AAP-CA Bill List Public Access

AAP-CA Statewide Advocacy is Accomplished Through a Coalition of the Four CA AAP Chapters and Is Made Possible By Member Pediatrician CA Chapter Dues (Ch 1-Northern CA, Ch 2-Greater Los Angeles, Ch 3-San Diego, Ch 4-Orange County).


The list begins with Assembly Bills followed by Senate Bills, each in numerical order. Options to view:

  1. Click on “Status” to organize the bills by their outcome in the legislative process.
  2. Click on “Position” to organize the bills by AAP-CA Opposition and Support.
  3. Click anywhere in the box for a bill to find (i) a link to AAP-CA’s Advocacy Letter (reasons for our position), which you may use as a sample if the bill is still active and you wish to advocate on that bill; and (ii) Bill Details, which takes you to the official legislative record on the bill with the bill text, vote records and analyses.

Please support AAP-CA‘s advocacy efforts on bills of interest to you:

  1. If the bill is “Alive/In Process” (indicated in Status column below), please contact your Legislative Representative and promote AAP-CA‘s position. To identify your State Legislators and find their contact information go to http://findyourrep.legislature.ca.gov
  2. If you have questions on a specific bill, any advocacy issue or getting involved in AAP-CA advocacy, please contact your local AAP-CA Chapter 1,2,3 or 4 Legislative Contact. AAP-CA statewide advocacy efforts are made possible by your local AAP Chapter dues. Go to http://www.aap-ca.org/legislation/legslitativeContact.html

Thank you!

Bill     AAP-CA
Name   Position Status
AB 35   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Supports "deferred action for childhood arrival" youth by regulating who can assist them with paperwork and how much they can charge, and by permitting DACA youth who qualify to obtain unemployment (helping to keep them out of poverty) and a CDL or identity card.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 35
Session 2013-2014
Author Roger Hernandez
Title Deferred Action for childhood arrivals
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Supports "deferred action for childhood arrival" youth by regulating who can assist them with paperwork and how much they can charge, and by permitting DACA youth who qualify to obtain unemployment (helping to keep them out of poverty) and a CDL or identity card.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 48   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Bans purchase/receipt of any large capacity magazine conversion kits in CA-- strengthening CA ban on rapid-fire weapons.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 48
Session 2013-2014
Author Skinner
Title Ban on kits that convert other weapons into large magazine (assault) weapons
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Bans purchase/receipt of any large capacity magazine conversion kits in CA-- strengthening CA ban on rapid-fire weapons.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 50   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Would have provided "full-scope" health care coverage for pregnant women between 60 and 100 percent of federal poverty level, during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy, if they otherwise met Medi-Cal eligibility requirements. The Governor stated that he wanted a more comprehensive look at pregnancy benefits under Medi-Cal rather than fixing it "piecemeal".
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 50
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title Expansion of eligibility: pregnant womenfull-scope Medi-Cal
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Would have provided "full-scope" health care coverage for pregnant women between 60 and 100 percent of federal poverty level, during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy, if they otherwise met Medi-Cal eligibility requirements. The Governor stated that he wanted a more comprehensive look at pregnancy benefits under Medi-Cal rather than fixing it "piecemeal".
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 56   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: This bill would require any private or public school building serving any of grades K-12 constructed after 2016 that has a fossil fuel furnace to have a carbon monoxide device.
Info Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 56
Session 2013-2014
Author Weber
Title School facilities: carbon monoxide devices
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: This bill would require any private or public school building serving any of grades K-12 constructed after 2016 that has a fossil fuel furnace to have a carbon monoxide device.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 169   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Would have limited exemptions to the sale, loan, or transfer of unsafe handguns to a maximum of two per person per calendar year. Unsafe handguns are those which have not been submitted for or have failed independent safety testing in order to be certified for sale in California. Governor did not feel this restriction was evidence-based.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 169
Session 2013-2014
Author Dickinson
Title Unsafe Handguns--restrictions
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Would have limited exemptions to the sale, loan, or transfer of unsafe handguns to a maximum of two per person per calendar year. Unsafe handguns are those which have not been submitted for or have failed independent safety testing in order to be certified for sale in California. Governor did not feel this restriction was evidence-based.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 170   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: CA law permited corporations and other entities to "own" assault weapons and related guns. This bill strikes that, restricting ownership and permit application to individuals, thus providing better enforcement and monitoring of gun ownership.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 170
Session 2013-2014
Author Bradford
Title Prohibits corporations from "owning" guns.
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: CA law permited corporations and other entities to "own" assault weapons and related guns. This bill strikes that, restricting ownership and permit application to individuals, thus providing better enforcement and monitoring of gun ownership.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 175   Support Dead
DIED: Would have established a voluntary trust to provide non-state funded primary care to migrant/undocumented adult workers. Care for family members supports better health for infants and children. (Held in Appropriations Committee--funding issues.)
