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  2. Assembly Bill SB 457: Minor Consent to Vision Care (Menjivar and Ashby)
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Assembly Bill SB 457: Minor Consent to Vision Care (Menjivar and Ashby)
by Aria Morgan,
July 21, 2023 |

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This bill would allow minors 15 years of age and older to consent to their own vision care without their parent or guardian’s consent, provided certain other conditions are met. California Family Code section 6922 already provides that a minor may consent to their own medical or dental care if the minor is: (1) 15 years of age or older, (2) living separate from the parent or guardian; and (3) managing their own financial affairs.  This bill would add vision care to that list.

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Aria Morgan

About the Author, Aria Morgan

Aria Morgan is the Managing Editor of Free Now Foundation. Aria is a passionate and accomplished editor with a diverse background in writing for various industries, including music, film, health and yoga, and with published covers and feature credits in national magazines. Aria is dedicated to protecting civil rights and promoting health and medical freedom, and is thrilled to be a part of the Free Now Foundation team.


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