H.Con.Res.384 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National HIV Testing Day, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 06/26/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.384 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/26/2008)
Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National HIV/AIDS Testing Day.
Encourages: (1) state and local governments to recognize such day, publicize its importance, encourage individuals to undergo counseling and testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, and establish and maintain effective linkages to care and treatment services for individuals testing positive; (2) use of rapid test kits approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a fast and efficient method of HIV testing; (3) media organizations to carry messages in support of the Day; and (4) the President to emphasize the importance of addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic among all Americans, especially among minority communities.
Expresses support for the development of a national AIDS strategy with clear goals and objectives to reduce new HIV infections, especially among minorities.