AB 251 did receive unanimous reconsideration following its defeat in the Judiciary Committee, so it can be considered again in January 2014, possibly in amended form. And, ironically, the Judiciary Committee hearing at which AB 251 was heard was one of the few hearings the Assembly elected not to record electronically.
And finally, the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday, April 17, gave unanimous approval to SB 669 by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, which would enable California to join a growing group of states that provide training in the proper use and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors, and which make these auto-injectors available by prescription to individuals who have successfully completed the training. The bill, which now goes to the Senate Judiciary Committee, is based on CCBA Resolution 08-05-2012 developed by Los Angeles County Bar Association delegate Joel Douglas. See video clip of hearing to right.