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AB-1279 Valley fever.(2017-2018)



Current Version: 09/15/17 - Enrolled        


AB1279:v93#DOCUMENT

Enrolled  September 15, 2017
Passed  IN  Senate  September 11, 2017
Passed  IN  Assembly  September 13, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  September 01, 2017
Amended  IN  Senate  July 11, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  May 30, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 25, 2017
Amended  IN  Assembly  April 06, 2017

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2017–2018 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill No. 1279


Introduced by Assembly Member Salas
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Cunningham and Fong)
(Coauthor: Senator Galgiani)

February 17, 2017


An act to add Chapter 18.5 (commencing with Section 26165) to Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to public health.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1279, Salas. Valley fever.
Existing law requires the State Department of Public Health to establish a list of reportable communicable and noncommunicable diseases and conditions and specify the timeliness requirements related to the reporting of each disease and condition. Existing law also supports research into the development of a vaccine to protect against valley fever (coccidioidomycosis).
This bill would require the department to develop outreach programs to educate the public about valley fever.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Chapter 18.5 (commencing with Section 26165) is added to Division 20 of the Health and Safety Code, to read:
CHAPTER  18.5. Valley Fever

26165.
 The State Department of Public Health shall develop and implement public outreach programs to educate the public about coccidioidomycosis, commonly referred to as valley fever.