Text: H.R.2945 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress]
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[H.R. 2945 Introduced in House (IH)]






109th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2945

To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend preventive-health and 
           research programs with respect to prostate cancer.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 16, 2005

  Mr. LoBiondo (for himself, Mr. Holden, Mr. Saxton, Mr. Hastings of 
 Florida, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Herseth, Mr. Brown 
       of South Carolina, Mr. Moore of Kansas, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. 
 Frelinghuysen, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Menendez, Mr. Owens, Mr. 
Platts, Mr. Holt, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Hinchey, and Mr. Issa) 
 introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on 
                          Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend preventive-health and 
           research programs with respect to 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 and 
Prevention Act''.

SEC. 2. AMENDMENTS TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT.

    (a) Preventive Health Measures.--Section 317D of the Public Health 
Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247b-5) is amended by striking subsection (l)(1) 
and inserting the following:
            ``(1) In general.--For the purpose of carrying out this 
        section, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as 
        may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 2006 through 
        2010.''.
    (b) National Institutes of Health.--Section 417B(c) of the Public 
Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 285a-8(c)) is amended in the first 
sentence by striking ``there are'' and all that follows and inserting 
``there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary 
for each of the fiscal years 2006 through 2010.''.
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