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SECTION 701
Federal aid; powers and duties of commissioner
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 7
§ 701. Federal aid; powers and duties of commissioner. The
commissioner is authorized and empowered:

(a) to receive and disburse pursuant to this article the federal-aid
moneys allotted to the state by or pursuant to the federal social
security act or any other act of the congress making appropriations for
allocation among the states for maternal and child health services, care
and treatment of children with physical disabilities and other state and
local public health work;

(b) on behalf of the state, to adopt, execute and administer plans and
to put into effect such measures as may be necessary for maternal and
child health service, for the care and treatment of children with
physical disabilities, and for other public health work in the state;

(c) on behalf of the state, to make and execute such contracts,
agreements, covenants or conditions, not inconsistent with law, as may
be necessary or required by any duly constituted agency of the federal
government as a condition precedent to receiving or in connection with
such benefits and assistance;

(d) to co-operate with all state or local authorities and agencies
authorized under such acts of the congress to carry out the purposes
thereof;

(e) to adopt and from time to time to amend such rules and regulations
and to prescribe such conditions, not inconsistent with law, as may be
necessary to make available to the people of the state the relief and
assistance afforded by such act of the congress;

(f) to enforce all of the provisions of this article and rules adopted
pursuant hereto.