Legislation Impacting UC

For 2017-2018 - UC Significant Impact

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AB 1 (Frazier)
Appropriates $3M to the UC institutes for transportation studies.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on TRANS. and NAT. RES.

  • Pending
 

AB 2 (Obernolte)
Adds the status as a peace officer to the list of actual or perceived characteristics necessary to determine whether a criminal act qualifies as a hate crime.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Reconsideration granted.

  • Pending
 

AB 3 (Bonta)
Requires Department of Social Services to issue requests for proposals and grants to qualified legal services projects or support centers to provide legal services on issues relating to consequences of immigration criminal convictions, and to administer funding or partner with county offices of the public defender to enable those offices to hire or designate attorneys to be mentored/trained to advise defenders. Makes implementation subject to the enactment of an appropriation for that purpose.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Coms. on HUMAN S. and PUB. S.

  • Pending
 

AB 5 (Gonzalez)
Creates the Opportunity to Work Act, which requires employers with 10 or more employees to offer additional work hours to existing nonexempt employees before hiring additional employees/subcontractors, and requires employers to post a notice of employee rights and maintain certain documentation. Authorizes employees to file a complaint for violation of these provisions and bring a civil action for remedies.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 15 (Maienschein )
Requires the State Department of Health Care Services to increase Denti-Cal provider reimbursement rates for the 15 most common prevention, treatment, and oral evaluation services to the regional average commercial rates.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Coauthors revised.

  • Support in Concept  (03/28/17)
  • Neutral  (05/01/17)
 

AB 17 (Holden)
Creates the Transit Pass Pilot Program to provide free or reduced-fare transit passes to low-income middle/high school, college, and university students by supporting new, or expanding existing, transit pass programs. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on T. & H.

  • Pending
 

AB 21 (Kalra)
Requires CSU, CCC and independent institutions of higher education that are qualifying institutions for purposes of the Cal Grant Program, and requests UC, to the fullest extent consistent with federal law, to refrain from releasing personally identifiable information regarding the immigration status of students, faculty, and staff of, or other members of the communities served by these campuses.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Coms. on ED. and JUD.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 29 (Nazarian)
Requires pharmacy benefit managers to disclose certain information to purchasers, including the aggregate amount of rebates, retrospective utilization discounts, and other income that they receive from pharmaceutical manufacturers or labelers in connection with drug benefits related to purchasers and excuses them from making these disclosures unless purchasers agree to keep any proprietary information disclosed to them confidential.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 34 (Nazarian )
Establishes the Children's Savings Account Program for the purposes of expanding access to higher education through savings.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 40 (Santiago )
Makes the electronic history of controlled substances dispensed to an individual under a health care practitioner' s care, based on data in the CURES database, available to the practitioner through either an online Web portal or authorized health information technology (HIT) system. Authorizes an entity that operates a HIT system to establish an integration with and submit queries to the CURES database if the entity can certify, among other requirements, that the data received from CURES will not be used for any purpose other than delivering the data to an authorized practitioner or performing data processing activities necessary to enable delivery, and that the system meets applicable patient privacy and information security requirements of state/federal law. Authorizes Department of Justice to require an entity operating a HIT system that is requesting to establish an integration with the CURES to enter into a MOU or other agreement setting forth terms and conditions.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 41 (Chiu)
Requires law enforcement agencies to report information regarding rape kit evidence, within 120 days of the collection of the kit, to the Department of Justice through a database established by the department.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 6). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

AB 52 (Cooper)
Requires public employers to provide all employees an orientation and also requires these public employers to permit the exclusive representative, if applicable, to participate.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 64 (Bonta)
Prop. 64 cannabis initiative omnibus bill. Requires the State Controller to disburse $10M to a public university or universities in California annually to research and evaluate the implementation and effect of the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act, and $2M annually to the UCSD Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research to further the objectives of the center including the enhanced understanding of the efficacy and adverse effects of marijuana as a pharmacological agent.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on B., P. & E.D., PUB. S. and RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 80 (Arambula )
Authorizes CSU Fresno to award the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in agricultural science. Requires the degree to be distinguished from doctoral degree programs at UC.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 93 (Medina)
Places new requirements on supervisors of trainees, associates, and applicants for licensure as marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and clinical counselors and places new requirements on trainees, associates, and applicants for licensure who are under supervision.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/29/17)
 

AB 95 (Jones-Sawyer )
Requires CSU to establish a Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program with the goal of creating a model of articulation and coordination among K-12 schools, community colleges, and campuses of the CSU that would allow students to earn a baccalaureate degree for a total cost not exceeding $10,000, including the cost of textbooks.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 96 (Ting)
Budget Act of 2017 (SB 72)
Staff: Kieran Flaherty

Re-referred to Com. on BUDGET.

  • Pending
 

AB 97 (Ting )
Budget Act of 2017.
Staff: Kieran Flaherty

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 6:50 p.m.

  • Pending
 

AB 135 (Ting)
Spot bill: Makes appropriations for the support of State Government for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on B. & F.R.

  • Pending
 

AB 148 (Mathis)
Changes the definition of practice setting in the Physician Corps Loan Payment program which provides financial incentives to a physician and surgeon who practices in a medically underserved area.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
  • Neutral  (03/29/17)
 

AB 151 (Burke)
Requires the Air Resources Board to report to the Legislature on the need for increased education, career technical education, job training, and workforce development in ensuring that statewide greenhouse gas emissions are reduced to at least 40 percent below the 1990 level no later than 12/31/30, and as a result of the scoping plan.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Pending
 

AB 156 (Wood)
Relates to the Affordable Care Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
  • Neutral  (04/10/17)
 

AB 157 (Wood)
Relates to the Affordable Care Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
 

AB 170 (O'Donnell )
Would no longer require, for issuance of a multiple subject teaching credential or a preliminary multiple subject teaching credential, that the baccalaureate degree be in a subject other than professional education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 7). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
 

AB 172 (Chavez)
Extends resident classification for designated dependents of transferred and retired members of the Armed Forces of the United States to those dependents who have been admitted to a public postsecondary institution before the transfer or retirement.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on V.A. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 7). Re-referred to Com. on V.A.

  • Neutral  (03/30/17)
 

AB 180 (Wood)
Requires Department of Health Care Services Medi-Cal reports to be provided biennially to the public within 90 days, and the data reported to be aggregated and calculated quarterly. Requires the department to provide its report on Medi-Cal managed care plan performance and the outcomes and experience of CCS-eligible children and youth participating in the Whole Child Model program by 1/1/21, or 3 years from the date when all counties in which the department is authorized to establish the program are fully operational, whichever is later.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Neutral  (04/10/17)
 

AB 191 (Wood)
Authorizes licensed marriage/family therapists and professional clinical counselors to sign a notice of certification for 72-hour mental health involuntary holds.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21).

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 205 (Wood)
Implements provisions regarding federal regulations governing Medicaid managed care plans, including requiring plans to enhance contract services payments to designated public hospital systems as specified and annually providing a departmental accounting of the amounts paid/payable to these hospital systems, requiring departmental consultation with these hospital systems and plans to establish a program for the hospital systems to earn performance-based quality incentive payments from the plans based on achieving identified targets for quality of care pursuant to uniform performance measures and parameters, authorizing the hospital systems and their affiliated governmental entities, or other public entities, to voluntarily provide the nonfederal share of the portion of the capitation rates associated with the directed payments and for the quality incentive payments through an intergovernmental transfer; authorizing the department to accept these elective funds and, in its discretion, to deposit the transfer in the Medi-Cal Inpatient Payment Adjustment Fund. Also, authorizes enrollee requests for hearings within 120 days after an order of action, develops time/distance standards for long-term services/supports, and requires compliance with medical loss ratio reporting requirements at 85%. (SB 171)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 207 (Arambula)
Authorizes CSU Fresno, to award the doctor of medicine degree. Requires the degree to be distinguished from doctor of medicine degree programs at UC. Requires that the doctor of medicine degree offered by CSU Fresno, be focused on preparing degree candidates to close the health care gap. Requires that each student in the program authorized by the bill be charged fees no higher than the rate charged for students in state-supported doctor of medicine programs at UC. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Oppose  (03/21/17)
  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 209 (Mathis)
Authorizes CSU to award the Doctor of Agriculture degree and requires the degree to be distinguished from doctoral degree programs at UC. (AB 80)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 214 (Weber)
Legislative intent: Enact legislation to reduce the incidence of hunger and homelessness among college students in California. Provides definitions of "on-campus food vendors" and "qualifying food facility" for purposes of this provision.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 217 (Low)
Establishes the Office of Higher Education Performance and Accountability as the statewide postsecondary education coordination and planning entity. (AB 1837 '16)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 224 (Thurmond)
Extends licensing criteria to dentists administering deep sedation, and makes other changes to anesthesia and sedation requirements under the Dental Practice Act. Also requires the board to contract with a nonprofit research organization to obtain high-quality pediatric sedation and anesthesia-related data.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 234 (Steinorth)
Legislative intent: Restore funding for the Assumption Program of Loans for Education to its 2011-12 fiscal year level and require the commission to award 7,200 new warrants for the assumption of loans under the program in the 2017-18 fiscal year.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (03/06/17)
 

AB 240 (Lackey)
Requests UC to establish the California Institute for Aerospace to achieve specified goals relating to the development of the aerospace industry and also request the regents to locate the California Institute for Aerospace at a satellite campus within 20 miles of Edwards Air Force Base or United States Air Force Plant 42 so that it will be in close proximity to a large part of California's current aerospace research and development. Provides that it would be implemented only to the extent that UC determine that adequate funding for its purposes has been provided. (AB 2600)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 241 (Dababneh)
Requires state and local agencies to provide 12 months of identity theft protection for anyone affected by a government data breach. (SB 259 '15)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 251 (Bonta)
Extends sunset for Department of Public Health to adopt regulations relating to the provision of services by a chronic dialysis clinic, a surgical clinic, or a rehabilitation clinic, requires those clinics to comply with prescribed federal certification standards.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and HUMAN S.