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 175
Session 2013-2014
Author V. Manuel Pérez
Title Health care coverage.
Status Dead
Description DIED: Would have established a voluntary trust to provide non-state funded primary care to migrant/undocumented adult workers. Care for family members supports better health for infants and children. (Held in Appropriations Committee--funding issues.)
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 180   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Would have provided an exemption for the City of Oakland to enact and enforce ordinances and regulations that are more restrictive than state law regulating the registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms, serving as a pilot for stricter laws statewide. Governor said permitting individual cities to set own gun laws would sow confusion.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 180
Session 2013-2014
Author Bonta
Title Registration and licensing of firearms: City of Oakland
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Would have provided an exemption for the City of Oakland to enact and enforce ordinances and regulations that are more restrictive than state law regulating the registration or licensing of commercially manufactured firearms, serving as a pilot for stricter laws statewide. Governor said permitting individual cities to set own gun laws would sow confusion.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 191   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Waives CalFresh (food stamp) gross income test for any individual who is categorically eligible for CalFresh and who is a member of a household that receives, or is eligible to receive, medical assistance under the Medi-Cal program.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 191
Session 2013-2014
Author Bocanegra
Title CalFresh: Eligibility.
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Waives CalFresh (food stamp) gross income test for any individual who is categorically eligible for CalFresh and who is a member of a household that receives, or is eligible to receive, medical assistance under the Medi-Cal program.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 209   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have required the Department of Health Care Services to develop and implement a plan to improve the quality and accessibility of health care and dental services provided through Medi-Cal managed care. Would have included state quarterly public meetings to report on performance measures and quality and access standards, and to invite public comments. Would have required an advisory committee to the Department and to the Legislature regarding quality and access in the delivery of Medi-Cal managed care services.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 209
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title Medi-Cal
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have required the Department of Health Care Services to develop and implement a plan to improve the quality and accessibility of health care and dental services provided through Medi-Cal managed care. Would have included state quarterly public meetings to report on performance measures and quality and access standards, and to invite public comments. Would have required an advisory committee to the Department and to the Legislature regarding quality and access in the delivery of Medi-Cal managed care services.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/10/2014
AB 219   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW Prohibits a health care service plan contract and a health insurance policy issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2014, that provides coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer medications from requiring an enrollee or insured to pay a total cost-sharing amount of more than $100 per filled prescription.
Info Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 219
Session 2013-2014
Author PEREA
Title Health care coverage: cancer treatment.
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW Prohibits a health care service plan contract and a health insurance policy issued, amended, or renewed on or after January 1, 2014, that provides coverage for prescribed, orally administered anticancer medications from requiring an enrollee or insured to pay a total cost-sharing amount of more than $100 per filled prescription.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/27/2014
AB 231   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Current law requires that a child gain access to, or utilize, a negligently stored weapon, for it to be a crime. This bill would prevent unintentional injuries and deaths by criminalizing the act of negligent storage without requiring that a child gain access to the dangerous weapon.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 231
Session 2013-2014
Author Ting
Title Public Safety: Gun Violence
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Current law requires that a child gain access to, or utilize, a negligently stored weapon, for it to be a crime. This bill would prevent unintentional injuries and deaths by criminalizing the act of negligent storage without requiring that a child gain access to the dangerous weapon.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
AB 264   Support Alive
ALIVE/IN PROCESS Would delete the requirement that the 16 days of housing assistance provided to homeless families through the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program be used consecutively. Specifically, this bill allows an eligible CalWORKs recipient to receive temporary shelter assistance for 16 days at any time while the recipient is receiving CalWORKs aid and is homeless.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 264
Session 2013-2014
Author Maienschein
Title CalWORKs: temporary shelter assistance.
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/IN PROCESS Would delete the requirement that the 16 days of housing assistance provided to homeless families through the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program be used consecutively. Specifically, this bill allows an eligible CalWORKs recipient to receive temporary shelter assistance for 16 days at any time while the recipient is receiving CalWORKs aid and is homeless.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 352   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Requires foster homes to be smoke-free including the garage and bathrooms, and in all motor vehicles used to transport the child.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 352
Session 2013-2014
Author Hall
Title Foster care: smoke-free environment.
