|DRAFT CSC, Title 21. Health & Sanitation|
Health Services Advisory Board
§ 1101. Creation of Board.
§ 1102. Purpose.
§ 1103. Membership.
§ 1104. Tenure of Board Members.
§ 1105. Compensation and Expenses.
§ 1106. Organization and Meeting.
§ 1107. Duties and Functions.
§ 1108. Support.
There is hereby created a
Source: TSL 3-14, § 1, modified.
Editor's note: TSL 3-14 that created this Chapter was signed into law by the Governor on July 21, 1980.
Cross-reference: The constitutional provisions on health are found in Art. X, Sections 6 and 7 of the Chuuk State Constitution. Sections 6 and 7 state as follows:
Section 6. The State Government shall provide for the protection and promotion of health, and shall ensure, within the limits of its resources, that no person is discriminated against in the distribution of medical care, or is refused medical care because of that person's inability to pay.
Section 7. The State Government shall provide for the establishment and administration of a comprehensive system of medical or health insurance which is mandatory for all employed residents of the State of Chuuk while present in the State. All revenues received under this system of medical or health insurance, and all other revenues received by the Health Department as payment for medicine and medical services, shall be separated from any general fund established by the Legislature and used only for medical purposes.
The purpose of this
Source: TSL 3-14, § 2, modified.
The board shall consist of eight members as follows:
(1) The Chairman of the
(2) A Representative from Faichuk Islands;
(3) A Representative from the Hall Islands, Namunwito Islands, and the Western Islands;
(4) A Representative from Namoneas Islands;
(5) A Representative from the Mortlocks Islands; and
(6) Three (3) duly appointed members of the Micronesian Health Coordinating Council representing
Source: TSL 3-14, § 3, modified.
Members of the Board shall serve by virtue of their positions as designated in Section 1103 of this
Source: TSL 3-14, § 4, modified.
Members of the Board who are officials and employees of the State Government shall be entitled to administrative leave while on the business of the Board. Members of the Board who no not receive regular salaries from the State Government while on the business of the Board shall receive
Source: TSL 3-14, § 5.
The Board shall hold its first meeting within 30
Source: TSL 3-14, § 6, modified.
The Board shall have the following powers and responsibilities:
(1) To review plans, programs, projects, and policies of the State Department of Health Services and to recommend changes or alternatives consistent with the purpose of this
(2) To review budgets and budget requests and proposals for the State Department of Health Services, including all those pertaining to United States Congress grant funds, the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia and Legislature, to recommend changes or alternatives consistent with the purposes of this
(3) To promote greater understanding and cooperation between providers and consumers of health care services, and to promote public health education to accomplish the same;
(4) To conduct public hearings and serve as a liaison between the State Department of Health Services and concerned persons and organizations;
(5) To submit findings and recommendations to the Governor, Legislature, and State Department of Health Services, including evaluation of health care services, upon its own initiative or upon request; and
(6) To perform such other functions consistent with the purposes of this
Source: TSL 3-14, § 7, modified.
The officers and employees of the State Department of Health Services shall cooperate with the Board by furnishing such information as may be requested by the Board in connection with its powers and responsibilities.
Source: TSL 3-14, § 8.
Cross-reference: The constitutional provisions on health are found in Art. X, Sections 6 and 7 of the Chuuk State Constitution.