AB 979 modernizes existing family council laws, so that members can meet and communicateelectronically and continue to operate during a public health emergency. The bill also ensures thatfacilities will be more responsive to concerns raised by family councils, discourages operatorsfrom undermining family council activities, and clarifies that control of the family councilmembership and participation in meetings lies with the family council itself.
SB-263 Fact Sheet
SB 263 will protect consumers, including vulnerable seniors, from potential abuse and exploitation of harmful financial investment transactions by adopting the 2020 version of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation (#275).
AB-488 Fact Sheet
Using the Workforce and Quality Incentive Program, under which a skilled nursing facility provides services to a Medi-Cal managed care enrollee, AB 488 would require that the program includes staff training and general facility improvements aimed at addressing the needs of skilled nursing facility residents with vision loss.