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§ 635.8. Accountability

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: June 12, 2006

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 3F. Ounce of Prevention Program Act
Effective: June 12, 2006
35 P.S. § 635.8
§ 635.8. Accountability
(a) Information required.--A grant recipient shall provide the following information to the department upon request:
(1) A report on the number of families and children served and the services provided.
(2) Performance data related to potential drug abuse, improvement in child health, reduction in incidence of child abuse and educational improvement in children who participate in the program.
(3) A plan to monitor the development of each child who received services from the program for a period of not less than ten years.
(4) An accounting of the expenditure of funds from the grant and all funds received for the program from other sources.
(5) Other information deemed appropriate by the department.
(b) Reports.--
(1) Within nine months of the end of the term of a grant, the grant recipient shall provide a report to the department that includes analysis of performance and other data to determine outcomes and any reduction in drug abuse, improvement in health, reduction in the incidence of child abuse or any educational improvement in children who participate in the program when compared to children who do not receive services.
(2) The department shall submit a biennial report to the Governor and to the chairman and minority chairman of the Public Health and Welfare Committee of the Senate and the chairman and minority chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee of the House of Representatives that evaluates the effectiveness and outcomes of the program.
(c) Analysis.--
(1) The department shall review and analyze the information provided under subsections (a) and (b)(1) and research the long-term results of the program in order to determine which programs are the most cost effective and produce the most positive results.
(2) The strategies determined to be the most effective may be required by the department as a condition of receipt of a grant.


2006, April 12, P.L. 71, No. 23, § 8, effective in 60 days [June 12, 2006].
35 P.S. § 635.8, PA ST 35 P.S. § 635.8
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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