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AB-93 Pandemics: priority for medical treatment: food supply industry workers.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 12/07/2020 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 93


Introduced by Assembly Members Eduardo Garcia and Robert Rivas

December 07, 2020


An act relating to public health.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 93, as introduced, Eduardo Garcia. Pandemics: priority for medical treatment: food supply industry workers.
Existing law requires various public safety protocols and protections for workers in response to the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19. These protocols include, among others, contact tracing and wearing face coverings under specified conditions, except as specified.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to prioritize workers in the food supply industry, including, but not limited to, field workers and grocery workers, for rapid testing and vaccination programs in response to pandemics, including COVID-19.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to prioritize workers in the food supply industry, including, but not limited to, field workers and grocery workers, for rapid testing and vaccination programs in response to pandemics, including the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19.