AB 2253 enacts the "William Dallas Jones Cancer Presumption Act of 2010," which seeks to eliminate the existing statute of limitations in favor of expanding it in a manner that more accurately reflects the risk to those types of job-related cancers that are contracted by firefighters and other public safety personnel.
While the 2007-2008 Legislative Session was a huge success, CPF is now turning with new urgency to the 2009-2010 Legislative Session. To this end, the CPF Executive Board unanimously approved an ambitious legislative agenda for the upcoming session.
We are proud to announce that Governor Schwarzenegger has signed ALL of the CPF-sponsored bills that were approved by the Legislature in August with overwhelming bi-partisan support.
Bill Introduced to Protect Bankruptcy Access for Financially Devastated California Municipalities
Charles Calderon (D-Montebello) has introduced CPF co-sponsored legislation to ensure that public safety officers fully realize the benefits afforded in the Healthcare Enhancement for Local Public Safety (HELPS) Act.
Bill introduced to clarify LA County's mandatory retirement requirements.
Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) has introduced SB 186, a CPF-backed bill to repeal the December 2009 sunset date on a worker's right to predesignate a treating physician for workers' compensation purposes.
AB 1227 was introduced to clarify who is covered by Labor Code Section 4850.
Senator Maldonado Introduced Bill that Would Clarify Fire-Based Bomb Technician Peace Officer Classification.