as amended, Bonilla.
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Existing law requires the State Department of Public Health to develop a coordinated state strategy for addressing the health-related needs of women, including implementation of goals and objectives for women’s health. Existing law establishes the Office of Health Equity within the department to, among other things, communicate and disseminate information within the department and to other state departments to assist in developing strategies to improve the health and mental health status of specified persons, including women. Existing law requires the department to include prescribed information in any literature that it produces regarding breast cancer, including the factors that increase the risk that younger women will develop breast cancer. Existing law describes these risk factors as including, but not limited to, family history of the disease.end delete
This bill would require any literature regarding breast cancer information produced or updated by the department on or after January 1, 2016, to include the increased risk for breast cancer associated with obesity. The bill would provide that the department is not required to dispose of or refrain from disseminating existing published material solely for the purpose of complying with the requirement that the literature include that prescribed information.end delete
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Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: begin deleteno end delete.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
begin deleteAn end deleteadvertisement supporting or opposing a
4candidate that is paid for by an independent expenditure must
begin delete a statement that it was not authorized by a candidate or a
6committee controlled by a candidate.end delete
Any disclosure statement required by this article shall
26be printed clearly and legibly in no less than
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28by the commission or, if the communication is broadcast, the
29information shall be spoken so as to be clearly audible and
30understood by the intended public and otherwise appropriately
31conveyed for the hearing impaired.
Section 138.6 of the Health and Safety Code is
7amended to read:
(a) Literature regarding breast cancer information
9produced or updated by the State Department of Public Health on
10or after January 1, 2016, shall include, but not be limited to, all of
12(1) Summarized information on risk factors for breast cancer
13in younger women, including, but not limited to, information on
14the increased risk associated with a family history of the disease,
15and increased risk associated with obesity.
16(2) Summarized information regarding detection alternatives
17to mammography that may be available and more effective for
18at-risk women between the ages of 25 and 40 years.
19(3) Information on Internet Web sites of relevant organizations,
20government agencies, and research institutions where information
21on mammography alternatives may be obtained.
22(b) (1) The
information required by subdivision (a) shall be
23produced consistent with the department’s protocols and procedures
24regarding the production and dissemination of information on
25breast cancer, including, but not limited to, the following factors:
26(A) Restrictions imposed by space limitation on materials
27currently produced and distributed by the department.
28(B) Future regular production and replacement schedules.
29(C) Translation standards governing the number of languages
30and literacy levels.
31(D) The nature, content, and purpose of the material into which
32this new information will be incorporated.
33(2) This section does not require the department to dispose of
34or refrain from disseminating existing published literature solely
35for the purpose of complying with subdivision (a).
36(c) It is the intent of the Legislature that subdivisions (a) and
37(b) apply to information that is distributed by any branch of the
P5 1department, including, but not limited to, the Cancer Detection
2Section and the Office of Health Equity.