Public Health Service Act

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78TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
2ND SESSION


An Act
To consolidate and revise the laws relating to the Public Health Service, and for other purposes.


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


TITLE I − SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS[edit]

Section 1. Short Title.[edit]

Titles I to V, inclusive, of this Act may be cited as the ``Public Health Service Act´´.

Sec. 2. Definitions.[edit]

  When used in this Act—



External Links[edit]

  • The February 2010 version of the Public Health Service Act as codified is available online at:


Congressional bills frequently refer to the sections in the original uncodified bill as amended. The most recent complete version (as of 8/5/2009) of the Public Health Service Act, identified as such by a librarian at the Library of Congress, [law@loc.gov] is at:

See Also[edit]

MAJOR AMENDMENTS SINCE 1944 TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ACT
AND SELECTED OTHER ACTS INCLUDED IN IT'S CODIFICATION

  • Public Law 79-487, July 3, 1946 (60 Stat. 421), H.R. 4512, H. Rept. 1445, S. Rept. 1353.
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide for research relating to psychiatric disorders and to aid in the development of more effective methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of such disorders, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 79-725, Aug. 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1040), S. 191, S. Rept. 674, H. Rept. 2519.
  • To amend the PHS Act to authorize grants to the States for surveying their hospitals and public health centers and for planning construction of additional facilities, and to authorize grants to assist in such construction.
  • Public Law 80-655, June 16, 1948 (62 Stat. 464), S. 2215, S. Rept. 1298, H. Rept. 2144.
  • To amend the PHS Act to support research and training in diseases of the heart and circulation, and to aid the States in the development of community programs for the control of these diseases, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 80-755, June 24, 1948 (62 Stat. 598), H.R. 6726 (S. 176), H. Rept. 2158.
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide for, foster, and aid in coordinating research relating to dental diseases and conditions, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 81-380, Oct. 25, 1949 (63 Stat. 898), S. 614 (H.R. 5903), S. Rept. 790.
  • To amend the Hospital Survey and Construction Act (title VI of the PHS Act), to extend its duration and provide greater financial assistance in the construction of hospitals, and for other purposes.
  • (No authorized title—Act authorizes establishment of research institutes; also adds sec. 208(g) to PHS Act.).
  • Public Law 81-692, Aug. 15, 1950 (64 Stat. 443), S. 2591 (H.R. 3943) S. Rept. 1102, C. Rept. (H. Rept.) 2750.
  • To amend the PHS Act to support research and training in matters relating to arthritis and rheumatism, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, poliomyelitis, blindness, leprosy, and other diseases.
  • Public Law 83-482, July 12, 1954 (68 Stat. 461), H.R. 8149, H. Rept. 1268, S. Rept. 1612.
  • To amend the hospital survey and construction provisions of the PHS Act to provide assistance to the States for surveying the need for diagnosis or treatment centers, for hospitals for the chronically ill and impaired, for rehabilitation facilities, and for nursing homes, and to provide assistance in the construction of such facilities through grants to public and nonprofit agencies, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 84-652, July 3, 1956 (70 Stat. 489), S. 3076, S. Rept. 1718, H. Rept. 2108.
  • To provide for a continuing survey and special studies of sickness and disability in the United States, and for periodic reports of the results thereof, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 84-830, July 28, 1956 (70 Stat. 709), H.R. 6376, H. Rept. 1399, S. Rept. 2053, C. Rept. 2735.
  • To confer upon Alaska autonomy in the field of mental health, transfer from the Federal Government to the Territory the fiscal and functional responsibilities for the hospitalization of committed mental patients, and for other purposes. (Includes PHS grants to Alaska for mental health program.)
  • Public Law 85-835, July 30, 1956 (70 Stat. 717), S. 849, S. Rept. 869, H. Rept. 2184, C. Rept. 2773.
  • To amend the PHS Act so as to provide for grants-in-aid to non-Federal public and nonprofit institutions for the constructing and equipping of facilities for research in the sciences related to health.
  • Public Law 84-941, Aug. 3, 1956 (70 Stat. 960), S. 3430, S. Rept. 2071, H. Rept. 2826.
  • To amend title III of the PHS Act, and for other purposes. (Establishes in the PHS the National Library of Medicine.)
