Bill Text: SB 589
Date Introduced: February 26, 2015
Sponsors: Sen. Block (D)
Status: Signed into law
This bill establishes a presumption that the disabled, regardless of conservatee status, are competent to vote. The bill prohibits disqualifying them from voting unless a court finds by clear and convincing evidence that the person cannot communicate a desire to participate in the voting process.
Read California Common Cause's letter of support.