  • Cost  (03/29/17)
 

AB 254 (Thurmond)
Establishes the Local Educational Agency Behavioral Health Integration Pilot Program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 262 (Bonta)
Enacts the Buy Clean California Act to establish a maximum acceptable global warming potential for each category of eligible materials, and to require an awarding authority, including UC and CSU, to carry out certain duties, including requiring Environmental Product Declarations and bid specifications containing facility-specific global warming potential parameters.
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 G.O.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 263 (Rodriguez)
Requires an employer that provides emergency medical services as part of an emergency medical services system or plan to authorize and permit its employees engaged in prehospital emergency services to take prescribed rest periods and requires the employer to provide these employees with prescribed meal periods.
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 L. & I.R.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
 

AB 265 (Wood)
Prohibits prescription drug manufacturers from offering any discount, rebate, voucher, or other reduction in an individual's out-of-pocket expenses, including a co-payment or deductible, for any prescription drug if a lower cost brand or non-brand name drug is available.
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.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/23/17)
 

AB 276 (Medina)
Requests UC, CSU, CCC and independent institutions of higher education to complete a report that evaluates the current state of cyber security education and training programs, including specified information about those programs, offered at UC, CSU, CCC, and independent institutions of higher education to determine the best method of educating and training college students to meet the current demand for jobs requiring cyber security knowledge and experience.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 334 (Cooper)
Makes changes relating to the conduct of sexual assault examinations and storage of related records, makes provisions applicable to costs incurred by a clinic or sexual assault forensic medical examination, and includes nurse practitioners and physician's assistants as qualified health care professionals
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 JUD.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 336 (Baker)
Spot bill: Makes changes to public postsecondary education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 10.

  • Pending
 

AB 343 (McCarty)
Exempts students who have been granted special immigrant visas pursuant to a specified federal statute, or are refugees admitted to the United States under a specified federal statute, from paying nonresident tuition at the CSU and CCC. Requests UC to adopt policies that would be consistent with this provision.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 352 (Santiago)
Prohibits a city, county, or city and county from establishing a higher square footage requirement for efficiency units than the requirement in the International Building Code and from limiting the number of efficiency units below an unspecified number in certain locations near public transit or university campuses.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on GOV. & F. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (June 6). Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.

  • Pending
 

AB 370 (Rodriguez)
Requires the Student Aid Commission to calculate a target for Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards to be paid in an award year, estimate a take rate for awards by dividing the total number of awards paid by the total number of offers made during the 3 award years immediately preceding that award year, and estimate the number of award offers that the commission may make to achieve the target for awards to be paid.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (03/15/17)
 

AB 379 (Gomez)
Establishes the California Kickstart My Future Loan Forgiveness Program to provide student loan forgiveness awards for the purpose of alleviating the burden of federal student loan debt for recent graduates meeting specified requirements.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 387 (Thurmond)
Expands definition of employer, for purposes of minimum wage provisions, to include a person who exercises control over wages, hours, or working conditions in a supervised work experience longer than 100 hours to satisfy requirements for licensure, registration, or certification as an allied health professional.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member Thurmond.

 

AB 393 (Quirk-Silva)
Requires that the amounts of tuition and mandatory systemwide fees that are charged to students of the CSU, and the amount of the enrollment fee charged to students of the CCC, not be increased from the amounts that were charged as of 12/31/16, until the completion of the 2019-20 academic year. Urges UC to adopt policies that are consistent with this provision.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

 

AB 401 (Aguiar-Curry)
Requires the California State Board of Pharmacy to issue a remote dispensing site pharmacy license to a supervising pharmacy of a remote dispensing site pharmacy if all the requirements for licensure are met for the purpose of increasing access to dispensing or pharmaceutical care services in the geographic area in which the remote dispensing site pharmacy is located. The bill would authorize a remote dispensing site pharmacy to use a telepharmacy system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Support in Concept  (03/23/17)
 

AB 402 (Thurmond)
Requires the Division of Occupational Safety and Health to convene an advisory committee to develop a regulation that requires a health facility to evacuate or remove plume through the use of a plume scavenging system in all settings that employ techniques that involve the creation of plume and would authorize certain entities and people to be on the advisory committee, including, practicing physicians and surgeons from affected specialties.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on L. & I.R.

  • Watch  (03/02/17)
  • Cost  (03/29/17)
  • Not Taking A Position  (04/05/17)
 

AB 405 (Irwin)
Authorizes CCC, in consultation with the CSU and UC, to establish a statewide baccalaureate degree cybersecurity pilot program at not more than 10 community college districts.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 422 (Arambula)
Repeals the sunset and the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Pilot Program. Authorizes CSU to establish Doctor of Nursing Practice degree programs that offer Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/02/17)
 

AB 427 (Muratsuchi)
Establishes the California Aerospace Commission to foster the development of activities related to aerospace, including, but not limited to, aviation, commercial and governmental space travel, unmanned aerial vehicles, aerospace education and job training, infrastructure and research launches, manufacturing, academic research, applied research, economic diversification, business development, tourism, and education.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 443 (Salas)
Revises optometry scope of the practice to include habilitative services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 447 (Gray)
Contingent on federal financial participation and approvals, adds continuous glucose monitors and related supplies to the Medi-Cal schedule of benefits for treatment of type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus when medically necessary, subject to utilization controls.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

AB 451 (Arambula)
Specifies that a psychiatric unit within a general acute hospital or an acute psychiatric hospital, regardless of whether it maintains an emergency department, is required to provide emergency care and services to relieve or eliminate a psychiatric emergency medical condition if the hospital has appropriate facilities and qualified personnel. Prohibits these hospitals, as a condition to accepting a patient transfer from another facility, from requiring that a patient be in custody as a result of a mental health disorder causing him/her to be a danger to others or himself/herself, or is gravely disabled.
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  (03/22/17)
 

AB 453 (Limon)
Requires CSU and CCC and encourages UC to designate as a "hunger free campus" each of its respective campuses that meet specified criteria and upon appropriation by the Legislature, commencing with the 2018-19 academic year, provides that each campus that receives the designation shall receive a funding incentive.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 456 (Thurmond)
Authorizes postgraduate hours of experience to be credited toward licensure so long as the person applies for registration as an associate clinical social worker within 90 days of the granting of the qualifying master's degree or doctoral degree and is granted registration by the board.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 459 (Chau)
Specifies that the California Public Records Act does not require disclosure of a video or audio recording that was created during the commission or investigation of the crime of rape, incest, sexual assault, domestic violence, or child abuse that depicts the face, intimate body part, or voice of a victim of the incident depicted in recording. The bill would require an agency to justify withholding such a video or audio recording by demonstrating that on the facts of the particular case, the public interest served by not disclosing the recording clearly outweighs the public interest served by disclosure of the recording.
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 JUD.

  • Pending
 

AB 461 (Muratsuchi (D))
Amends the Revenue & Taxation Code to add two federal loan forgiveness programs to the statute that exempts forgiven amounts of certain federal student loans from state income tax. The programs are Revised Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan (REPAYE) and Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan (PAYE).
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on GOV. & F.

  • Pending
 

AB 463 (Salas)
Requires an Assumption Program of Loans for Education participant to demonstrate financial need, remove references to the Academic Performance Index, revise the information that the Superintendent is required to furnish to the commission annually regarding the program, and make conforming changes.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 470 (Arambula)
Requires the Department of Health Care Services to develop a performance outcome dashboard for specialty mental health services provided to eligible Medi-Cal beneficiaries and requires the department, in collaboration with the California Health and Human Services Agency, to create a plan for a performance outcome system for specialty mental health services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 473 (Waldron)
Requires the UC Criminal Justice and Health Consortium to administer a 4-year statewide pilot project in 6 counties, as specified, for the purpose of assisting participating counties in creating cost-effective programming for the large population of mentally ill adults in county jail systems who have co-occurring substance use disorders, utilizing eligible funds from existing programs established to address mental illness in California communities for purposes of the pilot project activities.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

AB 477 (Ridley-Thomas)
Establishes the Behavioral Health Stakeholder Advisory Panel, an independent, statewide advisory board to provide ongoing advice and assistance on behavioral health program needs and priorities to the California Health and Human Services Agency, including making recommendations on actions to improve the collaboration and processes of the multiple agencies involved in California's behavioral health delivery system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

AB 488 (Kiley)
Establishes the Mental Health Services Fund Transparency and Accountability Office within the California Health and Human Services Agency.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending  (03/20/17)
 

AB 503 (Lackey (R_)
Creates a process that allows indigent individuals with outstanding parking citations to repay their fines and penalties while preserving their ability to register and drive their vehicles.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on T. & H.

