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Hearing Set for CHA-Sponsored Seismic Relief Bill

What’s happening: CHA’s sponsored legislation that would provide relief from California’s 2030 seismic construction mandates passed the Senate Health Committee last week on an 11-0 vote. Senate Bill (SB) 1432 is now set for a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on May 6.  

What else to know: The chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee is the primary author of the bill, Sen. Anna Caballero (D-Merced).  

CHA Issues Member Alerts on Critical Access Hospital, Seismic Legislation

What’s happening: CHA urges members to show support for Senate Bill (SB) 1423, which would provide financial relief to critical access hospitals, and SB 1432, which would modify 2030 seismic standards to address hospital compliance challenges.  

What else to know: Information below details action to take, timing, and resources for hospitals that want to show their support for this critical legislation.  

CHA to Provide Updates on Seismic Legislation at April 3 Webinar

What’s happening: On April 3 from 9-10 a.m. (PT), CHA will host a webinar sharing recent developments on CHA’s sponsored bill, Senate Bill (SB) 1432 (Caballero, D-Merced), which offers important modifications to the 2030 seismic compliance standards.  

What else to know: Ensuring seismic relief field-wide, as well as addressing rural hospitals’ unique concerns, is one of CHA’s four key priorities for this year.  

CHA Sponsors Legislation to Address the 2030 Seismic Standards

What’s happening: CHA is sponsoring legislation to address the 2030 seismic standards and supports Assembly Bill (AB) 869 (Wood, D-Healdsburg), which provides seismic relief for rural and district hospitals. 

What else to know: A bipartisan group of Senators is jointly authoring CHA’s sponsored legislation.