In the News

September 20, 2018

Kaiser Health News: Briefed on the investigation’s findings, [Senator] Hill said this “definitely warrants a deeper examination into what’s going on at the surgery centers and how the accreditation process is working today — and [whether it’s] providing the patient protection I was hoping for when we established it.”

September 20, 2018

Daily Breeze: SB 823, by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, would require the state to adopt the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s treatment criteria as the minimum standard of care. That means medical management with drugs that block opioid cravings, like buprenorphine, morphine or naltrexone.

September 19, 2018

CT Post: The measure's author, Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill of San Mateo, credited the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment with helping his bill gain traction this year. Hill and other supporters say the law will help protect women from being abused by doctors.

September 19, 2018

Capitol Public Radio News: California will soon become the first state to require doctors placed on probation by state regulators for serious misconduct to notify their patients.

September 19, 2018

Daily Californian: SB 1205 would require fire departments to report annually their compliance with safety building inspection requirements to administering agents, such as city council or district boards...State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, introduced the bill after a Bay Area News Group report showed that many schools and apartment buildings in the Bay Area did not receive their annual required fire inspection at least once from 2010 to 2017.

September 18, 2018

Irish Sun: Senator Jerry Hill, who authored the bill, said: “I am deeply grateful to Jackie Donohoe who made it her mission to prevent others from enduring the shattering grief that struck the families of those who died or were injured when the balcony in Berkeley collapsed.”

September 18, 2018

Mercury News: “Given the revelations of the Pennsylvania grand jury report, a similar investigation in California certainly merits consideration,” State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, said in a statement.

September 17, 2018

Law 360:The bill was introduced in February by Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo.

September 14, 2018

Mercury News: The county public-outreach campaign comes after Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed SB 1355, a statewide law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, that outlaws flying a drone above California prisons, jails, juvenile halls, camps and ranches.

September 13, 2018

CalMatters: SB 328, carried by Sen. Anthony Portantino, a Democrat from La Canada Flintridge, requires, with few exceptions, middle and high schools to begin classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m. SB 1406 by Sen. Jerry Hill, a San Mateo Democrat, extends by three years a pilot program that has allowed 15 community colleges to offer four-year baccalaureate degrees to students in a few restricted fields.