  • Pending
 

AB 505 (Caballero)
Prohibits the Medical Board of California from entering into any stipulation for disciplinary action, including placing a licensee on probation, if the operative accusation includes specified acts.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

  • Pending
 

AB 508 (Santiago)
Repeals provisions relative to student loans for health care practitioners under the Department of Health and Human Services education loan and when practitioners are in default of those loans.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 5). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

AB 517 (Harper)
Prohibits a state agency, department, board, or commission, from prohibiting or denying travel to states on the basis of political beliefs. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 518 (Harper (R))
Exempts travel that is required to attend or to participate in an academic conference or competition, or an athletic event, and travel that is required to further recruitment of a prospective student athlete, from existing travel discrimination laws. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 530 (Cooper (D))
Expands the jurisdiction of PERB to include resolving disputes and statutory duties and rights of persons who are peace officers.
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 P.E. & R.

  • Pending
 

AB 562 (Muratsuchi)
Makes it a crime for any person, with intent to deceive or defraud, to interfere, obstruct, or impede the California State Auditor in the performance of his/her official duties relating to an audit required by statute or requested by the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 584 (Quirk-Silva)
Requires the Student Aid Commission to ensure that at least one consortium is established, in accordance with the Student Opportunity and Access Program, to serve pupils of Orange County.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 587 (Chiu (D))
Requires the Department of General Services to convene the California Pharmaceutical Collaborative to address the rising cost of pharmaceuticals. (UC Representative)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

AB 589 (Bigelow (R))
Requires the State Water Resources Control Board to presume, for purposes of adoption of regulations on water diversion and use for small irrigation or livestock stockpond use, or a certification for livestock stockpond use, that a measuring device or measurement method has been installed or implemented correctly, is functioning properly, and is certified to provide an accurate account of the rate and quantity of water diverted, and that its measurements are in full compliance, if it was installed by an individual who has completed an instructional course regarding the devices administered by the UC Cooperative Extension. Requires UC Cooperative Extension to consult with the board when developing the curriculum of the course.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 612 (Rubio)
Requires the State Department of Health Care Services to develop and implement an electronic reporting and tracking system for newborns and infants tested for hearing loss and requires general acute care hospitals to maintain a newborn and infant data management system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Cost  (03/29/17)
 

AB 613 (Nazarian)
Authorizes a person with specified qualifications to perform a total protein test using a digital refractometer in a licensed plasma collection facility in this state if specified circumstances are met, including that the person meets certain education and training requirements. Requires the digital refractometer to be used within the proximity of the donor and to perform clinical laboratory tests or examinations on biological specimens that require no preparation after collection.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 12). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

AB 659 (Ridley-Thomas)
Changes the frequency that laboratory service providers submit reports to the Department of Health Care Services from annually to every 3 years, for the purpose of establishing rates for clinical or laboratory services based on the lowest amounts other payers are paying providers for similar services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21).

  • Pending
 

AB 707 (Aguiar-Curry)
Establishes in the Natural Resources Agency, the Blue Ribbon Committee for the Rehabilitation of Clear Lake. (UC Appointment)
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 715 (Wood)
Requires the Department of Public Health to convene a workgroup to review existing prescription guidelines and develop a recommended statewide guideline addressing best practices for prescribing opioid pain relievers.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 746 (Gonzalez )
Encourages UC, and requires CSU, CCC, and local educational agencies to test for lead in the potable water system at every schoolsite or campus within their respective jurisdictions at least once a year or once every 3 years, depending on whether a building was constructed before or after January 1, 1986.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on ED. and EQ.

  • Pending
 

AB 751 (Brough)
Expands the list of nonmedical services to include medication services, counseling and therapy services, meals services, scheduling and appointments services, and planning and tracking services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Watch  (03/29/16)
 

AB 753 (Caballero)
Requires the State Department of Health Care Services to implement specified initiatives designed to significantly improve access to dental services for adults and children in the Medi-Cal program consistent with the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Watch  (03/29/17)
 

AB 771 (Quirk)
Requires the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection to develop an Internet Web site that provides the public information relating to prescribed burns and to develop a uniform prescribed burn template for forest landowners. Authorizes the department to contract with UC to perform any of these requirements.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 795 (Gipson)
Enacts the Free Tax Filing and Reporting Act of 2017, which includes the provision of grants, upon legislative appropriation, to colleges and universities for enhanced training of student VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) volunteers.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 827 (Rubio (D))
Enacts the California Opportunity Act of 2017. (UC Appointee)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

  • Pending
 

AB 830 (Kalra (D))
Eliminates the high school exit examination and removes it as a condition of receiving a diploma of graduation or a condition of graduation from high school.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (June 7). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 847 (Bocanegra)
Requires the local academic senates of CSU and CCC, and requests the local academic senates of UC, to post its membership roster on its Internet Web site or Internet Web page.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 848 (McCarty)
Prohibits UC and CSU from contracting for services with a contractor or subcontractor, where that contract displaces a career employee of the University of California or the California State University, unless that contractor or subcontractor certifies under penalty of perjury in his or her bid for that contract that the contract, and any subcontract performed under that contract, will be performed solely with workers within the United States. Prohibits UC and CSU from allocating or expending funds for employment training for contract employees located in foreign countries, if that contract displaces a career employee. Requires a contract to provide, in the event a contractor or subcontractor performs the contract or the subcontract with workers outside the United States during the life of the contract, for the termination of the contract for noncompliance, as specified.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Concern  (04/06/17)
 

AB 856 (Levine)
Requests UC, and requires CSU and CCC, to consider candidates from underrepresented socioeconomic backgrounds among existing campus staff when filling faculty or athletic coaching positions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 885 (Rubio)
Requires a community water system to test annually for the presence of lead at each water outlet used for drinking or cooking at public elementary and secondary schools, and public preschools and day care facilities located on public school property constructed before January 1, 1994, within the boundaries of the community water system.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 887 (Cooper)
Specifies that a public safety officer under investigation is required to be informed of the time, date, and location of any incident at issue, the internal affairs case number, if any, and the title of any policies, rules, and procedures alleged to have been violated with a brief factual summary of any complaint.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 893 (Garcia)
Authorizes local public health agencies and others to send data to the office regarding the number of graduate medical education slots necessary to meet the current and future physician and surgeon needs of the County of Imperial and similar medically underserved counties from local public health or health planning agencies, entities engaged in the provision of health care services in those areas, and professional and educational associations.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

AB 902 (Santiago)
Legislative intent: Enact legislation relating to student recruitment and selection at public postsecondary educational institutions.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 904 (Gallagher)
Legislative intent: Enact legislation that would address high prescription drug costs.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 19.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 908 (Dababneh)
Requires the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, to provide a 30-day notice to a hospital prior to revoking a seismic safety extension, and would require the office to provide the hospital with an opportunity to provide evidence and information to challenge the revocation.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Neutral  (04/05/17)
 

AB 911 (Wood)
Requires the State Department of Public Health to exempt from the licensing requirement bomb technicians of a bomb squad of specified public entities who have completed the required training, are certified by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, and have submitted to the department a record of current certification. (UC Named)
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 APPR.

  • Pending
 

AB 917 (Arambula )
Requires CCC and CSU and encourages UC, before the beginning of the 2018-19 school year, to adopt, at a regularly scheduled meeting, a policy on student suicide prevention that specifically addresses the needs of high-risk student groups.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/20/17)
 

AB 931 (McCarty)
Requires the California Suicide Prevention Act to include community college, 4-year college, and university undergraduate and graduate students as target populations.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Neutral  (04/05/17)
 

AB 936 (Chavez)
Spot bill: Makes changes to the Education Code relating to postsecondary education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 19.

  • Pending
 

AB 951 (Cervantes)
Appropriates an unspecified sum of moneys from the General Fund to UC each fiscal year, commencing with the 2018-19 fiscal year, for the creation, construction, and establishment of the UC Riverside School of Law. (Two-year bill)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 957 (Levine)
Requires CSU and requests UC, to participate in regional conversations pursuant to the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 960 (Brough)
Exempts from sales and use tax the gross receipts from the sale textbooks purchased by a student from an institution of higher education, as defined or sold by a person whose primary purpose is to provide textbooks to students attending institutions of higher education, for use as a learning resource in any course.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 990 (Rodriguez)
Requires CSU, and UC, to post on its Internet Web site timely information about the current market cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the areas surrounding that campus where its students commonly reside.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 1002 (Cooley)
Renames the California Marijuana Research Program to the Center for Cannabis Research and would expand the purview of the program to include the study of naturally occurring constituents of cannabis and synthetic compounds that have effects similar to naturally occurring cannabinoids.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 8. Noes 0.) (June 12). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

AB 1003 (Bloom)
Establishes the California Community Health Fund in the State Treasury, and would require moneys in the fund to be used, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to diminish the human and economic costs of diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and dental disease, and to reduce inequitable disparities in health between population groups, in California.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: That the measure be retained in committee, and that the subject matter be referred to the Committee on Rules for assignment to the proper committee for study. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (April 25).

  • Pending
 

AB 1008 (McCarty (D))
Provides it is an unlawful employment practice for an employer to include on any application for employment any question that seeks the disclosure of an applicant's criminal history, to inquire into or consider the conviction history of an applicant until that applicant has received a conditional offer, and, when conducting a conviction history background check, to consider, distribute, or disseminate specified information related to prior criminal convictions, except as provided.
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 L. & I.R.

