Current Suspected Overdose Deaths in Delaware for 2020: Get Help Now!
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On July 20, 1999, Governor Thomas R. Carper signed Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) into law, authored by Sen. Patricia M. Blevins. SB 8 created the Delaware Health Fund, a special fund comprising all annual payments received pursuant to the Master Settlement Agreement entered into by the State of Delaware and the Participating Tobacco Manufacturers. In addition, SB 8 established the Delaware Health Fund Advisory Committee (DHFAC) to make recommendations consistent with the purposes of the fund outlined in SB 8, to the Governor and the General Assembly for appropriating monies expected to be received in the next fiscal year. These purposes are: