Legislation Impacting UC

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AB 4 (Ammiano)
Prohibits law enforcement from detaining an individual on the basis of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement hold after that individual becomes eligible for release from custody unless, at the time the individual becomes eligible for release, certain conditions are met, including, that the individual has been convicted of specified crimes. (Trust Act)
Staff: Jason Murphy

2013 Oct. 5 Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 570, Statutes of 2013. Oct. 5 Approved by the Governor. Sept. 18 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 10 Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Ayes 53. Noes 25. Page 3064.) AssemblyRule 63 suspended. (Ayes 53. Noes 25. Page 3064.) Senate amendmentsconcurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 48. Noes 25. Page3086.). Sept. 9 In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May beconsidered on or after September 11 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77. Sept. 9 Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 25. Noes 11. Page 2259.). Sept. 5 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. Sept. 4 Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading. July 3 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. July 2 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 2). June 24 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. onPUB. S. June 19 In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the requestof author. June 14 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. onPUB. S. May 29 Referred to Com. on PUB. S. May 16 In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. May 16 Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 44. Noes 22. Page 1445.) Apr. 11 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. Apr. 10 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (April 9). Jan. 14 Referred to Com. on PUB. S. 2012 Dec. 4 From printer. May be heard in committee January 3. Dec. 3 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 5 (Ammiano)
Enacts the Homeless Person's Bill of Rights and Fairness Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 13 (Chavez)
Requests UC and requires CSU and CCC to apply the one-year nonresident tuition exemption to enrolled students who were Armed Forces members stationed in this state on active duty for more than one year immediately prior to discharge if they file an affidavit stating intention to quickly establish residency, and use the exemption within two years of discharge. Authorizes UC, CSU, and CCC nonresident tuition exemption for students who are former Armed Forces members discharged from active duty and using "GI Bill" benefits while enrolled. (AB 2250 '11)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

 

AB 18 (Pan)
Relates to pediatric oral care benefits.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 25 (Campos)
Applies existing law that prohibits a private employer from requiring or requesting an employee or applicant for employment to disclose a username or password for the purpose of accessing personal social media, to access personal social media in the presence of the employer, or to divulge any personal social media to public employers.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 29 (Williams)
Requires CEC to administer, in coordination with PUC, UC, CSU, and CCC, grants, loans, or other financial assistance to UC, CSU, and CCC for projects that create jobs by reducing energy demand and consumption at eligible institutions. Provides that, for each fiscal year that revenue is deposited into the Clean Energy Job Creation Fund, up to $152M would be available, upon appropriation. (Proposition 39 Implementation) (2-Year Bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

AB 33 (Perea)
Relates to income tax credits for patent licensing. (AB 1818 '11) [UC Named]
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file. In committee: Held under submission.

 

AB 39 (Skinner)
Extends the Energy Conservation Assistance Act of 1979 requires two more years, to 1/1/20.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 41 (Buchanan)
Legislative Intent: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2014. (AB 331 'll)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 44 (Buchanan)
Requires the entity taking bids for the construction of any public work or improvement to include the California contractor license number of each subcontractor.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to consent calendar.

  • Pending
 

AB 45 (Dickinson)
Amends Political Reform Act requirements for monetary threshold of contributions or independent expenditures qualifying a committee; definition of committee; adoption of FPPC regulations on reporting thresholds for disclosure of contributions and expenditures for a committee that supports/opposes a statewide ballot measure; definition of 'contribution'; filing officer duties for processing statements of economic interest; electronic filing; and Ca. Secretary of State furnishing of activity expense disclosures to the FPPC.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on E. & C.A.

  • Pending
 

AB 46 (Pan)
Authorizes each CSU ex officio member, other than the CSU Chancellor, to designate staff to attend a board meeting(s) in his/her absence and to speak and vote on his or her behalf; prohibits designating more than one staff person to attend board meetings per year. Authorizes a student member to vote at a board meeting. (AB 1413 '07)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 50 (Pan)
Requires full-scope Medi-Cal eligibility for women whose income is less than 100% FPL, effective 1/1/14; and that implementing regulations be adopted by 1/1/17, and semiannual status reports be submitted to the Legislature until that time.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

AB 51 (Logue)
Expresses legislative intent to establish a pilot program to create a model of articulation and coordination among K-12, CCC, and CSU to enable students to earn a $10K baccalaureate degree, establishes a Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program in 3 areas of the state to include CSU, CCC, and COE campuses that explicitly request inclusion, prohibits CSU fee/tuition increases during the first 2 years, authorizes participating institutions to develop summer internships for academic credit. (2-Year Bill)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 58 (Wieckowski)
Indefinitely continues the exemption for life threatening emergencies under regulations on medical experiments on human subjects, and adds conditions, including review/approval of the informed consent procedures by the institutional review board and that these procedures be used where feasible, and that specified additional rights and welfare protections be provided. (SB 1187 '10)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

 

AB 67 (Gorell)
Encourages UC to refrain from and prohibits CSU from increasing the amounts charged for undergraduate tuition and mandatory statewide fees for California residents from the amounts charged in the preceding fiscal year unless certain increases in appropriation's related to the UC and CSU are made in specified budget acts; provisions would be repealed on January 1, 2017. (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

 

AB 71 (Perez V)
Requires Secretary of the Natural Resources Agency to lead Salton Sea restoration efforts; authorizes Salton Sea Authority to lead restoration funding and feasibility study; requires the Secretary to seek input from the Authority with regard to Salton Sea restoration components. (AB 642 '11, AB 1410 '11)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 73 (Blumenfield)
Budget Act of 2013. (SB 65) (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.

  • Pending
 

AB 76 (Assembly Budget Committee)
Relates to private postsecondary institutions, public education facilities bonding, electronic public records, public body meetings, state mandates funding, capitol area funding and public works, trauma center grants, agency agreements for services and materials, an agency marketplace program for procurement, agency personnel audits and reimbursement, state civil service revisions, board or commission member compensation, occupational safety, public works, state contracting, and emergency management. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

2013 Sept. 11 Consideration of Governor's veto stricken from file. June 27 Consideration of Governor's veto pending. June 27 Vetoed by Governor. June 18 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4:15 p.m. June 14 In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May beconsidered on or after June 16 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77. Assembly Rule 77 suspended. (Ayes 54. Noes 25. Page 2001.) AssemblyRule 63 suspended. (Ayes 54. Noes 25. Page 2001.) Senate amendmentsconcurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 53. Noes 25. Page2003.). June 14 Joint Rule 10.5 suspended. (Ayes 28. Noes 10. Page 1363.) Readthird time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 23. Noes 11. Page1365.). June 13 Withdrawn from committee. (Ayes 23. Noes 9. Page 1337.) Orderedto third reading. June 12 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. onRLS. May 23 Referred to Com. on RLS. May 13 In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. May 13 Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 51. Noes 24. Page 1390.) May 9 Withdrawn from committee. (Ayes 53. Noes 22. Page 1312.) Orderedto second reading. Assembly Rule 63 suspended. (Ayes 53. Noes 22. Page 1313.) Read second time. Ordered to third reading. (Ayes 53. Noes 22. Page 1313.) Mar. 14 Referred to Com. on BUDGET. Jan. 11 From printer. May be heard in committee February 10. Jan. 10 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 94 (Assembly Budget Committee)
Authorizes UC to pledge its annual GF support appropriation, less certain amounts, to secure the payment of its general revenue bonds or commercial paper associated with the general revenue bond program; authorizes UC to fund debt service for capital expenditures from its GF support appropriation; authorizes UC to fund pay-go capital outlay projects from its GF support appropriation; establishes the Middle Class Scholarship Program; appropriates $15M for UCR School of Medicine. (SB 88)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 50, Statutes of 2013.

  • Pending
 

AB 103 (Assembly Budget Committee)
Requires, in order for students enrolled in their respective segments to remain eligible to receive financial aid under the bill, UC and CSU maintain their respective institutional need-based grant program policies and maintain their funding amounts at a level that, at a minimum, is equal to the level maintained during the 2013-14 academic year; provides that the scholarship award under the Middle Class Scholarship, combined with other publicly funded student financial aid, would be for up to 40% of the mandatory systemwide tuition and fees, rather than up to 40% of the mandatory systemwide tuition, charged to an eligible student in a fiscal year; requires UC and CSU not supplant their respective institutional need-based grants with funds provided for scholarships under the program, rather than maintain their respective need-based grant program policies. (SB 97)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 29 Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.R.

  • Pending
 

AB 110 (Assembly Budget Committee)
Budget Act of 2013: State Appropriations for the 2013-14 fiscal yr., including UC cogeneration/energy conservation major capital outlay projects and payment for debt service; UC online courses; UC Merced Classroom and Academic Office Building; UC Subject Matter Projects for teacher professional development and Common Core standards; Middle Class Scholarship Program; Cal Grant Program; and designation of UC funds for AFSCME-SX upon MOU, and various UC items/programs; and UC report to the Legislature on meeting its 2013-14 enrollment goal.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Consideration of Governor's item veto pending.

 

AB 114 (Salas)
Relates to Clean Energy Job Creation Fund/ Prop. 39 appropriations to the California Workforce Investment Board (CWIB) for a competitive grant program for eligible organizations preparing disadvantaged youth/ veterans for employment. Requires grant recipient reports to CWIB, and CWIB review/ assessment after first year of implementation.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 138 (Olsen)
Adds to the Donahoe Higher Education Act that UC and CSU shall determine the amounts of undergraduate tuition and mandatory systemwide fees for CA residents in each incoming first-year class in their respective segments, and the tuition and mandatory systemwide fees set for CA residents in each incoming first-year class shall not be increased until that incoming first-year class has completed at least four academic years.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

AB 154 (Atkins)
Exempts performing first trimester medication/aspiration abortions with a license or certificate from being a public offense, requires nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, or physician assistants to complete HWPP-171 training, and comply with standardized procedures or protocols, as specified, to perform such abortions and, upon completion of this training and validation of clinical competency, to continue indefinitely to perform aspiration abortions. (SB 1338 '12)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/04/13)
 

AB 159 (Chavez)
Requests UC and requires CSU to determine the amounts of undergraduate tuition and mandatory systemwide fees for each incoming first-year class; requires that the tuition and mandatory systemwide fees set for an incoming first-year class under the bill not be increased for that class for at least 6 academic years, except as adjusted for inflation, as specified.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 173 (Weber)
UC may award a contract for the acquisition of goods, services, or information technology that has an estimated value of greater than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), but less than two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000), to a certified small business, including a microbusiness, or to a disabled veteran business enterprise, if the UC obtains price quotations from two or more certified small businesses, including microbusinesses, or from two or more disabled veteran business enterprises.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

 

AB 177 (Perez V)
require the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, in cooperation and consultation with the Public Utilities Commission, the Natural Resources Agency, and the Salton Sea Authority, to convene a stakeholders group to advise the commission on the steps that should be taken to properly develop, integrate, and transmit the electricity generated by eligible renewable energy resources located in and around the Salton Sea.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on U. & C.

  • Pending
 

AB 181 (Logue)
Legislative Intent: Establish a pilot program with the goal of establishing a coordinated curriculum that enables students to earn a baccalaureate degree from a participating UC campus within 3 years of graduating from a secondary school, at a total cost to the student that does not exceed $20,000, excluding the cost of instructional materials and mandatory campus-based fees; authorize UC to establish a Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program that includes any campus of the UC, any campus of the CCC, and any secondary educational institution that volunteers to participate.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

 

AB 199 (Holden)
Encourages public universities to purchase agricultural products grown in California to the greatest extent possible.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Joint Rule JR 61(a)(10) suspended. (Ayes 27. Noes 11.)

  • Pending
 

AB 250 (Holden)
Creates the California Innovation Hub Program. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 255 (Waldron)
Request UC to establish a Digital Arts Degree Pilot Program at up to 2 of its campuses and requires CCC and up to 8 CSU campuses to establish the pilot program; requests UC and requires CSU and CCC collaboration with the digital arts design and video game industries to develop a course leading to a baccalaureate and associate degree in digital arts.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/04/13)
 

AB 293 (Allen)
Administers and establishes criteria for awarding grants, loans, or other financial assistance from the Clean Energy Job Creation Fund pursuant to the Ca. Clean Energy Jobs Act to fund projects that create jobs by reducing energy demand and consumption; maintains a public database of recipients; requires applicants to install a clean energy generation project to demonstrate that it has implemented all cost effective energy efficiency and demand response improvements; requires recipients to report specified information to the Citizens Oversight Board for inclusion in its annual report to the Legislature, and that the board also post this information on its Website. (Proposition 39 Implementation)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 303 (Calderon I)
Entitles an otherwise eligible student who is a member or former member of the Armed Forces of the United States, as defined, who meets prescribed requirements, including, but not limited to, enrollment in a qualifying undergraduate certificate or degree program, to a Cal Grant A Entitlement Award or a Cal Grant B Entitlement Award. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 314 (Pan)
Prohibits college/university-operated health care service plans from establishing an annual or lifetime limit on the dollar value of essential health benefits, as defined, for any participant/beneficiary. (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on ED.

 

AB 329 (Pan)
Provides that a person who intentionally uses software to circumvent a security measure, access control system, or other control or measure on a ticket seller' s Internet Web site that is used to ensure an equitable ticket buying process is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 330 (Chau)
Includes license examination passage rates, the institution's latest 3-year cohort default rate, the institution's percentage of undergraduate student borrowers and certain other student loan debt information concerning full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking undergraduate students of the institution in the information that a participating institution is required to report.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 340 (Bradford)
Requires the PUC to establish a program to encourage the use of women, minority, and disabled veteran-owned businesses as prime contractors and subcontractors for all grants, contracts, subsidies, financing, and activities administered through the EPIC consistent with General Order 156 of the commission.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 368 (Morrell)
Expands residency classification provisions for purposes of ascertaining the amount of tuition and fees to be paid by students of public postsecondary education institutions by deleting the provisions requiring members of the Armed Forces to be stationed in the state, and by defining "Armed Forces of the United States" to include the National Guard and the reserve components of the Armed Forces, including the California National Guard, requests UC to establish the same residency requirements.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/04/13)
 

AB 369 (Pan)
Requires plans/insurers to arrange for completion of covered services by nonparticipating providers for newly covered enrollees/insureds under individual health care service plan contracts or individual health insurance policies whose prior coverage was withdrawn from the market between 12/1/13 - 3/31/14.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

  • Watch
 

AB 382 (Mullin)
Would include prescribed documents dealing with alternative investments within the exceptions to the requirement for disclosure of documents related to public meetings.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

AB 386 (Levine)
Expresses legislative intent that CSU students can enroll in system-wide online courses as specified; requires CSU to establish uniform definitions and reports to the Legislature on its online course performance data and on feasibility of developing an accelerated bachelor' s degree completion program consisting of online courses focusing on students who started college but never obtained a degree.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 387 (Levine)
Relates to CSU online education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 394 (Yamada)
Extends the California Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Research Fund check-off for another five years.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

 

AB 409 (Quirk-Silva)
Authorizes the FPPC to develop and operate an online system for filing statements of economic interests meeting specified requirements. With certain exceptions, filers would be authorized to use the online system to meet requirements imposed by the act. (AB 2062 '12)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E. & C.A.

