AN ACT DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF MAY OF EACH YEAR AS LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH AND ESTABLISHING AN ADVISORY COUNCIL ON LUPUS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Enacts new GS 103-14 designating May as Lupus Awareness Month.
Enacts new Part 5 in Article 1B of GS Chapter 130A establishing the 15-member Lupus Advisory Council (Council). Sets out the Council's duties, including making recommendations to the Governor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services aimed at improving patient health status, and examining the financing of, and access to, health services. Sets out Council membership and provisions for electing the chairperson, establishing a quorum, paying member expenses, and providing Council support.