H.R.297 - Prostate Cancer Research Amendments of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] (Introduced 01/07/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/23/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (01/07/1997)
[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 297 Introduced in House (IH)] 105th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 297 To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for programs of research on prostate cancer. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January 7, 1997 Mr. Shays (for himself, Mr. Lipinski, and Mr. Gejdenson) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for programs of research on prostate cancer. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Prostate Cancer Research Amendments of 1997''. SEC. 2. RESEARCH AND EDUCATION REGARDING PROSTATE CANCER; CERTAIN PROGRAMS OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE. (a) National Institutes of Health.--Section 417B(c) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 286a-8(c)) is amended in the first sentence by striking ``$72,000,000'' and all that follows and inserting the following: ``$86,000,000 for fiscal year 1998, $100,000,000 for fiscal year 1999, $115,000,000 for fiscal year 2000, and $130,000,000 for fiscal year 2001.''. (b) Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.--Section 902 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 299a) is amended by adding at the end the following subsection: ``(f) Activities Regarding Prostate Cancer.--The Administrator shall, with respect to prostate cancer-- ``(1) conduct and support research on the outcomes, effectiveness, and appropriateness of health services and procedures; and ``(2) in carrying out section 912(a), provide for the development, periodic review, and updating of clinically relevant guidelines, standards of quality, performance measures, and medical review criteria.''. <all>