Summary: H.R.4196 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/26/1996)

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging Establishment Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging, headed by a Director, which shall conduct and support research, training, and dissemination of health information and other programs with respect to radiologic and other imaging modalities, imaging techniques, and imaging technologies with biomedical applications.

Directs the Director of the Institute to: (1) establish a National Biomedical Imaging Program; and (2) prepare and transmit to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the National Institutes of Health a plan to initiate, expand, intensify, and coordinate activities of the Institute respecting biomedical imaging.

Authorizes appropriations.