AN ACT TO ESTABLISH AN ADVISORY COUNCIL ON PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME (PANS) AND PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDER ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS (PANDAS).
Enacts new GS 130A-33.52 establishing the 14-member Advisory Council on Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome and Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder associated with Streptococcal Infections (Council) to advise the Governor, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the General Assembly on research, diagnosis, treatment, and education relating to pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS) and its subset, pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS). Sets out membership requirements and sets membership terms at three years, with no member serving more than two consecutive terms. Requires convening the first meeting of the Council by October 1, 2020.
Enacts new GS 130A-33.53 setting out the Council's duties and requiring a report on pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, and its subset pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Governor, and the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services on behalf of the General Assembly by January 1, 2021, and annually thereafter, on the five specified topics.
Effective October 1, 2021.
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