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SFMMS Supports Slate of 2022 State Bills

The San Francisco Marin Medical Society (SFMMS) has issued letters in support of a slate of state bills, advancing our positions on a diverse range of policy issues that affect the health and wellbeing of communities in San Francisco and Marin counties. These issues include prescription drug coverage, vaccine consent for minors, overdose prevention, availability of trauma kits, and protecting vulnerable Californians from the dangers of extreme heat. 

SFMMS reviews all legislation advanced by San Francisco and Marin County members of the state Assembly and Senate, and receives requests to support bills from a variety of sources, including local community benefit organizations. 

SFMMS’ positions on bills are determined by the SFMMS Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Our deliberations follow the California Medical Association’s Council on Legislation (in which our representatives also participate) to ensure we are not contradicting positions on bills taken by our state medical association.

In 2022, SFMMS is supporting the following bills:

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