An employer shall not request or otherwise seek to obtain information concerning income or other eligibility requirements for public health benefit programs regarding an employee, dependent, or other family member of an employee, other than that information about the employee's employment status otherwise known to the employer consistent with existing state and federal law and regulation. For these purposes, public health benefit programs include, but are not limited to, the Medi-Cal program, Healthy Families Program, Major Risk Medical Insurance Program, and Access for Infants and Mothers program.
(Added by Stats. 2003, Ch. 673, Sec. 2.)