  • Neutral  (03/21/13)
 

AB 418 (Mullin)
Requires a state agency to post a graphical link to the State Auditor' s Internet Web page that contains information on how to file a complaint to the State Auditor under the Whistleblower Protection Act; requires the graphical link to include the phone number that the public and a state employee may use to make a complaint to the State Auditor under the act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.

  • Pending
 

AB 446 (Mitchell)
Expands HIV testing procedures to require a medical provider or person administering the test to provide specified information to the patient; require informed consent, except when a person independently requests a test from an HIV counseling and testing site; offer testing to consenting patients aged 18-65 who have blood drawn at a primary care clinic and specify how the results are provided; authorize Internet/electronic disclosure of results only under secure access at the time of testing.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Watch  (05/13/13)
 

AB 466 (Mitchell)
Expands HIV testing requirements to require medical care provider or person administering test to provide specified patient notification; requires consenting patients aged 18-65 who have blood drawn at a primary care clinic, as defined, to be offered an HIV test and specifies how the results are provided.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 475 (Brown)
Defines the term "licensing fees" for purposes of the Student Athlete Bill of Rights, and would instead make those provisions applicable to intercollegiate athletic programs at 4-year institutions of higher education in the state that receive, as an average, $20M or more in annual revenue derived from media rights and licensing fees for intercollegiate athletics. (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Be re-referred to Coms. on HIGHER ED. and A.,E.,S.,T., & I.M. (Ayes 11. Noes 0.) (March 21). Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

 

AB 479 (Donnelly)
Exempts textbooks from sales/ use taxes for students presenting valid student ID card or proof of enrollment.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.

  • Pending
 

AB 506 (Mitchell)
Authorizes HIV testing of infants under 12 months old when in protective/court custody, and receiving medical care by an attending physician/surgeon who determines that this testing is necessary, and provides that treatment based on a positive test result is considered emergency medical care authorized, without court order, by a social worker; requires social worker to provide to physician/surgeon any available contact information for biological mother for purposes of reporting a positive HIV test.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 76. Noes 0.).

  • Pending
 

AB 534 (Wieckowski)
Requires each campus at UC, CSU, CCC, and private and independent colleges or universities to provide entrance and exit counseling, as specified, with respect to any student loans offered by the institution or a private lender or recommended to the student by the institution or segment.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/04/12)
 

AB 541 (Daly)
Authorizes UC Irvine to implement a pilot program through 1/1/19 similar to the one run by City of Santa Monica, if it determines that the city has less than 12 operational buses equipped with illuminated signs, and requires the university in collaboration with CHP to submit a report by 7/1/18 on the incidence of adverse impacts. (AB 1984 '11)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 76. Noes 1.).

  • Pending
 

AB 548 (Salas)
Deletes the repeal date for community college registered nursing programs.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Feb. 6 Referred to Com. on ED. Jan. 30 In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Jan. 30 Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 76. Noes 0. Page 3743.) Jan. 29 From consent calendar. Ordered to third reading. Jan. 23 From committee: Do pass. To consent calendar. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.)(January 23). Read second time. Ordered to consent calendar. Jan. 15 From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (January 14). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. Jan. 8 Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. Jan. 7 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on HIGHER ED. Read second time and amended. Jan. 6 Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. 2013 Feb. 21 From printer. May be heard in committee March 23. Feb. 20 Read first time. To print.

 

AB 550 (Brown)
Requires state agencies and encourages independent state entities to achieve an annual 25% small business participation level in state contracting.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 565 (Salas)
Amends Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program; requires guidelines for selection/placement of program applicants to include criteria giving priority consideration to applicants with experience serving medically underserved populations or in medically underserved areas; requires priority to rural applicants who agree to practice in a physician-owned/operated medical practice; includes a primary care private practice; requires placement guidelines development.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Watch  (06/13/12)
 

AB 589 (Fox)
Establishes a loan assumption program for physicians working full time in California practicing in underrepresented specialties, as defined.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 591 (Fox)
Requires each general acute care hospital with an emergency department to have, at all times, a geriatric physician serving on an "on-call" basis to that department.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 609 (Nestande)
Enacts the CA Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research Act, establishing minimum publication requirements for grant funding from a state agency, and requiring grant recipients to provide public access to any publication of a state agency-funded invention/technology, and ensuring that an electronic version of the final peer-reviewed manuscript is submitted to the funding agency or appropriate publicly accessible state agency approved database, including UC's eScholarship Repository at the California Digital Library - made publicly available no later than 12 months after official date of publication.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.

 

AB 615 (Bocanegra)
Deletes the prohibition on the payment of unemployment benefits to education employees, other than teachers, researchers, and administrators, as specified, between 2 academic years and would make conforming changes.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 617 (Nazarian)
Relates to insurance market reform in the Health Benefit Exchange; establishes an appeals entity and process for initial eligibility or enrollment determinations and redeterminations for insurance affordability programs, including an informal resolution process, establishing procedures and timelines for hearings with the appeals entity, and notice provisions; also establishes continuing eligibility for individuals during the appeals process.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on

  • Pending
 

AB 646 (Cooley)
Expresses the intent of the Legislature to affirm the employer-education partnership model of a regional P-20 council as a desired structure in California to help align preschool, K-12, community college, 4-year college, and graduate and professional education programs and funding to advance strategic educational and economic outcomes, authorizes a school district, community college district, or CSU or UC to establish or participate in a regional P-20 council, and authorize a regional P-20 council to include representatives of private sector employers.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 650 (Nazarian)
Creates the DGS Natural Gas Services Program to enter into agreements with local governmental bodies, nonprofit hospitals, and educational institutions that expend public funds for acquisition of natural gas and related services.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Watch  (05/03/13)
 

AB 653 (Perez V)
Creates the California Innovation Hub Program (iHub Program) within GO-Biz to create regional offices that would provide specialized counseling, training, and networking services to assist entrepreneurs establish and grow businesses for local and in-state job retention, creation, and future expansion. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

AB 658 (Calderon I)
Applies prohibitions of the Confidentiality of Medical Information Act to any business that offers software or hardware, including a mobile application or other related device designed to maintain medical information to allow an individual to their information, or for the diagnosis, treatment, or management of an individual's medical condition .
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 676 (Fox)
Prohibits health care service plans, health insurers, and the Department of Health Care Services or Medi-Cal managed care plans, as applicable, from causing an enrollee, insured, or beneficiary to remain in a general acute care hospital or an acute psychiatric hospital if the attending physician on the medical staff has determined that the individual no longer requires inpatient hospital care.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/11/13)
 

AB 689 (Bonta)
Requires each general acute care hospital to offer onsite vaccinations for influenza to all inpatients prior to discharge annually; requires general acute care hospitals that offers vaccinations pursuant to this provision to inform each inpatient that he or she may be required to pay for the cost of the vaccination.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 697 (Gomez)
Establishes a loan assumption program for employees of state veterans' homes within the SNAPLE program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and V.A.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

AB 703 (Hall)
Provides that the exemption from the prohibition on carrying concealed/loaded firearms applies to honorably retired peace officers who were authorized to carry firearms during the course and scope of their appointment, rather than employment, as peace officers.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Watch  (04/23/13)
 

AB 714 (Wieckowski)
Appropriate $1M from GF to the UC spinal cord injury research fund authorized by the Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/11/13)
 

AB 731 (Mansoor)
Makes changes in the provisions relating to the use of the name "University of California."
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 24.

  • Pending
 

AB 734 (Mansoor)
Encourages the UC Regents to allow a student, selected by the UCSA, to attend the closed session meetings, requires the student to be a nonvoting, noncontributing participant at the meetings.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 748 (Eggman)
Requires interest to accrue in a tax or fee claim against a public entity resulting in a judgment against that entity at a rate equal to the weekly average 1-yr. constant maturity U.S. Treasury yield, not exceeding 7% per annum.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 756 (Melendez)
Applies provisions of CEQA and the Jobs and Economic Improvement through Environmental Leadership Act addressing noncompliance actions to public works infrastructure projects carried out or contracted out by city, county, or state government.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 763 (Buchanan)
Requires Dept. of Boating and Waterways to consult with UC and other members of the scientific and research communities, specified U.S. departments, and state agencies overseeing aquatic plants to determine which of those species should be given highest priority for treatment, and the best methods of implementing identification, control, and eradication measures, and requires a risk assessment of whether an aquatic plant under consideration is an 'invasive' aquatic plant.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 764 (Linder)
Establishes a pilot program to issue a limited crematory license to up to 5 hydrolysis facilities.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

AB 809 (Logue)
Allows the verbal consent for the use of telehealth to apply in the present instance and for any subsequent use of telehealth.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (05/30/13)
 

AB 830 (Holden)
Requires the State Department of Public Health to promulgate regulations to require hospitals and health care facilities that employ clinical laboratory scientists and medical laboratory technicians to provide training to those individuals and any other employees charged with supervising those individuals on specified subject matters.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Re-referred to Com. on B.,P. & C.P.

  • Pending
 

AB 832 (Weber)
Requires all convenience stores and bookstores on any UC, CSU or CCC campus to accept the use of electronic benefits transfer cards.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 860 (Perea)
Requires that after the $1M is transferred each year from the Managed Care Administrative Fines and Penalties Fund to the Medically Underserved Account for Physicians, $600k be transferred each year from the fund to the Steven M. Thompson Medical School Scholarship Account.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

AB 880 (Gomez)
Requires a large employer to pay the Employment Development Department an employer responsibility penalty for each covered employee, as defined, enrolled in Medi-Cal based on the average cost of coverage provided by large employers to their employees, including both the employer's and employee's share of the premiums, as specified.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Reconsideration granted. (Page 2239.) Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member Gomez.

  • Pending
 

AB 895 (Rendon)
Establishes the California Postsecondary Online Education Task Force, to consist of 11 members to be appointed on or before March 31, 2014.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 900 (Alejo)
Requires that Medi-Cal provider payments reduction does not apply to skilled nursing facilities that are a distinct part of a general acute care hospital for dates of service on or after July 1, 2013, subject to necessary federal approvals. (SB 640)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 912 (Quirk-Silva)
Requires health care service plans/insurers to provide, on a large group basis, coverage of medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a necessary medical treatment may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility to an enrollee/insured.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 916 (Eggman)
Prohibits the use of additional terms by a physician or surgeon with respect to board of certification, makes findings and declarations regarding the need for legislation pertaining to misleading advertisements and statements by physicians and surgeons.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

AB 926 (Bonilla)
Requires women providing human oocytes for research to be compensated for their time, trouble, and inconvenience in the same manner as other research subjects, as prescribed.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Consideration of Governor's veto pending.

  • Watch  (03/11/13)
  • Neutral  (05/30/13)
 

AB 944 (Nestande)
Requires CSU and CCC and requests UC to report to the Legislature, by January 1, 2016, and every 2 years thereafter, on workload and key performance data on distance learning courses.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/18/13)
 

AB 959 (Bonilla)
States legislative intent that the reauthorization of the statewide pupil assessment program bring together elementary and secondary school policy leaders, the segments of higher education, and postsecondary career technical and vocational programs to develop criteria and create pathways in which assessments taken by middle and high school pupils are aligned with college and career readiness, as specified. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 974 (Hall)
Requires a hospital, prior to transferring a patient for a nonmedical reason, to ask the patient for a preferred contact person to be notified, and to make a reasonable attempt to contact that person to inform regarding the transfer, and if the patient is unresponsive, to make a reasonable effort to determine the identity of the preferred contact person or next of kin and alert the contact about the transfer. Requires hospital to document any attempts to contact a preferred contact person or next of kin in the patient's medical record.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/11/13)
 

AB 975 (Wieckowski)
Declares necessity of establishing uniform standards for reporting amount of charity care and community benefits a facility provides to ensure that private nonprofit hospitals and nonprofit multispecialty clinics meet the social obligations for which they receive favorable tax treatment; requires these entities to develop a community benefits statement by 1/1/16 and plan by 4/1/16 as specified; requires OSHPD to develop and adopt regulations prescribing a standardized format for community benefits plans to provide technical assistance, and to penalize entities that fail to comply; deletes from the definition of "patient with high medical costs", the limitation that such a patient does not receive a discounted rate from the hospital as a result of his/her third party coverage.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Reconsideration granted. (Page 1885.) Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member Wieckowski.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/18/13)
 

AB 1008 (Buchanan)
Prohibits Alameda County Hospital Authority from contracting with any private person/entity to replace services being provided by physicians/surgeons employed by the authority and in a recognized collective bargaining unit, without evidence that the contractor's services are more cost-effective. Requires authority to negotiate with representative over decision to privatize. Requires necessary binding arbitration. Relates to retirement membership.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Re-referred to Coms. on GOV. & F. and HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

AB 1024 (Gonzalez )
Authorizes the Supreme Court to admit to the practice of law an applicant who is not lawfully present in the United States, upon certification by the committee that the applicant has fulfilled those requirements for admission.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Sept. 9 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. Re-referred to Com. onRLS. pursuant to Senate Rule 29.10(c). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Pending
 

AB 1025 (Garcia)
Requires CSU and CCC and requests UC to provide information about credit by examination opportunities wherever course and class information is available.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Neutral  (04/04/12)
 

AB 1035 (Perez)
Relates to workers' compensation for firefighters and peace officers; extends the time period to commence proceedings to collect death benefits, if the proceedings are brought by, or on behalf of, a person who was a dependent on the date of death, from 240 weeks from the date of injury to no later than 420 weeks from the date of injury, not to exceed one year after the date of death; applies only to a specified injury causing death, including cancer, tuberculosis, or a blood-borne infectious disease or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infections, and would apply only to specified deceased members, including peace officers and active firefighting members.
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Apr. 1 Withdrawn from committee. Re-referred to Com. on RLS. Mar. 27 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. onGOV. & F. 2013 June 18 In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the requestof author. June 11 In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the requestof author. May 29 Referred to Com. on GOV. & F. May 20 In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. May 20 Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 69. Noes 5. Page 1506.) May 16 Read third time and amended. Ordered to third reading. (Page 1448.) May 6 Read second time. Ordered to third reading. May 2 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 1.) (May 1). Apr. 11 From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (April 10). Re-referred to Com. on APPR. Apr. 8 Re-referred to Com. on L. GOV. Apr. 4 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on L. GOV. Read second time and amended. Mar. 7 Referred to Com. on L. GOV. Feb. 25 Read first time. Feb. 24 From printer. May be heard in committee March 26. Feb. 22 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1124 (Muratsuchi)
Relates to Medi-Cal reimbursement rates.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Watch  (02/25/14)
 

AB 1133 (Mitchell)
Relates to foster children with special health care needs; requires that, when determining placement of a foster child who is medically fragile, priority consideration be given to placement with a foster parent who is an individual nurse provider that provides health services under the federal Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program, but that this priority consideration is subordinate to preference granted to a relative of the child, in accordance with federal law.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.

