Home > 105th Congressional Bills > H.Res. 53 (ih) Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that committee reports accompanying reported bills and joint resolutions contain a detailed analysis of the impact of the bill or joint resolution on children. ...

H.Res. 53 (ih) Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that committee reports accompanying reported bills and joint resolutions contain a detailed analysis of the impact of the bill or joint resolution on children. ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org








105th CONGRESS
  2d Session
H. RES. 539

 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a national 
      HIV surveillance system should be expeditiously implemented.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 15, 1998

  Ms. Waters (for herself, Mr. Stokes, and Ms. Pelosi) submitted the 
 following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce

_______________________________________________________________________

                               RESOLUTION


 
 Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a national 
      HIV surveillance system should be expeditiously implemented.

Whereas AIDS remains a major killer of young Americans, and is the leading cause 
        of death for African Americans between the ages of 25 and 44;
Whereas the human immunodeficiency virus (commonly known as HIV) causes acquired 
        immune deficiency syndrome (commonly known as AIDS), and there is 
        usually a period of at least several years between the time of infection 
        with HIV and the time at which AIDS develops;
Whereas while remarkable medical advances in the treatment of AIDS have been 
        achieved, there is an alarming rise in new HIV infections among 
        adolescents, women, and minority communities;
Whereas many States that employ AIDS surveillance systems do not employ HIV 
        surveillance systems;
Whereas because recent advances in HIV treatment have led to significant overall 
        reductions in AIDS deaths and have slowed the progression of HIV 
        infection, HIV surveillance systems should be employed, as AIDS 
        surveillance systems alone do not offer a comprehensive understanding of 
        the HIV epidemic;
Whereas because of the limitations of AIDS surveillance systems, HIV 
        surveillance is a necessary component of any State disease surveillance 
        system to ensure that Federal and State funds follow the trends in HIV 
        infection and to assist State and local health departments in the 
        development of effective prevention, care, and treatment programs;
Whereas 32 States have employed HIV surveillance systems for adolescents and 
        adults; and
Whereas the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention play a vital national 
        role in monitoring the course of the HIV epidemic, in partnership with 
        State and local health departments: Now, therefore, be it
    Resolved, That it is the sense of the House of Representatives 
that--
            (1) the States should move with all deliberate speed to 
        implement HIV surveillance systems in order to provide accurate 
        and reliable data concerning the incidence and prevalence of 
        cases of HIV infection;
            (2) the Federal Government and the States should ensure 
        that funds follow the epidemiological trends of HIV infection;
            (3) the House of Representatives recognizes that there are 
        different approaches to carrying out HIV surveillance systems 
        and that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should 
        respect the right of each State to determine the best approach 
        to implementing an HIV surveillance system in that State;
            (4) a State that elects to implement an HIV surveillance 
        system should assess the security and confidentiality of HIV 
        surveillance data, and should carefully review its laws 
        providing for civil and criminal penalties for breaches of 
        confidentiality and make appropriate changes to ensure patient 
        confidentiality;
            (5) HIV surveillance systems should not be developed that 
        deter people from using anonymous HIV counseling and testing 
        services and other HIV prevention programs;
            (6) each State should work with HIV community planning 
        groups reflective of the demographics of HIV infection and with 
        other local medical and public health institutions to develop 
        their own HIV surveillance programs; and
            (7) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should 
        provide comprehensive guidance to States and provide increased 
        funds and technical assistance to ensure the quality and 
        efficiency of HIV surveillance systems selected by the States 
        and facilitate the transition from monitoring only AIDS cases 
        to monitoring both HIV cases and AIDS cases.
                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 105th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 S. 1273 (is) To amend title 10, United States Code, to expand the National Mail Order Pharmacy Program of the Department of Defense to include covered beneficiaries under the military health care system who are also entitled to medicare. ...
2 H.Res. 459 (eh) ...
3 H.R. 422 (ih) To require the Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics to conduct time use surveys of unremunerated work performed in the United States and to calculate the monetary value of such work. ...
4 H.R. 1156 (ih) To provide for greater equity in the allocation by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of amounts appropriated for medical care programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs for the next two fiscal years and for other purposes related to the...
5 H.R. 168 (ih) To amend the Small Business Act to establish programs and undertake efforts to assist and promote the creation, development, and growth of small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans of service in the Armed Forces, and for other...
6 H.R. 3617 (ih) To make technical corrections to the Community Development Banking and ...
7 H.Res. 550 (rh) Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 4112) making appropriations for the Legislative Branch for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, and for other purposes. ...
8 H.R. 1276 (ih) To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the research, development, and demonstration activities of the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes. ...
9 H.Res. 396 (eh) ...
10 H.Res. 408 (eh) ...
11 H.R. 395 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the assessment and collection of the excise tax on arrows. ...
12 S. 1572 (is) To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from promulgating certain regulations relating to Indian gaming activities. ...
13 H.R. 2468 (ih) To provide that Federal contracts and certain Federal subsidies shall be provided only to businesses which have qualified profit-sharing plans. ...
14 H.R. 1932 (ih) To suspend until January 1, 2001, the duty on a chemical. ...
15 S. 1152 (is) To establish a National Environmental Technology Achievement Award, and for other purposes. ...
16 S. 1171 (es) For the relief of Janina Altagracia Castillo-Rojas. ...
17 S. 395 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the method of payment of taxes on distilled spirits. ...
18 H.Res. 277 (eh) ...
19 H.R. 6 (rh) To extend the authorization of programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. ...
20 H.J.Res. 131 (ih) Waiving certain enrollment requirements for the remainder of the One Hundred Fifth Congress with respect to any bill or joint resolution making general or continuing appropriations for fiscal year 1999. ...
21 H.R. 1271 (rs) To authorize the Federal Aviation Administration's research, engineering, and development programs for fiscal years 1998 through 2000, and for other purposes. ...
22 H.R. 2859 (ih) To prohibit commercial air tours over the Rocky Mountain National Park. ...
23 S. 478 (is) To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 475 Mulberry Street in Macon, Georgia, as the ``William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and United States Courthouse''. ...
24 H.R. 2411 (rs) To provide for a land exchange involving the Cape Cod National Seashore and to extend the authority for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission. ...
25 H.R. 3596 (ih) To authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to institutions of higher education for demonstration projects to ensure equal educational opportunity in postsecondary education for individuals with learning disabilities. %%Filename:...
26 H.R. 1847 (rs) To improve the criminal law relating to fraud against consumers. ...
27 H.R. 1380 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce estate taxes on family-owned farm businesses and to exclude gain from the sale or exchange of a farming business to the extent of the medical expenses paid by the taxpayer. ...
28 S.Res. 46 (rs) Authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Indian Affairs. ...
29 H.R. 1342 (ih) To provide for a one-year enrollment in the conservation reserve of land covered by expiring conservation reserve program contracts. ...
30 H.R. 2267 (rh) Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes. ...


Other Documents:

105th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy