LOCAL COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PROGRAMS/FUNDS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 579 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 3, 2019
AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH, TO EXPAND LOCAL COMMUNICABLE DISEASE SURVEILLANCE, DETECTION, CONTROL, AND PREVENTION INFRASTRUCTURE AND ACTIVITIES.
Intro. by White, Lambeth, Dobson, Potts.

Status: Ref to the Com on Health, if favorable, Appropriations, Health and Human Services, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 4 2019)
H 579

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 3 2019 - More information

    Includes whereas clauses.

    Appropriates $8 million in recurring funds for 2019-20 and $8 million in recurring funds for 2020-21 from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, to be allocated to local health departments to expand local infrastructure for the surveillance, detection, control, and prevention of communicable diseases. Requires the Division to divide $4 million equally among the local health departments for each year of the 2019-21 biennium, with the remaining $4 million allocated to local health departments based on the percentage of the State population served by the departments. Effective July 1, 2019. 


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