  • Watch  (04/29/13)
 

AB 1138 (Chau)
Requires the employer to submit to its workers' compensation insurer specified reports that it is required to submit to the Employment Development Department, and the insurer would be required to include the names of all covered employees in the workers' compensation insurance policy.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1139 (Lowenthal B)
Authorizes a pharmacist prescribing a biological product to select a biosimilar, provided that it is deemed by FDA as interchangeable with the prescribed product.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/18/13)
 

AB 1149 (Campos)
Relates to disclosure of any breach of an agency's security to any resident whose unencrypted personal information was acquired by an unauthorized person; provides disclosure requirements applying to a breach of computerized data that is owned or licensed by a local agency.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 1154 (Gray)
Authorizes the CA Horse Racing Board to contract to provide compensation for an equine medical director; establishes that the term for the equine medical director is 2 years and would limit the numbers of terms that a person may serve consecutively to 2 terms.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1162 (Frazier)
Requires CCC and CSU and requests UC and accredited private nonprofit and for-profit postsecondary educational institutions, to adopt policies for negotiating contracts between their postsecondary educational institutions and banks and other financial institutions to disburse a student's financial aid award and other refunds onto a debit card, prepaid card, or preloaded card. (SB 595)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set first hearing. Failed passage. Reconsideration granted.

  • Neutral  (04/04/13)
 

AB 1164 (Lowenthal B)
Authorizes an employee to record and enforce a wage lien upon real and personal property of an employer, or a property owner, as specified, for wages, other compensation, and related penalties and damages owed the employee.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1174 (Bocanegra)
Provides that face-to-face contact between a health care provider and a patient shall not be required under the Medi-Cal program for "teledentistry by store and forward."
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch
 

AB 1176 (Bocanegra)
Establishes the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Fund; establishes the GME Council that includes an appointed representative of a UC teaching hospital participating in GME, and requires the council to review and make recommendations on funding of the medical residency training programs and submit an annual report to the Legislature.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, second hearing. Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1178 (Bocanegra)
Establishes the California Promise Neighborhood Initiative, State Department of Education shall work CCC, CSU, UC, CSAC and other agencies to identify programs and opportunities for grants suitable for prioritization and granting of bonus points in promise neighborhoods.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1182 (Brown)
Legislative Intent: Enact legislation that would help increase the number of physicians and surgeons, registered nurses, and other health care professionals in medically underserved areas.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 1209 (Bonilla)
Extends provisions relating to issuing or renewing a visiting faculty permit to July 1, 2018. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 1212 (Levine)
Prohibits certain bid specifications from requiring a bidder to provide submission of data substantiating a request for a substitution of "an equal" item prior to the bid or proposal submission deadline. (SB 1516 '11)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on A. & A.R.

  • Pending
 

AB 1224 (Harkey)
Makes changes to the Donahoe Higher Education Act.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 1231 (Perez V)
Requires the State Department of Developmental Services to inform all regional centers that any appropriate health services and dentistry may be provided through the use of telehealth to consumers of with autism spectrum disorders.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1241 (Weber)
Commencing with the 2015-16 award year and continuing each award year thereafter, extends by one year the period of eligibility for allowing Cal Grant A/ B Entitlement award applicants to submit a complete financial aid application no later than March 2 of the 2nd academic year after HS graduation for an award commencing the academic year following the application.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Neutral  (04/04/13)
 

AB 1263 (Perez J)
Relates to CommuniCal certified medical interpreters (CCMIs).
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Watch  (06/27/13)
  • Not Taking A Position  (07/16/13)
 

AB 1278 (Hueso)
Prohibits a physician and surgeon, including an osteopathic physician and surgeon, from recommending, prescribing, or providing integrative cancer treatment, as defined, to cancer patients unless certain requirements are met.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 1285 (Fong)
Deletes 2% limit for receipt of payments for tuition/fees for new Cal Grant B Entitlement award recipients in their first academic year of attendance at an institution of postsecondary education, and instead provides that, for the 2014-15, 2015-16, and 2016-17 academic years, respectively, 25%, 50%, and 75% of these recipients are eligible for payments for tuition/fees in their first academic year. Provides that, commencing with the 2017-18 academic year, and each academic year thereafter, all new Cal Grant B recipients enrolling for the first time in an institution of postsecondary education are eligible for payments for tuition/ fees in their first academic year of attendance.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Neutral  (04/04/13)
 

AB 1286 (Skinner)
Requires the minimum contribution to the California Breast Cancer Research Fund for 2014 and 2015 be equal to the minimum amount for 2013.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

 

AB 1287 (Quirk-Silva)
Specifies eligibility criteria that, commencing in 2014-15, applies to Cal Grant award recipients who were determined ineligible for a renewal award because they exceeded the maximum household income or asset level, or failed to meet the minimum need threshold, but who subsequently meet eligibility requirements for a Cal Grant award.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 1288 (Perez V)
Requires the Medical Board of California to develop a process to give priority review status to the application of an applicant who can demonstrate, as specified, that he or she intends to practice in a medically underserved area or serve a medical underserved population.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after August 7 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.

  • Pending
 

AB 1291 (Lowenthal B)
Creates the Right to Know Act of 2013; requires any business that has a customer's personal information to provide at no charge, within 30 days of the customer's specified request, a copy of that information to the customer as well as the names and contact information for all 3rd parties with which the business has shared the information during the previous 12 months.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1297 (Perez J)
Authorizes procurement organizations, under specified circumstances to notify coroners regarding anatomical gifts to be made, prior to a donor's death, and requires coroners to accept that notification if it facilitates their duties in a manner and timeframe that is compatible with the preservation of the body or part for purposes of the gift; requires disclosure of medical information if it is compelled by a coroner upon notification/investigation of imminent deaths that may involve organ/tissue donation.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

AB 1300 (Hernandez R)
Requires that prior to the issuance of a credit card on the campus of an institution of higher education to a cardholder who is 18 years of age or older the cardholder be provided with an oral disclosure, by the credit card issuer soliciting on the campus of an institution of higher education, containing certain information, including, but not limited to, the annual percentage rate, penalty rates, cash advance fee, late payment fee, and over-the-limit fee, in a specified manner.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.

  • Pending
 

AB 1306 (Wilk)
Establishes The New University of California as a 4th segment of public postsecondary education in this state, establishes an 11-member Board of Trustees of The New University of California as the governing body of the university, and specify the membership and appointing authority for the board of trustees, specifies the mission and goal of the university.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1308 (Bonilla)
Amends the Licensed Midwifery Practice Act to no longer require licensed midwives to be supervised by a physician/surgeon; require referral for abnormal pregnancy/childbirth; authorize midwives to directly obtain supplies and devices, administer drugs and diagnostic tests, order testing, and receive necessary reports consistent with scope of practice; require specified disclosure; require hospital reporting of planned out-of-hospital births; adjust data elements to be reported; and prohibit new licensees from substituting clinical experience for formal didactic education.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 1318 (Bonilla)
Sets the maximum award levels for students attending WASC accredited nonpublic postsecondary educational institutions for 2014-15, and deems such institutions to be qualified institutions if the total amount of institutional aid to resident students in any award year, is no less than 50% of the total Cal Grant awards received by their students, except for institutions meeting prescribed conditions.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

AB 1327 (Gorell)
Prohibits public agencies from using unmanned aircraft systems, or contracting for the use of unmanned aircraft systems, as defined, with certain exceptions applicable to law enforcement agencies and in certain other cases.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 1340 (Achadjian)
Establishes enhanced treatment facilities/units (ETU) within state hospitals and requirements for inclusion of state psychiatric hospitals; requires ETU placements of patients in assault cases deemed incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by insanity; authorizes referral of patients posing substantial risk of inpatient aggression to ETUs; requires forensic needs assessment panel placement evaluations for an enhanced treatment program; requires forensic needs assessment team psychologist in-depth assessment and treatment plan.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/21/13)
 

AB 1348 (Perez J)
Establishes a new California Higher Education Authority to replace the California Postsecondary Education Commission (CPEC) (AB 2190 '11)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Concern  (04/19/13)
 

AB 1350 (Hernandez R)
Requires the Public Utilities Commission to adopt and implement a schedule that implements a second phase-in period for expanding direct transactions, as specified, over a reasonable time commencing not later than July 1, 2014. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Com. on U. & C.

  • Pending
 

AB 1364 (Ting)
Requires that the Cal Grant B access award be no less than $1,710, unless that amount exceeds that of a student's calculated financial need; requires the award for access costs to include the percentage increase, if any, in the CPI for All Urban Consumers, and requires that in the event of a decrease in this CPI classification from the prior academic year, the award amount remains at its most recent level.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Placed on APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

AB 1373 (Perez J)
Provides that certain proceedings related to the collection of death benefits of firefighters and peace officers may be commenced within, but no later than, an unspecified period of time and in no event more than one year after the date of death if all of the specified criteria are met, including, but not limited to, that the employee's death is the result of a specified injury.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Watch  (06/13/13)
 

AB 1433 (Gatto)
Amends the Kristin Smart Campus Safety Act of 1998 to require UC, CSU and CCC to report a Part 1 violent crime, sexual assault, as defined, or hate crime received by a campus law enforcement agency to the appropriate local law enforcement agency without identifying the victim, unless the victim consents. Provides that UC, CSU, CCC, and private and independent postsecondary institutions shall, on or before 7/1/15, adopt and implement written policies and procedures to ensure that any report of a Part 1 violent crime, sexual assault, or hate crime, committed on or off campus, received by any employee and made by the victim for purposes of notifying the institution or law enforcement, is immediately forwarded to the appropriate law enforcement agency without identifying the victim, unless the victim consents.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1443 (Skinner)
Provides that discrimination against any person in the selection or training of that person in an unpaid internship, or the harassment of an unpaid intern, on account of the factors of the Fair Employment and Housing Act is an unlawful employment practice.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1445 (Logue)
Enacts the California Water Infrastructure Act of 2014.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1446 (Mullin)
Eliminates requirement that the number of voter registration forms provided to UC, CSU, CCC by the Secretary of State be consistent with the number of students enrolled. Encourages UC and requires CSU/CCC campuses that operate an automated class registration system, to permit students, during the class registration process, to apply to register to vote online by submitting an affidavit of voter registration electronically on the Secretary of State Website. Provides that the signature on an affidavit is confidential and shall not be disclosed. Requires an organization that distributes voter registration cards or assists with submission of an affidavit of registration electronically on the Secretary of State Website to comply with specified requirements relating to the voter registration information. Requires an organization that distributes voter registration cards to obtain the cards from the county elections official or the Secretary of State. Requires an organization to comply with all applicable regulations established by the Secretary of State when distributing the cards. (SB 854'07)
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Mar. 17 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on E. & R. Read second time and amended. Jan. 17 Referred to Com. on E. & R. Jan. 7 From printer. May be heard in committee February 6. Jan. 6 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1451 (Holden)
Authorizes the governing board of a school district to enter into a concurrent enrollment partnership agreement with a community college district located within its immediate service area to allow pupils to attend community college.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Apr. 2 From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on ED. (Ayes 13. Noes0.) (April 1). Re-referred to Com. on ED. Mar. 26 Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. Mar. 25 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on HIGHER ED. Read second time and amended. Mar. 18 In committee: Hearing postponed by committee. Mar. 10 Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. Mar. 6 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on HIGHER ED. Read second time and amended. Jan. 17 Referred to Coms. on HIGHER ED. and ED. Jan. 9 From printer. May be heard in committee February 8. Jan. 8 Read first time. To print

  • Pending
 

AB 1456 (Jones-Sawyer)
Requires CSAC and LAO to conduct a study of the effects of enacting a Pay it Forward, Pay it Back Pilot Program and designates the Legislative Analyst as the agency in charge of preparing the study.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1457 (Skinner)
Budget Act of 2014
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1517 (Skinner)
Encourages a law enforcement agency to submit sexual assault forensic evidence to the crime lab as soon as practically possible, but no later than 5 days after being booked into evidence, and that the crime lab process evidence, create DNA profiles when able, and upload qualifying DNA profiles into the Combined DNA Index System as soon as practically possible.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Pending
 

AB 1524 (Waldron)
Requires a person or public or private entity that owns or operates an unmanned aircraft, as defined, to place specified identifying information or digitally store identifying information on that unmanned aircraft.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1538 (Eggman)
Provides that if an otherwise qualifying institution has a student body composed of at least 2/3 students who are receiving federal Pell grants, and a default rate that exceeds the existing statutory maximum for Cal Grant eligibility, or a graduation rate less than the existing statutory minimum for eligibility, as prescribed, this bill would deem the institution eligible if the Student Aid Commission certifies that the institution satisfies specified conditions.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee February 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1539 (Hagman)
Requires SBE to adopt computer science content standards, and provides guidance for teaching computer science education in grades 7-12. Requires the convening of a group of experts to include science teachers in grades 7-12, school site principals, school district or county office of education administrators, university professors, and representatives of private sector business or industry.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Jan. 30 Referred to Com. on ED. Jan. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee February 22. Jan. 22 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1540 (Hagman)
Authorizes the governing board of a school district to authorize a pupil, upon recommendation of a CCC dean of a computer science dept or other appropriate CCC career computer science administrator, and with parental consent, to attend a CCC during any session/term and undertake one or more courses of computer science offered at the CCC.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Mar. 10 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on HIGHER ED. Read second time and amended. Jan. 30 Referred to Coms. on HIGHER ED. and ED. Jan. 24 From printer. May be heard in committee February 23. Jan. 23 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1541 (Waldron)
Relates to Medi-Cal hospital reimbursement.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1544 (Allen)
Increases Student Aid Commission membership to 16 by adding an additional representative from public, proprietary, or nonprofit postsecondary schools.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1548 (Mullin)
Prohibits a test agency from withholding a test subject's score for any reason other than a test subject's misconduct.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee February 27.

  • Pending
 

AB 1549 (Rendon)
Adds to the Equity in Higher Education Act a provision requiring that the written policy on sexual harassment also be displayed in a prominent location on the official Internet Web site of each postsecondary educational institution.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee February 27.

  • Watch
 

AB 1558 (Hernandez)
Requests UC to establish the California Health Data Organization and would require health care service plans and health insurers to provide the explanations of benefits or explanations of review to that organization to the extent permitted by federal law.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1559 (Pan)
Requires DPH to expand statewide screening of newborns to include screening for adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD).
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Neutral  (04/10/14)
 

AB 1590 (Wieckowski)
Makes changes to Cal Grant A and B Entitlement Awards, changes the date that the Student Aid Commission needs to certify the institution's latest 3-year cohort default rate and graduation rate, defines the graduation rate of a qualifying institution.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1639 (Grove)
Legislative intent: Moneys derived from emissions reductions measures be expended to achieve the maximum technologically feasible and cost‑effective reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in furtherance of achieving the statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

  • Pending
 

AB 1640 (Jones-Sawyer)
Makes changes to sex offenders registration.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1668 (Wieckowski)
Amends the California Educational Facilities Authority Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 15.

  • Pending
 

AB 1677 (Gomez)
Establishes a loan assumption program for employees of eligible public facilities, as defined to include state hospitals, state veterans' homes, members of the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, California facilities administered by the federal Veterans Health Administration, and health care districts located in California.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 15.

