Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update


9-22-2012

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills:

• AB 137 by Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-Pasadena) – Health care coverage: mammographies.
• AB 439 by Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) – Health care information.
• AB 1468 by the Committee on Budget – Health.
• AB 1471 by the Committee on Budget – Human services.
• AB 1488 by the Committee on Budget – State Department of State Hospitals.
• AB 1569 by Assemblymember Michael Allen (D-Santa Rosa) – Community mental health services: assisted outpatient treatment.
• AB 1803 by Assemblymember Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) – Medi-Cal: emergency medical conditions.
• AB 2009 by Assemblymember Cathleen Galgiani (D-Tracy) – Communicable disease: vaccinations.
• AB 2138 by Assemblymember Robert Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys) – Health insurance fraud: annual fee.
• AB 2142 by Assemblymember Warren Furutani (D-Long Beach) – Public employees' health benefits: premiums.
• AB 2246 by Assemblymember John A. Pιrez (D-Los Angeles) – Public health: food access.
• AB 2252 by Assemblymember Richard Gordon (D- Redwood City) – Dental coverage: provider notice of changes.
• AB 2370 by Assemblymember Allan R. Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) – Mental retardation: change of term to intellectual disabilities.
• SB 255 by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) – Health care coverage: breast cancer.
• SB 623 by Senator Christine Kehoe (D-San Diego) – Public health: health workforce projects.
• SB 728 by Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) – Medi-Cal: durable medical equipment reimbursement.
• SB 920 by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Los Angeles) – Medi-Cal: Hospitals.
• SB 1081 by Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) – Public health care: Medi-Cal: demonstration projects.
• SB 1095 by Senator Michael Rubio (D-Bakersfield) – Pharmacy: clinics.
• SB 1301 by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Los Angeles) – Prescription drugs: 90-day supply.
• SB 1359 by Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) – Personal income taxes: contributions: California Breast Cancer Research Fund: California Cancer Research Fund.
• SB 1381 by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) – Mental retardation: change of term to intellectual disability.
• SB 1538 by Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) – Health care: mammograms.
• SB 1571 by Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) – Personal income taxes: voluntary contribution: School Supplies for Homeless Children Fund.

The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bills:

• AB 1223 by the Committee on Veterans Affairs – Medi-Cal: Public Assistance Reporting Information System. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1513 by Assemblymember Michael Allen (D-Santa Rosa) – Retail food facilities: playgrounds. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 2206 by Assemblymember Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) – Medi-Cal: dual eligibles: pilot projects. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 2561 by Assemblymember Roger Hernαndez (D-Baldwin Park) – Certified surgical technologists. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 764 by Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) – Developmental services: telehealth systems program. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html.

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