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: “This is shameful behavior by PG&E, to be pushing this bill,” said state Sen. Jerry Hill, a frequent critic of the utility. The fresh push by PG&E in Sacramento to ward off financial burdens arising from the North Bay wildfires didn’t shock Hill. “Bankruptcy is being used as a bogeyman so PG&E can force the Legislature to bow down and do what the company wants,” Sen. Hill said.
July 17, 2018
San Francisco Chronicle: Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, said his office has received 25 complaints about the DMV since April — five times the number it typically gets in an entire year. “It’s an embarrassment for all of us, that our constituents are going through this. Waiting in line eight hours is outrageous and unacceptable,” he said.
July 17, 2018
San Mateo Daily Journal: Should voters deny the development proposal officials believe it is likely that state lawmakers will pass legislation deferring to the developer’s vision for the site in an attempt to help solve the Bay Area’s housing crisis. State Sen. Jerry Hill, D- San Mateo, crafted draft legislation previously working toward such an end and some believe he would introduce it again if voters blocked the housing
July 17, 2018

Press Releases

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

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