H.R.1567 - Stop Tuberculosis (TB) Now Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 03/19/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 110-381|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/06/2007 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 472. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1567 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (11/05/2007)
(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 15, 2007. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Stop Tuberculosis (TB) Now Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require the President to furnish assistance for tuberculosis (TB) prevention, treatment, and elimination.(Current law authorizes such assistance.)
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 and specific strategies related to addressing drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB).
Authorizes: (1) FY2008-FY2009 appropriations for the President to carry activities to combat tuberculosis; and (2) set-asides from such amounts for global tuberculosis activities by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).