H.R.5794 - Comprehensive TB Elimination Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] (Introduced 05/15/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/15/2018 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5794 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/15/2018)
Comprehensive TB Elimination Act of 2018
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2023 and revise the tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment grant program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Health Resources and Services Administration may also award grants to state and local governments and federally-qualified health centers for TB prevention and treatment efforts.
Additionally, the Government Accountability Office must report on national TB prevention and treatment efforts.