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CPEHN Accomplishments & History

2014
09/29/2014

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 505 Signed into Law!

This bill requires the department to require all managed care plans contracting with the department to provide Medi-Cal services, except as specified, to provide language assistance services, which includes oral interpretation and translation services, to limited-English-proficient Medi-Cal beneficiaries, as defined.
09/25/2014

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 912 Signed into Law!

This bill requires that extended foster care support continue for 6 months from the date of the declaration for a nonminor dependent who turns 21 years of age while the state of emergency is in effect.

09/18/2014

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 2102 Signed into Law!

This bill would additionally require that the annual Department of Housing and Community Development report include an evaluation of the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program.

2013
10/01/2013

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 422 Signed into Law!

This bill requires the notices to include prescribed advisements about the availability of free or reduced-cost comprehensive health care coverage through Medi-Cal or the California Health Benefit Exchange, respectively.

10/01/2013

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 353 Signed into Law!

This bill requires a health care service plan, as specified, that advertises or markets products in the individual or small group health care service plan markets, or that allows others to market or advertise on its behalf in those markets, in a non-English language, as provided, and that does not meet certain requirements, to translate into that language specified documents.

08/12/2013

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 488 Signed into Law!

This bill authorizes a code enforcement officer, upon successful completion of a course of study in the appropriate subject matter as determined by the local jurisdiction, to determine whether an infestation exists or whether there is a lack of adequate garbage and rubbish removal facilities

2012
09/19/2012

CPEHN’s Co-Sponsored Bill AB 441 Signed into Law!

This law requires the California Transportation Commission include case studies of transportation projects that improve health and equity in the next revision of the state’s Regional Transportation Planning guidelines.

07/03/2012

CPEHN Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary

CPEHN celebrates 20 years of advocating for health equity.

2011
01/04/2011

CPEHN Expands in Sacramento

CPEHN opens a second office in Sacramento expanding our legislative presence.

2010
09/02/2010

California Reducing Disparities Project: Phase 1

California Reducing Disparities Project: Phase 1

CPEHN begins work on developing a statewide strategic plan for reducing mental health disparities through the California Reducing Disparities Project, funded through the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63). The first phase of the CRDP focused on developing population-specific knowledge about mental health challenges in our communities and community-defined solutions.

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