H.Res.381 - Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Latino AIDS Awareness Day" on October 15, 2013, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 10/11/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/18/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.381 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/11/2013)
Expresses support for: (1) the goals and ideals of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day; (2) the implementation of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy; (3) effective and comprehensive HIV prevention education programs; (4) appropriate funding of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, research, and housing; and (5) a comprehensive prevention and treatment strategy that empowers public health workers, educators, faith leaders, community-based organizations, and other stakeholders to engage their communities to help decrease violence, discrimination, and stigma towards individuals who disclose their sexual orientation or HIV status and to normalize voluntary testing practices.
Salutes Latino AIDS survivors in the United States and the efforts of individuals living with HIV/AIDS, volunteers, and professionals who combat AIDS each day. Encourages state and local governments to recognize and support such Day and to encourage individuals, especially Latinos, to get tested for HIV.
Commends the work of AIDS service organizations and community and faith-based organizations that are providing prevention, treatment, care, and support services to people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.