Assembly Bill 1308: Midwifery by Susan Bonilla raced through it's final steps in the state legislature. Over the last three days the, the bill passed in the senate business and professions committee, on the senate floor, in the assembly business and professions committee and finally on the assembly floor for concurrence, all with unanimous votes!
The bill will next go to the governor for his signature. The bill text can be found here
Although it is certainly not a perfect bill, we look forward to the next steps for implementing this legislation, creating regulations and pursuing future legislation. Over the next few days we will post updates detailing future work. This is the time to get involved and to stay engaged!
Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who has worked on this bill.