H.Res.51 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 01/24/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||02/01/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.51 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/24/2011)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; (2) the implementation of the national AIDS strategy and its goals; (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 intravenous 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.
Commends the work of AIDS service organizations and community and faith-based organizations.