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

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Introduced in House (06/16/2005)


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.


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


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.”.