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Requires foster homes to be smoke-free including the garage and bathrooms, and in all motor vehicles used to transport the child.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 357   Support Alive
ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: This bill would require the California Health and Human Services Agency to establish the California Healthy Child Advisory Council, an independent, statewide advisory body charged with developing a vision for children’s health in the state, among other tasks. There is a seat for a pediatrician on the Council.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 357
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title California Healthy Child Advisory Task Force
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: This bill would require the California Health and Human Services Agency to establish the California Healthy Child Advisory Council, an independent, statewide advisory body charged with developing a vision for children’s health in the state, among other tasks. There is a seat for a pediatrician on the Council.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 01/09/2013
AB 420   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have narrowed defined categories for which expulsion or suspension could be "first choice" of discipline in CA schools and encouraged alternatives.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 420
Session 2013-2014
Author Dickinson (D)
Title Suspensions and expulsions
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have narrowed defined categories for which expulsion or suspension could be "first choice" of discipline in CA schools and encouraged alternatives.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 422   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Requires students who receive free or reduced-price lunches to receive notices regarding potential eligibility for health care coverage through Medi-Cal or the Exchange.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 422
Session 2013-2014
Author Nazarian
Title Free/reduced lunch students info on health care
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Requires students who receive free or reduced-price lunches to receive notices regarding potential eligibility for health care coverage through Medi-Cal or the Exchange.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 500   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Tightens restrictions on sales and transfers of firearms to individuals subject to legal limitations on gun ownership.
Info Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 500
Session 2013-2014
Author Ammiano
Title Firearms: sales restrictions
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Tightens restrictions on sales and transfers of firearms to individuals subject to legal limitations on gun ownership.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
AB 506   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Authorizes a social worker to provide consent for an HIV test to be performed on an infant under one year of age when the infant has been taken into temporary custody or has been adjudged a dependent child of the court and the infant is undergoing a physical examination or receiving medical care.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 506
Session 2013-2014
Author Mitchell
Title HIV Testing of Infants
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Authorizes a social worker to provide consent for an HIV test to be performed on an infant under one year of age when the infant has been taken into temporary custody or has been adjudged a dependent child of the court and the infant is undergoing a physical examination or receiving medical care.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
AB 538   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Improves accuracy of documentation of gun ownership by requiring a signature from the gun owner and other changes.
Info Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 538
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title Firearms
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Improves accuracy of documentation of gun ownership by requiring a signature from the gun owner and other changes.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 11/02/2013
AB 539   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Allows a person who is prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm to transfer their firearm , to a licensed firearms dealer licensed for storage during the duration of the prohibition.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 539
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title Firearm possession: prohibitions: transfer to licensed dealer
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Allows a person who is prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm to transfer their firearm , to a licensed firearms dealer licensed for storage during the duration of the prohibition.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 549   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: RequireS the comprehensive school safety plans to include the development of clear guidelines for the roles and responsibilities of mental health and intervention professionals, school resource officers, and police officers on the school campus.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 549
Session 2013-2014
Author Jones-Sawyer
Title Comprehensive school safety plansguidelines
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: RequireS the comprehensive school safety plans to include the development of clear guidelines for the roles and responsibilities of mental health and intervention professionals, school resource officers, and police officers on the school campus.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 565   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Refines Steve Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program by giving priority to applicants who agree to practice in a federally medically underserved area/serve a medically underserved population.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 565
Session 2013-2014
Author SALAS
Title Steve Thompson California Physician Corps Program
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Refines Steve Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program by giving priority to applicants who agree to practice in a federally medically underserved area/serve a medically underserved population.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
AB 599   Opposition Dead
DEAD: AAP-CA successfully opposed this bill which would have rolled-back a recent AAP-CA supported law that permits minors over the age of 12 to consent to HPV vaccines--this bill would instead have prohibited a minor from receiving any vaccination without the consent of a parent or guardian.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 599
Session 2013-2014
Author Donnelly
Title Minor Vaccines and Parental Consent
Status Dead
Description DEAD: AAP-CA successfully opposed this bill which would have rolled-back a recent AAP-CA supported law that permits minors over the age of 12 to consent to HPV vaccines--this bill would instead have prohibited a minor from receiving any vaccination without the consent of a parent or guardian.
AAP-CA
Position Opposition    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 900   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have promoted access to health care under Medi-Cal by stopping the imposition of a 10% reimbursement rate reduction to Medi-Cal providers. (Bills with similar intent have been recently introduced, to be posted soon.)
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 900
Session 2013-2014
Author Alejo
Title Medi-Cal: reimbursement: provider payments
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have promoted access to health care under Medi-Cal by stopping the imposition of a 10% reimbursement rate reduction to Medi-Cal providers. (Bills with similar intent have been recently introduced, to be posted soon.)
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 916   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have prohibited a licensed physician and surgeon who is certified, as specified, from using the terms "board, certified, or certification" in advertising unless the full name of the certifying board is also used.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 916
Session 2013-2014
Author Eggman
Title Healing arts: false or misleading advertising.
