IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 12, 2021
Mr. Cassidy (for himself and Mr. Schatz) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
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.
This Act may be cited as the
John Lewis NIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2021.
Research endowments at both current and former centers of excellence
Paragraph (1) (beginning with
(1) In general) of section 464z–3(h) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 285t(h)) is amended to read as follows:
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—
at current or former centers of excellence under section 736; and
at current or former centers of excellence under section 464z–4.