  • Public Law 84-911, Aug. 2, 1956 (70 Stat. 923), S. 3958, S. Rept. 2070, H. Rept. 2569.
  • To improve the health of the people by assisting in increasing the number of adequately trained professional and practical nurses and professional public health personnel assisting in the development of improved methods of care and treatment in the field of mental health, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 86-415, Apr. 8, 1960 (74 Stat. 32), S. 2220, S. Rept. 535, H. Rept. 1091.
  • To strengthen the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service through revision and extension of some of the provisions relating to retirement, appointment of personnel, and other related personnel matters, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 86-610, July 12, 1960 (74 Stat. 364), S.J. Res. 41 (H.J. Res. 649), S. Rept. 243.
  • To provide for international cooperation in health research, research training, and research planning, and for other purposes. (Note: By error there was left in the purpose clause the phrase ‘‘to establish a National Institute for International Health and Medical Research’’ although as enacted, the law carried no such provision. We have used asterisks in lieu of that phrase to prevent confusion.)
  • Public Law 87-395, Oct. 5, 1961 (75 Stat. 824), H.R. 4998, H. Rept. 599, S. Rept. 845, C. Rept. 1209.
  • To assist in expanding and improving community facilities and services for the health care of aged and other persons, and for other purposes.
  • (No authorized title—provides for PHS grants for family health clinics for migratory workers.).
  • Public Law 87-692, Sept. 25, 1962 (76 Stat. 592), S. 1130 (H.R. 12365), S. Rept. 699.
  • To amend title III of the PHS Act to authorize grants for family clinics for domestic agricultural migratory workers, and for other purposes.
  • (No authorized title—provides for establishment of an Institute of Child Health and Human Development and an Institute of General Medical Sciences; extends for 3 years research facilities construction program of title VII, PHS Act.).
  • Public Law 87-838, Oct. 17, 1962 (76 Stat. 1072), H.R. 11099, H. Rept. 1969, S. Rept. 2174.
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide for the establishment of an Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to extend for 3 additional years the authorization for grants for the construction of facilities for research in the sciences related to health, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 87-868, Oct. 23, 1962 (76 Stat. 1155), H.R. 10541, H. Rept. 1835, S. Rept. 1907.
  • To assist States and communities to carry out intensive vaccination programs designed to protect their populations, particularly all preschool children, against poliomyelitis, diphtheria, whooping cough, and tetanus.
  • Public Law 88-129, Sept. 24, 1963 (77 Stat. 164), H.R. 12, H. Rept. 109, S. Rept. 485.
  • To increase the opportunities for training of physicians, dentists, and professional public health personnel, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 88-164, Oct. 31, 1963 (77 Stat. 282), S. 1576, S. Rept. 180, H. Rept. 694, C. Rept. 862.
  • To provide centers for research on mental retardation and related aspects of human development.
  • Public Law 88-443, Aug. 18, 1964 (78 Stat. 447), H.R. 10041, H. Rept. 1340, S. Rept. 1274.
  • To improve the public health through revising, consolidating, and improving the hospital and other medical facilities provisions of the Public Health Service Act.
  • Public Law 88-581, Sept. 4, 1964 (78 Stat. 908), H.R. 11241, H. Rept. 1549, S. Rept. 1378.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the opportunities for training professional nursing personnel, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 89-109, Aug. 5, 1965 (79 Stat. 435), S. 510 (H.R. 2986), S. Rept. 117, C. Rept. 676.
  • To extend and otherwise amend certain expiring provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to community health services, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 89-115, Aug. 9, 1965 (79 Stat. 448), H.R. 2984, H. Rept. 247, S. Rept. 367, C. Rept. 677.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act provisions for construction of health research facilities by extending the expiration date thereof and providing increased support for the program, to authorize additional Assistant Secretaries in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 89-239, Oct. 6, 1965 (79 Stat. 926), S. 596 (H.R. 3140), S. Rept. 368.
  • To assist in combating heart disease, cancer, stroke, and related diseases.
  • Public Law 89-290, Oct. 22, 1965 (79 Stat. 1052), H.R. 3141, H. Rept. 781, S. Rept. 789.
