Bill Summary for H 867 (2019-2020)

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Apr 16 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 867 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER AS MARROW DONATION AWARENESS MONTH AND DIRECTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO RAISE AWARENESS THROUGH PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT BONE MARROW DONATION AND BONE MARROW DONATION REGISTRIES.
Intro. by Holley.

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Identical to S 501, filed 4/2/19.

Includes whereas clauses.

Enacts GS 103-15 designating November as Marrow Donation Awareness Month. 

Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to make available on it website a public service announcement regarding bone marrow donation and transplantation sufficient to allow an individual to make a decision about whether to participate in a local or national bone marrow donation registry. 

Requires DHHS to provide a link to the public service announcement to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which the DMV must make available on its website. Additionally requires the DMV to broadcast the public service announcement on monitors at drivers license office locations across the State.

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