Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Amendment Offered to Remove Offensive Language in AB-828

On March 29, 2010 an amendment has been drafted to un-do a provision in AB-828 which would have allowed an advanced practice nurse prescriber the ability to examine, diagnose and treat a minor with a sexually transmitted disease without obtaining the parent’s or guardian’s consent..  A copy of Amendment 1 to AB-828 can be read here:
No doubt this Amendment came about because people became informed and contacted legislators with their concerns.  The Public Hearing is at 1:00pm today. You may continue to express your views on AB-828 and the proposed Amendment at the numbers listed below.