Summary: H.R.2881 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (06/24/1988)

(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Labor and Human Resources with amendment, S. Rept. 100-400)

National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Act - Establishes a National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome to evaluate and make recommendations regarding: (1) the financing of health care and research regarding acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS); (2) the dissemination of information which is essential to the prevention of the spread of AIDS; (3) behavioral changes needed to combat AIDS; (4) allocation of financial resources to Federal departments and agencies and State and local governments; (5) testing and counseling, particularly with respect to confidentiality; (6) Federal and State laws, including civil rights laws; and (7) international coordination and cooperation in data collection, treatment, and research.

Directs the Commission to hold hearings and to submit interim and final reports to the President and to the Congress.

Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of Veterans Affairs, jointly or separately, to detail personnel or provide administrative and support services to the Commission on a reimbursable basis.

Authorizes appropriations.

Terminates the Commission 30 days after submission of its final report. Authorizes the President to extend the life of the Commission for a period not to exceed two years.