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Bill gives hospitals up to 7-year seismic extension
California Watch

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced last week that he signed two bills that provide up to seven years of deadline extensions for seismic upgrades at some of the state’s riskiest hospital buildings. Like many things in Sacramento, though, the bills are complicated and rely on the passage of an additional hospital finance bill to become operative, said Anne McLeod, senior vice president of health policy for the California Hospital Association.