support cpf’s pro-firefighter legislative package

Urge the governor to sign bills implementing PTSI presumption, peer support confidentiality and an end to privatized 9-1-1 dispatch

Governor Newsom could act any day on landmark measures sponsored by the CPF.

Senate Bill 542 — CPF’s historic post-traumatic stress injury presumption — and AB 1116, implementing peer support confidentiality, form CPF’s Behavioral Health Package. Both are awaiting signature by the governor, as is SB 438 on 9-1-1 dispatch services.

Act now to encourage Gov. Newsom to sign these important measures:

AB 1116 (Grayson) -- Moves forward important confidentiality and peer support training to help ensure that firefighters are able to address their behavioral wellness. DOWNLOAD SAMPLE LETTER

SB 542 (Stern) -- Creates a rebuttable post-tramatic stress injury presumption for firefighters in the state's workers' compensation system.DOWNLOAD SAMPLE LETTER

SB 438 (Hertzberg) -- Prohibits a public agency from outsourcing its local emergency dispatch services to a private, for-profit industry.DOWNLOAD SAMPLE LETTER

The Governor needs to hear from your local union! Please take a moment to download the sample letters provided above, personalize each one with your local perspectives and experiences, copy them on local union letterhead, and then send to the Governor via Don't forget to "Cc" Christine Harms in CPF's Legislative Department on your email at