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Governor vetoes surgical-tech standards bill
Sacramento Business Journal

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Monday that tried to establish minimum standards for the 9,000 surgical technologists working in California.

Assembly Bill 2062 by Democratic state Sen. Roger Hernandez from West Covina sought to fill a gap in regulation: Surgical technologists are the only members of a surgical team in an operating room with no mandated minimum level of education, training or certification.

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