  • Pending
 

AB 1020 (Holden)
Requires that a lender, before entering into a loan agreement for purposes of financing the costs of a student's postsecondary education, disclose the student's options for financing his or her postsecondary education, the student's repayment options, and any other information relevant to the proposed loan agreement that is reasonably requested by the student.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1037 (Limon)
Establishes the California Community Service Incentive Grant Program which requires participating students, in order to receive grant awards, to perform a minimum of 100 hours of community service or volunteer work in each semester a grant is provided, and which includes in eligibility requirements the submission of a California Dream Act application and eligibility for an exemption from paying nonresident tuition.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 1038 (Bonta)
Establishes the 9-member Blue Ribbon Commission on Public Postsecondary Education, and specify its membership and duties.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1039 (Quirk-Silva (D))
Exempts from the Public Records Act the name or other means of identifying a peace officer in connection to information collected by peace officers pursuant to the Racial and Identity Profiling Act. AB 953 '15
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1048 (Arambula)
Authorizes a pharmacist to dispense a Schedule II controlled substance as a partial fill if requested by the patient or prescriber. Imposes notation, notification, and fee/copayment limitation requirements. Removes the requirement that pain be assessed at the same time as vital signs, and prohibits a general acute care hospital or acute psychiatric hospital from conditioning or basing executive compensation on patient satisfaction measurements for pain management.
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 B., P. & E.D.

  • Pending
 

AB 1064 (Calderon)
Requires CSU to conduct a survey of a representative sample of the student population at each campus to determine the average student' s annual discretionary expenses, which shall not include tuition and fees, to attend the campus.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 1074 (Maienschein)
Requires a qualified autism service professional or a qualified autism service paraprofessional to be supervised by a qualified autism service provider for purposes of providing behavioral health treatment.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1076 (Medina (D))
Requires the LAO, in consultation with the CCC, CSU, and UC, to conduct a study that includes specified information on the implementation of existing law that requests CCC, requires CSU, and requires UC subject to resolution to give housing priority, or housing at no extra cost during academic/campus breaks, or both, to current/former foster/homeless youth and report the study to the Legislature on or before January 1, 2020. (AB 1393 '09)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1080 (Gonzalez)
Requires a state agency awarding a public works contract to provide a 2% bid preference to a bidder or subcontractor that provided credible health care coverage, as defined, during the 12-month period immediately preceding submission of the bid.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on G.O. and L. & I.R.

  • Pending
 

AB 1092 (Cooley)
Restores Medi-Cal coverage of one pair of eyeglasses provided every 2 years to an individual aged 21 or older, to the extent federal financial participation is available, any necessary federal approvals are obtained, and funds are appropriated by the Legislature for its purposes.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

AB 1102 (Rodriguez)
Increases the maximum fine for a misdemeanor violation of health facilities whistleblower protections to $75,000.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on JUD. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 21). Re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1107 (Nazarian)
Enacts the Oncology Clinical Pathway Act of 2017, requiring a health care service plan or health insurer that develops and implements a clinical pathway to comply with certain requirements for cancer treatment, as specified.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1122 (Limon (D))
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish and expand partnerships between local educational agencies and institutions of higher education to offer integrated teacher preparation programs that prepare educators to teach in dual-language immersion programs through integrated programs offering professional preparation concurrently with the completion of a baccalaureate degree.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 1136 (Eggman)
Requires the State Department of Public Health to develop and submit a proposal to solicit a grant under the federal 21st Century Cures Act to develop a real-time, Internet-based database to collect, aggregate, and display information about beds in inpatient psychiatric facilities, crisis stabilization units, residential community mental health facilities, and residential substance use disorder treatment facilities.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

AB 1153 (Low)
Authorizes podiatrists to perform any procedure directly related to ankle and tendon surgery in facilities that grant theses privileges, i.e. acute care hospitals and surgical clinics, and to treat ulcers resulting from local and systemic etiologies on the leg no further proximal than the tibial tubercle.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

  • Pending
 

AB 1166 (Burke)
Changes the maximum Cal Grant awards for students attending private nonprofit postsecondary educational institutions.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1174 (Harper)
Prohibits a person from requiring an employee, as a condition of obtaining or continuing employment, to contribute financial support to a labor organization or financially support a charity or other organization sponsored by, or at the behest of, a labor organization.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Without further action pursuant to Joint Rule 62(a).

  • Pending
 

AB 1175 (Ting)
Enacts the Every Kid Counts (EKC) Act that would, upon appropriation by the Legislature, provide for a one-time deposit by the state to each account opened under the Golden State Scholarshare Trust Act.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Com. on HIGHER ED. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

  • Pending
 

AB 1177 (Gray)
Spot bill: Relates to universal health care coverage.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1178 (Brough)
Commencing with the 2018-19 award year, requires each higher education institution, except for CCC, to the extent that it receives a student borrower's federal, state, and private education loan information, to send an individualized letter, by regular mail or e-mail, to that student.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Neutral  (06/22/17)
 

AB 1199 (Nazarian)
Requires Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to develop and implement training for peace officers regarding encounters with dogs. Requires specified law enforcement officers, including UC police, to receive that training.
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1204 (Mayes)
Authorizes licensed physicians to prescribe a one-month supply of a life-saving medication to patients to be stored for their use in case of a natural disaster or other emergency.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1217 (Bocanegra)
Enacts the California Teacher Corps Act of 2017 to develop teacher residency/school-based teacher preparation programs for prospective teachers to teach alongside experienced mentor teachers while receiving training instruction in a teacher credentialing program of a qualified institution of higher education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Pending
 

AB 1240 (Fong)
Spot bill: Relates to Essential Health Benefits.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1277 (Daly)
Requires the Dental Board of California to adopt regulations requiring all dental clinics to inspect lines, faucets, and any other object or system that delivers water into the dental clinic or for use on patients. Authorizes the board to proactively inspect the books, records, and premises of any dentist licensed under the act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 19). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Not Taking A Position
 

AB 1306 (Obernolte)
Creates the California Cybersecurity Integration Center. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on G.O.

  • Pending
 

AB 1307 (Gomez)
Makes changes to public postsecondary education exemption from nonresident tuition.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Pending
 

AB 1312 (Gonzalez)
Requires law enforcement notification to sexual assault victims of their right to request a person of the same or opposite gender to be present during any interview, and for law enforcement or a medical provider a victims rights card upon initial interaction. Prohibits law enforcement from discouraging a victim from receiving a medical evidentiary or physical exam, and from disposing of rape kit evidence or other crime scene evidence from an unsolved sexual assault case before at least 20 years, or if the victim was under 18 at the time of the alleged offense, before the victim' s 40th birthday. Requires health care providers to offer victims postcoital contraception and the opportunity to shower/bathe at no cost after the exam.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

AB 1313 (Choi)
Legislative intent: Enact statutory changes to the Education Code relating to postsecondary education.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Pending
 

AB 1353 (Waldron)
Requires a health care service plan and health insurer that provides coverage for outpatient prescription drugs to establish an expeditious process, as described, by which enrollees and insureds, enrollees' and insureds' designees, or prescribing providers may request and obtain an exception to any prior authorization process or any other utilization management or medical management practices utilized by the plan or health insurer for medically necessary prescription drugs, and would require a plan or health insurer to grant an exception request under these provisions under specified circumstances to ensure continuity of care for an enrollee or insured who is medically stable and was either previously prescribed the prescription drug within 100 days prior to enrollment or if, within 100 days prior to the exception request, the prescription drug was previously approved for coverage by the plan or insurer for the same medical condition.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1356 (Eggman (D))
Imposes an additional tax of 1% on income that exceeds $1M and deposits the revenues derived from this tax into the Higher Education Assistance Fund, a continuously appropriated fund established by this bill, for the purposes of funding student financial assistance for tuition and fees required of specified students enrolled at the UC, CSU and CCC. (ACA 13)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1368 (Calderon)
Authorizes a physician to designate a physician assistant or nurse practitioner to sign any authorization form required by the State Department of Health Care Services for benefits and services under the Medi-Cal program, provided that the physician and the designated physician assistant or nurse practitioner are each enrolled as a Medi-Cal provider.
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  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1384 (Weber)
Requires the California Victim Compensation Board to enter into an interagency agreement with the UCSF Trauma Recovery Center to establish the State Pilot TRC as the technical assistance provider to the board for the period between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2020.
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 PUB. S.

 

AB 1406 (Gloria)
Establishes the Homeless Youth Advocacy and Housing Program. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on T. & H.

  • Pending
 

AB 1435 (Gonzalez)
Establishes the College Athlete Protection Act, until 1/1/23, under the administration of the College Athlete Protection Commission, which would be established by the bill, for the protection of college or university athletes participating in intercollegiate athletic programs offered by institutions of higher education located in California.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.

  • Oppose  (04/11/17)
  • Oppose Unless Amended  (06/22/17)
 

AB 1457 (Allen )
Authorizes a state agency to suspend a person for 3 years from bidding on, or being awarded, a public works/services contract if that person has been certified by the President of the U.S. Senate or the Speaker of the House of Representatives under specified federal law as having failed to give testimony, produce papers, or answer any pertinent question when summoned as a witness by the authority of the U.S. Congress.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1466 (Patterson)
Spot bill: Relates to patient records.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

  • Watch  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1479 (Bonta )
Requires public agencies to designate a person or office to act as the agency's custodian of records who is responsible for responding to any request made pursuant to the California Public Records Act and any inquiry from the public about a decision by the agency to deny a request for records.
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 JUD.

  • Pending
 

AB 1510 (Dababneh)
Enacts the Athletic Training Practice Act which would provide for the licensure and regulation of athletic trainers.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1531 (Berman (D))
Updates the public agency renewable energy self-generation program (formerly known as the local government renewable energy self-generation program) to eliminate the maximum generating capacity for renewable energy generating facilities to be eligible; to require such facilities to be within the service territory of the electrical corporation servicing the benefiting account to be eligible; to exempt the benefiting account from delivery charges for electricity used onsite; and to repeal the requirement that an electrical corporation offer service or a bill credit only until it reaches a certain level of generating capacity from eligible renewable energy generating facilities.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1533 (O'Donnell)
Extends the College Promise Partnership Act indefinitely.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

AB 1560 (Friedman )
Prohibits a physician and surgeon from supervising more than 18 nurse practitioners, certified-nurse midwives, and physician assistants at any one time.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B., P. & E.D.

