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Policy Briefs

Policy Brief hdPolicy At A Glance

IHPL develops informative policy briefs regarding bills before the State Legislature, many of which have gathered significant national attention. They review the specifics of pending bills, examining supporters and opponents, their rationale, and the bills' implication for Seventh-day Adventist health systems. The briefs are available for viewing below.


April 19, 2017 New State & Federal Requirements for Hospital Observation Services

January 23, 2017 New 2017 California Health Legislation

October 8, 2015 California Senate Bill 277 "Childhood Immunization" 

October 5, 2015 Special Addendum: California Senate Bill 128 “The End of Life Option Act”

October 5, 2015 California Senate Bill 128 "The End of Life Option Act"

August 19, 2015 California Assembly Bill ABX2 No.12. "The Fetal Tissue Exploitation Prevention Act"