99 STAT. 826
PUBLIC LAW 99-158—NOV. 20, 1985 "REPORT OF DIRECTOR OF NIH
42 USC 283.
Ante, p. 823.
"SEC. 403. The Secretary shall transmit to the President and to the Congress a biennial report which shall be prepared by the Director of NIH and which shall consist of— "(1) a description of the activities carried out by and through the National Institutes of Health and the policies respecting the programs of the National Institutes of Health and such recommendations respecting such policies as the Secretary considers appropriate; "(2) a description of the activities undertaken to improve grants and contracting accountability and technical and scientific peer review procedures of the National Institutes of Health and the national research institutes; "(3) the reports made by the Associate Director for Prevention under section 402(f) during the period for which the biennial report is prepared; and "(4) the biennial reports of the Directors of each of the national research institutes, the Director of the Division of Research Resources, and the Director of the National Center for Nursing Research. The first report under this section shall be submitted not later than July 1, 1986, and shall relate to the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985. The next report shall be submitted not later than December 30, 1988, and shall relate to the two-fiscal-year period ending on the preceding September 30. Each subsequent report shall be submitted not later than 90 days after the end of the two-fiscal-year period for which the report is to be submitted. "PART B—GENERAL PROVISIONS RESPECTING NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES "APPOINTMENT AND AUTHORITY OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES
42 USC 284.
42 USC 241.
"SEC. 405. (a) The Director of the National Cancer Institute shall be appointed by the President and the Directors of the other national research institutes shall be appointed by the Secretary. Each Director of a national research institute shall report directly to the Director of NIH. "(b)(1) In carrying out the purposes of section 301 with respect to the human diseases or disorders or other aspects of human health for which the national research institutes were, established, the Secretary, acting through the Director of each national research institute— "(A) shall encourage and support research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies in the health sciences related to— "(i) the maintenance of health, "(ii) the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of human diseases and disorders, "(iii) the rehabilitation of individuals with human diseases, disorders, and disabilities, and "(iv) the expansion of knowledge of the processes underlying human diseases, disorders, and disabilities, the processes underlying the normal and pathological functioning of the body and its organ systems, and the processes underly-