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AB 977 (Rodriguez, D-Pomona)

Pending Co-sponsor

AB 977 (Rodriguez, D-Pomona) Details

Passed the Assembly on Jan. 29. Pending a Senate policy committee referral.

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AB 977 would extend the penalties for violence committed against first responders to all health care workers who provide services within emergency departments. The bill defines “health care worker” as all staff and employees who provide services and treatment in the emergency department. AB 977 would also allow emergency departments to post a notice stating that an assault and battery against hospital staff is a crime and may result in a felony conviction.

Vanessa Gonzalez

Job title:
VP State Advocacy
Phone number:
916-552-7670

Sheree Lowe

Job title:
VP Policy
Phone number:
916-552-7576