HB0691 (CH0444)

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2018 Regular Session



Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund - Donor Registry - Annual Funding

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pena-Melnyk


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Health to distribute at least $400,000 annually from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to the qualified nonprofit organization responsible for the maintenance and operation of a certain donor registry; requiring that any unused funds distributed to a certain qualified nonprofit entity revert to the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund at the end of each fiscal year; and providing for the termination of the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Kelly, Sample-Hughes, Tarlau, Valentino-Smith, K. Young, and Hill
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Estates and Trusts
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health, Department of
Nonprofit Organizations
Organ Donorship
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Statutes:Article - Estates and Trusts
Article - Health - General

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May 11, 2018 4:18 P.M.