Summary: H.R.927 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.927. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/09/1989)

Amends title IV (National Research Institutes) of the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Center for Nursing Research to acquire, construct, improve, or repair laboratories and other research facilities to increase the capacity of institutions of higher education to conduct nursing research.

Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants and enter into contracts for such purposes.

Requires the Director, from amounts appropriated under this Act, to reserve 15 percent to carry out such purposes through grants to, and contracts with, institutions that received less than an aggregate of a specified amount in Federal financial assistance for research and development in the preceding two fiscal years.

Requires matching funds, in cash or in kind, from non-Federal sources.

Directs the Secretary to require technical and scientific peer review of applications for grants and contracts.

Authorizes appropriations for FY 1990 through 1992.