Bill Text: MI SB0617 | 2017-2018 | 99th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Health; education; sickle cell disease public awareness campaign; require department to create. Amends 1978 PA 368 (MCL 333.1101 - 333.25211) by adding sec. 5427.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-10-05 - Referred To Committee On Health Policy [SB0617 Detail]

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SENATE BILL No. 617

 

 

October 5, 2017, Introduced by Senators ANANICH, BIEDA, CONYERS, KNEZEK, JONES, SCHMIDT, HOPGOOD and HOOD and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.

 

 

     A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled

 

"Public health code,"

 

(MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding section 5427.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 5427. (1) By 90 days after the effective date of this

 

section, the department, in consultation with the Michigan chapter

 

of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, shall develop

 

and disseminate a public awareness campaign for health

 

professionals, health facilities and agencies, local health

 

departments, and the general public on sickle cell disease. The

 

department shall include all of the following in the public

 

awareness campaign developed under this section:

 

     (a) Information about the disease and the methods of care and

 

treatment modalities available.

 


     (b) The sickle cell resources in this state for distribution

 

and referral purposes.

 

     (c) Any other information the department considers

 

appropriate.

 

     (2) By 90 days after the effective date of this section, the

 

department shall develop a program to coordinate services available

 

to residents of this state from sickle cell disease programs,

 

including state, federal, and voluntary programs.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.

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