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File #: 07-1075    Version:
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 6/12/2007 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/4/2014 Final action: 3/4/2014
Title: Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Receive and file Legislative Counsel’s Digest regarding Senate Bill No. 191, Chapter 600, Amended August 22, 2013, extending the operative date of California Government Code 76000.5 until January 1, 2017; and 2) Adopt Resolution 016-2014 regarding the distribution of those funds identified in Resolution 192-2007 as the 15 percent of Emergency Medical Services Agency funding, after administrative costs, to be used for pediatric trauma and emergency services in the County. FUNDING: Fines, penalties, or forfeitures collected by the courts for applicable criminal offenses.
Attachments: 1. 4A - Approved Contract Route Sheet Resolution 3-4-14, 2. 4B - Richie Fund Disbursement Resolution 3-4-14, 3. 4C - Legislative Counsel's Digest SB-191 3-4-14, 4. 4D - Resolution 192-2007 3-4-14, 5. Executed Resolution 016-2014 (BOS 3-4-14), 6. SB1773 Resolution, 7. Senate Bill (SB) 1773, 8. ATTACHMENT A, 9. ATTACHMENT B, Sandberg Letter, 10. Executed Resolution 192-2007 07-17-07
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Health and Human Services Agency recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Receive and file Legislative Counsel’s Digest regarding Senate Bill No. 191, Chapter 600, Amended August 22, 2013, extending the operative date of California Government Code 76000.5 until January 1, 2017; and
2) Adopt Resolution 016-2014 regarding the distribution of those funds identified in Resolution 192-2007 as the 15 percent of Emergency Medical Services Agency funding, after administrative costs, to be used for pediatric trauma and emergency services in the County.

FUNDING: Fines, penalties, or forfeitures collected by the courts for applicable criminal offenses.
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Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
The revenue associated with California Government Code (GC) 76000.5 is variable. Based on historical data, HHSA estimates the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013-14 amount to be approximately $17,000. The $17,000 estimate will be added to the current Richie Fund account balance of $140,067.

Background
On September 30, 2006, the Governor signed into law Senate Bill (SB) 1773, which added GC Section 76000.5 and amended Health and Safety Code (HSC) Section 1797.98a authorizing local Boards of Supervisors to levy additional assessment upon court imposed and collected fines, penalties, and forfeitures for specified criminal offenses. Originally, GC Section 76000.5 was to sunset effective January 1, 2009, however, it was extended to January 1, 2014 by SB 1236, Chapter 60, approved by the Governor July 3, 2008. On October 5, 2013, GC 76000.5 was once again extended via SB 191, Chapter 600, to January 1, 2017.

On July 17, 2007, the Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution 192-2007 authorizing the levy of penalties in addition to existing court penalties in the amount of $2 for every $10 or fraction thereof, in accordance with SB 1773 effective January 1, 2007. At that time, existing state law, specifically HSC 1797.98a authorized the establishment of an Emergency Medical Servi...

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