PIA Lab Choice (SB 340)
September 2023 – COA’s sponsored legislation to allow optometrists to get eyeglasses made outside the Prison Industry Authority (PIA) system is still alive and eligible for hearing next year. Click here to send a letter to your lawmakers in support of these bills.
COA supports SB 340 (Eggman), which would allow optometrists to get Medi-Cal eyeglasses from a private lab. The bill passed the Senate Public Safety Committee and will next be heard in Senate Appropriations Committee.