New York State Finance - Article 6 - § 97-CCC Prostate and Testicular Cancer Research and Education Fund
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§ 97-ccc. Prostate and testicular cancer research and education fund.
1. There is hereby established in the joint custody of the commissioner
of taxation and finance and the comptroller, a special fund to be known
as the "prostate and testicular cancer research and education fund".
2. Such fund shall consist of all revenues received pursuant to an
appropriation by the legislature, all moneys collected pursuant to
section four hundred four-q of the vehicle and traffic law, and all
other moneys appropriated, credited, or transferred thereto from any
other fund or source pursuant to law. Nothing contained herein shall
prevent the state from receiving grants, gifts or bequests for the
purposes of the fund as defined in this section and depositing them into
the fund according to law.
3. Monies of the fund shall be expended only for prostate and
testicular cancer research and educational projects. As used in this
section, "prostate and testicular cancer research and education
projects" means scientific research or educational projects which are
approved by the department of health and shall include but not be
(a) establishment of a public education and outreach campaign to
publicize prostate and testicular cancer detection and education
services, including the extent of coverage for such services by health
insurance, the medical assistance program and other public and private
(b) compilation of data concerning the prostate and testicular cancer
detection and education program and dissemination of the data to the
(c) development of professional education programs including the
benefits of early detection of prostate and testicular cancer and the
recommended frequency of the test and examination therefor; and
(d) to further the goals and duties of the prostate and testicular
cancer detection and education advisory council established in section
twenty-four hundred fifteen of the public health law.
4. Monies shall be payable from the fund on the audit and warrant of
the comptroller on vouchers approved and certified by the commissioner
5. To the extent practicable, the commissioner of health shall ensure
that all monies received during a fiscal year are expended prior to the
end of that fiscal year.
Section: 97-VV 97-WW 97-XX 97-YY 97-ZZ 97-AAA 97-BBB 97-CCC 97-DDD 97-DDD*2 97-DDD*3 97-EEE 97-EEE*2 97-FFF 97-FFF*2
Last modified: February 18, 2012