The Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and in consultation with professional oral health organizations, shall, subject to the availability of appropriations, establish a 5-year national, public education campaign (referred to in this section as the “campaign”) that is focused on oral health education, including prevention of oral disease such as early childhood and other caries, periodontal disease, and oral cancer.
42 U.S. Code § 280k - Oral healthcare prevention education campaign
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Section 1603(c) of title 25, referred to in subsec. (b)(1), which defines “Indians”, was redesignated section 1603(13) of title 25 by Pub. L. 111–148, title X, § 10221(a), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 935.
2018—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–302, § 2(a)(1), inserted “of Oral Health Education Campaign” after “Establishment” in heading and substituted “focused on oral health education” for “focused on oral healthcare prevention and education” in text.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 115–302, § 2(a)(2), substituted “campaign under subsection (a)” for “campaign” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 115–302, § 2(a)(3), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Not later than 2 years after March 23, 2010, the Secretary shall begin implementing the 5-year campaign. During the 2-year period referred to in the previous sentence, the Secretary shall conduct planning activities with respect to the campaign.”
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