H.R.945 - New Partnership for Haiti Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 02/17/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/17/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.945 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/17/2005)
New Partnership for Haiti Act of 2005 - Directs the President to work with the Government of Haiti and international organizations to establish a comprehensive and integrated strategy to combat infectious diseases in Haiti, including HIV/AIDS, and to establish a comprehensive health infrastructure in Haiti.
Authorizes the President: (1) acting through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP), to provide assistance to Haiti to develop its health sector, including by supporting infrastructure and education and prevention activities; and (2) acting through the Secretary of State and the Corps of Engineers, to provide assistance to develop Haiti's basic sanitation and transportation infrastructure.
Directs the President to establish a program to recruit U.S. health care professionals and engineers to rebuild the health care and physical infrastructures of Haiti. Authorizes the President to provide financial incentives to encourage program participation.
Conditions assistance upon a presidential submission to the appropriate congressional committees that Haiti has a democratically elected government.