Protects the dignity of incarcerated persons by providing access to necessary prenatal care and menstrual care, prohibiting use of unnecessary restraints on pregnant inmates, and requiring correctional officers be of same or similar gender identity as the incarcerated person during a search.

Also prohibits correctional officers from disrespecting the gender identities of incarcerated individuals they interact with.

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  • Currently: In Assembly Committee on Ways and Means

  • April 21: Second reading on Assembly floor. Referred to the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means for budget considerations.

  • April 13: Committee work session; Amend, and do pass

  • March 27: Received a notice of eligibility for exemption from the deadline

  • March 21: Second Committee hearing

  • March 20: First Committee hearing

  • March 14: Introduced to the Assembly for first reading. Referred to the Assembly Committee on Judiciary.


Assemblywoman Cecelia González, Senator Pat Spearman, Senator Dina Neal, Assemblywoman Shondra Summers-Armstrong, Senator Melanie Scheible


Passed committee


2023 Legislative Session

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