As a public agency, the Grossmont Healthcare District advocates with local and state legislators, on issues that affect our residents, our community partners, and District or hospital operations as led by our Board of Directors. The District has provided comment regarding the following legislation:

Assembly Bills 2023

AB 40: Requiring local emergency medical services agencies to establish an ambulance patient offload time standard of no more than 30 minutes 90% of the time

AB 557: Establishing modified remote meeting procedures within the Brown Act for local agencies meeting during specified emergencies

AB 869: Allowing smaller rural hospitals and some district hospitals a five-year extension on the 2030 seismic safety compliance deadline

AB 918: Creates the Imperial Valley Healthcare District (IVHD) to provide healthcare services across Imperial County, gives the district various powers and responsibilities, and dissolves Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District (PMHD) and Heffernan Memorial Healthcare District (HMHD)

AB 1028: Removing the requirement that health practitioners make a report to law enforcement when they suspect a patient has suffered physical injury caused by assaultive or abusive conduct

AB 1473: Requiring hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training in California high schools, as a graduation requirement

Senate Bills 2023

SB 525: Establishing a new minimum wage of $25 per hour for workers in covered healthcare settings

Contact Your State Representatives

The California State Legislature is made up of the Senate (40 members) and the Assembly (80 members). Senate members serve 4 year terms and Assembly members, 2 year terms. They are elected to represent specific local districts. Each elected official has an office in Sacramento and locally, where constituents can call or schedule in-person meetings to discuss state priorities. Click here to find your state representatives to ask them to support or oppose state bills.