  • Watch
 

AB 1683 (Jones)
Requires the State Department of Public Health to inform a patient diagnosed with cancer or receiving cancer therapy treatment from, a specified health care practitioner, or a hospital or other facility within an area designated as a cancer reporting area of the reporting requirement.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1705 (Williams)
Legislative Intent: Define the term "substantially complex" relating to public contract payments.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1710 (Dickinson)
Makes various changes to security breach notification law, including requiring notification regarding personal info. acquired by an unauthorized person; requiring source entity to provide free identity theft prevention/mitigation services if specified personal info. was exposed; requiring entities that maintain but not own data to notify affected persons within 15 days of breach; prohibiting entities that sell goods/services and accepts credit/debit card or other form/ device of payment from storing, retaining, sending, or failing to limit access to payment related data, retaining a primary account number, or storing sensitive authentication data subsequent to an authorization, unless a specified exception applies; making an entity liable for reimbursement of all reasonable/actual costs of providing security breach notice following discovery or notification residents whose personal info. was acquired by an unauthorized person, and for the reasonable/actual cost of card replacement to the owner/licensee. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Apr. 1 Re-referred to Com. on JUD. Mar. 28 Referred to Coms. on JUD. and B. & F. From committee chair, withauthor's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on JUD. Readsecond time and amended. Feb. 14 From printer. May be heard in committee March 16. Feb. 13 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1734 (Jones-Sawyer)
Requires all state agencies, departments, boards, and commissions to establish and achieve an annual goal of 25% small business participation in state procurements and contracts, to ensure that the state's procurement and contract processes are administered in order to meet or exceed the goal, and to report to the Director of General Services statistics regarding small business participation in his or her agency's procurements and contracts.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1750 (Alejo)
Requires the Instructional Quality Commission to identify model programs, standards, and curricula related to ethnic studies at the high school level, and to submit a related report the Governor , Legislature, and CDE's Website. Makes implementation subject to availability of funds to the commission for those purposes from any source, including state, federal, and other nonstate funding sources.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1755 (Gomez)
Require prevention of breaches of patients' medical information, as defined, and reporting of any breach of a patient's medical information to the department and the affected patient or the patient's representative without unreasonable delay and in no case later than 60 calendar days after detection of the breach.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 20.

  • Pending
 

AB 1759 (Pan)
Relates to Medi-Cal reimbursement rates.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Neutral
 

AB 1764 (Olsen)
Authorizes the governing board of a school district that requires more than 2 courses in mathematics to award a pupil up to one mathematics course credit for completing an approved computer science course, prohibits awarding this credit if the governing board of the school district also awards the pupil credit for that course in other specified subjects.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Feb. 27 Referred to Com. on ED. Feb. 18 From printer. May be heard in committee March 20. Feb. 14 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1766 (Nazarian)
Authorizes the County of Los Angeles, in conjunction with UCLA and First Star, Incorporated, or a related nonprofit child advocacy organization, to participate in a pilot project to establish the University-Affiliated First Star High School Academy; requires that the academy be licensed as a transitional housing placement provider, but would specify certain alternative requirements for the project including, among others, that the academy serve foster children who are attending high school and are at least 13 years of age.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1771 (Perez V)
Requires health insurance companies licensed in the State of California to pay contracted physicians for telehealth services, including telephone or other electronic patient management.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 20.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/14/14)
 

AB 1800 (Alejo)
Establishes the California Law Fellowship Program to offer licensed attorneys limited term placement opportunities in public sector legal positions within the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of state government and encourage participating attorneys to seek permanent employment in the public sector upon conclusion of fellowship.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1805 (Skinner)
Relates to Medi-Cal reimbursement provider payments.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Neutral
 

AB 1812 (Pan)
Expands the list of federal agencies authorized to receive the disclosures of information described above to include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Indian Health Service, the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and the Veterans Health Care Administration within the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Feb. 27 Referred to Com. on HEALTH. Feb. 19 From printer. May be heard in committee March 21. Feb. 18 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1822 (Bonta)
Creates an additional exemption from the tissue bank licensing requirement for the storage of HCT/P regulated by the federal Food and Drug Administration, by a person who is licensed to provide health care services, if specified circumstances apply.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Feb. 27 Referred to Com. on HEALTH. Feb. 19 From printer. May be heard in committee March 21. Feb. 18 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1834 (Williams)
Amends HEERA to provide that student employees whose employment is contingent upon their status as students are defined as employees or higher education employees - to create collective bargaining rights for new classes of working students, including UC graduate student researchers (GSRs). (SB 259 '11, SB 259' 13)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1841 (Mullin)
Specifies that the "technical supportive services" a medical assistant may perform also includes handing to a patient a properly labeled and prepackaged prescription drug, other than a controlled substance, ordered by a licensed physician and surgeon, a licensed podiatrist, a physician assistant, a nurse practitioner, or a certified nurse-midwife.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1862 (Melendez)
Requires the LAO to submit report on California National Guard Assistance Award Program by 1/31/15.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1868 (Gomez)
Covers under the Medi-Cal program, medical and surgical services provided by a doctor of podiatric medicine that, if provided by a physician, would be considered physician services, and which services may be provided by either a physician or a podiatrist in the state.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Neutral
 

AB 1886 (Eggman)
Requires the Medical Board of California to post certain information on the Internet regarding licensed physicians and surgeons and requires specified information, including any malpractice awards, to be posted indefinitely.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1894 (Ammiano)
Enacts the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Control Act with various regulatory provisions, including peace officer enforcement.
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Apr. 1 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on PUB. S. Read second time and amended. Mar. 25 In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the requestof author. Feb. 27 Referred to Com. on PUB. S. Feb. 20 From printer. May be heard in committee March 22. Feb. 19 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 1924 (Logue)
Establishes a Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program that would include campuses of the CSU, community college districts, and county offices of education in up to 7 areas of the state, but would only include institutions that explicitly request inclusion in the program.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1925 (Logue)
Establishes a pilot program with the goal of establishing a coordinated curriculum that enables students, including, but not necessarily limited to, students who have earned college course credit through concurrent enrollment in high school and community college, to earn a baccalaureate degree from a participating UC campus within 3 years of graduating from a secondary school, at a total cost to the student as close as possible to $25,000, excluding the cost of mandatory campus-based fees; authorizes UC to establish a Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program that includes any campus of the UC, any campus of the California Community Colleges that volunteers to participate, and any secondary educational institution that volunteers to participate.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1927 (Frazier)
Requires CCC and CSU and requests UC and the governing bodies of accredited private nonprofit and for-profit postsecondary educational institutions, to adopt policies to be used for negotiating contracts between their postsecondary educational institutions and banks and other financial institutions to disburse a student's financial aid award and other refunds onto a debit card, prepaid card, or preloaded card.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Watch  (03/20/14)
 

AB 1951 (Gomez)
Requires the State Registrar, with regard to identification of the parents, to modify the certificate of live birth to contain 2 lines that both read "Name of Parent" and contain, next to each parent's name, 3 check boxes with the options of mother, father, and parent to describe the parent's relationship to the child; requires that all local registrars, deputy registrars, and subregistrars use the modified certificate of live birth, update all forms to incorporate the modification, and discard all forms in use before the modification.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1952 (Pan)
Requires a nonprofit general acute care hospital to annually provide charity care in an amount equaling at least of 5% of the hospital's net patient revenue; establishes the Nonprofit Hospital Charity Care Penalty Fund, would require the revenues collected pursuant to these provisions to be deposited into the fund, and would declare these funds available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, the fund for the support of the Medi-Cal program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Not Taking A Position
 

AB 1953 (Skinner)
Creates the Higher Education Energy Efficiency Fund in the State Treasury and would make moneys in the fund available to the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, upon appropriation, to make grants to UC and CSU campuses for building retrofits to reduce the demand for energy; requires the commission, in consultation UC and CSU to establish a system to prioritize eligible campuses for grants, as specified.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

 

AB 1969 (Levine)
Expresses the intent of the Legislature that, with input from UC, CSU, and CCC, legislation be enacted to establish and provide funding for a Career Pathways Internship Program, to be funded by a tax credit proposal, if one is developed as specified.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1976 (Quirk-Silva)
Increases to 50,000 the number of Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards that may be granted in an academic year, commencing with the 2015-16 academic year.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

  • Pending
 

AB 1977 (Hernandez R)
Appropriates $82,243,000 from the GF to UC for allocation, without regard to fiscal year, to Student Academic Preparation and Educational Partnerships (SAPEP).
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

 

AB 2000 (Gomez)
Provides that a student could qualify for exemption from nonresident tuition pursuant to the above-referenced provision either by high school attendance in California for 3 or more years or by attainment of high school credits equivalent to 3 or more years of full-time high school coursework, in addition to other specified conditions.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2015 (Chau)
Prohibits a health care service plan or health insurer from discriminating against any health care provider who is acting within the scope of that provider's license or certification, as specified.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Not Taking A Position
 

AB 2030 (Campos)
Prohibits an employer who employs 25 or more employees working at the same location from discharging or discriminating against an employee taking time off, within defined limitations, without loss of pay.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2050 (Quirk)
Establishes the Scoping Plan Advisory Panel within the State Air Resources Board; UC appointment.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Watch  (04/03/14)
 

AB 2051 (Gonzalez)
Requires the Department of Health Care Services after receiving an application and certification package from an applicant that is an affiliate primary care clinic, to provide written notice of the status of the application, or to approve the application.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 3 Referred to Com. on HEALTH. Feb. 21 From printer. May be heard in committee March 23. Feb. 20 Read first time. To print.

  • Not Taking A Position
 

AB 2053 (Gonzalez)
Requires employer training and education regarding sexual harassment to all supervisory employees to include prevention of abusive conduct.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2059 (Muratsuchi)
Requires the medical provider or employer, or an agent thereof, to provide an electronic copy of a medical record, when an electronic a copy is requested, if the medical record exists in digital or electronic format and the medical record can be delivered electronically.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2069 (Maienschein)
Requires each general acute care hospital annually provide, prior to discharge, educational information regarding influenza disease and the availability of a vaccine to protect against the influenza virus to persons who are between 6 months and 64 years of age, inclusive, beginning no later than October 1 and ending on the following April 1.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Neutral  (04/03/14)
 

AB 2092 (Chavez)
Makes changes to the Donahoe Higher Education Act relating to the common course numbering system.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2099 (Frazier)
Requires the California State Approving Agency for Veterans Education (CSAAVE) to certify by November1 of each year a public or private institution's latest 3-year cohort default rate and graduation rate as most recently reported by the United States Department of Education and a private postsecondary institution's approval to operate issued by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education if that private postsecondary institution fails to satisfy the cohort default rate or graduation rate requirement.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2110 (Ting )
Requires SBE to incorporate computer science curriculum content into the mathematics, science, history social science, and language arts curriculum frameworks; require computer science curriculum to be consistent with recognized computer science standards and focus on foundational concepts in computer science; and to consult classroom instructors to ensure the age appropriateness of the instructional material.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Mar. 6 Referred to Com. on ED. Feb. 21 From printer. May be heard in committee March 23. Feb. 20 Read first time. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2139 (Eggman)
Requires a health care provider to notify the patient, when the health care provider makes a diagnosis that a patient has a terminal illness, of the patient's right to comprehensive information and counseling regarding legal end-of-life care options.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2152 (Levine)
Requires UC, CSU, CCC, any private or independent institution of higher education, and any campus or research institution that is a part of, or affiliated with, any of those segments, to report annually on any contract with a federal agency to which it is a party, requires that the report be made publicly available on the Internet Web site of the segment of which the institution is a part, or with which the institution is affiliated.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2160 (Ting)
Mandates grade point averages to be submitted electronically for all HS seniors at public schools and all other Cal Grant A/ B applicants, except those permitted to provide test scores in lieu of a grade point average.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2168 (Campos)
Establishes the California College Campus Discrimination and Violence Prevention Task Force; UC appointment; requires the task force to examine and make recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature, on or before 1/1/16, on steps that can be taken to reduce incidents of discrimination, hate crime, and campus violence on the campuses of UC, CSU, CCC, and independent institution of higher education.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2179 (Gray)
Requires the State Water Resources Control Board to establish water efficiency standards and goals in conjunction with UC Merced.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2200 (Perez J)
Creates the California Cyber Security Commission consisting of members comprised of representatives from state, local, and federal government, the Legislature, and private industries.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2207 (Allen)
Legislative intent: Enact legislation that would enhance and advance opportunities for the development of the biotechnology sector in this state.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2214 (Fox)
Creates the Dolores H. Fox Act which would require the Division of Licensing of the Medical Board of California, in determining continuing education requirements, to include a course in geriatric care for emergency room physicians.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 23.

  • Pending
 

AB 2232 (Gray)
Appropriates $1.855M from the GF to UC to support expansion of the San Joaquin Valley Program in Medical Education; appropriates $1M from the GF to UC to support a 2-year planning effort geared toward the establishment of a separate traditional medical school at the UC Merced. (SB 841)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

 

AB 2235 (Buchanan)
Enacts the Kindergarten‑University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2014 to authorize an unspecified amount of state general obligation bonds to provide aid to school districts, county superintendents of schools, county boards of education, charter schools, CCC, CSU, UC and the Hastings College of the Law to construct and modernize education facilities.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time. Introduced measure version corrected.

  • Pending
 

AB 2247 (Williams)
Requires any CCC, CSU and UC campus that receives public funding through state or federal financial aid programs, be accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, and offers education and training programs to California students to make final accreditation documents available to the public via the institution's Internet Web site.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Mar. 6 Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2261 (Gorell)
Creates a Veterans Services and Workforce Development Division within the Department of Veterans Affairs; requires specified staff to be transferred from various departments and agencies to the Veterans Services and Workforce Division.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2306 (Chau)
Makes a person liable for constructive invasion of privacy when using ?any? device to engage in defined unlawful activity. (SB 15)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2325 (Perez J)
Requires DHS to establish the Medi-Cal Patient-Centered Communication program to provide and reimburse for medical interpretation services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries who are limited English proficient.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 10 Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and P.E.,R. & S.S. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/10/14)
 

AB 2346 (Gonzalez)
Amends current law to allow a physician to supervise up to 6 physician assistants, nurse practitioners, or certified nurse midwives at any moment in time.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2350 (Bonilla)
Prohibits postsecondary educational institutions, including the faculty, staff, or other employees of these institutions, from requiring a graduate student to take a leave of absence, withdraw from the graduate program, or limit his or her graduate studies solely due to pregnancy or pregnancy-related issues; requires the written policy on sexual harassment to include procedures for Title IX pregnancy discrimination complaints and the name and contact information of the institution's Title IX compliance officer.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2377 (Perez J)
Establishes the California Student Loan Refinancing Program.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2400 (Ridley-Thomas)
Prohibits health service plans from executing agreements with physicians that contain provisions requiring physicians to participate in all networks or products that are currently offered or that may be offered by the health plan without allowing physicians to affirmatively agree and opt‑in to participate in each network or product.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time.

