California Legislative Updates2022-02-22T10:03:58-08:00

California Legislative Updates

2212, 2023

SB 43 and Prop. 1 – Now What?

December 22nd, 2023|

SB 43 / Conservatorship Reform The dust has settled and only two counties will implement SB 43 (Eggman) on 1/1/24: San Francisco and San Luis Obispo. However, several boards of supervisors (e.g., Santa Clara, Stanislaus) told staff that they didn't necessarily want to wait until 1/1/26 to implement and that [...]

1311, 2023

California Medical Board

November 13th, 2023|

CSAP has heard from a lot of you all around the state regarding new regulations being promulgated by the Medical Board of California. Rest assured, CSAP is tracking this, and coordinating with the California Medical Association to submit comments by the Board's deadline of November 14. As stated in the [...]

411, 2023

Campaign for Proposition 1 Begins

November 4th, 2023|

The campaign to overhaul California’s mental health system launched this week. The ballot measure committee is starting off with $6 million in the bank and is being led by Governor Newsom’s former deputy chief of staff, Lindsey Cobia, who will manage the campaign, and his former chief of staff, Jim [...]

2709, 2023


September 27th, 2023|

Government Affairs Committee The CSAP Government Affairs Committee (GAC) and Board met last night. The GAC recommended, and the Board concurred on the following actions: -CSAP will join the CMA and others to file an amicus to uphold the longstanding prohibition against non-physicians’ use of the term ‘doctor.’ -CSAP will [...]

3007, 2023

Meet Some More CSAP Board Members!

July 30th, 2023|

Meet Some More CSAP Board Members! Matthew Goldenberg D.O. Matthew Goldenberg D.O. is the current president of the Southern California Psychiatric Society (SCPS) and chairs the SCPS Private Practice Committee. Through his role as SCPS president, Dr. Goldenberg will serve on the Board of CSAP for 2023 to 2024. Dr. [...]

2606, 2023

Behavioral Health & Community Housing Grants

June 26th, 2023|

California Delivers $1.49 Billion in Behavioral Health & Community Housing Grants The State of California has awarded $1.49 billion in grants focused on addressing the behavioral health crisis impacting every community across the state. These new grants will help people with mental health and substance use disorders get connected to [...]

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