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File #: 22-1190    Version: 1 Name: SB 1245 (Kamlager) Legislative Position
Type: Minute Order Status: Action Item
File created: 6/24/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 8/8/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration of a Support Position on SB 1245 (Kamlager) Los Angeles County Abortion Access Safe Haven Pilot Program; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2022-08-08__ATT__SB_1245_96_As Amended On 2022-06-29.pdf
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CC - ACTION ITEM: (1) Consideration of a Support Position on SB 1245 (Kamlager) Los Angeles County Abortion Access Safe Haven Pilot Program; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: August 8, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Shelly Wolfberg/City Manager's Office or
Jesse Mays/City Manager's Office

Phone Number: (310) 253-6000

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Attachments: Yes [X] No []

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X]

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (08/03/2022); State Senator Sydney Kamlager; State Assemblymember Isaac Bryan; Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell (08/03/2022)

Department Approval: John M. Nachbar (08/03/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) consider approving a letter of support for SB 1245 (Kamlager) Los Angeles County (County) Abortion Access Safe Haven Pilot Program; and (2) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

At the June 6, 2022 City Council Meeting, Council Member McMorrin discussed access to reproductive health and reproductive rights, and she received consensus that the City Council agendize consideration of a letter of support for Senator Kamlager' s Senate Bill (SB) 1245.

About SB 1245

In response to the sweeping restrictions on abortion access in states outside of California, SB 1245 (attached) seeks to establish a fund to expand and improve access to sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion, in the County. If SB 1245 is signed into law, SEC. 2. Article 7 (commencing with Section 123641) would be added to Chapter 2 of Part 2 of Division 106 of the Health and Safety Code.

State funds allocated to the County of Los Angeles for the Los Angeles County Abortion Access Safe Haven Pilot Program would be used to administer a pilot ...

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