SB 2/Prop 72

SB 2/Prop 72

Health Insurance Act of 2003

Also known as SB 2, the Health Insurance Act of 2003, Proposition 72 sought to to ensure that employees get basic health coverage on the job and to expand such coverage to a million more workers, was defeated by a vote of 49.2% to 50.8%, a razor-thin margin of 180,426 votes out of over 12.6 million cast. It was the closest margin of the sixteen initiatives on California’s November 2004 ballot.

Proposition 72 Archive

Proposition 72 Election Wrap-up

What Is Proposition 72?
Prop 72 In The News
San Francisco Chronicle October 2004
Los Angeles Times October 2004
Prop 72 Opposition

Other Resources

California HealthCare Foundation – Vote Health 2004
Latino Issues Forum

Information on SB2, the Health Insurance Act of 2003

SB2 (Burton/Speier)
What Is SB2
SB2 Talking Points
Health Coverage Impacts of SB2
Economic Impacts of SB2
Responses to Questions About SB2