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have prohibited a licensed physician and surgeon who is certified, as specified, from using the terms "board, certified, or certification" in advertising unless the full name of the certifying board is also used.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 1208   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Would have mandated that the single, standardized application for health insurance affordability programs include questions related to race, ethnicity, primary language, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, so that applicants can voluntarily report this information beginning in 2015. Governor felt mandate unnecessary. (Note this bill was originally an AAP-CA cosponsored bill to define medical home in statute--was completely amended/new content--our letter is now unrelated.)
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 1208
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Would have mandated that the single, standardized application for health insurance affordability programs include questions related to race, ethnicity, primary language, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, so that applicants can voluntarily report this information beginning in 2015. Governor felt mandate unnecessary. (Note this bill was originally an AAP-CA cosponsored bill to define medical home in statute--was completely amended/new content--our letter is now unrelated.)
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
AB 1216   Support Dead
DEAD Under current law, public school students may be suspended or expelled for bullying. This bill would have allowed parents or guardians to choose between the current scheme for disciplining a student for bullying attendance at a bullying prevention and eradication class.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name AB 1216
Session 2013-2014
Author CAMPOS
Title
Status Dead
Description DEAD Under current law, public school students may be suspended or expelled for bullying. This bill would have allowed parents or guardians to choose between the current scheme for disciplining a student for bullying attendance at a bullying prevention and eradication class.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
AB 1579   Support Alive
Deletes the requirement that a pregnant woman seeking aid with no aided children only receive CalWORKs assistance during the month in which the birth is anticipated and for the three prior months, and instead requires CalWORKs aid to be provided to an eligible pregnant woman for each month that she is pregnant, beginning the month after verification of her pregnancy.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1579
Session 2013-2014
Author Stone
Title CalWORKs: pregnant mothers
Status Alive
Description Deletes the requirement that a pregnant woman seeking aid with no aided children only receive CalWORKs assistance during the month in which the birth is anticipated and for the three prior months, and instead requires CalWORKs aid to be provided to an eligible pregnant woman for each month that she is pregnant, beginning the month after verification of her pregnancy.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/27/2014
AB 1591   Support Alive
ALIVE/IN PROCESS: Would reduce from 48 hours to 24 hours time courts have to electronically notify Dept of Justice regarding convictions that legally prohibit an individual from purchasing a gun.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1591
Session 2013-2014
Author Achadjian
Title Firearm purchases
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/IN PROCESS: Would reduce from 48 hours to 24 hours time courts have to electronically notify Dept of Justice regarding convictions that legally prohibit an individual from purchasing a gun.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/24/2014
AB 1623   Support Alive
Based on successful SD pilots authorizes any city, county, or community-based nonprofit organization to establish a multiagency, multidisciplinary family justice center to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, and human trafficking, as specified.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1623
Session 2013-2014
Author Atkins
Title Family Justice Center
Status Alive
Description Based on successful SD pilots authorizes any city, county, or community-based nonprofit organization to establish a multiagency, multidisciplinary family justice center to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, and human trafficking, as specified.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/25/2014
AB 1667   Support Alive
Would require new school employees to submit to a TB risk assessment and if risk factors are identified would require a TB exam to determine if they are free of TB; follow-up required for positive test.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1667
Session 2013-2014
Author Williams
Title Tuberculosis testing in schools
Status Alive
Description Would require new school employees to submit to a TB risk assessment and if risk factors are identified would require a TB exam to determine if they are free of TB; follow-up required for positive test.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/27/2014
AB 1759   Support Alive
ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Federal law requires states to provide payment for primary care services in 2013 and 2014 by Medi-Cal providers with specified primary specialty at not less than 100% of Medicare Rates. Would require those payments continue indefinitely to the extent permitted by federal law but only if federal financial participation is available. Also would require the Dept to annually review independent assessment of Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates and suggest adjustments to the as necessary to ensure quality and access in Medi-Cal fee-for-service and Medi-Cal managed care plan is adequate to meet state and federal standards.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1759
Session 2013-2014
Author Pan
Title Medi-Cal Reimbursement
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Federal law requires states to provide payment for primary care services in 2013 and 2014 by Medi-Cal providers with specified primary specialty at not less than 100% of Medicare Rates. Would require those payments continue indefinitely to the extent permitted by federal law but only if federal financial participation is available. Also would require the Dept to annually review independent assessment of Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates and suggest adjustments to the as necessary to ensure quality and access in Medi-Cal fee-for-service and Medi-Cal managed care plan is adequate to meet state and federal standards.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 1805   Support Alive
ACTIVE/IN PROCESS: Existing law requires, Medi-Cal provider payments to be reduced by 10% for dates of service on and after June 1, 2011. This bill would, instead, prohibit the application of those reductions for payments to providers.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1805
Session 2013-2014
Author Skinner and Pan
Title Medi-Cal: reimbursement: provider payments
Status Alive
Description ACTIVE/IN PROCESS: Existing law requires, Medi-Cal provider payments to be reduced by 10% for dates of service on and after June 1, 2011. This bill would, instead, prohibit the application of those reductions for payments to providers.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 1819   Support Alive
ALIVE/IN PROCESS Would prohibit the smoking of tobacco in a private residence that is licensed as a family day care home without regard to whether the act occurs during the hours of operation of the home.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1819
Session 2013-2014
Author Hall
Title Tobacco ban in family day care
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/IN PROCESS Would prohibit the smoking of tobacco in a private residence that is licensed as a family day care home without regard to whether the act occurs during the hours of operation of the home.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 1840   Opposition Alive
ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Would authorize a CA student's vision to be appraised by using an eye chart or any other scientifically valid technology, defined as one that has been published in a peer reviewed journal. AAP-CA believes this could lead to inappropriate or costly tests.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 1840
Session 2013-2014
Author Campos
Title Pupil health: vision appraisal.
