Bill Summary for H 530 (2023-2024)
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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 Crawford, Carney, Liu.
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Includes whereas clauses.
Names the act the "Knight-LeCount Advocacy for Marrow Education and Registration Act" or "KLAMER Act."
Enacts new GS 103-12.5 designating the month of November as Marrow Donation Awareness Month in this State.
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to put on its website a public service announcement that includes medically accurate information on bone marrow donation and transplantation that is sufficient to allow an individual to make an informed decision about whether to participate in a local or national bone marrow donation registry.
Requires DHHS to give the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) an internet link to the public service announcement authorized above, for the DMV to put on its website. Also requires the DMV to broadcast the public service announcement authorized above on monitors at drivers license office locations across the state.