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Current Legislation

Advocacy

Here you will find bills that CAMHPRO watches, opposes, and supports. Each bill has a link you can follow for detailed information. Some bills have position papers attached to them as well as dates for upcoming hearings.

Please visit often as the information will change regularly. This page is a work in progress.

CARE Court Proposal (Newsom) – OPPOSE

  • Referral for court-mandated treatment and services
  • Subverts the rights protected in the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS)

Read CAMHPRO's fact sheet

October 2021 Updates

SB 507 (Eggman) – OPPOSE

  • Mental health services: assisted outpatient treatment.
  • Passed 

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AB 1542 (McCarty) – OPPOSE

  • County of Yolo: Secured Residential Treatment Program.
  • Vetoed by Governor

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AB 118 (Kamlager) – SUPPORT

  • Department of Social Services: C.R.I.S.E.S. Grant Pilot Program
  • Passed 

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AB 988 (Bauer-Kahan) – SUPPORT

  • Mental health: 988 crisis hotline.
  • Inactive

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Check this page often for bills tracked by CAMHPRO. This page is updated monthly. For the latest information on a bill, please visit the California Legislative Information website.

CAMHPRO is actively looking through the bills that have been introduced for 2022. As we continue to build our Bill Watch list, we welcome your comments, concerns, and suggestions.

Please submit comment or suggest bills for us to review here: CAMHPRO: 2022 Legislation (comment submission)