Department of Education to implement that requirement through management bulletins or similar letters of instruction on or before October 1, 2022, and until regulations are adopted.Existing law requires the Superintendent to administer age and developmentally appropriate programs designed to facilitate the transition to kindergarten for 3- and 4-year-old children in educational development, health services, social services, nutritional services, parent education and parent participation, evaluation, and staff development.This bill would also make a child who is less than 3 years of age, but who is at least 18 months of age, eligible to enroll in the California state preschool program as long as the child meets all other eligibility requirements. The bill would, subject to an appropriation in the annual budget act for this purpose, require the State Department of Education, by November 1, 2025, to submit a report to the Legislature and the Department of Finance, regarding the implementation of this expansion of the California state preschool program. This bill would repeal these provisions on January 1, 2028.

SB 515 - Sen. Richard Pan (D-CA)
Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Benefit Task Force.
04/19/2021 - April 20 hearing postponed by committee.
Chapter 15 (commencing with Section 9900) to Article 6 (commencing with Section 9140) to Chapter 2 of Division 8.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to long-term services and supports.

SB 530 - Sen. Dave Cortese (D-CA)
Rape of a spouse.
04/20/2021 - April 20 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.
Section 261 of the Penal Code, relating to sexual assault. An act to amend Sections 2236.1, 2966, 10186.1, and 11319.2 of the Business and Professions Code, to amend Sections 1946.7 and 1946.8 of the Civil Code, to amend Sections 1036.2, 1103, and 1107 of the Evidence Code, to amend Sections 3044 and 6930 of the Family Code, to amend Sections 13956 and 53165 of the Government Code, to amend Sections 136.2, 136.7, 209, 261, 261.6, 261.7, 264, 264.1, 264.2, 273.7, 290, 292, 667, 667.5, 667.51, 667.6, 667.61, 667.71, 667.8, 667.9, 679.02, 680, 784.7, 799, 868.5, 1048, 1127e, 1170.12, 1192.5, 1202.1, 1203.055, 1203.06, 1203.066, 1203.067, 1203.075, 1203.08, 1203.09, 1270.1, 1346.1, 1387, 1524.1, 1601, 2933.5, 2962, 3000, 3053.8, 3057, 11105.3, 11160, 12022.3, 12022.53, 12022.8, 12022.85, ...

SB 556 - Bill Dodd
Street light poles, traffic signal poles: small wireless facilities attachments.
10/04/2021 - In Senate. Consideration of Governor's veto pending.
SB 556, Dodd. Street light poles, traffic signal poles: small wireless facilities attachments. Existing law requires a local publicly owned electric utility to make appropriate space and capacity on and in its utility poles, as defined, and support structures available for use by cable television corporations, video service providers, and telephone corporations. Existing law requires fees adopted to cover the costs to provide this use, and terms and conditions of access, to meet specified requirements, and specifies the manner in which these fees and terms and conditions of access could be challenged.This bill would prohibit a local government or local publicly owned electric utility from unreasonably denying the leasing or licensing of its street light poles or traffic signal poles to communications service providers for the purpose of placing small wireless facilities on those poles. The bill would require that street light poles and traffic signal poles be made available for the placement of small wireless facilities under fair, reasonable, and nondiscriminatory fees, as provided. The bill would authorize a local government or local publicly owned electric utility to condition access to its street light poles or traffic signal poles on reasonable terms and conditions, including reasonable aesthetic and safety standards. The bill would specify time periods for various actions relative to requests for placement of a small wireless facility by a communications service provider on a street light pole or traffic signal pole. The bill would authorize a local publicly owned electric utility or local government to deny an application for use of a street light pole or traffic signal pole, as applicable, because of insufficient capacity or safety, reliability, or engineering concerns subject to certain conditions. By placing additional requirements upon local publicly owned electric utilities and local governments, the bill would impose a state-mandated local program.Existing law, the Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of 2006, establishes a procedure for the issuance of state franchises for the provision of video service, defined to include cable service and open-video systems, administered by the Public Utilities Commission. The act requires the holder of a state franchise to annually report to the commission, on a census tract basis, specified information relative to availability and usage of broadband and video service. Existing law requires the commission to annually report to the Legislature, by December 31, on an aggregated basis, the information submitted by holders of a state franchise.This bill would require mobile telephony service providers, on or before December 31, 2022, 2023, 2024, and 2025, to measure and report to the Legislature their progress towards meeting the goal of universal broadband access for each census tract in the state in which the mobile telephony service provider provides wireless broadband service, by reporting the percentage of each census tract it provides wireless broadband service. The bill would authorize mobile telephony service providers to aggregate and submit that information through a third party.Under existing law, a violation of the Public Utilities Act is a crime.Because the above-described reporting requirement would be part of the Public Utilities Act and a failure to comply with those requirements would be a crime, this bill would impose a state-mandated local program by creating a new crime.The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state. Statutory provisions establish procedures for making that reimbursement.This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act for specified reasons.

