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Public Law No: 109-245 (07/26/2006)

 
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Public Law 109-245
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the National 
           Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and 
            Prevention. <<NOTE: July 26, 2006 -  [S. 655]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND 
            PREVENTION; ACCEPTANCE OF VOLUNTARY SERVICES; FEDERAL 
            FUNDING.

    (a) Authority for Acceptance of Voluntary Services; Striking Two-
Year Limit Per Individual.--Section 399G(h)(2)(A) of the Public Health 
Service Act (42 U.S.C. 280e-11(h)(2)(A)) is amended by striking the 
second sentence and inserting the following: ``In the case of an 
individual, such Director may accept the services provided under the 
preceding sentence by the individual until such time as the private 
funding for such individual ends.''.
    (b) Reports.--Section 399G(h)(7) of the Public Health Service Act 
(42 U.S.C. 280e-11(h)(7)) is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (A), by inserting ``, including an 
        accounting of the use of amounts provided for under subsection 
        (i)'' before the period at the end of the second sentence; and
            (2) by striking subparagraph (C) and inserting the 
        following:
                    ``(C) The Foundation shall make copies of each 
                report submitted under subparagraph (A) available--
                          ``(i) for public inspection, and shall upon 
                      request provide a copy of the report to any 
                      individual for a charge not to exceed the cost of 
                      providing the copy; and
                          ``(ii) to the appropriate committees of 
                      Congress.''.

    (c) Federal Funding.--Section 399G(i) of the Public Health Service 
Act (42 U.S.C. 280e-11(i)) is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (2)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``$500,000'', 
                and inserting ``$1,250,000''; and
                    (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``not more than 
                $500,000'' and inserting ``not less than $500,000, and 
                not more than $1,250,000''; and
            (2) by adding at the end the following:
            ``(4) Support services.--The Director of the Centers for 
        Disease Control and Prevention may provide facilities, 
        utilities, and support services to the Foundation if it is 
        determined

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        by the Director to be advantageous to the programs of such 
        Centers.''.

    Approved July 26, 2006.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 655:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 109-510 (Comm. on Energy and Commerce).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 109-91 (Comm. on Health, Education, Labor, and 
Pensions).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 151 (2005):
                                    July 27, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.
                                                        Vol. 152 (2006):
                                    July 11, considered and passed 
                                        House, amended.
                                    July 13, Senate concurred in House 
                                        amendment.

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