SB2 and Peace Officer Eligibility
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Legislation, Risk Control
December 15, 2021

SB2 was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 30, 2021 and includes major changes to peace officer hiring and eligibility, and eliminates certain immunity provisions for public entities employing peace officers. The legislation is widely viewed as the State of California’s single biggest police reform bill.

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SB 722: Swimming Pools – CPR Requirement
Posted by Scarlett Sadler in Education, Legislation
November 17, 2021

Recently signed by Governor Newsom, SB 722 requires a school district or charter school to have at least one adult with a valid certification of CPR training to be present throughout the duration of a non-interscholastic event.

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COVID-19: Legislation, Reporting Requirements, WC Coverage & Claims Handling Update
Posted by Jennifer Hamelin in COVID-19, Legislation, Workers' Compensation
September 15, 2020

Many legislative changes due to COVID-19 have occurred recently regarding Workers' Compensation coverage, claims, and claims handling. PRISM staff has complied this latest update of information on the changes.

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Discussion of Workers' Compensation Bills in Legislature
Posted by Jennifer Hamelin in Legislation, Workers' Compensation
April 22, 2019

The 2019 legislative session is in full swing, with several key bills in the workers’ compensation arena related specifically to the expansion of benefits for safety personnel and emergency responders. 

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SB 1 and the Local Road
Posted by Gina Engman in Legislation
August 18, 2017

Find out how the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 applies to local transportation projects.

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Did You Know...New Legislation Affects Your Employee Orientations?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?, Legislation
July 06, 2017

AB 119 was signed into law and requires union representation access to employees during new employee orientation.

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Did You Know...Elected Officials are now Required to Complete Sexual Harassment Training?
Posted by Sarah Bruno in Did You Know?, Legislation
January 09, 2017

California Assembly Bill 1661 was approved by Gov. Jerry Brown in September 2016 and amended the Government Code to require that local agencies provide sexual harassment prevention training to all local agency officials.

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California Trust Act (AB 4)
Posted by Maria Williams in Legislation, Risk Control, Risk Management
December 17, 2014

The fact that there is a California Trust Act may not be well known. If it’s news to you, AB 4 (Ammiano) was approved by the Governor in October 2013 and it took effect January 1, 2014...

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