Summary: H.R.16407 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.16407. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/13/1974)

National Commission on Epilepsy and Its Consequences Act - Directs the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to appoint a National Commission to determine the most effective means of finding the cause and cures and treatments for epilepsy. Directs that such Commission shall develop a national plan for the control of epilepsy and its consequences.

Provides for the membership of such Commission. Sets forth the duties of such Commission.

Requires that it shall be a duty of the Commission to develop a comprehensive national plan for the control of epilepsy and its consequences based on the most thorough, complete, and accurate data available on the disorder. Requires the Commission to make recommendations concerning the proper roles of the Federal and State governments, and the national and local public and private agencies in research, prevention, identification and rehabilitation of persons with epilepsy.

Requires the transmittal to the President and to the Congress of a final report under this Act.