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S. 2927 (116th): NIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 21, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2927

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 21, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Cassidy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide that the authority of the Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to make certain research endowments applies with respect to both current and former centers of excellence, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the NIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2019.

2.

Research endowments at both current and former centers of excellence

Paragraph (1) of section 464z–3(h) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 285t(h)) is amended to read as follows:

(1)

In general

The Director of the Institute may carry out a program to facilitate minority health disparities research and other health disparities research by providing for research endowments—

(A)

at current or former centers of excellence under section 736; and

(B)

at current or former centers of excellence under section 464z–4.

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