“Superior Court Judge David Hunter had ruled in February that Schwarzenegger's action was illegal because state law bars workers from the program for 10 years only if they have been convicted of child abuse, elder abuse or defrauding Medi-Cal or any patient. […] Schwarzenegger, acting by executive order, is seeking to bar from the program anyone ever convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors, which include shoplifting. After appealing Hunter's ruling in May, the governor had planned to implement his restrictions later this week.”Those who opposed the governor’s plan argued that it would restrict a patient’s ability to choose their desired caregiver and that if a relative had a conviction, they would be prevented from providing care. The governor’s office has stated he may seek to change state laws so that his restrictions can be implemented. Read more here.