H.R.5561 - Emergency Contraception Education Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] (Introduced 06/17/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/17/2010 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5561 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/17/2010)
Emergency Contraception Education Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to develop and disseminate to the public information on emergency contraception, including, at a minimum, a description of emergency contraception and an explanation of the use, safety, efficacy, and availability of such contraception.
Requires that the Secretary, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), to develop and disseminate to health care providers, including pharmacists, information on emergency contraception that includes, at a minimum: (1) information describing the use, safety, efficacy, and availability of emergency contraception; (2) a recommendation regarding its use in appropriate cases; and (3) information explaining how to obtain copies of information from the CDC.