Summary: H.R.2290 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/09/1989)

Infectious Disease Control Act of 1989 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a National Program for Tropical Medicine to achieve optimal prevention of human infectious diseases originating in the tropics and to plan and coordinate governmental and non-governmental activities.

Requires the Program to be administered by a Director selected by the Secretary. Sets forth Program responsibilities of the Director and requires the Director to prepare a plan for the implementation of those responsibilities.

Establishes the National Committee on Tropical Medicine to advise the Director.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1990 through 1992.