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§ 13-1106. Statewide Public Health Component

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Title 13. Miscellaneous Health Care Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Cancer Prevention, Education, Screening, and Treatment Program (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-1106
§ 13-1106. Statewide Public Health Component
In general
(a) There is a Statewide Public Health Component in the Program.
(b) The purpose of the Statewide Public Health Component is to maximize the effectiveness of the anti-cancer initiatives in the State by authorizing the Department to take steps to ensure that the Program is implemented in a coordinated and integrated manner throughout the State.
Development and implementation of initiatives
(c) Subject to subsection (d) of this section and as necessary to ensure a coordinated and integrated statewide effort to implement cancer prevention, identification, and treatment programs for targeted cancers, the Department may develop and implement statewide anti-cancer initiatives that are consistent with the findings and recommendations of the Task Force Report, including programs that support the implementation of the Local Public Health Component of the Program.
Request for proposal
(d) If the Department issues a request for proposal, distributes a grant, or enters into a contract as authorized under subsection (c) of this section, the request for proposal, grant, or contract shall state with specificity the objectives and performance criteria that will be used to measure the success of the program to which the request for proposal, grant, or contract relates.
Baseline Cancer Study
(e) The Department may not spend any money that is allocated to the Statewide Public Health Component in the State budget until the Baseline Cancer Study has been completed.


Added by Acts 2000, c. 17, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2000, c. 18, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000.
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-1106, MD HEALTH GEN § 13-1106
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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