  • Pending
 

AB 1622 (Low)
Requires the CCC and CSU and requests UC to designate a Dream Resource Liaison on each of their respective campuses to assist students meeting specified requirements, including undocumented students, by streamlining access to all available financial aid and academic opportunities for those students.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

In committee: Held under submission.

 

AB 1635 (Quirk-Silva)
Requires a state agency, as defined, to establish and achieve an annual goal that at least 25% of the procurement activities administered by that agency include a small business participant, to ensure that the agency's procurement practices are administered in a manner that supports the agency in meeting or exceeding the goal, and to report to the director statistics regarding small business participation in the agency's procurement activities. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Pending
 

AB 1643 (Bonta)
Creates the Health Care for All Commission to investigate and make recommendations on improving health care access and affordability for all Californians.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In committee: Held under submission.

  • Neutral  (04/05/17)
 

AB 1655 (Grayson)
Expresses the intent of the Legislature to ensure that the Legislature has accurate information upon which to base funding decisions relating to UC. Requires that the amounts included UC reports to the Legislature be based on publicly available information. Requires that the costs reported be differentiated by student academic levels and disciplines.
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 RLS.

  • Pending
 

AB 1674 (Grayson)
Requests UC, in collaboration with the UC Academic Senate to ensure that implementation of any admissions policy regarding admission of nonresident undergraduate students includes guidance that ensures the academic qualifications for admitted nonresident undergraduate students generally exceeds the academic qualifications of resident undergraduate students, and requests UC to report specified information to the Legislature annually regarding implementation of the policy.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on ED.

 

ACA 13 (Eggman (D))
Excludes appropriations of revenues from a fund not yet established, to be known as the Higher Education Assistance Fund, from the appropriations subject to constitutional limitation and also excludes revenues derived from a tax that has not yet been enacted from being deemed to be General Fund revenues, state revenues, or General Fund proceeds of taxes for purposes of calculating the minimum funding requirements for school districts and community college districts. (AB 1356)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer. May be heard in committee May 5.

  • Pending
 

ACA 14 (Melendez)
Establishes the Campus Free Speech Act to require higher education institution governing boards to develop and adopt a policy on free expression, form a committee on free expression, incorporate its free expression policies and regulations into a section of its freshman orientation program, and make non compliant institutions ineligible for any state funding except for the Cal Grant Program or a successor state funded student financial aid program.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

ACA 15 (Brough)
Prohibits a government employer from enhancing employee pension benefits without approval by the voters of the jurisdiction. Prohibits a government employer from paying more than 1/2 of the total cost of retirement benefits for new government employees without approval by the voters of the jurisdiction. Prohibits retirement boards from imposing charges or other financial conditions on a government employer that proposes to close a defined benefit pension plan to new members unless the voters or the sponsoring government employer approve those charges or conditions.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From printer. May be heard in committee June 9.

  • Pending
 

ACR 21 (Kiley)
Urges all CSU and UC schools to adopt as a policy the University of Chicago statement on free speech.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Be adopted, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

ACR 80 (Allen)
Urges UC to reverse recently adopted fee increases.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From printer.

  • Pending
 

HR 20 (Medina)
Resolution relative to the California Dream Act of 2011.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 58. Noes 7. Page 438.).

  • Pending
 

HR 35 (Rubio)
Resolves that UC maintain in-state tuition, scholarships, fellowships, and grants, and support resources for undocumented students, financially support undocumented students who are in good academic standing, and protect all of its students, faculty, and staff, and consider supportive housing options for those who are at risk of being negatively impacted by President Trump's immigration executive orders.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Be adopted. Ordered to Third Reading. (Ayes 10. Noes 1.) (June 20).

  • Pending
 

SB 1 (Beall)
Creates the Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Program, which authorizes annual appropriations of $5M and $2M to UC and CSU, respectively, to conduct transportation research and transportation related workforce education, training, and development, and requests UCD Institute for Transportation Studies to prepare and submit a report of recommendations to the Governor and Legislature.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 5, Statutes of 2017.

  • Pending
 

SB 6 (Hueso)
Requires the State Department of Social Services to either contract with qualified nonprofit legal services organizations, or contract with a nonprofit agency to administer funding to nonprofit legal services organization subcontractors, to provide legal services to individuals in removal proceedings who are not otherwise entitled to legal representation under an existing local, state, or federal program. Prohibits funds provided under one of those contracts from being used to provide legal services to an individual convicted of a violent felony.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

June 20 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 16 (Wieckowski )
Establishes a reduced maximum amount of disposable earnings of an individual judgment debtor subject to levy under an earnings withholding order for a judgment based on a claim for debt on a student loan that is not made, insured, or guaranteed by the U.S. Government pursuant to the Federal Family Education Loan Program or the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Prohibits the amount of disposable earnings subject to levy from exceeding the lesser of 15% of the individual's disposable earnings for that week or 50% of the amount by which the individual's disposable earnings for the week exceed 40 times the state minimum hourly wage, or applicable local minimum hourly wage, if higher, in effect at the time the earnings are payable. (AB 233 '13)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

  • Neutral  (03/15/17)
 

SB 17 (Hernandez )
Requires drug manufacturers to give 90 days prior notice to the purchaser of an increase in the wholesale acquisition cost of a prescription drug before raising prices if the acquisition cost exceeds the threshold, and requires health plans and insurers to report the proportion of the premiums spent on prescription drugs.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Neutral  (03/23/17)
 

SB 19 (Hill)
Requires the Public Utilities Commission executive director to work with UC, CSU, and other postsecondary educational institutions to develop curriculum and training necessary or useful to candidates for employment with the commission. AB 2903 '16
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

SB 21 (Hill)
Requires each law enforcement agency to submit to its governing body at a regularly scheduled hearing, open to the public, a proposed Surveillance Use Policy for the use of each type of surveillance technology and the information collected, and to cease using the surveillance technology within 30 days if the proposed plan is not adopted. Requires local agencies, to comply with a statutory enactment that amends or enacts laws relating to public records or open meetings and contains findings demonstrating that the enactment furthers the constitutional requirements relating to this purpose.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on PUB. S. and P. & C.P.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

SB 22 (Hill)
Requires a law enforcement agency to adopt a written procedure to account for firearms that are owned, acquired, maintained, sold, loaned, lost, stolen, or in any way possessed by that agency or an employee thereof if used or carried for purposes of official employment duties, and requires that a record of firearms that are lost, stolen, or otherwise disposed of be entered into the Automated Firearms System (AFS).
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 24 (Portantino)
Expands the ranges of financial interest to be reported in the Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700), to provide for eight total ranges of fair market value of investments and real property interests and 10 total ranges of aggregate value of income. (AB 10 '14)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on E. & R.

  • Pending
 

SB 25 (Portantino )
Changes the meaning of "covered individual" to align with federal law and would require a CCC or CSU, as an eligibility requirement for the nonresident tuition exemption, to be eligible for education benefits under 2 of the federal "GI Bill" programs.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

June 20 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 31 (Lara)
Enacts the California Religious Freedom Act prohibiting a state agency or public employee acting under color of law from disclosing to the federal government personally identifiable information on a person's religious beliefs, practices, or affiliation, and prohibits law enforcement agencies from collecting such information and expending agency/department resources to investigate/enforce any violation in connection with a registry based on such information.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 11. Noes 0.) (June 13). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 43 (Hill)
Requires general acute care hospitals and clinical laboratories to submit an annual report to the Department of Public Health, commencing July 1, 2018, containing an antibiogram of the facility for the previous year, and requires the department, commencing January 1, 2019, to annually publish/post on its Website a report based on this data. Prohibits public disclosure of collected data on a facility-specific basis, but allows disclosure of case-specific information, under prescribed circumstances.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 53 (Hueso (D))
Authorizes a vehicle operated by an engine fueled primarily by natural gas to exceed these weight limits by an amount. Requires UC Institute of Transportation Studies or the Department of Transportation to estimate the damage caused by vehicles operating pursuant to this authorization and report its findings to the Senate Committee on Transportation and Housing and the Assembly Committee on Transportation on or before 10/1/18.
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 54 (de Leon)
Enacts the California Values Act, encourages entities that provide physical/mental health and wellness, education, or access to justice services, including UC, to adopt a model policy limiting immigration enforcement to the fullest extent possible consistent with federal/state law, and which among other things and subject to exceptions, prohibits law enforcement agencies from using resources for immigration enforcement purposes. Requires joint law enforcement task force reporting, and notification to the FBI of specified parole release schedules.
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

SB 62 (Jackson )
Expands the persons and purposes for which family care and medical leave is required to be provided under the California Family Rights Act by including a son/daughter of a domestic partner, removing age or dependent status restrictions, including leave to care for a grandparent, grandchild, sibling, domestic partner, or parent-in-law who has a serious health condition, and allowing both employed parents to each take up to 12 weeks of leave. (SB 406 '15, AB 59 '10, SB 300 '5)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on J., E.D., & E. and H. & C.D.