  • Watch
 

AB 2418 (Bonilla )
Requires a health care service plan contract/health insurance policy that provides prescription drug benefits and imposes a mandatory mail order restriction for prescription drugs to establish a process to allow enrollees/insureds to opt out of the restriction.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 10 Referred to Com. on HEALTH. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2431 (Dababneh)
Requires any public postsecondary educational institution, or employee or student thereof, that confines dogs or cats for science or research purposes and intends to destroy the dog or cat used for those purposes to first offer the dog or cat to an animal adoption organization or animal rescue organization.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2433 (Mansoor)
Relates to health care coverage for catastrophic plans and the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Provides, to the extent permitted by PPACA, a requirement that an individual be deemed to face hardship for purposes of this provision if his or her coverage was withdrawn from the market between specified dates.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 10 Referred to Com. on HEALTH. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2452 (Pan)
Requires the Secretary of State to establish and maintain access to a secure portion of the Secretary of State's Internet Web site that provides an electronic reproduction of an advance health care directive and other specified documents submitted to the registry system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Apr. 9 Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH. Apr. 8 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on HEALTH. Read second time and amended. Mar. 24 Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH. Mar. 20 Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and TRANS. From committee chair, withauthor's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH. Readsecond time and amended. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2458 (Bonilla)
Establishes the Graduate Medical Education Fund, to be used to administer and fund grants to graduate medical education residency programs located in California hospitals or teaching health centers; appropriates $25M from the GF in the 2014-15 fiscal year for this purpose and $2.84M per year for 3 years, commencing with the 2014-15 fiscal year, from the California Health Data and Planning Fund for this purpose.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time.

  • Neutral  (04/14/14)
 

AB 2467 (Nestande)
States the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would establish a grant or scholarship program for military veterans residing in this state who are attending one of the segments of public postsecondary education that would enable a veteran to complete a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent following the exhaustion of his or her 36 months of benefits under a specified federal law.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2471 ( Frazier)
Requires a public entity, when authorized to order changes or additions in the work in a public works contract awarded to the lowest bidder, to issue a change order promptly, and in no event later than 30 days after the changes or additions are required.
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Mar. 13 Referred to Com. on A. & A.R. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2481 (Bradford)
Amends the Higher Education Assessment Act of 1990.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2484 (Gordon)
Allows a health care provider to obtain written consent from the patient before telehealth may be used and would require that written consent to be documented in the patient's medical record.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 13 Referred to Coms. on B.,P. & C.P. and HEALTH. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

 

AB 2486 (Gomez)
Exempts victims of certain crimes from payment of nonresident tuition at public postsecondary institutions.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2514 (Pan)
Allows a 5-yr tax credit to a health care professional residing and practicing in a rural medically underserved area for purposes of payment of a portion of their student loans as specified.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read first time.

  • Watch
 

AB 2527 (Bonta)
Legislative intent: Enact subsequent legislation that would provide incentives to encourage women to pursue postsecondary education in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2548 (Ting)
Requires CDE to periodically conduct studies of the percentages of California public high school graduates estimated to be eligible for admission to UC and CSU.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2554 (Rendon)
Repeals the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2012 $11.1B bond measure, and enacts the Clean, Safe, and Reliable Drinking Water Act of 2014 $8.5B bond measure. (AB 1445'14; AB 2686'14; SB 848'14; SB 927'14; SB 1080'14; SB 1370'14; SB 40'12; AB 1265'09)
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Mar. 24 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on A. & A.R. Read second time and amended. Mar. 17 Referred to Com. on A. & A.R. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2566 (Weber)
Amends the Ortiz‑Pacheco Poochigian‑Vasconcellos Cal Grant Program to extend the period of eligibility by one‑year, allowing an applicant for Cal Grant A and B Entitlement awards to submit a complete financial aid application by a specified date.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2616 (Skinner)
Provides with respect to hospital employees who provide direct patient care in an acute care hospital, that the term "injury" includes a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin infection (MRSA skin infection) that develops or manifests itself during the period of the person's employment with the hospital. (AB 664 '09, AB 1994 '10, AB 375 '11)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Apr. 3 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on PUB. S. Read second time and amended. Apr. 1 Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S. Mar. 28 Referred to Com. on PUB. S. From committee chair, with author'samendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. Read secondtime and amended. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2626 (Fong)
Makes changes to the public postsecondary education capitol outlay plan reporting requirement.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read first time.

  • Pending
 

AB 2654 (Quirk-Silva)
Authorizes FTB to revise the form of the personal income tax return to include a space labeled "Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Eligibility" to allow a low- or moderate-income person to designate on the tax return that the board may disclose specified tax information to the CSAC; authorizes CSAC to use this tax information to determine if a person is potentially eligible for financial assistance under the Cal Grant Program, the federal Pell Grant program, and the Middle Class Scholarship Program, and to notify the potentially eligible person that the person may be eligible for these financial assistance awards, as specified.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Apr. 2 Re-referred to Com. on REV. & TAX. Apr. 1 From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-referto Com. on REV. & TAX. Read second time and amended. Mar. 28 Referred to Coms. on REV. & TAX. and HIGHER ED. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2678 (Ridley-Thomas)
Require the Governor to appoint a member who is a faculty member of the Karen C. Drayer Wildlife Health Center at UC Davis or the Director of the Oiled Wildlife Care Network to the Oil Spill Technical Advisory Committee.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be heard in committee March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AB 2730 (Agriculture Cmte)
Requires the Department of Food and Agriculture to develop/maintain a list of animal diseases by 1/1/15, and if funding is available, a similar written plan on the most appropriate options for detection, exclusion, eradication, control, or management of the higher priority animal diseases on the list. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee March 27.

  • Pending
 

AB X1 1 (Perez J)
ABX1 1: Medi-Cal Expansion: Implements federal Affordable Care Act provisions for Medi-Cal eligibility determination based on income; Low Income Health Program enrollees; optional expansion contingent on FMAP. (SBX1 1)
Staff: Muoi Trinh

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 3, Statutes of 2013-14 First Extraordinary Session.

  • Pending
 

AB X1 2 (Pan)
Insurance Market Reform: Implements California's individual health insurance market with PPACA in the areas of open enrollment, preexisting condition exclusion, insured claims experience as part of a single risk pool, the use of certain factors in determining individual plan rates, insurance advertising and marketing, small employer enrollment periods and coverage effective date and premium rates, a risk adjustment program, insurance data reporting, and insurer disclosure requirements. (Companion to SBX1 2)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 1, Statutes of 2013-14 First Extraordinary Session.

  • Pending
 

ACR 1 (Medina)
States that the UC Riverside School of Medicine serves an important role in the State of California by training a diverse workforce of physicians and providing health care to an underserved region.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 54, Statutes of 2013.

 

ACR 20 (Logue)
Recognizes the need for the inclusion of Sikhism in world religions, Eastern religions, Asian, and South Asian courses at all postsecondary educational institutions and recommend that the concerned governing bodies consider including Sikhism in their institution's world religions, Eastern religions, Asian, and South Asian courses.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 23, Statutes of 2013.

  • Pending
 

ACR 76 (Lowenthal B)
Recognizes the importance of the right of freedom of speech, would condemn biased, hurtful, and dangerous speech intended to stoke fear and intimidation in its listeners, and would encourage public postsecondary educational institutions to ensure that they provide a safe, encouraging environment for exercising the right of freedom of speech.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Aug. 15 Introduced. To print.

  • Pending
 

AJR 20 (Perez J)
Requests Congress and the President to enact legislation to maintain the 3.4% interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Res. Chapter 66, Statutes of 2013.

 

HR 12 (Bigelow)
Commends the UC 4-H Youth Development Program on its centennial.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read. Amended. Adopted. (Page 591.).

  • Pending
 

HR 26 (Williams)
States that the Assembly encourages public employers to take full advantage of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and other available programs and the Assembly seek opportunities to promote policies that will provide more loan repayment options to graduates burdened by student loan debt, so that they can gain meaningful employment that enhances their individual financial stability as well as benefits the state as a whole.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

BILL HISTORY 2013 Sept. 6 Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. Sept. 3 Introduced.

  • Pending
 

SB 2 (Lieu)
Makes various changes to the Political Reform Act, including increases in fines and penalties for noncompliance, and requirements for advertisement disclosure, slate mailers, reference to ballot measure committee positions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 3 (Yee)
Makes various changes to the Political Reform Act, including increasing fines and penalties for late filings, and declaring legislative intent for development of a statewide electronic filing system.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 5 (Padilla)
Provides that a program of professional preparation shall not include more than two years of full-time study of professional preparation.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.

  • Pending
 

SB 8 (Yee)
Requests UC to refrain from and prohibits CSU from increasing compensation of, or approving bonuses for, executives within 2 years of a fiscal year in which mandatory systemwide university fees increased from the immediately preceding fiscal year. (SB 967 '12, SB 86 '09) (Two-year bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

SB 11 (Pavley)
Extends smog abatement fees in amounts required to make deposits into the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology (ARFVT), Fund the Air Quality Improvement Fund, and a specified Subaccount. Relates to grants for air emission pollutant reduction projects. Relates to AB 118 ('07-Support), which provides grant funding to UC
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (August 12). Re-referred to Com. on

 

SB 15 (Padilla)
Makes it a crime to invade the privacy of an individual with devices or instrumentalities affixed to or contained within an unmanned aircraft system (drone). Requires that an application for a search warrant specify if a drone will be used in warrant execution, and the intended purpose. Requires a law enforcement agency to obtain a search warrant. Prohibits equipping the aircraft with a weapon. Provides for destruction of data collected. Requires the aircraft to be properly labeled or painted. (Of interest to UC Research, for potential impact to UC researchers' use of drones to conduct environmental readings)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, second hearing. Failed passage in committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 18 (Hernandez E)
Includes essential health benefits and the impact on the California Health Benefit Exchange in the areas to be reported on by the California Health Benefits Review Program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 21 (Roth)
Requests UCR School of Medicine to develop a program consistent with its mission, in conjunction with the health facilities of its medical residency programs, to identify eligible medical residents and to assist them with applying for physician retention programs, i.e. the Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

 

SB 28 (Hernandez E)
Requires MRMIB to provide Ca Health Benefit Exchange with information to notify subscribers/applicants of possible eligibility for reduced-cost coverage through the exchange or no-cost coverage through Medi-Cal, including children. Relates to premium tax credits, training of county staff, eligibility for benefits, budgeting methodology, county letters, plan letters, status reports, provider bulletins, transitions and alternative benefits packages.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 5.) (August 13). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Pending
 

SB 32 (Price)
Requests UC and requires CSU to explore innovative ways to offer a bachelor's degree at a cost of no more than $10,000; requires these costs to include only systemwide fees and textbooks.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Held in committee without recommendation.

  • Pending
 

SB 40 (Pavley)
Changes the name of the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2012 to the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2014 and declares legislative intent to reduce and potentially refocus the $11.1B bond. (The Water Bond [SBX7 2'09, Ch. 3] contains $10M grant funding for UC's Sierra Nevada Research Institute housed at UCM) (Similar to SB 36 '12)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Coms. on N.R. & W. and RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 42 (Wolk)
Enacts the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality, and Flood Protection Act of 2014; $6.475B bond.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on N.R. & W.

  • Pending
 

SB 43 (Wolk)
Enacts the Green Tariff Shared Renewables Program to be repealed on 1/1/19. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 45 (Corbett)
Legislative Intent: Enacts legislation to create the Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2014 (Similar to AB 41 '12, AB 331 '11, AB 220 '09) (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 46 (Corbett)
Amends the California data security breach notification law to include in the definition of personal information: password, user name or security question and answer for an account other than a financial account.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

SB 48 (Hill)
Authorizes a PUC advisory committee to evaluate whether proposed research and development projects meet specified guideline; requires electrical corporations with over 100,000 customer accounts to create a peer review committee to evaluate whether projects meet specified guidelines and technical aspects; prohibits PUC from approving inclusion of expenses incurred by a project in electricity rates if it is not supplemented by a written evaluation from the peer review committee. Requires PUC, upon legislative appropriation, to reimburse electrical corporations for costs incurred in creating/operating the peer review committee from the Energy Resources Programs Account. Requires PUC to submit a 3-yr. report to the Legislature of all R&D projects having project expenses recovered from ratepayers during the previous 3 years, including for each project: citations of all published papers, all oral and poster presentations given at public meetings, and all patents awarded for the funded research.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 52 (Leno)
Legislative Intent: Strengthens the PRA and campaign reporting compliance to require that advertisements disclose specified funding, expenditures, and information prominently identifying the three largest major donors.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 58 (Cannella)
Prohibits mandatory systemwide UC, CSU, and CCC student fees/tuition from exceeding the 2011-12 level during the 2013-14 through 2018-19 fiscal years, pursuant to Prop 30. (AB 67) (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

SB 64 (Corbett)
Creates the Clean Technology Investment Account, funded by annual budget appropriation from the GHG Reduction Fund or other funds, to provide grants to nonprofit public benefit corporations and regional technology alliances to implement programs that accelerate development of transformative technologies that reduce GHG emissions and foster job creation.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 65 (Leno)
Budget Act of 2013 (AB 73) (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on B. & F.R.

  • Pending
 

SB 77 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Health trailer bill. (AB 82)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Withdrawn from committee. (Ayes 54. Noes 25. Page 1983.) Ordered to third reading. Amendments by Assembly Member Beth Gaines tabled on motion by Assembly Member John A. Pérez. (Ayes 54. Noes 22. Page 2014.) Amendments by Assembly Member Grove tabled on motion by Assembly Member Atkins. (Ayes 53. Noes 24. Page 2016.)

  • Pending
 

SB 88 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Authorizes UC to pledge its annual GF support appropriation, less certain amounts, to secure the payment of its general revenue bonds or commercial paper associated with the general revenue bond program; authorizes UC to fund debt service for capital expenditures from its GF support appropriation; authorizes UC to fund pay-as-you-go capital outlay projects from its GF support appropriation; establishes the Middle Class Scholarship Program. (AB 94)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET. (Corrected June 15.)

  • Pending
 

SB 96 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, in administering moneys in the fund for research, development, and demonstration programs, to develop and administer the EPIC program for the purpose of awarding funds to projects that may lead to technological advancement and breakthroughs to overcome barriers that prevent the achievement of the state' s statutory energy goals and that may result in a portfolio of projects that is strategically focused and sufficiently narrow to make advancement on the most significant technological challenges.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 26 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.

  • Pending
 

SB 97 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Requires, in order for students enrolled in their respective segments to remain eligible to receive financial aid under the bill, UC and CSU maintain their respective institutional need-based grant program policies and maintain their funding amounts at a level that, at a minimum, is equal to the level maintained during the 2013-14 academic year; provides that the scholarship award under the Middle Class Scholarship, combined with other publicly funded student financial aid, would be for up to 40% of the mandatory systemwide tuition and fees, rather than up to 40% of the mandatory systemwide tuition, charged to an eligible student in a fiscal year; requires UC and CSU not supplant their respective institutional need-based grants with funds provided for scholarships under the program, rather than maintain their respective need-based grant program policies. (AB 103)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 29 From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 14. Noes 10.) (August 29).

