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.

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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 Position Status Title
CA SB 1419 2022-09-30 OPPOSE Enacted, signed by Governor on 9/30/2022, effective 1/1/2023 Prohibits parents from accessing vaccination records for any vaccine for which a minor child can consent to on their own
CA AB 2098 2022-09-30 OPPOSE Enacted, signed by Governor 9/30/2022, effective 1/1/2023 Subjects doctors to board discipline and loss of licensure for providing COVID-19 advice or treatment outside of the so-called scientific consensus
CA AB 1102 2022-09-28 WATCH Enacted, signed by Governor 9/28/2022, effective 1/1/2023, offensive vaccine amendment never adopted Concerning telemedicine, proposed offensive amendment to allow employers to mandate COVID-19 Vaccines for employees not adopted
CA AB 1797 2022-09-27 OPPOSE Enacted, signed by Governor on 9/27/2022, effective 1/1/2023 Mandates reporting of race and ethnicity to vaccine tracking system and assessments by schools/county human services, mandates reporting of all ages
CA SB 1302 2022-09-27 WATCH Died, vetoed by Governor on 9/27/2022 Offensive Vaccine language removed from bill, before amendment would have provided additional funding for vaccines at school health centers
CA AB 1847 2022-08-31 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee, session ended 8/31/2022, vaccine language removed from bill, Offensive Vaccine language removed, before amendment would have allowed vaccine mandates at resentencing hearings
CA AB 1993 2022-08-31 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended on 8/31/2022 Mandates employers require employees provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19
CA SB 866 2022-08-31 OPPOSE Died, placed in the inactive file on 8/31/2022 Allows minors 15 and older to consent to any FDA approved & ACIP recommended vaccine
CA SB 871 2022-08-31 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended on 8/31/2022 Mandates COVID Vaccines for private/public schools, childcare centers, nurseries & family daycare homes, removes personal exemption for new mandates
CA SB 1464 2022-08-31 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended on 8/31/2022 Requires local law enforcement to enforce health orders, removes pandemic response funds if they refuse and re-allocates to local public health depts
CA AB 1785 2022-08-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended on 8/31/2022 Creates Parents' Bill of Rights, requires schools to publish information about vaccine mandates
CA AB 2539 2022-08-31 OPPOSE Died, withdrawn by sponsor, failed to have a hearing, session ended on 8/31/2022 Requires entities requiring proof of COVID vaccines to accept government issued digital records
CA AB 455 2022-08-31 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee, session ended on 8/31/2022, offensive vaccine section never adopted Bay Bridge transit lanes, previous proposed amendment to mandate employers and businesses require proof of COVID-19 Vaccination never adopted
CA SB 1390 2022-08-31 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended on 8/31/2022 Prohibits social media platforms from amplifying harmful content, including misinformation regarding medicine or vaccines, establishes penalty
CA AB 327 2022-01-31 WATCH Died, failed to move by 1/31/2022, died pursuant to Article IV, Section 10(c) of state constitution Bans government vaccine passport for COVID-19 vaccines under FDA Emergency Use Authorization

Announcements

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