AB 856

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Passed Assembly Apr 22, 2021
  • Passed Senate Jul 12, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Jul 23, 2021

Pupil health: COVID-19 Youth Health Information Act.

Abstract

Existing law establishes a system of public elementary and secondary education in this state. Under this system, local educational agencies throughout the state provide instruction to pupils in kindergarten and grades 1 to 12, inclusive, at the schoolsites they operate. Private schools also provide elementary and secondary level instruction. This bill would enact the COVID-19 Youth Health Information Act. The act would require the State Department of Education to post on its internet website information related to the safe return of pupils to exercise and physical activity, as defined, after exhibiting signs or symptoms of, or testing positive for, COVID-19, and would specify that the information include current guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The bill also would require the department to include in its posts current guidelines of the American Academy of Pediatrics for pupils to obtain medical clearance before returning to exercise and physical activity after exhibiting signs or symptoms of, or testing positive for, COVID-19, as specified. The bill would require the department to monitor best practices and evolving guidelines on the safe return of pupils to exercise and physical activity after exhibiting signs or symptoms of, or testing positive for, COVID-19, and to update its internet website in response to new information. The bill would also require the department to encourage schools and school districts to give pupils and their parents and guardians ready access to the information obtained pursuant to this bill by posting it on their internet websites, and actively distributing this information, as specified. This bill would make these provisions inoperative on July 1, 2024, and would repeal them as of January 1, 2025. This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

Bill Sponsors (1)

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Actions


Jul 23, 2021

California State Legislature

Approved by the Governor.

California State Legislature

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 123, Statutes of 2021.

Jul 16, 2021

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m.

Jul 15, 2021

Assembly

Urgency clause adopted. Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.

Jul 12, 2021

Assembly

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after July 14 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.

Senate

Read third time. Urgency clause adopted. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 39. Noes 0.).

Jun 22, 2021

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Jun 21, 2021

Senate

From committee: Be ordered to second reading pursuant to Senate Rule 28.8.

Jun 09, 2021

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 9). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

May 18, 2021

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Reading-1
  • Reading-2
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on ED.

May 12, 2021

Senate

Referred to Com. on ED.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on ED.

Apr 26, 2021

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

Apr 22, 2021

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 77. Noes 0. Page 1154.)

Apr 15, 2021

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to Consent Calendar.

Apr 14, 2021

Assembly

From committee: Do pass. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (April 14).

Apr 06, 2021

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Apr 05, 2021

Assembly

Read second time and amended.

Mar 29, 2021

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (March 24).

Mar 23, 2021

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on ED.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on ED.

Mar 22, 2021

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended.

Mar 18, 2021

Assembly

Referred to Coms. on ED. and HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on ED. and HEALTH.

Feb 18, 2021

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 20.

Feb 17, 2021

Assembly

Read first time. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB856 HTML
02/17/21 - Introduced PDF
03/22/21 - Amended Assembly PDF
04/05/21 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/18/21 - Amended Senate PDF
07/15/21 - Enrolled PDF
07/23/21 - Chaptered PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
03/22/21- Assembly Education PDF
04/12/21- Assembly Appropriations PDF
06/07/21- Senate Education PDF
06/23/21- Sen. Floor Analyses PDF
07/14/21- ASSEMBLY FLOOR ANALYSIS PDF

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