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Health and Safety Code - HSC


  ( Division 2.5 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1260. )

CHAPTER 4. Local Administration [1797.200 - 1797.276]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1260. )

ARTICLE 2. Local Emergency Medical Services Planning [1797.250 - 1797.258]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1260. )


In each designated EMS area, the local EMS agency may develop and submit a plan to the authority for an emergency medical services system according to the guidelines prescribed pursuant to Section 1797.103.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1260.)


The local EMS agency shall, consistent with such plan, coordinate and otherwise facilitate arrangements necessary to develop the emergency medical services system.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1260.)


Local EMS agencies shall annually submit an emergency medical services plan for the EMS area to the authority, according to EMS Systems, Standards, and Guidelines established by the authority.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 197, Sec. 2. Effective July 22, 1996.)


A local EMS agency may review applications for grants and contracts for federal, state, or private funds concerning emergency medical services or related activities in its EMS area.

(Added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1260.)


A local EMS agency which elects to implement a trauma care system on or after the effective date of the regulations adopted pursuant to Section 1798.161 shall develop and submit a plan for that trauma care system to the authority according to the requirements of the regulations prior to the implementation of that system.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1735, Sec. 3. Effective September 30, 1984.)


After the submission of an initial trauma care system plan, a local EMS agency which has implemented a trauma care system shall annually submit to the authority an updated plan which identifies all changes, if any, to be made in the trauma care system.

(Added by Stats. 1984, Ch. 1735, Sec. 4. Effective September 30, 1984.)

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