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Would authorize a CA student's vision to be appraised by using an eye chart or any other scientifically valid technology, defined as one that has been published in a peer reviewed journal. AAP-CA believes this could lead to inappropriate or costly tests.
AAP-CA
Position Opposition    Updated on 04/04/2014
AB 2115   Support Alive
ALIVE/IN PROCESS Would require a county welfare department to compile a list of child feeding and summer feeding programs.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 2115
Session 2013-2014
Author Bradford
Title CalFresh: school meals
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/IN PROCESS Would require a county welfare department to compile a list of child feeding and summer feeding programs.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 2127   Support Alive
ALIVE: A high school or middle school football team shall not conduct more than one full-contact practice per week during the preseason and regular season. A high school or middle school football team shall not hold a full-contact practice during the off-season.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 2127
Session 2013-2014
Author Cooley
Title Interscholastic sports: full-contact practices: concussions and head injuries
Status Alive
Description ALIVE: A high school or middle school football team shall not conduct more than one full-contact practice per week during the preseason and regular season. A high school or middle school football team shall not hold a full-contact practice during the off-season.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/02/2014
AB 2321   Support Alive
ALIVE/IN PROCESS: Would create a domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking awareness license plate program, fees to fund a competitive grant program to finance projects that raise awareness about domestic violence.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 2321
Session 2013-2014
Author Gomez
Title Domestic violence
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/IN PROCESS: Would create a domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking awareness license plate program, fees to fund a competitive grant program to finance projects that raise awareness about domestic violence.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 2325   Support Alive
ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Would establish Medi-Cal Patient-Centered Communication program (CommuniCal) to provide and reimburse for medical interpretation services in Medi-Cal, not yet funded in the bill (would require budget appropriation.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 2325
Session 2013-2014
Author J. Perez
Title Medi-Cal: CommuniCal
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Would establish Medi-Cal Patient-Centered Communication program (CommuniCal) to provide and reimburse for medical interpretation services in Medi-Cal, not yet funded in the bill (would require budget appropriation.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
AB 2458   Support Alive
ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Would appropriate $25 million to graduate medical education programs (residency programs) in primary care specialties (internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and family medicine).
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name AB 2458
Session 2013-2014
Author Bonilla
Title Medical residency training program grants
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Would appropriate $25 million to graduate medical education programs (residency programs) in primary care specialties (internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and family medicine).
