2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Prior Year Introduction As: HB 568/06 - HGO & APP
Sponsored By:
Delegates Nathan-Pulliam, Anderson, Benson, Burns, Cane, Carter, Conaway, Costa, Frush, Glenn, Harrison, Haynes, Howard, Hubbard, Jones, Kirk, Kullen, Lee, Montgomery, Morhaim, Oaks, Proctor, Ramirez, Robinson, Ross, Stukes, Tarrant, Valderrama, and Vaughn
Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities - Grant Program and Funding


Providing that the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities is the designated State agency for receipt of general or special funds specifically designated for minority health and health disparities programs; authorizing the Office to distribute specified grants from available general funds; creating a Health Disparities Grant Program within the Office; providing for a specified annual appropriation from the Cigarette Restitution Fund to fund the Office; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.
Re-assigned Health and Government Operations & Appropriations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Cheryl Glenn, District 45
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Keith E. Haynes, District 44
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Adrienne A. Jones, District 10
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Melvin Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Cigarettes -see also- Smoking
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Minorities -see also- Women
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 20-1002 , 20-1004 , 20-1005 , 20-1005.1 , 20-1006 , 20-1007 )
State Finance and Procurement
( 7-317 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered