New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Plan Fund
Effective July 1, 2011 House Bill 390 re-authorized the NH Cancer Plan Fund that was originally created in 2007, eliminated the Oversight Board and authorized expenditures as seen below.
There is hereby established in the office of the state treasurer the comprehensive cancer plan fund, to be administered by the department of health and human services. The department is authorized to accept public sector and private sector grants, gifts, donations, and appropriations for deposit into the fund. The fund shall be non-lapsing and continually appropriated to the department, and shall be used to implement the provisions of the New Hampshire comprehensive cancer plan as developed by the New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration. Allocations for the fund shall be determined by the commissioner of the department of health and human services, in consultation with the New Hampshire Comprehensive Cancer Collaboration.
Note: this is currently an unfunded line item.
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