Schwarzenegger Signs, Vetoes Health-Related Bills
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) last week signed six health-related bills and vetoed two bills addressing health care.
SB 614 by Sen. Liz Figueroa (D-Fremont) addressing certified nurse midwives;
AB 497 by Assembly member Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Montclair) addressing nonresident drug wholesalers;
AB 800 by Assembly member Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) addressing medical records and patients' spoken language;
AB 920 by Assembly member Greg Aghazarian (R-Stockton) addressing the California Physicians Corps Program;
AB 1346 by Assembly member Keith Stuart Richman (D-Granada Hills) addressing acute care hospitals and surgical and anesthesia services; and
- AB 1434 by Assembly member Shirley Horton (R-Lemon Grove) addressing home health agencies and licensing enforcement.
AB 47 by Assembly member Rebecca Cohn (D-Campbell) addressing public contracts for the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and medical care services; and
- AB 443 by Yee addressing school food sales (Office of the Governor release, 9/22).