  • To improve the educational quality of schools of medicine, dentistry, and osteopathy, to authorize grants under that Act to such schools for the awarding of scholarships to needy students and to extend expiring provisions of that Act for student loans and for aid in construction of teaching facilities for students in such schools and schools for other health professions, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 89-291, Oct. 22, 1965 (79 Stat. 1059), S. 597 (H.R. 3142), S. Rept. 756.
  • To provide for a program of grants to assist in meeting the need for adequate medical library services and facilities.
  • Public Law 89-749, Nov. 3, 1966, S. 3008 (H.R. 18231), S. Rept. 1665.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to promote and assist in the extension and improvement of comprehensive health planning and public health services, to provide for a more effective use of available Federal funds for such planning and services, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 89-751, Nov. 3, 1966, H.R. 13196, H. Rept. 1628, S. Rept. 1722.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the opportunities for training of medical technologists and personnel in other allied health professions, to improve the educational quality of the schools training such allied health professions personnel, and to strengthen and improve the existing student loan programs for medical, osteopathic, dental, podiatry, pharmacy, optometric, and nursing students, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 90-174, Dec. 5, 1976, H.R. 6418, H. Rept. 538, S. Rept. 724, C. Rept. 974.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend and expand the authorizations for grants for comprehensive health planning and services, to broaden and improve the authorization for research and demonstrations relating to the delivery of health services, to improve the performance of clinical laboratories, and to authorize cooperative activities between the Public Health Service hospitals and community facilities, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 90-490, August 16, 1968, S. 3095, S. Rept. 1307, H. Rept. 1634 (acc. H.R. 15757).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend and improve the programs relating to the training of nursing and other health professions and allied health professions personnel, the program relating to student aid for such personnel, and the program relating to health research facilities, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 90-574, Oct. 15, 1968, H.R. 15758, H. Rept. 1536, S. Rept. 1454, C. Rept. 1924.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act so as to extend and improve the provisions relating to regional medical programs, to extend the authorization of grants for health of migratory agricultural workers, to provide for specialized facilities for alcoholics and narcotic addicts, and for other purposes.
  • (No short title—extends authorizations for grants to schools of Public Health).
  • Public Law 91-208, Mar. 12, 1970, S. 2809 (H.R. 14790), S. Rept. 586, C. Rept. 855.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act so as to extend for an additional period the authority to make formula grants to schools of public health, project grants for graduate training in public health and traineeships for professional public health personnel.
  • (No short title—extends the Migrant Health Act).
  • Public Law 91-209, Mar. 12, 1970, H.R. 14733, H. Rept. 711, S. Rept. 618, C. Rept. 853.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the program of assistance for health services for domestic migrant agricultural workers, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 91-211, Mar. 13, 1970, S. 2523, S. Rept. 583, H. Rept. 91–735 (acc. 14986), C. Rept. 856.
  • To amend the Community Mental Health Centers Act to extend and improve the program of assistance under that Act for community mental health centers and facilities for the treatment of alcoholics and narcotic addicts, to establish programs for mental health of children, and for other purposes.
  • Medical Library Assistance Extension Act of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-212, Mar. 13, 1970, H.R. 11702, H. Rept. 313, S. Rept. 480, C. Rept. 854.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve and extend the provisions relating to assistance to medical libraries and related instrumentalities, and for other purposes.
  • Medical Facilities Construction and Modernization Amendments of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-296, June 30, 1970, H.R. 11102, H. Rept. 262, S. Rept. 657, C. Rept. 1167.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise extend, and improve the program established by title VI of such Act, and for other purposes.
