3701.601 Breast and cervical cancer project income tax contribution fund.

There is hereby created in the state treasury the breast and cervical cancer project income tax contribution fund, which shall consist of money contributed to it under section 5747.113 of the Revised Code and of contributions made directly to it. Any person may contribute directly to the fund in addition to or independently of the income tax refund contribution system established in section 5747.113 of the Revised Code.

The director of health shall distribute the contributed funds to the Ohio breast and cervical cancer project administered under section 3701.144 of the Revised Code. The contributed funds shall be used specifically for the provision of breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic, and outreach services to uninsured and under-insured women who meet the eligibility requirements specified in that section. The breast and cervical cancer project, through its regional agencies, shall use the contributed funds to pay for services provided directly by personnel of local departments of health, federally qualified health centers as defined by section 3701.047 of the Revised Code, or other community health centers.

Cite as R.C. § 3701.601

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2017.

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. 36, HB 112, §1, eff. 10/11/2013.