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
ACR 94   Support Alive
ACTIVE/IN PROCESS: Would encourage local fire, police and EMS to establish policies and training to deal with active shooter (mass shooting in public places) when incident occurs. Non-binding. establishes interest of Legislature in this issue.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name ACR 94
Session 2013-2014
Author RODRIGUEZ
Title GUNS--ACTIVE SHOOTERS
Status Alive
Description ACTIVE/IN PROCESS: Would encourage local fire, police and EMS to establish policies and training to deal with active shooter (mass shooting in public places) when incident occurs. Non-binding. establishes interest of Legislature in this issue.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 21   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Requests the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) to develop a program to assist eligible medical residents with applying for physician retention programs consistent with the school’s mission of expanding and diversifying the physician workforce in inland southern California.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 21
Session 2013-2014
Author Roth
Title University of California: UC Riverside Medical School: funding
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Requests the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside (UCR) to develop a program to assist eligible medical residents with applying for physician retention programs consistent with the school’s mission of expanding and diversifying the physician workforce in inland southern California.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 22   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have required health plans and insurers to annually report on their compliance with state and federal laws that require mental health services to be treated at parity with medical services.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 22
Session 2013-2014
Author Beall
Title Health Care Coverage: Mental Health Parity
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have required health plans and insurers to annually report on their compliance with state and federal laws that require mental health services to be treated at parity with medical services.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 28   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Would require the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board to s to assist the Exchange with informing subscribers of their potential eligibility for coverage through the Exchange or Medi-Cal.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 28
Session 2013-2014
Author Hernandez
Title Medi-Cal: Eligibility
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Would require the Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board to s to assist the Exchange with informing subscribers of their potential eligibility for coverage through the Exchange or Medi-Cal.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 126   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Extends to 2017 the requirement for health insurance coverage of behavioral health treatment for pervasive developmental disorder or autism.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 126
Session 2013-2014
Author Steinberg
Title Health care coverage: pervasive developmental disorder or autism
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Extends to 2017 the requirement for health insurance coverage of behavioral health treatment for pervasive developmental disorder or autism.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 134   Support Chaptered
SIGEND INTO LAW: Requires counties to exempt veterans from mandatory placement in the CalFresh Employment and Training program and to provide them with a referral to local veterans' assistance and job training agencies.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 134
Session 2013-2014
Author Hueso
Title CalFresh Eligibility: Veterans
Status Chaptered
Description SIGEND INTO LAW: Requires counties to exempt veterans from mandatory placement in the CalFresh Employment and Training program and to provide them with a referral to local veterans' assistance and job training agencies.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
SB 140   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Appropriates surplus gun dealer fees to permit law enforcement to have the needed resources to update data systems that crosscheck gun ownership with criminal history and to confiscate the estimated 35,000 guns currently owned illegally by persons with criminal histories.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 140
Session 2013-2014
Author Leno/Steinberg
Title Firearms:funds for checking ownership
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Appropriates surplus gun dealer fees to permit law enforcement to have the needed resources to update data systems that crosscheck gun ownership with criminal history and to confiscate the estimated 35,000 guns currently owned illegally by persons with criminal histories.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 150   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: To support education access would exempt a high school pupil attending a community college as a special part-time student from paying nonresident tuition at the community college, if certain conditions are satisfied.
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Bill
Name SB 150
Session 2013-2014
Author Lara
Title Pupils Enrolled in Community College
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: To support education access would exempt a high school pupil attending a community college as a special part-time student from paying nonresident tuition at the community college, if certain conditions are satisfied.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2013
SB 177   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Establishes the Homeless Youth Education act, to expand and support the rights of homeless youth to receive an education from public schools.
Info Bill details
Bill
Name SB 177
Session 2013-2014
Author Liu
Title Homeless youth education access
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Establishes the Homeless Youth Education act, to expand and support the rights of homeless youth to receive an education from public schools.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 191   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Authorize counties to collect funds for local emergency medical services including pediatric trauma care.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 191
Session 2013-2014
Author Padilla
Title Emergency Medical Services--funding
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Authorize counties to collect funds for local emergency medical services including pediatric trauma care.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 224   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have established a pilot for newborn screening of Krabbe disease in Orange County only.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 224
Session 2013-2014
Author Walters
Title Newborn Screening Program--KRABBE OC
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have established a pilot for newborn screening of Krabbe disease in Orange County only.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 252   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: A pregnant woman who is unable to obtain that medical verification but is otherwise eligible for the good cause exemption shall be exempt from participation in welfare-to-work activities. Further, an applicant or recipient of CalWORKs is entitled to breastfeed her child in any public area, or area where the mother and the child are authorized to be present, in a county welfare department or other county office.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 252
Session 2013-2014
Author Liu
Title Pregnant woman eligibility for CalWorks & breastfeeding
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: A pregnant woman who is unable to obtain that medical verification but is otherwise eligible for the good cause exemption shall be exempt from participation in welfare-to-work activities. Further, an applicant or recipient of CalWORKs is entitled to breastfeed her child in any public area, or area where the mother and the child are authorized to be present, in a county welfare department or other county office.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 299   Support Vetoed
VETOED : Would have made it a crime to fail to report the theft or loss of a firearm he or she owns or possesses to a local law enforcement agency within seven days of the time he or she knew or reasonably should have known that the firearm was lost or stolen. From Governor's veto " I am not convinced that criminalizing the failure to report a lost or stolen firearm would improve identification of gun traffickers or help law enforcement disarm people prohibited from possessing guns."
Info Bill details
Bill
Name SB 299
Session 2013-2014
Author DeSaulnier
Title Firearms: lost or stolen: reports.
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED : Would have made it a crime to fail to report the theft or loss of a firearm he or she owns or possesses to a local law enforcement agency within seven days of the time he or she knew or reasonably should have known that the firearm was lost or stolen. From Governor's veto " I am not convinced that criminalizing the failure to report a lost or stolen firearm would improve identification of gun traffickers or help law enforcement disarm people prohibited from possessing guns."