  • Pending
 

SB 103 (Budget and Fiscal Review Cmt)
Drought Package: Amends Budget Act of 2013 appropriations to address drought conditions. Operative only if AB 80 or SB 104 is enacted and becomes operative. (Relates to Governor Brown's Save Our Water Campaign)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1 p.m.

  • Pending
 

SB 104 (Budget and Fiscal Review Cmt)
Drought Package: Takes various measures to provide for drought relief. Operative only if AB 79 or SB 103 is enacted, amending the Budget Act of 2013. (Relates to Governor Brown's Save Our Water Campaign)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 1 p.m.

  • Pending
 

SB 117 (Hueso)
Prohibits physicians/surgeons, including osteopaths, from recommending, prescribing, or providing integrative cancer treatment unless certain requirements are met, including that the treatment is recommended or prescribed after informed consent and that it meets the evidence based medical standard; specifies that noncompliance constitutes unprofessional conduct and cause for disciplinary action. (2-Year Bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

  • Pending
 

SB 126 (Steinberg)
Extends health coverage for pervasive developmental disorder/autism until January 1, 2017.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (03/21/13)
 

SB 135 (Padilla)
Requires OES, UC, Caltech, CA Geological Survey, US Geological Survey, and others to develop a comprehensive statewide earthquake early warning system through a public private partnership and to develop an approval mechanism to review standards compliance. Makes provisions contingent upon OES identification of funding sources, outside of state funds, by 1/1/16.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on

  • Support  (04/03/13)
 

SB 138 (Hernandez E)
Specifies the manner in which a health care service plan/insurer is required to maintain confidentiality of information regarding treatment of insured individuals that involves sensitive services including those who are insured or covered as dependents on another person's plan/policy.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 141 (Correa)
Requests UC, and requires CSU /CCC to exempt U.S. citizen students residing in a foreign country from nonresident tuition if they: demonstrate financial need, have a deported/voluntarily departed parent and moved abroad as a result, lived in California immediately before moving abroad, attended a secondary school in the state for three or more years, and is in their first academic year as a matriculated student in California public higher education. (Double-joined with SB 150)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

 

SB 158 (Correa)
Establishes the Regional Center Excellence in Community Autism Partnerships (RE CAP) program; authorizes contract with a UC or CSU campus serve as the coordinating center to develop the program and establish implementing guidelines as specified.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 174 (De Leon )
Appropriates funding for expenditure from the College Access Tax Credit Fund for distribution to supplement Cal Grant B access cost awards to bring those students' total annual awards to not more than $5,000; operative only if SB 798 is enacted and takes effect on or before 1/1/15. (SB 285 '13) (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Jan. 7 Set for hearing January 15. Jan. 6 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on ED. 2013 Feb. 14 Referred to Com. on ED. Feb. 6 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 8. Feb. 5 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Neutral
 

SB 190 (Wright)
Authorizes licensed gambling establishments to conduct wagering on professional and collegiate sports or athletic events, other than those taking place in California or in which any California college team participates. (SB 1390 '12)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Held in committee and under submission.

 

SB 195 (Liu)
States legislative intent that postsecondary education budget/policy decisions adhere to 3 goals (1-improve student access/success, 2-better align degrees/credentials, 3-ensure effective, efficient use of resources to increase outcomes and maintain affordability, as evidenced by reduced time to degree, control of costs, and maintenance of low fees), and that metrics be developed/adopted. (UC Named) (SB 721 '12, AB 2 '10, AB 218 '09)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

 

SB 209 (Lieu)
Relates to income taxes exclusions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 12 Set, first hearing. Referred to REV. & TAX. suspense file. From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (August 12). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 212 (Pavley)
Expresses legislative intent to enact legislation that expands, and increases funding for, the Assumption Program of Loans for Education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 222 (Padilla)
Enacts the Genetic Information Privacy Act to declare that an individual's genetic information is protected by the right of privacy and prohibit obtaining or analyzing a DNA sample without written authorization of the individual to whom the DNA sample pertains.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Held in committee and under submission.

 

SB 224 (Walters)
Expands statewide screenings of newborns in Orange County to include Krabbe disease.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 229 (Knight)
Expresses intent to enact legislation to address student financial aid fraud.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 239 (Hernandez E)
Imposes hospital quality assurance fee on certain general acute care hospitals for deposit into the Hospital Quality Assurance Revenue Fund, to cover children's health care coverage and supplemental payments for certain services to private hospitals, and increased capitation payments for Medi-Cal managed care plans; requires Web posting of related information; also relates to construction payments.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

 

SB 240 (Yee)
Permits a vote by mail voter to return his/her voted vote by mail ballot to the elections official from whom it came at a vote by mail ballot drop off location.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 241 (Evans)
Enacts the Oil Severance Tax Law and creates the California Higher Education Fund (CHEF); imposes an oil and gas severance tax to appropriate revenues to fund UC, CSU, CCC, Parks and Recreation. (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Held in committee and under submission.

 

SB 249 (Leno)
Authorizes local health officer and DPH to access reports of HIV infection that are electronically submitted by labs pursuant to existing law; authorizes local public health agency staff to further disclose acquired information to the HIV positive person of record or their provider; authorizes DPH to share health records on diagnosis, care, and HIV/AIDS treatment relative to a beneficiary enrolled in federal Ryan White Act funded programs who may be eligible under PPACA.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 250 (Wolk)
Creates the Olive Oil Commission of California to conduct research for specified purposes and make recommendations accordingly, and authorizes it to charge producers an annual assessment not exceeding a specified amount or the reasonable costs of implementation, and to expend those funds for purposes of implementing the bill
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 14). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Pending
 

SB 259 (Hancock)
Amends HEERA to provide that student employees whose employment is contingent upon their status as students are defined as employees or higher education employees - to create collective bargaining rights for new classes of working students, including UC graduate student researchers (GSRs); provides that the conditions for awarding certificates/degrees to students that are outside of the scope of representation include what is required for students to achieve satisfactory progress toward their degrees. (SB 259 '11) (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Held in committee and under submission.

 

SB 264 (Pavley)
Requires an accountable care organization to have a clinical laboratory testing advisory board to recommend testing guidelines that may be adopted.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (03/21/13)
 

SB 265 (Lara)
States intent to enact legislation to ensure clear, consistent practices for electronic textbooks for college and university students.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 266 (Lieu)
Requires a body awarding a contract for a public work to furnish, within 10 days after receipt of a written request from the Labor Commissioner, a copy of the valid notice of completion for the public work or a document evidencing the awarding body's acceptance of the public work on a particular date, whichever occurs later. Requires awarding body to notify appropriate office of Labor Commissioner if, at the time of receipt of the Labor Commissioner's written request, there has been no valid notice of completion filed by awarding body in the office of the county recorder, and no document evidencing awarding body's acceptance of the public work on a particular date. If awarding body fails to timely furnish Labor Commissioner with applicable document, the bill requires that the period for service of assessments be tolled until the Labor Commissioner's receipt of the applicable document.
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Jan. 6 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. Withdrawn from committee. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 267 (Pavley)
Requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission to develop and administer a financial assistance program to assist UC, CSU and CCC with energy efficiency and clean energy onsite generation projects.(Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on NAT. RES. and U. & C.

  • Pending
 

SB 282 (Yee)
Extends Confidentiality of Medical Information Act to require that an authorization to disclose medical information accompany a 'demand for settlement' or 'offer to compromise' issued on a patient's behalf prior to a formal 'service of a complaint' in any action arising out of the professional negligence of licensed marriage and family therapist.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 58, Statutes of 2013.

  • Pending
 

SB 284 (De Leon)
Establishes the College Access Tax Credit and Fund for which 60% of a taxpayer's contribution is allocated for awarding Cal Grants, not to exceed $500M/yr.; operative only if SB 285 is enacted. (SB 1356 '12)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on

  • Neutral  (04/18/13)
 

SB 285 (De Leon)
Appropriates funding for expenditure from the College Access Tax Credit fund for distribution to students to supplement Cal Grant B access cost awards to bring those students' total annual awards for access costs to not more than $5,000 and to defray administrative costs associated with implementation. (Operative only if SB 284 is enacted)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 290 (Knight)
Makes one-year exemption from payment of nonresident tuition applicable to a student enrolled, or intending to enroll, at a CCC campus, or as an undergraduate at a CSU campus, who was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces stationed in this state on active duty for more than one year immediately prior to being discharged if he or she files an affidavit with the institution at which he or she is enrolled or intends to enroll, stating that he or she intends to establish residency in California as soon as possible, and uses this exemption within 2 years of being discharged; requests UC to enact regulations and procedures that exempt from nonresident tuition students of that university who meet the requirements applicable to students of CCC and CSU under the bill.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (August 13).

 

SB 294 (Emmerson)
Prohibits pharmacies, including nonresident (out-of state) pharmacies, from compounding or dispensing sterile drugs unless they obtain a sterile compounding pharmacy license; establishes issuance/renewal fee and requires out-of state pharmacies to comply with requirements for annual inspection and related reimbursement costs associated with obtaining such licensure.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 17. Noes 2.) (August 13). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Pending
 

SB 301 (Liu)
Expresses intent to enact legislation to create the K-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2014 to authorize an unspecified sum of state GO bonds to finance school districts, county superintendents of schools, county boards of education, CCC, UC, Hastings, and CSU to construct and modernize education facilities. (AB 41 '12, AB 331 'll) (Two-Year Bill)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 306 (Torres )
Makes technical, non-substantive changes to provisions of the Nursing Practice Act, with regard to the licensure and regulation of registered nurses by the Board of Registered Nursing.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Jan. 13 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on B.,P. & C.P.

  • Watch
 

SB 351 (Hernandez E)
Requires a diagnosis and billing outlier hospital and hospital affiliated with a diagnosis and billing outlier health system to notify the patient/payers of that status and that the hospital's total billed charges may be subject to adjustment as specified, and makes noncompliance a felony/misdemeanor. Requires OSHPD to assign each hospital a separate diagnosis and billing indicator rate for 4 disorders (Severe Malnutrition, Acute Heart Failure, Encephalopathy, Autonomic Nerve Disorder) and calculate that rate for each of those disorders, and post this info on its Website. Requires DPH to contract with independent medical review organizations, or DMHC to conduct reviews that a patient/payer could request within one year of receiving a bill, and requires a written decision; requires a hospital to adjust any charges necessary in accordance with the written decision within 30 days, and subjects a hospital that fails comply to a daily $100 civil penalty.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 352 (Pavley)
Relates to existing law which requires that services performed by a medical assistant be in a specified clinic when under the specific authorization of a physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or certified nurse-midwife.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.

  • Pending
 

SB 357 (Correa)
Extends Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) Pilot Program to 1/1/15, and requires its oversight committee to conduct its final report by 11/30/13.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Senate. Concurrence in Assembly amendments pending.

  • Pending
 

SB 361 (Padilla)
Requires Secretary of State to annually inform UC, CSU, CCC, and high schools, that voter registration forms are available from the Secretary of State and to provide forms upon request.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 20 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 379 (Hancock)
Requires an early college high school or middle college high school charter school, for purposes of calculating average daily attendance for classroom-based instruction apportionments, to offer at least 80% of the instructional time at a charter school site, and to require an 11th/12th grader who is also enrolled in classes at UC/CSU or pupils who are also special part time community college students, to attend the charter school for a minimum of 50% of the minimum number of minutes of instruction the charter school is required to offer in a fiscal year. Requires an early college high school or middle college high school charter school student who is not enrolled at UC/CSU or who is not a special part time community college student, to attend the charter school for a minimum of 67% of the minimum number of minutes of instruction the charter school is required to offer in a fiscal year. Requires annual audits on these requirements. (SB 1316 '11)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (August 14).

  • Pending
 

SB 388 (Lieu)
Provides that if an interrogation focuses on matters that may result in punitive action against a public safety officer or firefighter who is not formally under investigation, but is interviewed regarding the investigation of another public safety officer or firefighter, the public safety officer or firefighter being interviewed is entitled to representation, as specified.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, second hearing. Testimony taken. Further hearing to be set.

  • Watch  (04/02/13)
 

SB 400 (Jackson)
Relates to law prohibiting employers from taking adverse employment actions against victims of domestic violence who take time off from work. Extends protections to victims of stalking; prohibits employer from discharging or discriminating against an employee or refusing to rehire because of employee's status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking if notice is provided to the employer; requires providing reasonable accommodations including safety measures.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 402 (De Leon)
Requires perinatal hospitals to adopt, by 1/1/25, the "Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding," per Baby Friendly USA/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.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/11/13)
 

SB 420 (Walters)
Requests UC to exempt every student who is a member, or a child of or dependent spouse of a member of the Armed Forces Reserve from nonresident tuition.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 440 (Padilla)
Requires CCC to create an associate degree for transfers in every major and area of emphasis offered by that college for any approved transfer model curriculum; Requires CSU to accept transfer model curriculum-aligned associate degrees for transfer in every major or concentration offered by the University; provides conditions for a guarantee of admission for such students. Requires a marketing strategy. Relates to high school outreach programs.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 454 (Corbett)
Creates the Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open Access Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Neutral  (03/21/13)
 

SB 455 (Hernandez E)
Requires, with respect to a patient classification system for determining nursing care requirement, that a committee for each general acute care hospital review reliability of the system for validating staffing requirements at least annually to determine whether the it accurately measures patient care needs; requires that at least 50% of the committee members be registered nurses who provide direct patient care; requires that these nurses be appointed by the bargaining agent of the registered nurses, if any, and in the absence of a bargaining agent, by the nursing administrator; requires the remaining members of the committee to be appointed by the nursing administrator. (SB 1246 '12)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/21/13)
 

SB 460 (Pavley)
Relates to prenatal testing programs and education; requires inclusion of prescribed information regarding environmental health to the state Prenatal Screening Program Prenatal Patient Booklet and to post that information on the department's Website; requires DPH to send a notice to all distributors of the booklet informing them of change to the information and encourages OBGYNs and midwives to discuss environmental health with their patients.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 18. Noes 0.) (August 13).

