H.R. 1341 (104th): Disadvantaged Minority Health Improvement Authorization Extension Act of 1995

104th Congress, 1995–1996. Text as of Mar 28, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 1341 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1341

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide authorizations of appropriations for programs relating to the health of individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including individuals who are members of racial or ethnic minority groups.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 28, 1995

Mr. STOKES (for himself, Mr. PAYNE of New Jersey, Mr. MFUME, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. DELLUMS, Mr. OWENS, Mrs. COLLINS of Illinois, Mr. DIXON, Mr. CLAY, Mr. TUCKER, Mrs. CLAYTON, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. WYNN, Mr. SCOTT, Mr. BISHOP, Mr. FRAZER, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Mrs. MEEK of Florida, Mr. WATT of North Carolina, Mr. CLYBURN, Ms. BROWN of Florida, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Ms. WATERS, Mr. JEFFERSON, Mr. FIELDS of Louisiana, Mr. FATTAH, Ms. JACKSON-LEE, Mr. FORD, Ms. MCKINNEY, Ms. NORTON, Mr. HILLIARD, Mr. FLAKE, Mr. RUSH, Mr. THOMPSON, Mr. REYNOLDS, and Miss COLLINS of Michigan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide authorizations of appropriations for programs relating to the health of individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including individuals who are members of racial or ethnic minority groups.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Disadvantaged Minority Health Improvement Authorization Extension Act of 1995’.

SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR PROGRAMS RELATING TO HEALTH OF DISADVANTAGED AND MINORITY INDIVIDUALS.

    (a) OFFICE OF MINORITY HEALTH- Section 1707(f)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300u-6(f)(1)) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘is authorized’ and inserting ‘are authorized’; and

      (2) by inserting before the period the following: ‘, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (b) COLLECTION OF HEALTH DATA- Section 306(n) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242k(n)), as redesignated by section 501(a)(5)(B) of Public Law 103-183 (107 Stat. 2237), is amended--

      (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ‘1998’ and inserting ‘2000’; and

      (2) in paragraph (2), in the first sentence--

        (A) by striking ‘and’ after ‘1993,’; and

        (B) by striking ‘for each of the fiscal years 1994 through 1998’ and inserting the following: ‘for fiscal year 1994, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (c) GRANTS TO STATES FOR LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAMS- Section 338L(l)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254t(l)(1)) is amended by inserting before the period the following: ‘and for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (d) RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING- Section 340A(p)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 256a(p)(1)) is amended by inserting before the period the following: ‘and for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (e) STUDENT LOAN FUNDS- Section 724(f)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 292t(f)(1)) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘is authorized’ and inserting ‘are authorized’; and

      (2) by inserting before the period the following: ‘, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (f) STUDENTS OF EXCEPTIONAL FINANCIAL NEED- Section 736(c) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 293(c)) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘is authorized’ and inserting ‘are authorized’; and

      (2) by inserting before the period the following: ‘, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (g) SCHOLARSHIPS GENERALLY; OTHER PURPOSES- Section 737(h)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 293a(h)(1)) is amended by inserting before the period the following: ‘and for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (h) LOAN REPAYMENTS AND FELLOWSHIPS REGARDING FACULTY POSITIONS- Section 738(c) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 293b(c)) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘is authorized’ and inserting ‘are authorized’; and

      (2) by inserting before the period the following: ‘, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (i) CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE- Section 739(i)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 293c(i)(1)) is amended by inserting before the period the following: ‘and for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (j) EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE REGARDING UNDERGRADUATES- Section 740(d)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 293d(d)(1)) is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘is authorized’ and inserting ‘are authorized’; and

      (2) by inserting before the period the following: ‘, and such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1995 through 2000’.

    (k) TECHNICAL CORRECTION- Section 487E(a)(3) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 288-5(a)(3)) is amended by striking ‘Except’ and all that follows and inserting the following: ‘With respect to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in subpart III of part D of title III, the provisions of such subpart shall, except as inconsistent with this section, apply to the program established in paragraph (1) of this subsection in the same manner and to the same extent as such provisions apply to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in such subpart.’.