TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-1
Department of Health

SECTION 23-1-45


   § 23-1-45  Immunization account. – (a) There is created within the general fund a restricted receipt account to be known as the "childhood immunization account". All money in the account shall be utilized by the department of health to effectuate the provisions of § 23-1-44 that relate to the childhood immunization program. All money received pursuant to §§ 23-1-46 and 23-1-47 for the childhood immunization program shall be deposited in the childhood immunization account. Funding dedicated exclusively to effectuate the provisions of § 23-1-44 and this subsection received by the department of health from sources other than those identified in §§ 23-1-46 and 23-1-47 may also be deposited in the childhood immunization account. Up to 15% of the annual revenues from this account may be used to support costs associated with childhood immunization program administrative and quality assurance services and KIDSNET. The general treasurer is authorized and directed to draw his or her orders on the account upon receipt of properly authenticated vouchers from the department of health.

   (b) There is created within the general fund a restricted receipt account to be known as the "pandemic medications and equipment account" for the purposes of funding pandemic medications and equipment. There shall be an expenditure in FY 2007 not to exceed one million dollars ($1,000,000) for pandemic influenza medications and equipment. Funding dedicated exclusively to effectuate the provisions of this subsection and received by the department of health from sources other than those identified in §§ 23-1-45, 23-1-46 and 23-1-47 may also be deposited in the pandemic medications and equipment account. The general treasurer is authorized and directed to draw his or her orders on the account upon receipt of properly authenticated vouchers from the department of health.

   (c) There is created within the general fund a restricted receipt account to be known as the "adult immunization account". All funds in the account shall be utilized by the department of health to effectuate the provisions of § 23-1-44 that relate to the adult immunization program. All funds received for adult immunization programs pursuant to §§ 23-1-46 and 23-1-47 shall be deposited in the adult immunization account. Funding dedicated exclusively to effectuate the provisions of this subsection and received by the department of health from sources other than those identified in §§ 23-1-46 and 23-1-47 may also be deposited in the adult immunization account. The general treasurer is authorized and directed to draw his or her orders on the account upon receipt of properly authenticated vouchers from the department of health.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 8, § 2; P.L. 2006, ch. 246, art. 31, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 269, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 294, § 1; P.L. 2007, ch. 73, art. 10, § 3; P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 28, § 9.)