Authorizes $1.5 billion in bonds, to be repaid from state's General Fund, to fund grants for construction, expansion, renovation, and equipping of qualifying children's hospitals. Designates 72 percent of funds to qualifying private nonprofit hospitals providing comprehensive services to high volumes of children eligible for governmental programs and children with special health needs eligible for the California Children's Services program, 18 percent of funds to University of California general acute care children's hospitals, and 10 percent of funds to public and private nonprofit hospitals providing services to children eligible for the California Children's Services program. Fiscal Impact: Increased state costs to repay bonds averaging about $80 million annually over the next 35 years.
Popular Vote Results
Y:7551298; A:62.7; N:4494143; B:37.3
Code Sections Affected
Health and Safety Code;
JAMES STEIN, M.D., Pediatric Surgeon , MARIA MINON, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, ROBERTO GUGIG, M.D., Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Rebuttal Against Author
ANN-LOUISE KUHNS, President California Children’s Hospital Association
Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute. California Proposition 4 (2018).