  • Pending
 

SB 65 (Hill )
Makes driving or operating a vehicle upon any highway or specified lands, or driving or operating a boat, vessel, or aircraft while drinking any alcoholic beverage, punishable as either an infraction or a misdemeanor. Also makes driving or operating a vehicle, boat, vessel, or aircraft while smoking or ingesting marijuana or marijuana products an offense punishable as an infraction or a misdemeanor.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Pending
 

SB 68 (Lara)
Requests UC, and requires CSU and CCC to exempt a student, other than a nonimmigrant alien, from nonresident tuition if the student has three or more years of attendance, or attainment of equivalent credits earned while in California, at California elementary, secondary, or adult schools, CCC campuses, or a combination thereof, and if the student graduates from a California high school or attains the equivalent, attains an associate degree from a CCC campus, or fulfills minimum transfer requirements for UC/CSU for students transferring from CCC campuses. (SB 1503 '04, AB 153 '03, AB 540 '01)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Pending
 

SB 72 (Mitchell )
Budget Act of 2017 (AB 96)
Staff: Kieran Flaherty

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

  • Pending
 

SB 132 (Senate Budget & Fiscal Review Committee)
Appropriates $100M to the UC Merced Campus Parkway Project, for encumbrance and liquidation, until June 30, 2023.
Staff: Kieran Flaherty

Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 7, Statutes of 2017.

  • Pending
 

SB 133 (Hernandez)
Relates to the Affordable Care Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Neutral  (04/10/17)
  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 134 (Hernandez)
Relates to the Affordable Care Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Neutral  (04/10/17)
 

SB 152 (Hernandez)
Requires the State Department of Health Care Services to provide that report by the later of January 1, 2021, or 3 years from the date when all counties in which the department is authorized to establish the Whole Child Model program are fully operational under the program, whichever is later.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Neutral  (04/10/17)
 

SB 169 (Jackson)
Requires the appropriate governing board/body of each higher education institution that receives state funds for student financial assistance to, as a condition of receiving that financial assistance, comply with certain requirements, based on federal Title IX regulations, including adopting and publishing on its Website grievance procedures for resolution of student sexual harassment complaints, designating at least one employee to act as a sex equity coordinator, and adopting regulations to, among other things, ensure that implementation of the applicable provisions of the bill at the institution is, to the greatest extent possible, consistent with the federal regulations.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Coms. on JUD. and HIGHER ED. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

  • Pending
 

SB 171 (Hernandez)
Implements provisions regarding federal regulations governing Medicaid managed care plans, including requiring plans to enhance contract services payments to designated public hospital systems as specified and annually providing a departmental accounting of the amounts paid/payable to these hospital systems, requiring departmental consultation with these hospital systems and plans to establish a program for the hospital systems to earn performance-based quality incentive payments from the plans based on achieving identified targets for quality of care pursuant to uniform performance measures and parameters, authorizing the hospital systems and their affiliated governmental entities, or other public entities, to voluntarily provide the nonfederal share of the portion of the capitation rates associated with the directed payments and for the quality incentive payments through an intergovernmental transfer; authorizing the department to accept these elective funds and, in its discretion, to deposit the transfer in the Medi-Cal Inpatient Payment Adjustment Fund. Also, authorizes enrolle requests for hearings within 120 days after an order of action, develops time/distance standards for long-term services/supports, and requires compliance with medical loss ratio reporting requirements at 85%. (AB 205)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

SB 172 (Portantino)
Expands the definition of basic health care services to include standard fertility preservation services when a medically necessary treatment may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility.(AB 428 '11)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 191 (Beall)
Authorizes a county, or a qualified provider in the county mental health plan network, and a local educational agency to form a partnership to create a program that includes targeted interventions for pupils with identified social-emotional, behavioral, and academic needs, and an agreement to establish a county operated/contracted Medi-Cal mental health and substance use disorder provider for mental health services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 199 (Hernandez)
Requires the Secretary of California Health and Human Services, in furtherance of the goal of creating the California Health Care Cost, Quality, and Equity Atlas, to convene an advisory committee composed of a broad spectrum of health care stakeholders and experts. (SB 1159 '16)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on P. & C.P. with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on P. & C.P.

  • Pending
 

SB 201 (Skinner)
Defines student employees, whose employment is contingent upon their status as students, as "employees" and "higher education employees" for purposes of the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, including UC graduate student researchers (GSRs). Specifies that, for purposes of UC only, requirements for students to achieve satisfactory progress toward their degrees are outside of the scope of representation for purposes of collective bargaining. (AB 1834 '14, SB 259' 13, SB 259 '11)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 3.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 210 (Leyva)
Requires that grant award priority be given to projects for schools that have tested their drinking water fixtures, and the results show that the drinking water either does not meet EPA standards for lead or is above the California maximum contaminant level for any other contaminant.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on ED. and E.S. & T.M.

  • Pending
 

SB 221 (Wiener)
Requires health care service plan contracts, health insurance policies, and Medi-Cal to cover medical or drug treatments for body composition disturbances caused by HIV associated lipodystrophy syndrome, including reconstructive surgery and restorative procedures.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 222 (Hernandez)
Suspends Medi-Cal benefits on the date a person is no longer an inmate of a public institution or is no longer otherwise eligible for Medi-Cal. Requires Department of Health Care Services, in consultation with specified stakeholders, to develop and implement a simplified annual renewal process for individuals in a suspended Medi-Cal eligibility status.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 236 (Nguyen)
As a condition for the expenditure of appropriated annual Budget Act funds, prohibits UC and CSU from providing, state-funded financial assistance to an undergraduate student who, in the absence of financial assistance, is statutorily required to pay tuition/mandatory fees at a rate higher than a California resident, and to refrain from increasing the total amount of tuition/fees charged to undergraduate students from academic years 2018-19 to 2022-23. Notwithstanding any other law, and as a condition for the expenditure of appropriated annual Budget Act funds, prohibits out-of-state undergraduate UC and CSU students from constituting more than 10% of the incoming undergraduate class or more than 10% of the total undergraduate enrollment at each campus.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

April 19 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 4. Page 782.)

 

SB 241 (Monning)
Changes the basis of the fee that a health care provider can charge from clerical costs to specified costs for labor, supplies, postage, and preparation of an explanation/summary of a patient's record. Requires the provider to give the patient a paper or electronic copy of the records in the form/format requested if readily producible.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 244 (Lara)
Exempts from Public Records Act disclosure sensitive personal information regarding an application for public services or programs, and prohibits that information from being disclosed to any other person, including, but not limited to, any other state/federal agency/official. Prohibits state agencies and private persons contracted to administer public services/programs to applicants from using or disclosing sensitive personal information records. Prohibits DMV from disclosing documents containing an applicant's identity, true full name, California residency, or presence in the U.S. to law enforcement except in response to a warrant, and makes notifying another law enforcement agency of an individual's identity or that the individual carries a license an act of discrimination. Prohibits use of a driver's license as evidence of or a basis to infer an individual's citizenship or immigration status as a basis for any purpose.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Coms. on JUD. and P. & C.P.

  • Amend  (06/22/17)
 

SB 285 (Atkins (D))
Prohibits a public employer, including UC, from deterring or discouraging public employees from becoming or remaining members of an employee organization.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 1.) (June 21). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 290 (Jackson)
Requires the Wildlife Health Center at the Davis campus of the University of California to provide grants to qualified organizations, as defined, that respond to marine mammal or sea turtle entanglement or stranding emergencies.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on W.,P., & W.

  • Pending
 

SB 294 (Hernandez)
Expands the definition of palliative care to mean patient and family centered care that optimizes quality of life of any patient. Also expands the definition of skilled nursing services to include palliative, supportive services required by patients with a serious illness, and defines serious illness to mean a condition that may result in death, regardless of the estimated length of the individual's remaining period of life. Further authorizes a licensed hospice to provide any of the same interdisciplinary hospice services to a patient who is not a hospice patient, but has a serious illness, and authorizes the hospice to provide services to the patient even if the patient is continuing to receive curative treatment from other licensed health care professionals.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 306 (Hertzberg)
Provides whistleblower and worker protections through injunctive relief for an employee who has been discharged or faced adverse action for raising a claim of retaliation for asserting rights under any law under the jurisdiction of the Labor Commissioner. Subjects an employer who willfully refuses to comply with a final order to prescribed civil penalties payable to the affected employee.
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on L. & E. (Ayes 8. Noes 2.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on L. & E.