 

SB 466 (DeSaulnier)
Requests UC to house a newly established Institute for Criminal Justice Policy to conduct a cost-benefit, evidence-based analysis pending legislative measures relating to criminal justice; operative upon funding made available in the annual Budget Act; repealed 1/1/18.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 491 (Hernandez E)
Authorizes a nurse practitioner to perform those acts and certain additional acts without physician supervision if the nurse practitioner meets specified experience and certification requirements; requires a nurse practitioner to refer a patient to a physician and surgeon or other licensed health care provider under certain circumstances, and would require specified nurse practitioners to maintain a current list of licensed health care providers most often used for the purposes of obtaining information or advice; requires a nurse practitioner practicing under these provisions to maintain professional liability insurance.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Aug. 14 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

 

SB 492 (Hernandez E)
Amends the Optometry Practice Act by adding habilitative optometric services to definition of practice of optometry; expands the scope of practice of optometrists who are certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents by, among other things, authorizing those optometrists to use all therapeutic pharmaceutical agents approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for use in treating the eye conditions covered by these provisions; expands the ability of an optometrist certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents to diagnose and treat certain diseases; requires the board to grant a certificate to an optometrist for the use of advanced procedures, which include the administration of certain immunizations, if the optometrist meets certain educational requirements.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Not Taking A Position  (08/08/13)
 

SB 493 (Hernandez E)
Authorizes pharmacists to administer drugs and biologicals ordered by prescribers, and perform other specified functions; and authorizes a fee for issuance/renewal of advanced practice pharmacists not to exceed $300; operative only if SB 205 and this bill are chaptered and effective by 1/1/14 and this bill is chaptered last.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (August 6). Re-referred to Com. on

 

SB 494 (Monning)
Requires health service plans to ensure one primary care physician for every for every 2,000 enrollees; authorizes assignment of up to an additional 1,000 enrollees; requires location, hours, and language capabilities of practitioners to be evaluated under Medi-Cal; defines a non-physician medical practitioners as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner; relates to the number of beneficiaries assigned to a full-time equivalent primary care physician under a Medi-Cal managed care plan.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

SB 495 (Yee)
Makes legislative findings and declarations that UC/CSU should make funding student health center clinics a priority when allocating funds for student and campus services, and should consider additional compensation to physicians who address student health care challenges at student health centers in the respective segments.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.

 

SB 496 (Wright)
Creates exception in Government Claims Act for a claim alleging violation of Whistleblower Protection Act; revises provisions governing a formal hearing or investigation of a whistleblower complaint by the State Personnel Board; authorizes State Auditor investigation of improper governmental activity; regards related actions for damages for any acts of reprisal/retaliation; provides an exemption for actions from the claims requirements of the Government Claims Act; and provides for decisions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

SB 497 (Walters)
Amends the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 to require the State Air Resources Board to freely allocate GHG emissions allowances to the UC, CSU and private colleges and universities for purposes of any market-based compliance mechanism adopted by the board.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, second hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 3. Noes 6. Page 789.) Reconsideration granted.

 

SB 517 (Wyland)
Establishes the Invigorating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (iSTEM) Teacher Preparation Grant Program, to be administered by the Student Aid Commission, to award grants to eligible applicants for tuition and student fees for programs of professional preparation to the extent that funds are appropriated for this purpose in the annual Budget Act.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 520 (Steinberg)
Establishes the California Online Student Access Incentive Grant programs as 3 separate programs under the administration of UC, CSU and CCC, for each segment respectively, in consultation with their respective statewide academic senates.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

 

SB 524 (Lara)
Creates the Pathways Curriculum Task Force to develop learning goals and a K-12 pathways curriculum on opportunities in higher education, for transmittal to UC within 1 year of convening, and requires the task force, with cooperation from UC, CSU, and CCC, to create an annual process for the curriculum.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

SB 534 (Hernandez E)
Requires specified health care clinics to comply with prescribed federal certification standards effective immediately preceding 1/1/13 - until DPH adopts regulations for provision of services, and addresses temporary license suspensions for primary care clinics and hospice providers.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Watch  (06/13/13)
 

SB 547 (Block)
Requires academic senates of UC, CSU, and CCC to jointly develop and identify online high demand transferable lower division courses.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Held in committee and under submission.

 

SB 563 (Galgiani)
Requires a person/entity requesting a copy of construction documents for the construction or alteration of a hospital building to bear the cost of producing the copy of those documents.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 18. Noes 0.) (August 13). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 566 (Leno)
Enacts the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 14). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Pending
 

SB 580 (Leno)
Authorizes a program to award grants to trauma recovery centers.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 588 (Emmerson)
Provides that where the records are delivered to the attorney or the attorney's representative for inspection or copying at the record custodian's place of business and if any portion of the patient's medical records is stored on paper, the fee for complying with the authorization would be $15 dollars, plus actual costs, as specified; authorizes the health care provider, in its sole discretion, to produce a paper copy of the electronic records for the attorney to inspect and copy, and to charge specified fees.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 8. Noes 0. Page 617.) (April 17). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Pending
 

SB 594 (Hill )
Prohibits nonprofit organizations or officers, employees, or agents thereof from using public resources received from a local agency for campaign activity. Requires auditable nonprofit organizations that engage in campaign activity to deposit into a separate bank account all "specific sources of funds" it receives and pay for all campaign activity from that separate bank account; and to periodically disclose identity and amount of these payments. Requires AG biennial audit/report, and authorizes civil non-compliance penalty against auditable nonprofit organizations.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 22 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (08/27/13)
 

SB 595 (Calderon R)
Requests UC and requires CSU/CCC not to contract with any entity, whether a specific depository institution or an entity that partners with one or more depository institutions, on or after January 1, 2014, that requires a student to open an account as a condition of receiving financial aid, and to offer students the option of a check or direct deposit of financial aid in a similar time frame to that which is offered by an entity partnered with a campus.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass. Ordered to consent calendar. (Ayes 17. Noes 0.) (August 14).

  • Neutral  (03/21/13)
 

SB 598 (Hill)
Authorizes, at a pharmacist's discretion, selection of a biosimilar when filing a prescription for a prescribed biological product only if it has federal approval and the prescriber does not personally indicate no substitution. Requires pharmacy to notify prescriber or enter into patient record the dispensed product. Prohibits a biosimilar unless the cost is less. Requires patient notification, and posting interchangeable biosimilar products on a specified Web site.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Neutral  (05/16/13)
 

SB 615 (Galgiani)
Expands definition of "public works," for purposes of prevailing rate of per diem wages, to also include any construction, alteration, demolition, installation, or repairs done under private contract on a hospital or health care facility project that is paid for with proceeds of conduit revenue bonds issued on/after 1/1/14.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 617 (Evans)
Amends various provisions of CEQA, including requiring a lead agency to include in the EIR a detailed statement on significant effects that may result from locating a proposed project near, or attracting people to, existing or reasonably foreseeable natural hazards or adverse environmental conditions, and revises definitions of "environment" and "significant effect on the environment."
Staff: Jason Murphy

Ordered to inactive file on request of Senator Corbett.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

SB 622 (Monning)
Amends various provisions of CEQA, including requiring a lead agency to prepare a record of proceedings concurrently with negative/mitigated negative declarations, EIRs, or other environmental documents for specified projects, requiring a lead agency to include in the EIR a detailed statement on significant effects that may result from locating development near, or attracting people to, existing or reasonably foreseeable natural hazards or adverse environmental conditions, and revising definitions, of "environment" and "significant effect on the environment."
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 630 (Pavley)
Revises Tahoe Regional Planning Compact regional plan, effective contingent upon Governor declaration; requires California Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, until 1/1/18, to annually prepare and submit to DOF and legislative budget committees a revenue report. (Relates to UC research)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Aug. 20 Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 631 (Beall)
Requires a general acute care hospital that provides observation and short-stay observation services, as defined, to apply for approval from the State Department of Public Health to provide the services as a supplemental service, and would require a general acute care hospital to obtain a special permit to provide short-stay observation services; requires the department to adopt and enforce staffing standards for certain outpatient services and all ambulatory surgery centers, as specified, and would make other conforming changes.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
  • Pending  (04/22/13)
 

SB 639 (Hernandez E)
Relates PPACA; prohibits the deductible under a small employer health care service plan contract or health insurance policy from exceeding certain levels, except for multiple employer welfare arrangements. Relates to coverage, including coverage for pediatric oral care benefits, and emergency room, mental health and substance abuse services. Relates to establishment of an index rate for the small employer market based on certain claims.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 5.) (August 13). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 640 (Lara)
Requires that Medi-Cal provider payment reductions, limitations, and adjustments do not apply to skilled nursing facilities or subacute care units that are a distinct part of a general acute care hospital, or to specified Medi-Cal provider payments for fee-for-service benefits, including payments to pharmacies, for dates of service on or after 6/1/11. (AB 900)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 645 (Nielsen)
Requires DPH, before implementing the diagnosis related group methodology, to develop a methodology, in consultation with the hospital community, for hospitals to review base payment rates proposed by the department, requires DPH, commencing July 1, 2013, to begin collecting diagnosis codes and procedure codes to establish a database from which to develop base payment rates and to develop an education and training program for hospital Medi-Cal billing staff, in consultation with the hospital community, to be conducted between April 1, 2014, and May 13, 2014.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/04/13)
 

SB 648 (Corbett)
Extends restrictions and prohibitions against smoking tobacco products to include e-cigarettes. (Phillip Gardiner, UCOP-TRDRP, testified to provide information at the 4/29/13 Sen Judiciary Cmte hearing)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 670 (Steinberg)
Authorizes Medical Board, upon receipt of disciplinary/negligence report involving death of a patient, to inspect and copy records of the deceased patient without authorization or a court order to determine extent that cause of death was resulted from physician's/surgeon's violation of Medical Practice Act. Requires notification. Provides that failing to attend an interview is unprofessional conduct. Relates to prescription authority and patient/doctor privacy.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 4.) (August 13). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Pending
 

SB 701 (Emmerson)
Creates entities known as hospital-affiliated outpatient settings and aligns their accreditation and reporting processes with their affiliated general acute care hospitals.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 703 (Hernandez E)
Enacts legislation to make necessary improvements to Medi-Cal.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 718 (Yee)
Prohibits specified hospitals from acting against employees that seek assistance for violent incidents. Requires hospitals to evaluate and treat injured or victimized employees, maintain 5-yr written documentation, and report violent incidents. Authorizes civil penalty against hospitals for noncompliance. Requires the division to post hospital violent incident reports on its Website and adopt implementation regulations by 1/1/15. (AB 1136 '11)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Watch  (04/11/13)
 

SB 729 (Fuller)
States intent to enact legislation to implement the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39 Implementation)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 731 (Steinberg)
Makes various changes to CEQA.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on L.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

SB 746 (Leno)
Requires health care service plans to disclose specified aggregate data for products and rate filings in the large group market annually; requires a plan that exclusively contracts with no more than 2 medical groups to annually disclose certain information with respect to its large group plan contracts to DMHC, including the plan's overall annual medical trend factor assumptions by major service category.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Pending
 

SB 754 (Evans)
Amends the California Environmental Quality Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 768 (De Leon)
Imposes an additional cigarette tax and deposits the revenue in the California Tobacco Tax Act of 2014 Fund for continuous appropriation and transfer into the Tobacco Prevention and Education Account, Tobacco Disease Related Health Care Account, and Tobacco Law Enforcement Account. Requires moneys in the Fund to be transferred to the California Children and Families First Trust Fund, the Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Fund, the Breast Cancer Fund, and GF, as necessary to offset revenue decreases to those funds directly resulting from imposition of additional taxes by these provisions. (UC Named) (SB 900 '09)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Neutral  (05/21/12)
 

SB 780 (Jackson)
Requires health insurers to issue a 30-day notification for terminating contracts with hospitals for services at alternative payment rates if the termination would result in a material change to the provider network, and requires a 15-day written notice to insureds who obtained services within 6 months prior to the contract termination date.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 787 (Berryhill)
Enacts the Sustainable Environmental Protection Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set, first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 7. Page 790.) Reconsideration granted.

  • Watch  (04/18/13)
 

SB 798 (De Leon)
Establishes the College Access Tax Credit and Fund for which a certain percentage of a taxpayer's contribution is allocated for awarding Cal Grants, not to exceed $500M/yr; operative only if SB 174 is enacted and takes effect on or before 1/1/15. (SB 284'13; SB 1356'12)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

2014 Jan. 6 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F. 2013 Apr. 15 Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author. Mar. 21 Set for hearing April 24. Mar. 11 Referred to Coms. on GOV. & F. and RLS. Feb. 25 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 25. Feb. 22 Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print. (CorrectedMarch 13).

  • Pending
 

SB 799 (Calderon R)
Requires a health care service plan contract or health insurance policy issued, amended, or renewed on/after 1/1/14 to cover genetic testing for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) and annual screenings for colorectal cancer under specified circumstances; requires a physician/ surgeon who diagnoses a patient with colorectal cancer to provide the patient with specified information.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 809 (DeSaulnier)
Establishes the CURES fund.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 14. Noes 0.) (August 13). Re-referred to Com. on

  • Neutral  (05/16/12)
  • Support  (04/08/13)
 

SB 828 (Lieu )
Enacts the 4th Amendment Protection Act to prohibit collecting electronic data/metadata of any person pursuant to any action not based on a warrant that particularly describes a person, place, and thing to be searched or seized; prohibits use of electronic data/metadata provided by the federal government or a corporation that was obtained without a federal warrant, from being used in a state or local criminal investigation or prosecution; expresses legislative intent in this regard and provides that its provisions are severable if part of the act is declared invalid.
Staff: Jason Murphy

2014 Jan. 7 From printer. May be acted upon on or after February 6. Jan. 6 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Pending
 

SB 830 (Galgiani)
Requires OSHPD to publish risk-adjusted outcome reports for all coronary artery bypass graft and heart valve repair and replacement surgeries, and all percutaneous cardiac interventions and transcatheter valve procedures performed in the state.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Apr. 3 Set for hearing April 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 836 (Corbett)
States legislative intent to enact legislation to provide funding to establish and operate a California based research funding program to complement the national Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative brain research program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

01/07/14 From printer. May be acted upon on or after February 6. 01/06/14 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 841 (Cannella )
Appropriates $1.855M for UC San Joaquin Valley PRIME expansion. (AB 2232)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

01/07/14 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

 

SB 845 (Correa)
Requests UC and private postsecondary educational institutions, and requires CSU/CCC to develop model contracts for use at their respective systems for disbursing financial aid, scholarships, campus-based aid, or refunds on debit, prepaid, or preloaded cards. (AB 1162 '13)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Jan. 8 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Neutral
 

SB 848 (Wolk)
Enacts the Safe Drinking Water, Water quality, and Flood protection Act of 2014 to authorize bonds ($6.475B bond) to finance a safe drinking water, water quality, and flood protection program; Repeals provisions for submission of the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2012 ($11.1B Bond Act) to the voters at the November 4, 2014, statewide general election. (SB 42 '12)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Set for hearing February 11.

  • Pending
 

SB 850 (Block)
Authorizes the CCC, in consultation with CSU and UC, to establish a baccalaureate degree pilot at not more than 20 community college districts, to be determined by the chancellor and approved by the board of governors, which would authorize each participating campus within the district to offer one type of baccalaureate degree, as specified; requires a baccalaureate degree pilot program to expire 8 years after the establishment of the program.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

SB 851 (Leno (D))
Budget Act of 2014
Staff: Jason Murphy

Jan. 9 Introduced. Read first time. Referred to Com. on B. & F.R.

  • Pending
 

SB 906 (Correa)
Creates the Elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Offsite Program in the State Department of Public Health to certify an unlimited number of general acute care hospitals that are licensed to provide cardiac catheterization laboratory service in California, and that meet prescribed, additional criteria, to perform scheduled, elective PCI.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Jan. 21 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Pending
 

SB 916 (Correa)
Requires only the purchase of biosynthetic lubricant that meets or exceeds minimal standards for biodegradability in state/local contracting and grants; and prohibits the sale of lubricating oil, unless certain requirements are met. Requires DGS to maintain/update, on its Website, a list of biosynthetic lubricating oil products that meet the specified lubricating oil requirements; require DGS to transmit a copy of this list to UC to facilitate the UC's procurement efforts.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after February 27.

