H.R.5022 - Stop Tuberculosis (TB) Now Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] (Introduced 03/28/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/19/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman .|
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Summary: H.R.5022 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/28/2006)
Stop Tuberculosis (TB) Now Act of 2006 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require (currently, authorizes) the President to furnish assistance for tuberculosis (TB) prevention, treatment, and elimination.
Gives priority to activities described in the Stop TB Strategy (as defined by this Act). Revises related fund use provisions.
Authorizes the President, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to provide increased resources to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Stop Tuberculosis Partnership to improve the capacity of countries with high TB rates and other affected countries to implement the Stop TB Strategy.
Authorizes appropriations for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) TB activities.