H.Con.Res.62 - Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day".111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 02/25/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/26/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.62 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/25/2009)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; (2) development of a national AIDS strategy to reduce new HIV infections; (3) the strengthening of stable African-American communities; (4) reducing the impact of incarceration as a driver of new HIV infections within the African-American community; (5) reducing the number of HIV infections in the African-American community resulting from injection drug use; (6) comprehensive HIV prevention education programs to promote the early identification of HIV through voluntary routine testing and to connect those in need to treatment and care as early as possible; and (7) appropriate funding for HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and housing.
Encourages state and local governments to recognize such day and to encourage individuals, especially African-Americans, to get tested for HIV.