Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed Senate without amendment (10/02/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on September 27, 2008. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Commemorates the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Minority AIDS Initiative.

Commends the efforts of community organizations and health care providers in minority communities to deliver HIV/AIDS care and services.

Encourages all Americans to educate themselves about the HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment and to reduce HIV related stigma.

Encourages the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to appropriately address populations significantly impacted by HIV/AIDS not only through the Initiative, but through all available programs.

Expresses support for the continuing efforts of the Initiative to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS and urges effective, compassionate treatment and care to those affected.