1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Public Health
  4. Article 7: Federal Grants-in-aid


Section 701 Federal aid; powers and duties of commissioner

Public Health (PBH)

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.