S.1147 - Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ] (Introduced 05/17/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/17/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1147 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/17/2017)
Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2017
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand, intensify, and coordinate NIH research on Tourette syndrome.
The NIH must: (1) develop a system to collect data on Tourette syndrome, including epidemiological information and data on the availability of medical and social services for individuals with Tourette syndrome and their families; (2) support Collaborative Research Centers for Tourette Syndrome to conduct basic and clinical research; (3) award grants for research on Tourette syndrome symptoms and treatment options for particular patient subpopulations; (4) designate funding to carry out Tourette syndrome programs and activities.