SCR 59

  • California Senate Concurrent Resolution
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Aug 18, 2021
  • Senate
  • Assembly
  • Governor

Medical interventions: voluntary and informed consent.


This measure would urge the Legislature and the Governor to take actions to protect Californians' right to make their own health and medical decisions, among other related actions. The measure would urge the Legislature to amend existing law, as specified, in order to require the voluntary and informed consent of an individual or their guardian, and to authorize the consent's withdrawal without prejudice, for any preventive, diagnostic, or therapeutic medical intervention taken by the State Department of Public Health to ascertain the nature of a contagious, infectious, or communicable disease and to prevent its spread.

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Aug 25, 2021


Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HEALTH.

Aug 18, 2021


Introduced. Referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Introduction
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS.

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