California SCR No. 59 protecting voluntary and informed consent on medical interventions
August 18, 2021 |Introduced by Senator Melendez | Medical interventions: voluntary and informed consent.
“This measure would urge the Legislature and the Governor to take actions to protect Californians’ right to make their own health and medical decisions, among other related actions. The measure would urge the Legislature to amend existing law, as specified, in order to require the voluntary and informed consent of an individual or their guardian, and to authorize the consent’s withdrawal without prejudice, for any preventive, diagnostic, or therapeutic medical intervention taken by the State Department of Public Health to ascertain the nature of a contagious, infectious, or communicable disease and to prevent its spread.”
Link To Article_CHCA RESOLUTION ON VOLUNTARY AND INFORMED CONSENT