Summary: H.R.3514 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/22/1996)

Parkinson's Research, Assistance, and Education Act of 1996 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to mandate a program for the conduct and support of research and training, the dissemination of health information, and other programs regarding Parkinson's disease and related disorders. Establishes the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Parkinson's Disease. Requires Core Center Grants to encourage the development of innovative multidisciplinary research and provide training concerning Parkinson's, designating each grant recipient as a Morris K. Udall Center for Research on Parkinson's Disease. Authorizes establishment of the National Parkinson's Disease Data System to collect, store, analyze, retrieve, and disseminate data. Establishes: (1) the National Parkinson's Disease Information Clearinghouse; (2) a grant program to support scientists who have distinguished themselves in Parkinson's research; and (3) a national education program to foster a national focus on Parkinson's and the care of those with Parkinson's. Authorizes appropriations. Prohibits using amounts made available under this Act for Parkinson's research or therapy that uses human fetal tissue, cells, or organs obtained in connection with an induced abortion, but allows such use in connection with a spontaneous abortion or an ectopic pregnancy.