AB 1063 (Gabriel, D-Woodland Hills) Details
Passed the Assembly on May 30. Pending a Senate policy committee referral.
AB 1063 would require the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to conduct an annual review of its enforcement of regulations related to nurse-to-patient staffing ratios. The report must include data regarding the number of violations, steps that were taken in response to the reports, and outcome of investigations. CDPH would also be required to hold a public hearing to receive input from direct care nurses regarding the efficacy of the department’s enforcement of the regulations. The report would be required to be submitted to the Legislature.