Bills to Create Statewide Battery Recycling Program Approved by California Legislature
Sacramento, Calif. — After years of effort to address battery waste and recycling, the California State
Legislature today passed a pair of bills, SB 1215 and AB 2440, which will create a statewide collection and
recycling program for consumer batteries and products that contain batteries.
Governor Newsom Signs Irwin legislation requiring suicide screening at Hospitals
SACRAMENTO- Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 1394 (Irwin) into law. The bill requires general acute care hospitals, which are health care facilities that provide 24-hour inpatient care, to adopt universal suicide screening policies for patients twelve years of age or older by January 1, 2025.
911 Emergencies in the 805
THOUSAND OAKS – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) and the City of Thousand Oaks will be co-hosting an event highlighting some of the local emergencies and challenges with respect to water, wildfires, medical issues and landscape sustainability.