Summary: H.R.1072 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1072. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (02/21/1991)

Women and AIDS Outreach and Prevention Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants regarding prevention of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and other sexually transmitted diseases in women, including preventive health services, screening, providing treatment (for such diseases other than AIDS), referrals, and follow-up services.

Requires that a grantee be an entity that provides health or voluntary family planning services: (1) to a significant number of low-income women; and (2) in an area with a significant number of AIDS cases in women and in newborn infants.

Requires that grantees maintain the confidentiality of information on individuals, subject to complying with applicable law.

Authorizes appropriations.