H.R.762 - Lupus Research and Care Amendments of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17] (Introduced 02/12/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 106-950|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/11/2000 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
|Notes:||Text from several bills was added to H.R. 2498, the Public Health Improvement Act, by S.Amdt. 4344. This includes text from: H.R. 762, Lupus Research and Care Amendments; S.1243, Prostate Cancer Research and Prevention Act; S. 1268, Twenty-First Century Research Laboratories Act; S. 1813, Clinical Research Enhancement Act; S. 2528, Rural Access to Emergency Devices Act; S. 2625, Organ Procurement Organization Certification Act; and S. 2731, Public Health Threats and Emergencies Act.|
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Summary: H.R.762 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Lupus Research and Care Amendments of 2000 - Title I: Research on Lupus - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to expand and intensify research and related activities of the Institute regarding lupus.
Passed House amended (10/10/2000)
Requires the Director to: (1) coordinate such activities with similar activities conducted by other national research institutes and agencies of the National Institutes of Health; and (2) conduct or support research to expand the understanding of the causes of, and to find a cure for, lupus, including research to determine the reasons underlying the elevated prevalence of the disease among African-American and other women.
Title II: Delivery of Services Regarding Lupus - Mandates grants for the establishment, operation, and coordination of effective and cost-efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with lupus and their families. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) ensure that grant projects provide services for lupus diagnosis and disease management; and (2) integrate such projects with other grant programs carried out by the Secretary. Authorizes technical assistance. Authorizes appropriations.