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 312   Opposition Dead
DEAD: Would have limited current laws that permit teens in Middle School and High School to access confidential medical services during the school day without parent permission to apply only to students 16 and over, thereby cutting off access for younger teens.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 312
Session 2013-2014
Author Knight
Title Absences: Confidential Medical Services: Parent or Guardian Consent
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have limited current laws that permit teens in Middle School and High School to access confidential medical services during the school day without parent permission to apply only to students 16 and over, thereby cutting off access for younger teens.
AAP-CA
Position Opposition    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 363   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW; Tightens storage laws for firearms.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name SB 363
Session 2013-2014
Author Wright
Title Firearms: criminal storage
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW; Tightens storage laws for firearms.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 374   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Would have banned any semi-automatic rifle with a detachable magazine. Governor stated went to far, ban "would have covered low-capacity rifles that are commonly used for hunting, firearms training, and marksmanship practice, as well as some historical and collectible firearm".
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 374
Session 2013-2014
Author Steinberg
Title Firearms: assault weapons
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Would have banned any semi-automatic rifle with a detachable magazine. Governor stated went to far, ban "would have covered low-capacity rifles that are commonly used for hunting, firearms training, and marksmanship practice, as well as some historical and collectible firearm".
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 396   Support Dead
DEAD: Would have outlawed "mega-magazines" that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 396
Session 2013-2014
Author Hancock
Title Firearms: magazine capacity
Status Dead
Description DEAD: Would have outlawed "mega-magazines" that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 402   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW; Requires all general acute care hospitals and special hospitals that have a perinatal unit to adopt, by January 1, 2025, the “Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding,” as adopted by Baby-Friendly USA, per the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, or an alternate process adopted by a health care service plan that includes evidenced-based policies and practices and targeted outcomes, or the Model Hospital Policy Recommendations.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter #1 letter #2 | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 402
Session 2013-2014
Author De Leon
Title Breastfeeding
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW; Requires all general acute care hospitals and special hospitals that have a perinatal unit to adopt, by January 1, 2025, the “Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding,” as adopted by Baby-Friendly USA, per the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, or an alternate process adopted by a health care service plan that includes evidenced-based policies and practices and targeted outcomes, or the Model Hospital Policy Recommendations.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 460   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Requires current prenatal testing education program to add information about avoiding consumer products that contain chemicals known to be harmful to reproductive health.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 460
Session 2013-2014
Author Pavely
Title Prenatal Testing Program Education
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Requires current prenatal testing education program to add information about avoiding consumer products that contain chemicals known to be harmful to reproductive health.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 464   Support Dead
DEAD: The bill would have established standards with respect to nutrition and physical activity for early childhood education programs, infant care programs, and afterschool programs conducted under the Child Care and Development Services Act.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 464
Session 2013-2014
Author Jackson
Title Childcare: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity
Status Dead
Description DEAD: The bill would have established standards with respect to nutrition and physical activity for early childhood education programs, infant care programs, and afterschool programs conducted under the Child Care and Development Services Act.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 475   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Wold have required local Board of Supervisors approval for gun shows at the state-owned Cow Palace facility, which is located in a high crime area and currently hosts five large gun shows per year, despite local objections. IN veto message Governor states this bill would "totally pre-empt the Board of Directors of the Cow Palace from exercising its contracting authority whenever a gun show is involved. I prefer to leave these decisions to the sound discretion of the Board."
Info Bill details
Bill
Name SB 475
Session 2013-2014
Author Leno
Title Community control over firearm sales at the Cow Palace
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Wold have required local Board of Supervisors approval for gun shows at the state-owned Cow Palace facility, which is located in a high crime area and currently hosts five large gun shows per year, despite local objections. IN veto message Governor states this bill would "totally pre-empt the Board of Directors of the Cow Palace from exercising its contracting authority whenever a gun show is involved. I prefer to leave these decisions to the sound discretion of the Board."
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 493   Other Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Expands pharmacist scope of practice, establishing an advanced practice pharmacists category, and allowing pharmacists to order tests and administer drugs, as specified. CMA supported this bill; AAP-CA was successful in obtaining amendments related to sharing information with physician/primary care provider.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 493
Session 2013-2014
Author Hernandez
Title Pharmacy Practice
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Expands pharmacist scope of practice, establishing an advanced practice pharmacists category, and allowing pharmacists to order tests and administer drugs, as specified. CMA supported this bill; AAP-CA was successful in obtaining amendments related to sharing information with physician/primary care provider.
