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Legislation Waiting for the Governor's Signature

Many bills important to LGBT communities passed out of the state Assembly and Senate earlier this month, and now we're waiting to see what to Governor Brown will do.

Now is the time to send in comment letters to the Governor's office!

You can find descriptions of each of these bill, along with a contact person, fact sheet, and sample letter for many of them, on our website ( www.californialgbthealth.org/legislation)

AB 329 (Weber) - The California Healthy Youth Act
AB 339 (Gordon) - Prescription Drug Cost Sharing
AB 521 (Nazarian) HIV Testing in Hospitals
AB 827 (O'Donnell) - Teacher Training on LGBT-supportive Resources
AB 959 (Chiu) - LGBT Disparities Reduction Act
AB 960 (Chiu) - Equal Protection of All Families Act
SB 4 (Lara) - Health 4 All - Undocumented Access to Covered CA
SB 137 (Hernandez) - Accurate Provider Directories
SB 703 (Leno) - State Contracting and Equal Benefits
SB 731 (Leno) - Appropriate Placements for Foster Youth

Bills that have been signed by Governor Brown:
AB 87 (Stone) - Peremptory Juror Challenges
AB 418 (Chiu) - Termination of Tenancy for Victims of Violent Crime
AB 830 (Eggman) - Gender Violence

Reminder: Network Call Thursday, Oct 1!

10 am - 11 am

Call in Number: 866-906-7447
Participant Code: 9570282
Reducing Disparities Project - Call for Proposals
The California Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity (OHE) is pleased to announce the release of California Reducing Disparities Project (CRDP) Phase II Solicitations. The solicitations being released at this time are the Statewide Evaluation Team and the Technical Assistance Provider. The solicitations and related documents are available on BidSync and the OHE CRDP webpage.

A Bidders' Conference will be held for those interested in applying for the Capacity Building Pilot Projects and Implementation Pilot Projects Statewide Evaluation Team. The conference will be on
Wednesday, September 2  at the Ziggurat Building Auditorium (707 3rd Street) in West Sacramento from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Web conferencing will also be available.

Please send questions in advance to better help prepare information for the conference.  Questions may be sent to the following mailbox: OHE.Solicitations@cdph.ca.gov.
Upcoming Network Meetings:
Network calls are scheduled for the first Thursday of every month, from
10:00 -  11:00 am
October 1
November 5
December 3
Contact Us: 
Kate Burch, Network Director
510-873-8787 x106
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