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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 103. DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION [104100 - 106036]

  ( Division 103 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 5. )

PART 1. CHRONIC DISEASE [104100 - 104324.5]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 5. )

CHAPTER 2. Cancer [104145 - 104200]

  ( Heading of Chapter 2 amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 340. )

ARTICLE 3. Cancer Awareness [104200- 104200.]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 792, Sec. 1. )

104200.
  

(a) Subject to subdivision (e), the department shall conduct the Cervical Cancer Community Awareness Campaign to do all of the following:

(1) To provide awareness, assistance, and information regarding cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV). These efforts shall include provider education aimed at promoting the awareness of HPV and its link to cervical cancer. Information regarding prevention, early detection, options for testing, and treatment costs shall be included.

(2) To promote the availability of preventive treatment for cervical cancer for women in California.

(3) To perform other activities related to cervical cancer.

(b) (1) For purposes of the Cervical Cancer Community Awareness Campaign, the department shall establish a study of and research regarding cervical cancer.

(2) The study and research shall contain, but not be limited to, statistical information in order to target appropriate regions of the state with the Cervical Cancer Community Awareness Campaign. The statistical information shall include, but not be limited to, age, ethnicity, region, and socioeconomic status of the women in the state in relation to cervical cancer. The research shall provide studies of current treatment evolutions, possible cures, and the availability of preventive care for women in the state in relation to cervical cancer.

(c) To the extent feasible and appropriate, the Cervical Cancer Community Awareness Campaign shall be incorporated into existing cancer awareness programs operated by the department.

(d) There is hereby established in the State Treasury the Cervical Cancer Fund to be expended by the State Department of Health Services, upon appropriation of nonstate funds by the Legislature, solely for the Cervical Cancer Community Awareness Campaign.

(e) (1) The department shall conduct the Cervical Cancer Community Awareness Campaign only if voluntary contributions are received to support its activities pursuant to this section. The continued implementation of this section shall be contingent upon the receipt of voluntary contributions for that purpose.

(2) Voluntary contributions received for purposes of this subdivision shall be deposited into the Cervical Cancer Fund.

(f) This section shall be implemented only after the Department of Finance determines that nonstate funds in an amount sufficient to fully support the activities of this section have been deposited with the state. Thereafter, this section shall continue to be implemented only to the extent that the Department of Finance determines that sufficient nonstate funds to fully support the activities of this section have been deposited with the state for purposes of this section. If the Department of Finance determines that insufficient voluntary contributions for purposes of implementing this section have been deposited with the state by January 1, 2007, the Department of Finance shall notify either the Chief Clerk of the Assembly or the Secretary of the Senate of this fact, and this section shall be repealed on January 1, 2007, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2007, deletes or extends that date.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 728, Sec. 100. (SB 71) Effective January 1, 2013. Conditionally repealed on January 1, 2007, as prescribed by its own provisions.)

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