H.R.279 - To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to fund adolescent health demonstration projects.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7] (Introduced 01/03/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/11/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.279 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/1991)
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants in FY 1991 through 1995 for the establishment or support of adolescent health demonstration projects. Requires such projects to: (1) provide nutrition and hygiene counseling, health care related to sports, family planning information and services, prenatal and postpartum care, family life and parenting counseling, and alcohol and drug abuse education and treatment; (2) serve adolescents before their graduation from high school; (3) encourage family participation; and (4) establish community advisory committees.
Directs the Secretary to give priority to project applicants who will serve areas with low-income or minority populations.
States that no grant funds may be used to perform or pay for abortions.