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General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 207

January Session, 2015

 

LCO No. 2896

 

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Referred to Committee on COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN

 

Introduced by:

 

(KID)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING FUNDING FOR A LYME DISEASE PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM.

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

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2015) The sum of four hundred fifty thousand dollars is appropriated to the Department of Public Health, from the General Fund, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, for the purpose of: (1) A grant in the amount of one hundred seventy thousand dollars to enable the department to develop and execute a social marketing campaign to educate entities in the state regarding Lyme disease prevention, and (2) a grant in the amount of two hundred eighty thousand dollars to the Ridgefield Health Department to develop and implement a regional community prevention program for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses utilizing the BLAST Lyme disease prevention program model.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

July 1, 2015

New section

KID

Joint Favorable

 

PH

Joint Favorable