Summary: H.R.3891 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3891. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/09/2000)

Microbicides Development Act of 2000 - Title I: Microbicide Research at the National Institutes of Health - Amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand, intensify, and coordinate NIH activities with respect to research on the development of microbicides to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including HIV.

Requires NIH to establish a program to support research to develop microbicides that can substantially reduce transmission of sexually transmitted infections. Authorizes appropriations.

Title II: Microbicide Research at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Amends the PHSA to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to expand, intensify, and coordinate activities of the Centers with respect to research on microbicides to prevent the transmission of STDs, including HIV. Authorizes appropriations.