TITLE 35
Public Finance

CHAPTER 35-4
State Funds

SECTION 35-4-18


§ 35-4-18 Health education, alcohol, and substance abuse prevention program.

There is hereby created and established a program to be known as the "health education, alcohol, and substance abuse prevention program", which shall be funded annually by the general assembly. All moneys now or hereafter in the health education, alcohol, and substance abuse prevention program are hereby appropriated for the purpose of establishing continuous health education programs dealing primarily in the areas of alcohol and substance abuse for students in grades kindergarten (K) through twelve (12). The department of behavioral healthcare, developmental disabilities and hospitals and the department of elementary and secondary education are charged with administration of the program for the purposes specified in this section. Independent evaluation of the programs in grades kindergarten (K) through twelve (12) shall be made annually. Funds for evaluation shall emanate from the health education, alcohol, and substance abuse appropriations. Claims against the funds shall be examined, audited, and allowed in the manner now or hereafter provided by law.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 412, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 418, § 6; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 14, § 6; P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 40, § 178; P.L. 2011, ch. 363, § 22.)