  • Pending
 

SB 927 (Cannella)
Revises water bond as the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2014 to authorize a $9.2B bond; deletes $10M for UC Sierra Nevada Research Institute. (SB 40 '12, SB 42 '12, SB 848 '14)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending  (03/20/14)
 

SB 928 (Correa)
Requires creation of a public-private partnership via GO-Biz to establish and operate an international trade office in Mexico.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 1.

  • Watch  (04/03/14)
 

SB 932 (Anderson)
Makes technical, non-substantive changes to existing law concerning licensure and regulation of health facilities, including general acute care hospitals.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 937 (Galgiani)
Relates to the UC Pest Research Act of 1990 which provides for the establishment of the UC Center for Pest Research; makes a non-substantive change to definition of pest.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 967 (De Leon)
Requires governing boards of UC Regents, CSU Trustees, and each CCC district to: 1) adopt policies on campus sexual/domestic/dating violence and stalking, including an affirmative consent standard in the determination of whether consent was given by a complainant, 2) adopt specified sexual assault policies and protocols, 3) if feasible, enter into MOUs, agreements, or less formal partnerships with on-campus/community-based organizations to refer victims for assistance or make services available to them, and 4) implement related comprehensive prevention programs.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1005 (Lara)
Creates the Ca. Health Exchange Program For All to facilitate enrollment into qualified health plans of individuals not eligible for full-scope Medi-Cal and would have been eligible to purchase coverage through the Ca. Health Benefit Exchange but for their immigration status. Requires premium subsidies and cost-sharing reductions. Creates a related fund.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 16.

  • Neutral
 

SB 1017 (Evans)
Establishes the California Higher Education Endowment Corporation with an oversight governing board that includes UC members and UC President, and imposes an oil/gas severance tax to fund UC (50%), CSU (50%), CCC (50%), Dept. of Parks and Rec. (25%), and Health and Human Services Agency (25%) for specified purposes. (SB 241 '13)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1022 (Huff)
Requests UC and requires CSU to publicly provide graduate labor market outcome information, including data on salary and distribution of employers, classified by industry.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1039 (Hernandez E)
Requires a hospital and dispensing pharmacy to maintain records on dangerous drugs/devices furnished to the hospital's emergency medical services system for at least 3 years, authorizes a pharmacy to furnish a dangerous drug/device to a licensed general acute care hospital pursuant to specified protocols, requires a pharmacist, pharmacy technician or intern pharmacist as supervised, to inspect drugs maintained in a hospital at least once per month, and report irregularities, authorizes an advanced practice pharmacist to write/issue a prescription when performing functions within the scope of practice, and expands pharmacy technician tasks. Also requires a hospital to adopt polices and procedures for ensuring proper methods for repackaging and labeling of specified substances.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Feb. 27 Referred to Coms. on B., P. & E.D. and HEALTH. Feb. 19 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 21. Feb. 18 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Neutral  (04/10/14)
 

SB 1042 (Calderon R)
Requires permanent food facilities to provide a baby changing table within or adjacent to toilet rooms, unless doing so would result in noncompliance with law ensuring access for disabled persons. (AB 1105 '06)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 21.

  • Pending
 

SB 1080 (Fuller)
Declares intent to enact legislation to reduce the $11.1B water bond.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 22.

  • Pending
 

SB 1081 (Hernandez E)
Requires DHS to authorize an alternative payment methodology pilot project to be implemented in any county and FQHC willing to participate with capitated monthly payments for each Medi-Cal managed care enrollee; requires an evaluation of the APM pilot project to be conducted by an independent entity.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 22.

  • Pending
 

SB 1083 (Pavley)
Amends the Physician Assistant Practice Act to authorize a physician assistant to certify disability, after performing a physical examination under the supervision of a physician/surgeon; expands definition of practitioner to include a physician assistant.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 22.

  • Pending
 

SB 1100 (Hernandez E)
Requires a health care service plan to include a notice of the process to obtain continuity of care in every evidence of coverage issued after 1/1/15. Requires a plan to provide a written copy of this information to its contracting providers and provider groups, and to enrollees upon request.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 22.

  • Neutral
 

SB 1105 (Liu)
Requires standardized student financial aid applications, if submitted online, to permit applicants to register to vote online by submitting an affidavit of registration electronically on the Secretary of State's Website.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 22.

  • Pending
 

SB 1122 (Pavley)
Requires the Strategic Growth Council to provide financial assistance for the planning and development of sustainable communities, to be funded from the GHG Reduction Fund, requires regional plan or similar instrument to meet the requirements of an applicable sustainable communities strategy, alternative transportation plans, or other regional GHG emission reduction plans within a developed area. Authorizes grants for agricultural, natural resource, and open space land protection plans.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on E.Q. and RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 1146 (Corbett)
States legislative intent regarding research and development: to capitalize on the state spending, understand status and trends, make strategic investments, and maximize investments.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1149 (Galgiani)
Requalifies Cal Grant recipients to renew awards, without reduction, if the student was enrolled in an institution that was ineligible for specified reasons during the last academic year before the institution became ineligible.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1150 (Hueso)
Provides that a maximum of 2 visits on the same day at a single location be reimbursed when either after the first visit the patient suffers illness/injury requiring additional diagnosis/treatment or the patient has a medical visit, as defined, and another health visit, as defined, or both. (SB 1224)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1157 (Hancock)
Makes non-substantive changes in the schedule for allocation amounts in various categories to the K-U Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2006. (SB 1164 '06)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 1196 (Liu)
States legislative intent that budget and policy decisions for postsecondary education adhere to 3 specified goals and that appropriate metrics be identified, defined, and formally adopted, based upon metrics recommended by a working group, to monitor progress toward the achievement of the goals. (SB 195 '13)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 1200 (Padilla)
Requests UC and requires CSU to create guidelines for high school computer science courses to satisfy the "a-g" subject requirements, as defined, for the area of mathematics for purposes of undergraduate admission.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

 

SB 1204 (Lara)
Creates the California Clean Truck, Bus, and Off-Road Vehicle and Equipment Technology Program, to be funded from cap and trade revenues.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 1207 (Wolk)
Establishes the California Voluntary Contribution Program to be administered by the office of California Volunteers by expanding the existing voluntary check-off system contribution options for a taxpayer, allowing an individual to designate a contribution to any qualified applicant. (Affects Breast Cancer and Cancer Research Tax Check-Offs)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Apr. 2 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F. Mar. 21 Set for hearing April 9. Mar. 6 Referred to Com. on GOV. & F. Feb. 21 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23. Feb. 20 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Pending
 

SB 1238 (Hernandez E)
Requires a licensed health care professional acting within his or her scope of practice to assess a patient for followup care following stabilization in an emergency department or postsurgical outpatient service; requires an outpatient to be discharged or admitted to inpatient status after no more than 24 hours, but as soon as reasonable and medically appropriate.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 1241 (Leno)
States intent to enact legislation to increase transparency in the health care service plan contract and health insurance policy marketplace.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Feb. 21 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23. Feb. 20 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Pending
 

SB 1250 (Hueso)
States intent to enact legislation to amend the Safe, Clean and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2012 ($11.1B bond) to reduce the bond.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 1254 (Calderon R)
Requires state agencies when notified by a female employee that she is nearing maternity leave, to notify the employee of information on breast‑feeding, including an explanation and summary regarding lactation accommodation.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 23.

  • Pending
 

SB 1256 (Mitchell)
Prohibits a healing arts licensee, or an employee/agent thereof, from arranging for or establishing credit extended by a 3rd party with regard to a patient without first providing a written notice and a written treatment plan. Prohibits that arrangement or establishment of credit with regard to a patient under general anesthesia, conscious sedation, or nitrous oxide. Prohibits that arrangement or establishment of credit with regard to a patient under general anesthesia, conscious sedation, or nitrous oxide.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Neutral
 

SB 1258 (DeSaulnier)
Expands CURES PDMP requirements to include Schedule 5 controlled substances; authorization to investigate alleged substance abuse of, and history of controlled substances dispensed by, an applicant/licensee seeking approval for access to CURES PDMP; DEA compliant electronically transmitted prescriptions; and a 30-day limitation on prescribing, filling, compounding, or dispensing a controlled substance. (SB 360'11; AB 2548'10)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 25 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS. Mar. 6 Referred to Com. on RLS. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 22 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 24. Feb. 21 Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1269 (Beall)
Requires a general acute care hospital that provides observation services to apply for approval from the State Department of Public Health to provide these services either as supplemental services or under a special permit.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1276 (Hernandez E)
Requires a hospital or emergency physician to obtain information as to whether a patient may be eligible for the Health Benefit Exchange and to include in the information provided to a patient that has not shown proof of 3rd-party coverage a statement that the consumer may be eligible for coverage through the Exchange or other state/county-funded health coverage programs. Also specify that, when a patient applies, or has a pending application, for another health coverage program at the same time he or she applies for charity care or a discount payment program, that neither application precludes eligibility for the other program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1279 (Calderon R)
Requires a health care service plan contract or a health insurance policy to provide coverage for genetic testing for Lynch syndrome and annual screenings, and requires a physician and surgeon who makes a Lynch syndrome diagnosis to provide the patient with specified information.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1286 (Corbett)
Relates to the PUC and the 21st Century Energy System Decision; limits total funding for research and development projects on cyber security and grid integration.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Watch  (03/20/14)
 

SB 1293 (Knight)
Makes nonsubstantive change to existing law that establishes various student financial aid programs funded by the state or a public postsecondary educational institution.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1297 (Hueso)
Requires OSHPD to publish on its Internet Web site historical and current information collected by state and federal regulators about hospitals.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1311 (Hill)
Requires general acute care hospitals, to adopt and implement, by 7/1/15, an antimicrobial stewardship policy in accordance with guidelines established by the federal government and professional organizations; requires a general acute care hospital to develop a physician supervised multidisciplinary antimicrobial stewardship committee, subcommittee, or workgroup, and to appoint at least one physician or pharmacist to that committee, subcommittee, or workgroup who has attended training specifically on antimicrobial stewardship, including, but not limited to, a training program offered by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Apr. 10 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH. April 23 hearingrescheduled for April 24. Mar. 28 Set for hearing April 23. Mar. 6 Referred to Com. on HEALTH. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 22 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 24. Feb. 21 Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1322 (Hernandez E)
Requires the Governor, upon appropriation of state/federal funding, to convene a California Health Care Quality Improvement and Cost Containment Commission to make recommendations for health care quality improvement and cost containment.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Watch
 

SB 1334 (Walters)
Requires DPH to establish a pilot program to expand the screening of newborns in Orange County to include screening for Krabbe disease. Exempts the amendment of contracts for this purpose from standard contracting provisions, and requires DGS to approve contracts and give the Ca. Technology Agency authority over related information technology projects.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1340 (Hernandez E)
Prohibits a contract between a plan/insurer and a provider/supplier from restricting the ability of the plan/insurer to furnish information to consumers/purchasers concerning cost range of a procedure, full course of treatment, or quality of services performed.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Not Taking A Position
 

SB 1350 (Lara)
Requires any place of public accommodation that provides public restrooms and installs new, or substantially renovated facilities, to install and maintain at least one baby diaper changing accommodation that is accessible to women and one that is accessible to men, or one that is accessible to both.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1357 (Wolk)
Enacts the Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Registry Act to establish a statewide registry system, known as the California POLST Registry, for collecting POLST forms received from individuals electing to submit the forms and disseminating the information in the forms to authorized users, including health care providers.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Apr. 3 Re-referred to Coms. on HEALTH and JUD. Mar. 27 From committee with author's amendments. Read second time andamended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS. Mar. 17 Referred to Com. on RLS. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1370 (Galgiani)
Repeals the Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2012, and enacts the Reliable Water Supply Bond Act of 2014 to finance surface water storage projects. (SB 927'12, SB 40'12, AB 1503'12)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Watch  (03/20/14)
 

SB 1374 (Hernandez E )
Expresses intent to enact legislation to ensure the continued viability of emergency medical systems throughout the state by establishing payment definitions and policies for Medi-Cal, as related to ambulance services that meet nationally recognized standards.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 17 Referred to Com. on RLS. Feb. 24 Read first time. Feb. 23 From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 25. Feb. 21 Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1416 (Block)
Increases the initial license/renewal fee for dentists at $525.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1426 (De Leon)
Makes technical, nonsubstantive changes to the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1429 (Steinberg)
Declares intent to bring interested parties together to develop a legislative solution to issues of medical malpractice injury compensation. (MICRA)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1457 (Evans)
Requires requests for treatment/service authorization under the Medi-Cal, Children's Services, and Genetically Handicapped Person's Programs to be submitted in electronic format, excluding those submitted by dental providers enrolled in the Medi Cal Dental program. Requires designation of an alternate format for submitting requests for authorization for treatment or services when the department's Website or other electronic means are unavailable due to system disruptions. (SB 945'13)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SB 1466 (Senate Business, Professions & Economic Developmen)
Health care professionals omnibus bill.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

2014 Mar. 25 Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. Toprint.

  • Pending
 

SB X1 1 (Hernandez E)
SBX1 1: Medi-Cal Expansion: Implements federal Affordable Care Act provisions related to eligibility and extending Medi-Cal eligibility determination, inclusion mental health services and substance use disorder services within the essential health benefits package; alternative benefit package for full scope beneficiaries based on income; and optional expansion contingent on FMAP. (ABX1 1)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 4, Statutes of 2013-14 First Extraordinary Session.

  • Pending
 

SB X1 2 (Hernandez E)
SB X1 2: Insurance Market Reform: Requires a plan/insurer to offer market, and sell all of its health benefit plans that are sold in the individual market for policy years on or after a specified date, to all individuals and dependents in each service area in which the plan or insurer provides for health care services; requires limit on enrollment in individual health benefit plans to specified open enrollment and special enrollment periods.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 2, Statutes of 2013-14 First Extraordinary Session.

  • Pending
 

SB X1 3 (Hernandez E)
SB X1 3: Bridge Program: Implements Affordable Care Act provisions related to bridge plan products within the California Health Benefit Exchange.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 5, Statutes of 2013-14 First Extraordinary Session.

  • Pending
 

SCA 5 (Hernandez E)
Eliminates the prohibition of using race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin on state discrimination or preference in the operation of public education. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Set for hearing August 20.

  • Watch  (04/24/13)
 

SCA 15 (Yee)
Subjects UC retirement plans to the provisions of the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 and any subsequent statutory enactment amending that act or enacting/amending a successor act, for UC officers/employees first hired on/after the effective date of this measure.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on ED., P.E. & R., and E. & C.A.

 

SCR 70 (Galgiani)
Honors the University of California, Davis' great achievement in earning the number one ranking in the world for teaching and research in the areas of agriculture and forestry.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Aug. 20 Introduced. Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SCR 79 (Galgiani)
Urges UC, CSU, and CCC to ensure that all persons in their respective jurisdictions responsible for procurement of college textbooks are aware of the benefits of recycled paper that they consider those benefits when purchasing textbooks for use in their respective institutions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Introduced. Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending