LOCAL HOSPITAL DISTRICTS. LEGISLATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. This measure would permit the Legislature, by statute, to authorize local hospital districts to acquire and own stock of corporations engaging in any health care related businesses, as defined by the Legislature. Provides that the district shall be subject to the same obligations and liabilities imposed by law upon all other stockholders in those corporations. Provides that the amendments do not repeal or otherwise affect an existing statute denying professional rights, privileges, and powers to corporations and other artificial legal entities. Summary of Legislative Analyst's Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact: This measure has no expected fiscal effect.
Legislative Vote Results
Final Votes Cast by the Legislature on ACA 29 (Proposition 124) Assembly -- Ayes, 71; Noes, 0 -- Senate -- Ayes, 37; Noes, 0
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3225340; A: 45.84; N: 3815030; B: 54.16
Assembly Constitutional Amendment
Tim Leslie, Assemblyman, Fifth District; Ron Youngren, President, Association of California Hospital Districts
Thomas Tryon, Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Calaveras County; Gail Lightfoot, Chair, Libertarian Party of California; Ted Brown, Member, State Executive Committee, Libertarian Party of California
Rebuttal Against Author
Howard S. Brown, M.D.; Frederick A. Groverman, D.V.M.
Local Hospital Districts. California Proposition 124 (1990).