Attorney General No.
Secretary of State No.
Directs Legislature to establish a “California Health Security Plan”. Plan shall be free to all members and fully funded by “general revenue and sources” as directed by Legislature. Requires plan to pay for all medical, mental health, dental and vision care. Directs plan to provide equal care for all members. Makes all residents who have resided in state for ten months of previous year eligible for plan. Provides for some residents to be automatically enrolled. Requires privacy of medical records of members. Requires Legislature to establish an elected oversight board. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Net unknown costs to state and local government, potentially in the low tens of billions of dollars; these costs would be greater or lesser depending on actions taken by the Governor or Legislature in structuring the health coverage expansion program. (Initiative 07-0055.) (Full Text)
James R. Smith
Failed to Qualify
HEALTH CARE. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. California Initiative 1300 (2007).