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§ 13-1107. Local Public Health Component

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: July 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 13. Miscellaneous Health Care Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 11. Cancer Prevention, Education, Screening, and Treatment Program (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-1107
§ 13-1107. Local Public Health Component
In general
(a) There is a Local Public Health Component in the Program.
Purpose
(b) The purpose of the Local Public Health Component is to maximize the effectiveness of anti-cancer initiatives in the State by empowering local health coalitions to develop and implement cancer prevention, education, screening, and treatment programs in coordination with the Department.
Distribution of grants
(c) Subject to §§ 13-1108 through 13-1113 of this subtitle, the Department may distribute grants to counties for cancer prevention, education, screening, and treatment programs.
Baseline Cancer Study
(d)(1) Except as provided under paragraph (2) of this subsection, the Department may not spend any funds that are allocated to the Local Public Health Component in the State budget until after the Baseline Cancer Study has been completed.
(2) Before the Baseline Cancer Study is completed, the Department may distribute a planning grant of not more than $10,000 to each local health department other than the Baltimore City Health Department.
Allocation of funds to cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment
(e) Prior to each fiscal year, the Department shall determine the percentage of funds that shall be allocated to cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment by a county or Statewide Academic Health Center that receives funds under a Local Public Health Cancer Grant.

Credits

Added by Acts 2000, c. 17, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000; Acts 2000, c. 18, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000. Amended by Acts 2004, c. 430, § 1, eff. June 1, 2004; Acts 2017, c. 139, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017.
MD Code, Health - General, § 13-1107, MD HEALTH GEN § 13-1107
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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