When AB1308 (Bonilla) passed in 2013 it removed from regulations the following Standard of Care and Guidelines that were in place and working well since 2005. Here is a copy of that document and the subsequent VBAC regulations :
Below is a link to a copy of the current ‘Guidelines’ . The 2005 Standard of Care was the template for the current ‘Guidelines’, which were edited to comply with AB1308 changes:
The California licensed midwifery practice act was modified in 2013 by AB 1308 Bonilla to require specific disclosures at the onset of care. Two sample disclosure forms are provided here:
In 1999, The Osborn Decision, by Judge Jaime Rene Roman, established that physician supervision of licensed midwives was onerous and that midwifery is a discipline separate from the practice of medicine.