Public Policy Committee Public Policy InitiativesLinks

Past FMHAC policy Statements

ACCEPTED: Supreme Court Amicus Curiae Brief in the Coleman/Plata litigation
Complete Amicus Brief
Supreme Court Opinion
Judges Panel Opinion

Assembly Bill 2357: Assisted Outpatient Mental Health Treatment
FMHAC Letter of Support
Assembly Bill 2357 Information

Passed Senate (30-4); August 21, 2006
Passed Assembly (65-5); May 18, 2006

Assembly Bill 632: The Establishment of the California Sex Offender Management Board (SOMB)
FMHAC Letter of Support
Assembly Bill 632 Information

Passed Senate; September 8, 2005
Passed Assembly; September 8, 2005

Proposition 63: Mental Health Services Act; Voluntary vs. Involuntary Treatment
FMHAC Letter of Recommendation
MHSA Updates


contact your legislators

Professionals working in the field are the best people to voice their opinion about legislation that effects their work and clients. Use the links below to give your legislator your best recommendations regarding upcoming legislation.

California Governor

California Senators

California Assembly Members

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