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PUBLIC LAW 106-310—OCT. 17, 2000 114 STAT. 1157 health insurance cover such costs. The Secretary may carry out the study directly or through a grant to the Institute of Medicine (or other public or nonprofit private entity). (2) RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING CERTAIN ISSUES.— The Secretary shall ensure that, in addition to making determinations under paragraph (1), the study under such paragraph makes recommendations regarding the following issues: (A) The costs of immunosuppressive drugs that are provided to children pursuant to organ transplants and to determine the extent to which health plans, health insurance and government programs cover such costs. (B) The extent of denial of organs to be released for transplant by coroners and medical examiners. (C) The special growth and developmental issues that children have pre- and post-organ transplantation. (D) Other issues that are particular to the special health and transplantation needs of children. (3) REPORT.— The Secretary shall ensure that, not later Deadline, than December 31, 2001, the study under paragraph (1) is completed and a report describing the findings of the study is submitted to the Congress. TITLE XXII—MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY RESEARCH SEC. 2201. MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY RESEARCH. Part B of title IV of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by section 1901 of this Act, is amended by adding at the end the following: "MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY RESEARCH "SEC. 409F. (a) COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES. —The Director 42 USC 284j. of NIH shall expand and increase coordination in the activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research on muscular dystrophies, including Duchenne muscular dystrophy. " (b) ADMINISTRATION OF PROGRAM; COLLABORATION AMONG AGENCIES. —The Director of NIH shall carry out this section through the appropriate institutes, including the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and in collaboration with any other agencies that the Director determines appropriate. "(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this section for each of the fiscal years 2001 through 2005. Amounts appropriated under this subsection shall be in addition to any other amounts appropriated for such purpose.". TITLE XXIII—CHILDREN AND TOURETTE SYNDROME AWARENESS SEC. 2301. GRANTS REGARDING TOURETTE SYNDROME. Part A of title XI of the Public Health Service Act is amended by adding at the end the following section: