CA AB 2004 takes one more step to becoming law in California.
CA AB 2004 authorizes Verifiable Credentials for the transmission of medical test results from authorized medical authorities to patients. Creates a working group to develop best practices, and sets a standard providing the highest levels of consumer privacy and trust in this new technology.
On Saturday August 8th the bill was presented to the California Senate Committee on Business, Professions, and Economic Development. The bill passed unanimously with a 9-0 vote.
Watch the video below for the full hearing below!
This follows the bills introduction to the California House Privacy Committee on May 6th, 2020. You can view a video of our Senior Medical Advisor, Raj Gupta of Vanderbilt University provide testimony to the CA House Privacy Committee Here.
Following the Privacy Committee, AB 2004 went to House Appropriations committee where it passed unanimously and then on the the House Floor. The House Floor hearing can be viewed here, where the bill was introduced by Assemblymember Ian Calderon.
Next steps, the bill will go to the Senate Appropriations Committee by August 21st and then the full Senate Floor by August 31st. If the bill passes through the Senate, the Governor's office will have until September 30th to sign the bill into law.