H.Con.Res.333 - Supporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 12/01/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/01/2010 Referred to House Foreign Affairs (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.333 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/01/2010)
Recognizes the 22nd anniversary of observing World AIDS Day.
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of World AIDS 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) implementation of a national AIDS strategy; (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.
Commends: (1) the President and state and local governments for recognizing World AIDS Day and for encouraging individuals to undergo HIV testing; (2) media organizations for carrying messages in support of World AIDS Day; and (3) the work of AIDS service organizations and community and faith based organizations that are providing treatment, care, and support services to people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.