(a) As used in this article, “fire protection services” includes, but is not limited to, emergency medical services where provided by a local agency directly or by contract.

(b) “Emergency medical services” includes equipment, apparatus, and salaries and benefits for personnel as described in Article 5 (commencing with Section 1797.160) of Chapter 3 of Part 1 of Division 2.5 of the Health and Safety Code, the Emergency Medical Services System and the Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Personnel Act, where these services are provided by a local agency which also provides police or fire protection.

Terms Used In California Government Code 53971.4

  • local agency: means any city, county, or city and county, or a district, public authority, or any other political subdivision in the state. See California Government Code 53970

This section applies only to San Bernardino County.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 16, Sec. 1. Effective May 4, 1987.)