SB 1448: The Patient’s Right to Know Act Moves Ahead

Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Evan Low and star athletes Tiffany Thomas Lopez, Jeanette Antolin and Jamie Dantzscher joined forces to urge support for SB 1448. Watch their news conference. After the women’s testimony, a key Assembly committee approved the bill. See the vote. Learn more about the bill and next steps.

In the News

Mercury News: PG&E also believes it’s been victimized by climate change and what it claims is a tendency towards more ferocious fire seasons.“PG&E is trying every trick in the book to blame everyone and everything but themselves,” said state Sen. Jerry Hill.. “They are still violating state law. To blame climate change is absurd.”
June 21, 2018
KRON 4: California is one step closer to a first-in-the-nation law that would require doctors to notify patients if they've been on probation for sexual misconduct. The bill is championed by the victims of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.
June 19, 2018
Los Angeles Times: In his testimony in Sacramento to a committee chaired by state Sen. Jerry Hill, attorney Keith Carlson suggested that dealing with Tyndall quietly as a human resources matter was “far more efficient” than pursuing the sort of “peer review and investigation that often results in a report to the medical board.”
June 18, 2018

Press Releases

Star Athletes Join Senator Hill & Assemblymember Low on ‘Patient’s Right to Know’ Bill Requiring Doctors on Probation for Sexual Misconduct and Serious Offenses to Notify Patients

Star athletes team with State Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymember Evan Low on Tuesday to urge support for Senate Bill 1448, the Patient’s Right Know Act, which would require doctors placed on probation for sexual misconduct and other...

June 15, 2018

State Senator Jerry Hill Holds Hearing on the Reporting of Sexual Misconduct Complaints in the Medical Profession

State Senator Jerry Hill holds a hearing in the Capitol Monday to examine sexual misconduct reporting in the medical profession and what happens when health care facilities receive complaints of sexual misconduct and other allegations of...

June 15, 2018

UPDATED: State Senator Jerry Hill Responds to Cal Fire’s Latest Findings in October Wildfires

“Today’s findings are yet more evidence that the old normal is firmly in place when it comes to PG&E and its practices,” said Senator Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. “Climate change and the so-called new normal do not ignite...

June 08, 2018