AAP-CA
Position Other    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 567   Support Vetoed
VETOED: This bill would close a loophole in California's definition of an illegal shotgun to include a shotgun with a revolving cylinder and a rifled bore. in his veto message Governor states, " Current law defines assault weapon to include any shotgun with a revolving cylinder. In modifying the definition of shotgun to include certain rifles with a revolving cylinder that can fire both shotgun and rifle cartridges, this bill bans a small group of specialty rifles with no identified impact on public safety."
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 567
Session 2013-2014
Author Jackson
Title Firearms: shotguns
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: This bill would close a loophole in California's definition of an illegal shotgun to include a shotgun with a revolving cylinder and a rifled bore. in his veto message Governor states, " Current law defines assault weapon to include any shotgun with a revolving cylinder. In modifying the definition of shotgun to include certain rifles with a revolving cylinder that can fire both shotgun and rifle cartridges, this bill bans a small group of specialty rifles with no identified impact on public safety."
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/18/2014
SB 622   Support Dead
DEAD This bill would impose a tax on every distributor, as defined, for the privilege of distributing in this state bottled sweetened beverages, at a rate of $0.01 per fluid ounce.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 622
Session 2013-2014
Author Monning
Title Taxation: sweetened beverage tax: Children's Health Promotion Fund
Status Dead
Description DEAD This bill would impose a tax on every distributor, as defined, for the privilege of distributing in this state bottled sweetened beverages, at a rate of $0.01 per fluid ounce.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 669   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Authorizes a prehospital emergency medical care person or lay rescuer to use an epinephrine auto-injector to render emergency care to another person, with approved training, and authorizes a pharmacy to dispense auto-injectors to them. Does not apply to a school district or county office of education, or its personnel, that provides and utilizes epinephrine auto-injectors to provide emergency medical care. \
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 669
Session 2013-2014
Author Huff
Title Emergency Medical Care: Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Authorizes a prehospital emergency medical care person or lay rescuer to use an epinephrine auto-injector to render emergency care to another person, with approved training, and authorizes a pharmacy to dispense auto-injectors to them. Does not apply to a school district or county office of education, or its personnel, that provides and utilizes epinephrine auto-injectors to provide emergency medical care. \
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 683   Support Chaptered
SIGNED INTO LAW: Expands safety certificate requirements to long guns, rather than just handguns.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter #1 letter #2 | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 683
Session 2013-2014
Author Block
Title Firearms: safety certificate
Status Chaptered
Description SIGNED INTO LAW: Expands safety certificate requirements to long guns, rather than just handguns.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 755   Support Vetoed
VETOED: Would have expanded list of Californians who can't legally own guns to include those convicted of multiple drug/alcohol convictions, carrying ammunition onto school grounds, active participation in street gangs, and others. From Governor's veto message "...adds substance-abuse offenses and court orders to undergo mental health outpatient treatment to criteria that result in a10-year prohibition on firearms possession. I am not persuaded that it is necessary to bar gun ownership on the basis of crimes that are non-felonies, non-violent and do not involve misuse of a firearm."
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details | Complete bill text
Bill
Name SB 755
Session 2013-2014
Author Wolk
Title Firearms: expand list of prohibited persons
Status Vetoed
Description VETOED: Would have expanded list of Californians who can't legally own guns to include those convicted of multiple drug/alcohol convictions, carrying ammunition onto school grounds, active participation in street gangs, and others. From Governor's veto message "...adds substance-abuse offenses and court orders to undergo mental health outpatient treatment to criteria that result in a10-year prohibition on firearms possession. I am not persuaded that it is necessary to bar gun ownership on the basis of crimes that are non-felonies, non-violent and do not involve misuse of a firearm."
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 03/11/2014
SB 1000   Support Alive
ALIVE/IN PROCESS: Would prohibit the sale of most non-alcoholic beverages with added sugar and over  75 calories per 12 fluid ounces without the following warning label, “STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.”   
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name SB 1000
Session 2013-2014
Author Monning
Title Public health: sugar-sweetened beverages
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/IN PROCESS: Would prohibit the sale of most non-alcoholic beverages with added sugar and over  75 calories per 12 fluid ounces without the following warning label, “STATE OF CALIFORNIA SAFETY WARNING: Drinking beverages with added sugar(s) contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.”   
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/02/2014
SB 1388   Support Alive
ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Makes various changes to definitions of crimes related to human trafficking, increases fines with 50% of to be granted to community-based organizations that serve minor victims of human trafficking.
Info AAP-CA advocacy letter | Bill details
Bill
Name SB 1388
Session 2013-2014
Author Lieu
Title Human trafficking
Status Alive
Description ALIVE/ IN PROCESS: Makes various changes to definitions of crimes related to human trafficking, increases fines with 50% of to be granted to community-based organizations that serve minor victims of human trafficking.
AAP-CA
Position Support    Updated on 04/14/2014

 
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