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Recent News in the 13th District

February 12, 2016

State Senator Jerry Hill introduced legislation today requiring doctors on disciplinary probation for serious offenses to notify patients before visits take place and to obtain signed confirmation that the patient received the alert. SB 1033 compels the Medical Board of California to draw up regulations for this stricter disclosure requirement and the steps doctors should take to abide by the new rules.

February 05, 2016

State Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo and Santa Clara counties), Assemblymember Adam Gray (D-Merced) and Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) will introduce legislation Monday to start funding a statewide earthquake early warning system to help save lives and protect the public before temblors strike.

January 20, 2016

KYMX CBS Local: A California Senate committee is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a bill reducing the $500 fine for rolling right turns on red. State Senator Jerry Hill says it makes sense to reduce the amount of the fine because of how it could financially hurt people in poverty.

January 20, 2016

KABC LA: A state lawmaker is pushing a bill that would sharply reduce the fine for failing to come to a complete stop while making a right turn at a red light. Senator Jerry Hill from San Mateo says SB 681 addresses a fine hike passed into law in 1997 in which driving straight through a red light would result in a 500 dollar fine. Making the rolling right, was supposedly a lesser crime with a lesser fine.