  • Pending
 

SB 307 (Nguyen)
Requests UC to convene a task force of UC, CSU, and CCC representatives to conduct a study on housing insecurity and homelessness of current postsecondary students and prospective applicants.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Watch  (06/22/17)
 

SB 317 (Roth)
Spot bill: Makes changes to the Donahoe Higher Education Act.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Pending
 

SB 319 (Nguyen)
Requests UC, and requires CSU and CCC to provide remedial coursework counseling and assessment.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 320 (Leyva)
Requires, on/after January 1, 2020, as a condition for using state funds to operate on-campus health care centers, each UC campus with an on-site health care center to either offer abortion by medication techniques and scientifically accurate abortion counseling services to its students or arrange for the provision of abortion medication techniques at least three days per week at its on-campus health center through a contract or other arrangement with a qualified family planning provider.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Concern
 

SB 323 (Mitchell)
Authorizes federally qualified health center (FQHCs) and rural health clinics (RHCs) to enroll as Drug Medi-Cal certified providers per terms of a mutually agreed upon contract between the FQHC or RHC and the county/designee or department, and sets forth the reimbursement requirements for these services. Exempts the Department of Health Care Services from the reimbursement for any payment received by an FQHC/RHC that contracts with a county or the department to provide Drug Medi-Cal services or specialty mental health services. (SB 1335 '16)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 326 (Nguyen)
Requires, for fiscal year 2018-19 and thereafter, that $117M or the total General Fund (GF) appropriation for fiscal year 2017 18 for the Middle Class Scholarship (MCS) Program, whichever is larger, be appropriated from the GF and transferred to the MCS Fund, and requires on/after July 1, 2018, continuous appropriation of the funds to the Student Aid Commission for allocation for the MCS program.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 345 (Bradford)
Requires local law enforcement agencies to conspicuously post on their Websites all current standards, policies, practices, operating procedures, and education and training materials, to the extent not prohibited by the Public Records Act.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Pending
 

SB 346 (Glazer)
Requires the Superintendent of Public Instruction to convene the computer science strategic implementation advisory panel and select its membership which includes a UC faculty member, and allows the advisory panel to consult with representatives of UC, CSU, and CCC.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

June 21 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 347 (Jackson)
Enacts the State Remote Piloted Aircraft Act, which prohibits operating a remote piloted aircraft in any number of specified manners and requires operators of remote piloted aircrafts to maintain adequate liability insurance or proof of financial responsibility
Staff: Jason Murphy

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

  • Pending
 

SB 349 (Lara)
Establishes minimum staffing requirements for chronic dialysis clinics and a minimum transition time between patients receiving dialysis services at a treatment station. Requires these clinics to maintain and provide to the department no less than four times a year as specified certain related information certified by the chief executive officer or administrator. Authorizes assessment of an administrative penalty for a violations and requests for hearings to dispute alleged deficiencies.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/10/17)
 

SB 351 (Roth)
Redefines a hospital pharmacy, as regulated, as a general acute care hospital. Authorizes a license for a hospital satellite compounding pharmacy meeting specified requirements and makes the license subject to annual renewal. Defines a hospital satellite compounding pharmacy as an area licensed to perform sterile compounding that is separately licensed to perform that compounding and located outside of the hospital in another physical plant that is regulated as a general acute care hospital. Requires a hospital satellite compounding pharmacy to compound sterile drug products for administration only to registered hospital patients on the premises of the same physical plant in which the hospital satellite compounding pharmacy is located.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B. & P.

  • Pending
 

SB 357 (Hueso)
Creates a Mexico City trade and investment office to, among other things, facilitate access to educational exchange programs between California and Mexico.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on J., E.D., & E.

  • Pending
 

SB 370 (Hertzberg )
Allows electrical and gas corporations to expand specified customer services to increase energy efficiency of processes, systems, and equipment, including those of industrial and agricultural facilities. Prohibits PUC from reviewing the energy savings of specified energy efficiency projects for which it has authorized electrical or gas corporations to provide financial incentives, rebates, technical assistance, or support.
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 374 (Newman)
Requires large group, individual, and small group health insurance policies to provide all covered mental health and substance use disorder benefits in compliance with those provisions of federal law governing mental health parity.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To consent calendar. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 382 (Pan)
Creates the California Mosquito Surveillance and Research Program Account to fund California-based surveillance and research on mosquitoes. Appropriates $2M GF and requires that $1.5M that money be used to fund the California Vectorborne Disease Surveillance System, known as CalSurv, to perform specified functions. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 396 (Lara)
Requests UC to develop and implement a California Medical Residency Training Pilot Program for students who meet requirements for receiving an exemption from nonresident tuition, and exempts related student personal information from the Public Records Act and disclosure outside of the program.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

June 20 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Concern  (03/20/16)
 

SB 399 (Portantino)
Expands the definition of "qualified autism service professional" to include behavioral service providers who meet specified educational, professional, and work experience qualifications.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 412 (Pan)
Spot bill: Provisional licensing of clinics.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 419 (Portantino)
Requires a specified health care practitioner, before prescribing, ordering, or furnishing specified narcotic pain medications, including controlled substances, to a minor, as defined, to educate the guardian of the minor on all other available medical treatments, specified nonopioid treatment alternatives to be tried before and alongside opioid therapy, the risks and benefits of narcotic medications and alternatives to narcotic medications, the safe storage of opioid medications, the proper disposal of unused medications, and the illegality of sharing or misusing prescribed medications.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 24 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. Reconsideration granted.

  • Neutral  (04/20/17)
 

SB 432 (Pan)
Requires health facility to give notice immediately upon determining a person to whom a prehospital emergency care personnel provided emergency medical or rescue services is diagnosed as being afflicted with a disease or condition and to give notice to the county health officer.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

SB 456 (Pan)
Authorizes a federally qualified health center or rural health clinic to enter into an agreement with a public or private entity willing and qualified to provide services that follow the patient. The bill would describe those entities eligible to contract with an FQHC or RHC under the bill, and would define "services that follow the patient" as services that promote continuity of care and contribute to overall patient wellness.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Pending
 

SB 457 (Bates)
Requires licensed physicians/surgeons, midwives, and certified nurses midwifes only to: attend cases of pregnancy and out of hospital childbirth when specified conditions are met, use a self screening form to identify risk factors, make specified disclosures to a prospective patient/client and obtain consent, provide the patient/client with the most recent versions of specified documents concerning such childbirths, provide specified records and speak with the receiving physician/surgeon about the labor up to the point of a transfer if a patient/client is transferred to a hospital, and submit specified forms to OSHPD. Require hospitals to report patient transfers to OSHPD within 30 days.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 24 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 472 (Nielsen)
Enacts the Campus Free Expression Act to declare that the outdoor areas of public postsecondary institutions are traditional public forums and that institutions may maintain and enforce reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions in service of a significant institutional interest only when those restrictions employ clear, published, content-neutral and viewpoint-neutral criteria, and provide for ample alternative means of expression.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 478 (Portantino)
Requires CCC to maintain an electronic ID system accessible to UC and CSU of students who have completed an associate degree for transfer.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

SB 483 (Glazer)
Enacts the Higher Education Facilities Bond Act of 2018 for the issuance of up to $2B in state GO bonds to aid UC and CSU for the construction and equipping of educational facilities, and requires funding requests to be accompanied by the 5-year capital outlay plan of the university, including a seismic retrofitting schedule. Provide for the submission of the bond act for the November 6, 2018, statewide primary election. (SB 69 '05, AB 2999 '06, SB 1164 '06, ABX5 10 '03)
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Support  (04/19/17)
 

SB 487 (Pan)
Amends The Medical Practice Act to provide that the award or maintenance of hospital and/or clinical privileges shall not be contingent upon participation in a program for maintenance of certification, and, in the case of a public hospital, that physicians and surgeons providing substantial direct patient care may limit hospital committee voting rights on issues affecting such care to those physicians and surgeons providing direct patient care.(Two-year bill)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 17 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 500 (Leyva)
Creates the crime of sexual extortion, which makes a person 18 years of age or older guilty if he/she, with intent to coerce, or if he/she causes any person to engage in sexual conduct or to produce, provide, or distribute any image, video, or other recording which depicts the intimate body part or parts of the person or of the person engaged in sexual conduct, threatens physical harm to the person or threatens the person in specified ways. (UC Named)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Pending
 

SB 516 (Fuller)
Spot bill: Relates to the Medi-Cal disease management waiver.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Pending
 

SB 523 (Hernandez (D))
Imposes a quality assurance fee for emergency medical transport provided by each emergency medical transport provider subject to the quality assurance fee for the purpose of addressing funding for ground emergency Medi-Cal transportation services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

SB 536 (Pan)
Requires the Department of Justice to make information relating to gun violence restraining orders from the California Restraining and Protective Order System available to researchers affiliated with the UC Firearm Violence Research Center for academic and policy research purposes. (SB 1006 '16)
Staff: Jason Murphy

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (June 13). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 538 (Monning)
Establishes the Health Care Market Fairness Act of 2017 to prohibit contracts between hospitals and contracting agents, health care service plans, or health insurers from containing certain provisions, including, but not limited to, setting payment rates or other terms for nonparticipating affiliates, payment rate confidentiality, and arbitration, or any alternative dispute resolution programs or antitrust claims or causes of action. Provides that the contracts made pursuant to these provisions are not subject to period inspection requirements.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Concern  (04/06/17)
 

SB 539 (de Leon)
Establishes the Community College Completion Incentive Grant Program, under the administration of the chancellor, to create guided pathways, defined as comprehensive sets of community college programs and services focused on improving student success.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

June 20 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 546 (Hill)
Requires that each time a veterinarian prescribes, administers, dispenses, or furnishes a dangerous drug or prescription medicine, unless in conjunction with surgery during an anesthetic procedure or emergency services, the veterinarian offer to provide the client with a consultation that includes specified information.
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 554 (Stone)
Prohibits construing the Nursing Practice Act or any provision of state law from prohibiting a nurse practitioner from furnishing or ordering buprenorphine when done in compliance with the provisions of the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act and prohibits construing the Physician Assistant Practice Act or any provision of state law from prohibiting a physician assistant from administering or providing buprenorphine to a patient, or transmit orally, or in writing on a patient's record or in a drug order, an order for buprenorphine to a person who may lawfully furnish buprenorphine when done in compliance with the provisions of the Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Act.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Ordered to second reading.

