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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. FUNDING. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Creates state and county funds administered by designated agencies to: provide funds to hospitals for their proportionate share of emergency services; reimburse physicians for performing uncompensated emergency medical services; and provide funds for training and equipment for pre-hospital emergency medical personnel. Provides for collection, allocation and disbursement of funds from additional penalties assessed for criminal convictions including certain Vehicle Code violations and from a portion of penalties already collected. Also appropriates and allocates an amount not less than a portion of revenues generated by existing tobacco products taxes to state physician services fund. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would have the following significant fiscal effects: Increased Maddy Fund revenues for emergency care services of up to a few hundred million dollars annually, potentially as much as $250 million to $350 million. Reduced various other state and local penalty revenues for existing programs potentially exceeding $100 million annually.
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EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. FUNDING. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 962 (2002).