Health & Safety Code Section 103.014
Powers and Duties
(a)The council shall address contemporary issues affecting health promotion services in the state, including:
(1)professional and patient education;
(2)evidence-based diabetes self-management education strategies;
(3)evidence-based strategies to achieve the council’s mission;
(4)state expenditures for the prevention, detection, management, and treatment of diabetes and obesity; and
(5)public awareness of the specific risks and benefits of prevention, detection, management, and treatment of diabetes, including obesity-dependent diabetes.
(b)The council shall advise the legislature on legislation that is needed to develop further and maintain a statewide system of quality education services for all persons with diabetes. The council may develop and submit legislation to the legislature or comment on pending legislation that affects persons with diabetes.
(c)The council may establish priorities and make recommendations for program expenditures that align with the council’s mission.
(d)The council may engage in studies that it determines are necessary or suitable under the state plan as provided by this chapter.
(e)The department shall accept funds appropriated for the purposes of this chapter and shall allocate those funds. The council shall make recommendations to the department concerning the allocation of funds.
Section 103.014 — Powers and Duties,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.103.htm#103.014 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).