  • Not Taking A Position  (04/20/17)
 

SB 562 (Lara)
Creates the Healthy California program to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage and a health care cost control system.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 565 (Portantino)
Requires the mental health facility to make reasonable attempts to notify family members or any other person designated by the patient at least 36 hours prior to the certification review hearing for the additional 30 days of treatment.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

July 11 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Not Taking A Position  (03/22/17)
 

SB 573 (Lara)
Expresses legislative intent to require UC, CSU, and CCC to create a service learning work-study program that assists students with financial need.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Re-referred to Coms. on JUD. and HIGHER ED. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

  • Watch  (06/22/16)
 

SB 574 (Lara)
Requires, for UC competitive bidding, that contracts for services of $100,000/yr. include any renewals or extensions that would result in $100,000 or more annually. Requires a lowest responsible bidder or best value awardee to certify in writing to UC that the bid includes a total employee compensation package at a level sufficient to not materially undercut the average per-employee value of total compensation for UC employees who perform comparable work. Requires UC to include in its RFPs a calculation of the average per-employee value of total compensation for UC employees who perform comparable work at the relevant location. (SB 959 '16, SB 376 '15)
Staff: Jason Murphy

Re-referred to Coms. on A. & A.R. and HIGHER ED. pursuant to Assembly Rule 96.

 

SB 575 (Leyva)
Requires health care providers to provide patients with a copy of health records at no charge to support a claim for eligibility for a public benefit program and specifies additional public benefit programs to which these requirements would apply.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 9. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SB 577 (Dodd)
Authorizes CCC, in consultation with UC to authorize up to five community college district to offer a teacher credentialing program of professional preparation that meets specified requirements, including that the program has been accredited by the commission's Committee on Accreditation.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

 

SB 592 (Nielsen)
Requires UC and CSU to report uniform application, admission, and freshman class profiles on the Internet.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 13. Noes 0.) (June 20). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 601 (Morrell)
States legislative intent for UC to provide an annual written report to the Legislature on the annual return on investments and asset type for the UC Retirement System for the past 20 years.
Staff: Jason Murphy

March 27 set for first hearing. Failed passage in committee. (Ayes 2. Noes 3.)

  • Pending
 

SB 641 (Lara)
Prohibits the release of data obtained from CURES to a law enforcement agency except pursuant to a warrant based on probable cause.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on PUB. S.

  • Pending
 

SB 647 (Pan)
Requires the DMHC and the DOI, no later than July 1, 2018, and annually on July 1 thereafter, to submit to the Legislature, and post on each department' s Internet Web site, a record of all complaints received by each department regarding employee welfare benefit plans as defined under the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for second hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 674 (Allen)
Updates qualified borrower eligibility and qualified loan requirements of the California Student Loan Refinancing Program.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 686 (Wilk)
Requires a public entity, including UC, to conduct a meet and confer conference within a specific period for the settlement of disputes in connection with a public works project.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Pending
 

SB 687 (Skinner)
Requires any nonprofit public/mutual benefit corporation that operates or controls a health facility or facility that provides similar health care and emergency services at a licensed emergency center to provide written notice to, and obtain written consent of, the Attorney General prior to any disposition transaction of the facility or a reduction or elimnation of services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and JUD.

  • Pending
 

SB 688 (Moorlach)
Amends the Mental Health Services Act by requiring allocations for administration to include amounts sufficient for the Department of Health Care Services to establish a contract and interagency data sharing agreement with UC to ensure adequate research and evaluation.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

April 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SB 698 (Hill (D))
Makes driving under the influence of 0.04-0.07% of alcohol or any controlled substance or 5 ng/ml or more of THC a crime, punishable as an infraction or misdemeanor, and requires a court-ordered 3-month program and 6-month installation of an ignition interlock device (IID) for violations.
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 25 hearing: Held in committee and under submission.

  • Pending
 

SB 707 (Canella)
Establishes a Denti-Cal Advisory Group to study the policies and priorities of Denti-Cal.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Pending
 

SB 727 (Galgiani)
Authorizes public postsecondary educational institutions to adopt policies, consistent with a designated federal regulation, that allow the use of innovative pricing techniques and payment options for textbooks and other instructional materials, and if adopted, requires an opt-out provision for students and documented evidence that the proposed options would actually reduce costs. Provides that nothing in its provisions, nor any policy adopted by a public postsecondary educational institution would violate or be construed as inconsistent with the academic freedom of faculty relative to the assignment and use of instructional materials. (UC Named)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

  • Pending
 

SB 743 (Hernandez)
Prohibits a Medi-Cal managed care plan from restricting the choice of the qualified provider from whom a beneficiary enrollee may receive family planning services.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Coms. on HEALTH and APPR.

  • Pending
 

SB 769 (Hill )
Expands the statewide baccalaureate degree pilot program by extending operation until 7/1/28, no longer requiring a student to complete a degree by the end of 2022-23, and increasing the maximum number of programs to 25.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Com. on HIGHER ED.

 

SB 771 (de Leon)
Establishes a CEQA continuing education requirement for employees of public agencies.
Staff: Jason Murphy

June 26 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 775 (Wieckowski )
Establishes as a market based compliance mechanism and program of emissions limits for covered entities which imposes a quarterly price increase on minimum reserve and auction offer prices.
Staff: Jason Murphy

May 10 hearing postponed by committee.

  • Pending
 

SB 790 (McGuire)
Prohibits prescribed product manufacturers from offering or giving a gift to health care providers, and from providing a fee, payment, subsidy, or other economic benefit to providers in connection with their participation in research, except as specified.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

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

  • Amend  (06/22/17)
 

SB 791 (Glazer (D))
Requires postsecondary educational institutions with current/former students receiving certain federal loans to collect specified information available from the U.S. Department of Education regarding its current/former student borrowers and to publish and make available annually the forbearance, deferment, delinquency, and official cohort default rate percentages, and specified definitions, for each campus listed on its Webpage regarding student financial aid, and if applicable, as part of the School Performance Fact Sheet.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

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

  • Pending
 

SB 799 (Hill)
Extends the repeal date of the Board of Registered Nursing to January 1, 2022. (SB 466 '15)
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Referred to Com. on B. & P.

  • Watch  (04/20/17)
 

SCA 7 (Moorlach)
Repeals the constitutional provisions of the Stem Cell Research and Cures Act which establishes the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the right to conduct stem cell research.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Set for hearing June 7.

  • Pending
 

SCA 8 (Moorlach)
Permits a government employer, including UC, to reduce retirement benefits that are based on work not yet performed by an employee regardless of the hire date.
Staff: Jason Murphy

June 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SCA 10 (Moorlach)
Prohibits a government employer, including UC, from providing public employees any retirement benefit increase until that increase is approved by a 2/3 vote of the electorate of the applicable jurisdiction and that vote is certified. Defines retirement benefit to mean any postemployment benefit and defines benefit increase as any change that increases the value of an employee's retirement benefit.
Staff: Jason Murphy

June 26 set for first hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SCA 13 (Galgiani)
Prohibits UC, during any year in which it provides more than 600 managerial employees with annual salaries higher than the Governor's, from increasing systemwide student tuition and fees or from entering into a new, or renewing an existing, services contract with a for-profit company paying substandard wages to its nonprofessional workers.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Referred to Coms. on ED. and E. & C.A.

  • Pending
 

SCA 14 (Hernandez)
Prohibits the reappointment of members appointed to the UC Board of Regents before June 6, 2018, to additional terms after the completion of their current terms, and requires that regents appointed on/after that date, serve 4-year terms, except for 7 appointive seats that would be filled, through appointments by the Governor and UC faculty, students, and classified employees for 2-year terms, as specified, commencing with the expiration of 12-year terms on March 1 of 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2024. Deletes, after June 5, 2018, the authority of the regents to appoint a UC faculty member or student, or both. Adds the CCC Chancellor to the regents as a voting ex officio member, and provides that the UC President be a nonvoting, rather than a voting, ex officio member. Requires, on or before October 1 annually, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) to submit a written report to the regents, the Governor, and the appropriate policy and fiscal legislative committees specifying its receipts and expenditures for the immediately preceding fiscal year, and that an appropriation for UCOP be made only pursuant to an annual Budget Bill item relating solely to that office, as specified. (SCA 1 '14)
Staff: Karen French

05/24/17 From printer. May be acted upon on or after June 23. 05/23/17 Introduced. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.

  • Pending
 

SJR 1 (Vidak)
Urges Congress and the U.S. President to work together to create a comprehensive and workable approach to reform the nation's immigration system.(SJR 2 '16)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

June 20 hearing canceled at the request of author.

  • Pending
 

SR 7 (de Leon)
Urges the President-elect to continue President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which grants "Dreamers", people brought into the country as children by their parents, a temporary reprieve from deportation. (HR 4)
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 27. Noes 3. Page 11.)

  • Pending
 

SR 16 (de Leon)
Condemns President Trump's travel ban executive order and urges that it be immediately rescinded, and urges the Department of Homeland Security to comply with federal court orders and immediately permit detained individuals to have timely access to legal counsel.
Staff: Nadia Leal-Carrillo

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 26. Noes 11. Page 121.)

  • Pending
 

SR 22 (de Leon)
Urges President Trump and Secretary Kelly to publicly reaffirm and clarify the principles and content of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policy on actions aimed at sensitive locations, such as educational institutions and health care facilities, and to take affirmative steps regarding violations of the policy.
Staff: Jason Murphy

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 29. Noes 9. Page 313.)

  • Pending
 

SR 26 (Hernandez (D))
Affirms the Senates strong support for and urges the U.S. Congress to reject any effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act unless it is simultaneously replaced with an alternative program that meets the standards clearly and consistently articulated by President Trump.
Staff: Angela Gilliard

Read. Adopted. (Ayes 25. Noes 9. Page 347.)

  • Pending