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144.3872 FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION; EDUCATION AND OUTREACH.
The commissioner of health shall carry out appropriate education, prevention, and outreach
activities in communities that traditionally practice female circumcision, excision, or infibulation
to inform people in those communities about the health risks and emotional trauma inflicted by
those practices and to inform them and the medical community of the criminal penalties contained
in section 609.2245. The commissioner shall work with culturally appropriate groups to obtain
private funds to help finance these prevention and outreach activities.
History: 1994 c 636 art 9 s 9