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Enacts GS 103-15 designating November as Marrow Donation Awareness Month.
Appropriates from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, $26,000 for 2018‑19 to: (1) make available free of charge website-printable publications on bone marrow donation and transplantation sufficient to allow an individual to make an informed decision about whether to participate in a local or national bone marrow donation registry, (2) raise public awareness about bone marrow donation and transplantation, (3) encourage North Carolina residents to consider joining a bone marrow donation registry. Effective July 1, 2018.
Appropriates from the General Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health, $250,000 for 2018‑19 to be used exclusively to implement a bone marrow donation pilot program. Requires DHHS, in collaboration with the Department of Motor Vehicles, to establish the pilot program at driver's license offices in Edgecombe County and Wake County, with each site given $125,000 for educational and other purposes related to the pilot program. Requires DHHS, by February 1, 2019, to report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Fiscal Research Division on the status of the pilot program, and by May 1, 2021, give a final report of the program to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Fiscal Research Division. Effective July 1, 2018.
Bill S 788 (2017-2018)Summary date: May 30 2018 - More information
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