SB 563 - Sen. Ben Allen (D-CA)
Second Neighborhood Infill Finance and Transit Improvements Act: housing developments: homelessness prevention programs: enhanced infrastructure financing plan review and amendment process.
05/20/2021 - May 20 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.
An act to amend Sections 53398.69 and 53398.75.7 of the Government Code, relating to local government.

SB 648 - Sen. Melissa Hurtado (D-CA)
Care facilities.
06/03/2021 - Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Hurtado.
Health and Safety Code, relating to care facilities, and making an appropriation therefor. facilities.

SB 65 - Nancy Skinner
Maternal care and services.
09/17/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m.
SB 65, Skinner. Maternal care and services. (1) Existing law, the Nursing Practice Act, establishes the Board of Registered Nursing within the Department of Consumer Affairs for the licensure and regulation of the practice of nursing, and requires the board to issue a certificate to practice nurse-midwifery to a person who, among other qualifications, meets educational standards established by the board or the equivalent of those educational standards. Existing law, the Licensed Midwifery Practice Act of 1993, provides for the licensure of midwives by the Medical Board of California.Existing law, the Song-Brown Health Care Workforce Training Act, provides for specified training programs for certain health care workers, including family physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Existing law establishes a state medical contract program with accredited medical schools, hospitals, and other programs and institutions to increase the number of students and residents receiving quality education and training in specified primary care specialties and maximize the delivery of primary care and family physician services to underserved areas of the state.This bill would enact the Midwifery Workforce Training Act, under which the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development would, upon appropriation by the Legislature, contract with programs that train certified nurse-midwives and programs that train licensed midwives to increase the number of students receiving quality education and training as a certified nurse-midwife or a licensed midwife, as specified. The bill would require the office to contract only with programs that include, or intend to include, a component of training designed for medically underserved multicultural communities, lower socioeconomic neighborhoods, or rural communities, and that are organized to prepare program graduates for service in those neighborhoods and communities.(2) Existing law requires the State Department of Public Health to track data on pregnancy-related deaths, including specified health conditions, indirect obstetric deaths, and other maternal disorders predominantly related to pregnancy and complications predominantly related to the puerperium, and requires this data to be published at least once every 3 years. Existing law also requires the department to develop a plan to identify causes of infant mortality and morbidity in California and to study recommendations on the reduction of infant mortality and morbidity in California.This bill would, commencing August 1, 2022, establish the California Pregnancy-Associated Review Committee, and would require the committee to, among other things, identify and review all pregnancy-related deaths and severe maternal morbidity. The bill would require the committee to be composed of a minimum of 13 members, as specified, and would authorize the committee to request from any state department, commission, local health department, or coroner, among others, specified information, including death records, medical records, and autopsy reports. The bill would make all proceedings, activities, and opinions of the committee confidential.This bill would require each county to annually report infant deaths to its respective local health department. The bill would require local health departments, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to establish a Fetal and Infant Mortality Review committee to investigate infant deaths to prevent fetal and infant death under specified circumstances, and would require those local health departments that participate in the Fetal and Infant Mortality Review process to annually investigate, track, and review cases of term infants, as defined, who were born following labor with the outcome of intrapartum stillbirth, early neonatal death, or postneonatal death. The bill would require counties, hospitals, birthing centers, and state entities to provide to lo

SB 66 - Sen. Ben Allen (D-CA)
California Council on the Future of Transportation: advisory committee: autonomous vehicle technology.
08/26/2021 - August 26 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.
Section 13985) of Part 4.5 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, relating to transportation.

SB 717 - Sen. Bill Dodd (D-CA)
Complex Needs Patient Act.
05/26/2021 - Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Dodd.
An act to amend Sections 14105.192 and 14105.48 of, to add Section 14132.85 to, and to repeal Section 14105.485 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to Medi-Cal.

