At a time when abortion rights are under attack, California can and must be a leader on abortion access. Right now, most university health centers provide quality health care at low or no cost to students. But campus clinics in the state don't provide abortion care, and many don't have an abortion provider close by. For students, it can be hard to raise the money or find transportation to access this care.

That's why we're supporting the College Student Right to Access Act (SB 24), which will make sure California's university students have access to the abortion pill. The abortion pill is safe, effective care that can — and should — be offered at every California university health center. You can learn more at

Bill Developments

October 11, 2019: Signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom
September 13, 2019: Passed Assembly
August 30, 2019: Approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee
June 25, 2019: Approved by the Assembly Higher Education Committee
June 11, 2019: Approved by the Assembly Heath Committee
May 20, 2019: Passed the Senate
May 16, 2019: Approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee
April 24, 2019: Approved by the Senate Education Committee
April 3, 2019: Approved by the Senate Heath Committee
April 3, 2019: Approved by Senate Health Committee


ACCESS Women's Health Justice, ACT for Women and Girls, ACLU of California, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice, NARAL Pro-Choice CA, Students United for Reproductive Justice at Berkeley, Women's Foundation of California/Women's Policy Institute


Connie Leyva (D-Chino), Principal Coauthor: Assembly Member Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles)


Won: new law



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