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Substitute Senate Bill No. 1070

Special Act No. 03-14

AN ACT CONCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STROKE PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (Effective from passage) On or before June 30, 2004, the Department of Public Health shall develop a comprehensive heart disease and stroke prevention plan. The plan shall include public health policy strategies effective in preventing and controlling risks for strokes, based on available research, and methods to increase awareness of stroke symptoms. On or before January 1, 2005, the Commissioner of Public Health shall submit a report on the plan, in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes, to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to public health.

Approved June 26, 2003