SB 801 - Robert J. Archuleta
Healing arts: Board of Behavioral Sciences: Board of Psychology: licensees.
09/17/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1:30 p.m.
SB 801, Archuleta. Healing arts: Board of Behavioral Sciences: Board of Psychology: licensees. Existing law, the Medical Practice Act, provides for the licensure and regulation of the practice of medicine by the Medical Board of California and requires a health care provider initiating the use of telehealth to inform the patient, before the delivery of health care via telehealth, about the use of telehealth and obtain verbal or written consent from the patient for the use of telehealth as an acceptable mode of delivering health care services and public health. The act defines “health care provider” to include, among others, an associate marriage and family therapist or marriage and family therapist trainee, as specified.This bill would define health care provider to additionally include an associate clinical social worker and an associate professional clinical counselor, as specified. Existing law establishes the Board of Behavioral Sciences within the Department of Consumer Affairs, and requires the board to license and regulate various registrants and licensees under the Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Act (LMFTA), the Educational Psychologist Practice Act (EPPA), the Clinical Social Worker Practice Act (CSWPA), and the Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Act (LPCCA). Existing law requires the board to appoint an executive officer with certain duties and powers related to the administration and enforcement of those acts. Existing law repeals the provisions relating to the establishment of the board and the appointment, duties, and powers of the executive officer on January 1, 2022.This bill would extend those provisions until January 1, 2026.Existing law authorizes the board to deny, suspend, or revoke a license or registration for unprofessional conduct, which includes, among other things, a conviction of a crime substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a licensee or registrant. Existing law authorizes the board to take that disciplinary action when the time for appeal has elapsed, or the judgment of conviction has been affirmed on appeal, or when an order granting probation is made suspending the imposition of sentence, irrespective of a subsequent order under a specified provision allowing the person to withdraw a plea of guilty and enter a plea of not guilty or setting aside the verdict of guilty or dismissing the accusation, information, or indictment.This bill, instead, would remove the specification that the board’s authority to take that disciplinary action at those times is irrespective of such an order, and would require the board to take the action pursuant to the provisions governing the denial, suspension, and revocation of licenses of boards within the Department of Consumer Affairs.The LMFTA and LPCCA require applicants for licensure or registration to meet certain educational requirements, including, among others, training in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning.This bill would include in those educational requirements training in prognosis, as specified.The LPCCA authorizes a licensee to renew an expired license within 3 years of expiration if the licensee, among other requirements, pays all fees that would have been paid if the license had not become delinquent and all delinquency fees.This bill would require that licensee to instead pay a two-year renewal fee prescribed by the board and a delinquency fee. A violation of the LMFTA, EPPA, CSWPA, or LPCCA is a crime. The LMFTA, EPPA, CSWPA, and LPCCA all require a licensee or registrant, as provided, to provide a client with a certain notice written in at least 12-point type relating to a method for contacting the board regarding complaints about services provided by the applicable licensee prior to initiating services.This bill, among other things, would revise that notice requirement to require the notice be delivered prior to initiating services, or as soon as practicably poss

SB 801 - Sen. Bob Archuleta (D-CA)
Healing arts: Board of Behavioral Sciences: Board of Psychology: licensees.
09/09/2021 - Assembly amendments concurred in. (Ayes 38. Noes 0.) Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
An act to amend Sections 27, 2290.5, 2910, 2911, 2913, 2914, 2915, 2915.5, 2920, 2933, 2942, 2946, 2960, 2987, 4980.01, 4980.02, 4980.32, 4980.36, 4980.37, 4980.40, 4980.43.3, 4980.54, 4980.81, 4982, 4984.7, 4987.5, 4989.17, 4989.20, 4989.24, 4989.32, 4989.34, 4989.36, 4989.38, 4989.40, 4989.54, 4989.68, 4990, 4990.04, 4990.30, 4992.3, 4996.2, 4996.3, 4996.14, 4996.17.2, 4996.18, 4996.22, 4996.75, 4998, 4998.2, 4999.22, 4999.32, 4999.33, 4999.42, 4999.46.1, 4999.51, 4999.71, 4999.76, 4999.80, 4999.90, 4999.104, 4999.120, and 4999.123 of, to add Sections 2949, 2988.7, 4989.47, 4990.07, 4996.61, and 4996.62 to, and to repeal Sections 2909, 2909.5, 2915.7, 2944, and 4999.122 of, the Business and Professions Code, and to amend Section 1010 of the Evidence Code, relating to healing arts.

