State Bill Tracking Report

Legislative private file status report


8/23/2014

Bill Summary Latest Action
CA A 186

Maienschein (R)

License
Professions and Vocations: Military Spouses: Licenses

Senate Third Reading File

Establishes a temporary licensure process for specified licensed professions for an applicant who holds a current, active, or unrestricted license in another jurisdiction and supplies evidence of being married to or in a domestic partnership or other legal union with an active duty member of the Armed Forces who is assigned to a duty station in the state. Requires an applicant seeking a temporary license as an engineer, land surveyor, geologist, geophysicist or hydrogeologist to pass the state examination.


08/21/2014 :
  • In SENATE. Read second time. To third reading.
  • CA A 2155

    Ridley-Thomas S (D)

    Overtime
    Nurses and Certified Nurse Assistants Overtime

    Assembly Unfinished Business - Concurrence in Senate Amendments

    Prohibits a nurse employed by the state, in a state facility, from being compelled to work in excess of the regularly scheduled workweek or work shift, except under certain circumstances, including the occurrence of a catastrophic event in a state facility. Prohibits a state facility from discriminating, discharging, or making an employment decision adverse to the nurse or CNA for refusing to accept those additional hours. Requires consideration in a specified order of priority to fill additional staffing.


    08/21/2014 :
  • In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE. *****To ASSEMBLY for concurrence.
  • CA A 2736

    Williams (D)

    Shortage
    Postsecondary Education: California State University

    Assembly Higher Education Committee

    Amends existing law which requires that the Legislative Analyst's Office submit a report to the legislature including specified data relating to the State University Early Start Program. Changes the inoperative data for certain provisions regarding the Early Start Program. Deletes a requirement that an evaluation of the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program include information regarding public school and community college program partners. Relates to real property donation reporting. Relates to fees.


    08/19/2014 :
  • Re-referred to ASSEMBLY Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
  • CA S 455

    Hernandez E (D)

    Ratios
    General Acute Care Hospitals: Patient Classification

    Senate Unfinished Business

    Requires, with respect to a patient classification system, that a committee for each general acute care hospital review the reliability of the system for validating staffing requirements to determine whether the system accurately measures patient care needs. Revises the committee makeup to require a minimum percentage be direct patient care nurses appointed by a bargaining agent or the nursing administrator.


    08/20/2014 :
  • Re-referred to SENATE Committee on RULES.
  • Re-referred to SENATE Committee on HEALTH.
  • From SENATE Committee on HEALTH: Recommend concurrence in ASSEMBLY amendments.
  • US H 5364

    Pallone (D)

    APRN
    Reimburse
    Children Health Insurance Program

    House Ways and Means Committee

    Amends title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program.


    07/31/2014 :
  • INTRODUCED.
  • To HOUSE Committee on ENERGY AND COMMERCE.
  • Additionally referred to HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
  • US S 2694

    Brown S (D)

    APRN
    Reimburse
    Medicaid Primary Care Services Rate Floor

    Senate Finance Committee

    Amends title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services.


    07/30/2014 :
  • INTRODUCED.
  • In SENATE. Read second time.
  • To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.


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