H.R.1643 - PrEP Assistance Program Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 03/08/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/11/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1643 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/08/2019)
PrEP Assistance Program Act
This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program that supports pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) programs in states, U.S. territories, and Indian tribes.
PrEP is a method of HIV prevention in which high-risk individuals take daily medications to reduce the chance of infection.