Summary: H.R.5538 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (10/01/1984)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #427 (368-18))

Preventive Health Amendments of 1984 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize FY 1985 through 1987 appropriations for: (1) childhood immunization; (2) tuberculosis prevention; (3) sexually transmitted disease (presently venereal disease) prevention, including acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) grants through the Centers for Disease Control; and (4) preventive health and health services block grants.

Obligates specified FY 1985 through 1987 amounts appropriated for sexually transmitted diseases for AIDS programs.

Permits grants for sexually transmitted disease prevention to be used for research, demonstration projects, public information and education, and professional training. Increases the appropriation obligations limit from five to ten percent for such non-State project grants.

Increases minimum population-based State allotments for preventive health services block grants from $3,000,000 to $3,500,000.

Bases a State's post-FY 1984 hypertension allotments upon 65 percent of its total preventive health services project grant amounts.

Requires States, as prescribed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to collect specified preventive health services data by October 1, 1984.