Both of the bills we are co-sponsoring this year have made it through the Senate! Now on to the Assembly!

Both of the bills we are co-sponsoring this year have made it through the Senate! Now on to the Assembly!

Keep an eye out for updates and actions that you can take. If you have some free time this week, send a quick thank you to your Senator for their yes vote (see below).

The email address for Senators is always [email protected]gov.

SB 464 - California Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act (Mitchell)

This would require perinatal providers and staff in California to take comprehensive implicit bias training. It also requires certain data around maternal mortality and morbidity to be made public.

38 (yes): 0 (no)
Yes: ALL!

SB 574 - Toxic Fragrance Disclosure (Leyva)- sponsored by BWW, Women's Voices for the Earth, and Breast Cancer Prevention Partners.

This would require companies selling personal care or beauty products in California to report any fragrance or flavor ingredients that appear on authoritative lists of harmful chemicals to the California Safe Cosmetics Program. The Safe Cosmetics Program would then publish this information on their public database.

23 (yes):10 (no)

Yes: Allen, Archuleta, Atkins, Beall, Bradford, Dodd, Durazo, Hertzberg, Hill, Hueso, Jackson, Leyva, McGuire, Mitchell, Monning, Pan, Portantino, Roth, Skinner, Stern, Umberg, Wieckowski, Wiener