California Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center California State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Date Position Title Status
CA AB 659 2023-03-24 OPPOSE Establishes it is CA state policy that all students entering 8th grade be fully vaccinated for HPV, mandates HPV vaccine for college students Pulled from previously scheduled 3/28/2023 hearing in Assembly Committee on Health 3/24/2023

Action: Contact Assembly Committee on Health Members, your Assembly Member and Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
CA AB 310 2023-03-23 WATCH Removes section of current law that requires documentation of vaccination for the CalWORKS program Introduced and referred to Assembly Human Services Committee on 3/23/2023

Action: Contact Assembly Human Services Committee Members, your Assembly Member and Senator with concerns
CA SB 541 2023-03-08 WATCH Expands the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (PACT) program to include HPV vaccine coverage for minors Scheduled for hearing in Education and Health Committees on Wednesday, 3/29/2023 at 9:00 am, 1021 O Street, Room 2100

Action: Contact Members of the Education & Health Committees, your Senator and Representative with concerns, Could be heard on 3/17 or later


The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!