SB 823 - Committee on Health (S) - (Senators Pan (Chair)
Public health: omnibus bill.
09/13/2021 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.
Civil Code, to amend Sections 6276.14, 6276.30, 12528, and 12528.1 of the Government Code, to amend Section 1179.80 of the Health and Safety Code, to amend Section 3823 of the Labor Code, to amend Sections 368.6 and 13515 of the Penal Code, and to amend Sections 14089.4, 14107.12, 14592, 15610.15, 15630, 15633.5, 15640, 15650, 15653.5, 15654, and 15658 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, relating to public health.

SB 85 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
Budget Act of 2020.
04/13/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 14, Statutes of 2021.
Budget Act of 2020 (Chapters 6 and 7 of the Statutes of 2020) by amending Items 0690-101-0001, 3540-001-0001, 3540-003-3228, 4700-490, 5180-101-0001, 5180-101-0890, 5180-111-0001, 5180-151-0001, 5180-151-0890, 6100-001-0001, 6100-001-0890, 6100-104-0890, 6100-112-0890, 6100-119-0890, 6100-125-0890, 6100-134-0890, 6100-161-0890, 6100-166-0890, 6100-194-0890, 6100-195-0890, 6100-197-0890, 6100-488, and 8570-101-0001 of, and adding Items 0509-112-0001, 0650-101-0001, 3125-001-0001, 3480-101-0001, 3540-101-0001, 3540-101-3228, 3600-005-0001, 3760-102-0001, 3790-003-0001, 3810-102-0001, 3825-102-0001, 3845-102-0001, 3855-101-0001, 6120-140-0001 and 8570-002-0001 to, Section 2.00 of, and amending Section 39.00 of, that act, relating to the state budget, and making an appropriation therefor, to ...

SB 91 - Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review (S) - ()
COVID-19 relief: tenancy: federal rental assistance.
01/29/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 2, Statutes of 2021.
Civil Code, to amend Sections 116.223, 1161.2, 1161.2.5, 1179.01, 1179.02, 1179.03, 1179.03.5, 1179.04, 1179.05, and 1179.07 of, to amend the heading of Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 1179.01) of Title 3 of Part 3 of, to add Section 1179.04.5 to, and to add and repeal Chapter 11 (commencing with Section 871.10) of Title 10 of Part of, the Code of Civil Procedure, to amend Section 925.6 of the Government Code, and to add Chapter 17 (commencing with Section 50897) to Part 2 of Division 31 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to tenancy, and making an appropriation therefor, to take effect immediately, bill related to the budget.

SCA 4 - Sen. Scott Wilk (R-CA)
Legislature: 2-year budget.
04/07/2021 - Referred to Coms. on B. & F.R. and E. & C.A.
State of California an amendment to the Constitution of the State, by amending Sections 3, 10, 11, and 12 of, and adding Section 12.3 to, Article IV thereof, by amending Section 36 of Article XIII thereof, by amending Section 2.2 of Article XIII A thereof, by amending Sections 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, and 10.5 of, and adding Section 16 to, Article XIII - B thereof, by amending Sections 8, 8.5, 20, 21, and 22 of Article XVI thereof, by amending Section 2 of Article XIX - B thereof, and by amending Section 4 of Article XXXV thereof, relating to the state budget.

SCR 18 - Sen. Dave Cortese (D-CA)
Compassionate California.
09/10/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Res. Chapter 121, Statutes of 2021.
Relative to Compassionate California.

SCR 45 - Sen. Bill Dodd (D-CA)
Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month.
07/20/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Res. Chapter 100, Statutes of 2021.
Relative to Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month.

SCR 52 - Sen. Mike McGuire (D-CA)
California Parks and Recreation Professionals Month.
09/10/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Res. Chapter 126, Statutes of 2021.
Relative to California Parks and Recreation Professionals Month.

SCR 57 - Melissa Hurtado
Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month.
09/17/2021 - Chaptered by Secretary of State. Res. Chapter 145, Statutes of 2021.
SCR 57, Hurtado. Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month. This measure would designate November 2021 as Runaway and Homeless Youth Prevention Month and recognize the need for individuals, schools, communities, businesses, local governments, and the state to take action on behalf of runaway and homeless youth in California.