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AB-1407 Health care: discrimination.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/19/2021 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1407


Introduced by Assembly Member Burke

February 19, 2021


An act relating to health care.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1407, as introduced, Burke. Health care: discrimination.
Existing law requires the State Department of Public Health Office of Health Equity to perform strategic planning to develop plans for implementation of goals and objectives to close the gaps in health status and access to care for the state’s diverse racial and ethnic communities, women, persons with disabilities, and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQQ) communities.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would address discrimination in health care.
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 that would address discrimination in health care.