H.Con.Res.216 - Supporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 12/01/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/02/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.216 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/01/2009)
Recognizes the 21st anniversary of observing World AIDS Day.
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of such Day; (2) continued funding for prevention, care, treatment services, and research programs for persons living with HIV/AIDS in the United States and for the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria; (3) the development of a national AIDS strategy to reduce new HIV infections, especially among vulnerable communities; (4) the goals of providing universal access to comprehensive HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care, and support programs and protecting human rights for all people, including vulnerable and marginalized populations; and (5) efforts to address the factors that make populations vulnerable to HIV/AIDS by decreasing poverty and hunger, expanding educational opportunities for children, and empowering women.