H.Res.208 - Supporting the goals and ideals of "National Latino AIDS Awareness Day" on October 15, 2017, and for other purposes.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] (Introduced 03/17/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/24/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.208 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/17/2017)
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 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.
Encourages individuals, especially Latinos, to get tested for HIV.
Commends the work of organizations providing services to people living with and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS.