Assembly Health Committee

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Today, the Assembly Health Committee approved Assembly Bill 1038, authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), which will create the California Health Equity Fund. AB 1038, and an accompanying one-time $180 million General Fund budget request, will provide first-of-its-kind funding to support community-based initiatives working toward addressing the devastating health …continue reading

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The Assembly Health Committee approved Senate Bill 589 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would prohibit an operator of addiction treatment facilities from providing any form of false advertising or marketing services. The next stop for the bill is the Assembly Appropriations Committee. The Senate previously approved SB 589 …continue reading