AB 1578, as amended, Rodriguez. Emergency medical services: mobile field hospitals.
Existing law establishes the Emergency Medical Services Authority in the Health and Welfare Agency to administer a statewide system of coordinated emergency medical care, injury prevention, and disaster medical response.
This bill would appropriate $2,000,000 from the General Fund to provide for the maintenance and upkeep of mobile field hospitals within the Mobile Field Hospital program.
This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.
Vote: 2⁄3. Appropriation: yes. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
The sum of two million dollars ($2,000,000) is
2hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the
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2provide for the maintenance and upkeep of mobile field hospitals
3within the Mobile Field Hospital program.
This act is an urgency statute necessary for the
5immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within
6the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into
7immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
8In order to provide for maintenance and upkeep of the three
9mobile field hospitals within the Mobile Field Hospital program
10to ensure adequate preparedness for disasters and emergencies, it
11is necessary that this act take effect immediately.