Article 2. Local Emergency Medical Services Planning of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 2.5. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 2.
In each designated EMS area, the local EMS agency may
develop and submit a plan to the authority for an emergency medical
services system according to the guidelines prescribed pursuant to
The local EMS agency shall, consistent with such plan,
coordinate and otherwise facilitate arrangements necessary to develop
the emergency medical services system.
Local EMS agencies shall annually submit an emergency
medical services plan for the EMS area to the authority, according to
EMS Systems, Standards, and Guidelines established by the authority.
A local EMS agency may review applications for grants and
contracts for federal, state, or private funds concerning emergency
medical services or related activities in its EMS area.
A local EMS agency which elects to implement a trauma
care system on or after the effective date of the regulations adopted
pursuant to Section 1798.161 shall develop and submit a plan for
that trauma care system to the authority according to the
requirements of the regulations prior to the implementation of that
After the submission of an initial trauma care system
plan, a local EMS agency which has implemented a trauma care system
shall annually submit to the authority an updated plan which
identifies all changes, if any, to be made in the trauma care system.