A bill (AB 1113) by Assembly member Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills) was amended to extend until 2013 a law that expands eligibility for Medi-Cal to workers with disabilities who meet certain requirements (Bill Text, 9/4). The legislation is before the Senate (Bill Status, 9/4).
AB 594 by Assembly member Mervyn Dymally (D-Compton) was amended to include smoking cessation programs as a benefit that is covered under Medi-Cal. The bill originally regulated the treatment of farm animals (Bill Text, 8/29). The bill is before the Assembly Agriculture Committee (Bill Status, 8/29).