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

Daily Journal: With few signs that the wildfires raging across Northern California will slow any time soon, state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, is hoping legislation he has proposed will prevent the costs of the damage they will cause from passing onto ratepayers.
August 13, 2018
Bloomberg: Some California lawmakers insist PG&E hasn’t even met the reasonable standard, pointing to signs that in some cases PG&E allegedly violated fire safety rules, according to reports by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire. “Climate change and the so-called new normal do not ignite fires,” said California State Senator Jerry Hill, a frequent PG&E critic. “The Cal Fire findings show that suspected negligence by PG&E did.”
August 13, 2018
Daily Journal: Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, was joined by Assembly Minority Floor Leader Marie Waldron, R-Escondido, state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, and Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, in calling for an audit of the agency, a request that was answered with unanimous support from the Joint Legislative Audit Committee at its Wednesday hearing.
August 10, 2018

Press Releases

Bills Responding to Doctor Misconduct Scandals and Berkeley Balcony Collapse Face Major Hearings Wednesday in State Capitol

Three bills by state Senator Jerry Hill to improve patient and public safety face key hearings Wednesday by the Assembly Appropriations Committee, which will determine whether the legislation advances for floor votes.

August 07, 2018

News Conference Friday on San Mateo County Coast: State Budgets Millions for Tunitas Creek and Martins Beaches

State Senator Jerry Hill, Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Kevin Mullin, Assemblymember Marc Berman, and San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley will hold a news conference at 10:30 a.m. Friday to hail the state’s allocation of long-sought...

June 27, 2018

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