AB 2420: Perinatal and infant children health – extreme heat

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski
California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 2420 (Arambula) Requires the Department of Public Health to review literature on the adverse effects of extreme heat on perinatal health, and develop guidance and recommend best practices for safe conditions and health considerations for pregnant individuals and infants regarding extreme heat. STATUS: APPROVED by both houses; Senate amendments concurred in August 25; SIGNED by the Governor on September 9.