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First Regular Session of the 121st

S.P. 314 - L.D. 973

An Act To Ensure Comprehensive Cancer Control in Maine

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

     Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §1407 is enacted to read:

§1407. Cancer prevention, research and treatment

     1. Program established. The Bureau of Health shall establish a cancer prevention and control program to provide leadership for and coordination of cancer prevention, research and treatment activities. The program may include, but is not limited to:

     2. Consultation. In implementing the program established in subsection 1, the Bureau of Health shall consult with the Medicaid program administered by the department and with the Department of Education. In addition, the bureau shall seek advice from other organizations and private entities concerned with cancer prevention, research and treatment.

     3. Funding. The Bureau of Health may accept federal funds and grants for implementing the program established in subsection 1 and may contract for work with outside vendors or individuals.

     Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

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Initiative: Creates 2 federal positions in the Department of Human Services, Bureau of Health, a Public Health Educator III position and a Planning and Research Associate II position, for the purposes of establishing a cancer prevention and control program. The positions are funded with existing federal resources in the bureau.
Federal Expenditures Fund 2003-04 2004-05

Effective September 13, 2003, unless otherwise indicated.

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