Senate Bill 2138
Senate Bill sb2138
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Florida Senate - 2004 SB 2138
By Senator Wilson
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the Jessie Trice Cancer
3 Prevention Program within the Department of
4 Health; amending s. 381.91, F.S.; expanding the
5 program statewide; providing an effective date.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
9 Section 1. Subsections (2) and (3) of section 381.91,
10 Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
11 381.91 Jessie Trice Cancer Prevention Program.--
12 (2)(a) There is created the Jessie Trice Cancer
13 Prevention Program, to be located, for administrative
14 purposes, within the Department of Health, and operated from
15 the community health centers within the Health Choice Network
in South Florida.
17 (b) Funding shall will be provided to develop
18 contracts with community health centers and local community
19 faith-based education programs to provide cancer screening,
20 diagnosis, education, and treatment services to low-income
21 populations throughout the state. Pilot Programs have been
22 will be initially created in the communities of Goulds,
23 Naranja, Coconut Grove, Liberty City, and East Little Havana
24 in Dade County and Dunbar in Lee County and may be expanded
25 statewide thereafter.
26 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2004.
29 SENATE SUMMARY
30 Expands the Jessie Trice Cancer Prevention Program
statewide. Deletes provisions limiting the program to
31 South Florida.
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