HB 800 – Women’s Cancer Research & Prevention Task Force

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Becky Carney (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Mary Belk (D-Mecklenburg); Rep. Kristin Baker, MD (R-Cabarrus); Rep. Susan Fisher (D-Buncombe)



This bill establishes the Women’s Cancer Research and Prevention Task Force within DHHS and specifies the Task Force’s duties, including to identify evidence-based strategies for controlling risks and preventing cancer development in women, adopt and promote a statewide comprehensive Women’s Cancer Prevention Plan, identify and facilitate commitments to implement the Plan, and to identify, facilitate, and promote cancer research.


This bill also establishes additional details regarding the Task Force such as membership, quorum requirement, and compensation for Task Force members.



Filed – 5/3/2021