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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 2.5. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES [1797 - 1799.207]

  ( 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 3. Emergency Medical Care Committee [1797.270 - 1797.276]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1246, Sec. 35. )

1797.270.
  

An emergency medical care committee may be established in each county in this state. Nothing in this division should be construed to prevent two or more adjacent counties from establishing a single committee for review of emergency medical care in these counties.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 64, Sec. 7. Effective June 30, 1993.)

1797.272.
  

The county board of supervisors shall prescribe the membership, and appoint the members, of the emergency medical care committee. If two or more adjacent counties establish a single committee, the county boards of supervisors shall jointly prescribe the membership, and appoint the members of the committee.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1246, Sec. 35.)

1797.274.
  

The emergency medical care committee shall, at least annually, review the operations of each of the following:

(a)  Ambulance services operating within the county.

(b)  Emergency medical care offered within the county, including programs for training large numbers of people in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and lifesaving first aid techniques.

(c)  First aid practices in the county.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1246, Sec. 35.)

1797.276.
  

Every emergency medical care committee shall, at least annually, report to the authority, and the local EMS agency its observations and recommendations relative to its review of the ambulance services, emergency medical care, and first aid practices, and programs for training people in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and lifesaving first aid techniques, and public participation in such programs in that county. The emergency medical care committee shall submit its observations and recommendations to the county board or boards of supervisors which it serves and shall act in an advisory capacity to the county board or boards of supervisors which it serves, and to the local EMS agency, on all matters relating to emergency medical services as directed by the board or boards of supervisors.

(Amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 260, Sec. 5.)

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