Summary: H.Con.Res.62 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.Con.Res.62. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.