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S. 2846 (100th): A bill to provide for the awarding of grants for the purchase of drugs used in the treatment of AIDS.

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 4, 1988 (Passed Congress).


102 STAT. 2284                    PUBLIC LAW 100-471—OCT. 4, 1988

                  Public Law 100-471
                  100th Congress
                                                      An Act
  Oct. 4, 1988    To provide for the awarding of grants for the purchase of drugs used in the treatment
   [8.2846]                                             of AIDS.
                   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
                  United States of America in Congress assembled,
                  SECTION 1. GRANTS FOR TREATMENT DRUGS FOR ACQUIRED IMMUNE
                               DEFICIENCY SYNDROME.
                    Part B of title HI of the PubUc Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 243
                  et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 314 the following new
                  section:
42 u s e 247.     "SEC. 315. GRANTS FOR TREATMENT DRUGS FOR ACQUIRED IMMUNE
                               DEFICIENCY SYNDROME.
State and local     "(a) AUTHORITY.—^The Secretary, may make grants to the States
governments.      for the purpose of assisting grantees in the provision of drugs
                  determined to prolong the life of individuals found to have acquired
                  immune deficiency syndrome and related conditions.
                    "(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the                       purpose of
                  carrying out subsection (a), there is authorized to be appropriated
                  $15,000,000.
                    "(c) PERIOD FOR GRANTS.—No grant may be made under this
                  section after March 31,1989.
Termination         "(d) REPEALER.—^This section shall cease to exist on March 31,
date.             1989.".
                     Approved October 4, 1988.




                  LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S. 2846:
                  CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988):
                       Sept. 29, considered and passed Senate.
                       Sept. 30, considered and passed House.

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