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CHAPTER 186 AN ACT TO CREATE THE NORTH CAROLINA CANCER STUDY COMMISSION. WHEREAS, the Commission to Study the Cause and Control of Cancer in North Carolina was created by Joint Resolution 34 of the 1957 Session and its existence continued by Joint Resolution 78 of the 1959 Session, Joint Resolution 70 of the 1961 Session, Joint Resolution 49 of the 1963 Session, and Joint Resolution 29 of the 1965 Session of the General Assembly; and WHEREAS, this Commission has gathered valuable information and statistical records, which information has been and will be of great value to this and future Legislatures as demonstrated in its report to the Governor; and WHEREAS, it is desirable to make this Commission a permanent Study Commission: Now, therefore, The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
The Commission shall study the entire problem of cancer, including research, education and services furnished cancer victims. The Commission shall study means of implementing its recommendations, assist in their development, study the effective use of assembled information, and make such additional studies and recommendations as circumstances may warrant for the control and cure of cancer. The Commission shall report annually to the Governor its findings and recommendations.