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SB-643 The Holden-Moscone-Garamendi Genetically Handicapped Persons Program: Duchenne muscular dystrophy.(2017-2018)

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SB-643
Pan (S)
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Gonzalez Fletcher (A)
The Holden-Moscone-Garamendi Genetically Handicapped Persons Program: Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
03/23/17
An act to amend Section 125130 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to public health.
Senate
09/13/17

Type of Measure
Active Bill - In Floor Process
Majority Vote Required
Non-Appropriation
Fiscal Committee
Non-State-Mandated Local Program
Non-Urgency
Non-Tax levy
Last 5 History Actions
Date Action
10/05/17 In Senate. Consideration of Governor's veto pending.
10/05/17 Vetoed by the Governor.
09/15/17 Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3:30 p.m.
09/11/17 In Senate. Ordered to engrossing and enrolling.
09/11/17 Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 77. Noes 0. Page 3168.) Ordered to the Senate.
Governor's Veto Message
To the Members of the California State Senate:

I am returning Senate Bill 643 without my signature.

This bill adds Duchenne muscular dystrophy to the list of medical conditions eligible for health care coverage under the Genetically Handicapped Persons Program.

California's implementation of the Affordable Care Act has expanded subsidized health care coverage provided by Medi-Cal and Covered California so coverage is available to adults with serious genetic diseases such as Duchenne. As such, there is no longer a need to expand specialized coverage programs.

Sincerely,



Edmund G. Brown Jr.