Summary: H.R.4273 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/18/1990)

Tuberculosis Prevention Amendments of 1990 - Amends provisions of the Public Health Service Act authorizing appropriations for grants for preventive health services for tuberculosis to specify that the services are for the prevention, control, and elimination of tuberculosis.

Amends provisions authorizing grants relating to the prevention and control of diseases that may be prevented through vaccination to add the goal of elimination of such diseases.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish the Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis.

Authorizes appropriations.