Summary: S.1390 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (11/13/1989)

Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Director of the National Institutes of Health, to reserve a specified amount of funding, out of FY 1990 through 1991 appropriations to carry out title IV of the Public Health Service Act, to contract to have constructed a biomedical research facility for developing and breeding specialized strains of mice, including inbred and mutant mice.

Sets forth requirements with respect to such contract, including: (1) a 20-year obligation by the applicant to use the facility only to breed specialized mice for biomedical research; (2) the applicant must agree to contribute 25 percent of certain costs incurred in carrying out the contract; and (3) provisions regarding failure to comply with agreements.

Requires the Secretary to convene an expert panel to advise him with respect to the construction plan required by this Act.