H.Con.Res.280 - Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day".110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 01/16/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/16/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.280 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/16/2008)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; (2) full and equitable funding for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006; (3) development of a national AIDS plan to reduce new HIV infections; (4) appropriate funding for HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment; (5) the strengthening of stable African-American communities; (6) reducing the impact of incarceration as a driver of new HIV infections within the African-American community; (7) HIV prevention education programs to promote the early identification of HIV through voluntary routine testing and to connect those in need to treatment as early as possible; (8) reducing the number of HIV infections in the African-American community resulting from injection drug use; and (9) efforts to link those infected with HIV to accessible care and treatment options.
Applauds the codification of the Minority AIDS Initiative within the reauthorization of the Ryan White CARE Act.