  • Communicable Disease Control Amendments of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-464, Oct. 16, 1970, S. 2264, S. Rept 478, H. Rept. 1114 (acc. H.R. 11913), C. Rept. 1462.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide authorization for grants for communicable disease control and vaccination assistance.
  • Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-513, Oct. 27, 1970, H.R. 18583, H. Rept. 1444 (pts. 1 and 2) S. Rept. 613, C. Rept. 1603.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act and other laws to provide increased research into, and prevention of, drug abuse and drug dependence; to provide for treatment and rehabilitation of drug abusers and drug dependent persons; and to strengthen existing law enforcement authority in the field of drug abuse.
  • (No short title—amends titles III and IX of the Public Health Service Act).
  • Public Law 91-515, Oct. 30, 1970, H.R. 17570, H. Rept. 1297, S. Rept. 1090, C. Rept. 1590.
  • To amend titles III and IX of the Public Health Service Act so as to revise, extend, and improve the programs of research, investigation, education, training, and demonstration authorized thereunder, and for other purposes.
  • Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Amendments of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-517, Oct. 30, 1970, S. 2846, S. Rept. 757, H. Rept. 1277 (acc. H.R. 14237) C. Rept. 1589.
  • To amend the Mental Retardation Facilities and Community Mental Health Centers Construction Act of 1968 to assist the States in developing a plan for the provision of comprehensive services to persons affected by mental retardation and other development disabilities originating in childhood to assist the States in the provision of such services in accordance with such plan, to assist in the construction of facilities to provide the services needed to carry out such plan, and for other purposes.
  • Health Training Improvement Act of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-519, Nov. 2, 1970, S. 3586, S. Rept. 1002, H. Rept. 1266, C. Rept. 1588.
  • To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to establish eligibility of new schools of medicine, dentistry, osteopathy, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary medicine, and podiatry for institutional grants under section 771 thereof, to extend and improve the program relating to training of personnel in the allied health professions, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 91-572, Dec. 24, 1970, S. 2108, S. Rept. 1004, H. Rept. 1472, C. Rept. 1667.
  • To promote public health and welfare by expanding, improving, and better coordinating the family planning services and population research activities of the Federal Government, and for other purposes. (adds Title X to the Public Health Service Act.)
  • Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention Treatment and Rehabilitation Act of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-616, Dec. 31, 1970, S. 3835, S. Rept. 1069, H. Rept. 1663 (acc. H.R. 18874).
  • To provide a comprehensive Federal program for the prevention and treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
  • Emergency Health Personnel Act of 1970.
  • Public Law 91-623, Dec. 31, 1970, S. 4106, S. Rept. 1194, H. Rept. 1662 (acc. H.R. 19860).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the assignment of commissioned officers of the Public Health Service to areas with critical medical manpower shortages, to encourage health personnel to practice in areas where shortages of such personnel exist, and for other purposes.
  • National Cancer Act of 1971.
  • Public Law 92-218, Dec. 23, 1971, S. 1828, S. Rept. 247, H. Rept. 659 (acc. H.R. 11302), C. Repts. 722 (House), 565 (Senate).
  • To amend the PHS Act so as to strengthen the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health in order more effectively to carry out the national effort against cancer.
  • Communicable Disease Control Amendments Act of 1972.
  • Public Law 92-449, Sept. 30, 1972, S. 3442, S. Rept. 825, H. Rept. 1107 (acc. H.R. 14455), C. Repts. 1376 (House), 1087 (Senate).
  • To amend the PHS Act to extend and revise the program of assistance under that Act for the control and prevention of communicable diseases.
  • National Cooley’s Anemia Control Act.
  • Public Law 92-414, Aug. 29, 1972, H.R. 15474, H. Rept. 437, S. Rept. 924.
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide assistance for programs for the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of, and research in, Cooley’s anemia.
  • Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971.
  • Public Law 92-157, Nov. 18, 1971, H.R. 8629, H. Rept. 258, S. Rept. 251 (acc. S. 934), C. Repts. 578 (House), 398 (Senate).
  • To amend title VII of the PHS Act to provide increased manpower for the health professions, and for other purposes.
  • Emergency Health Personnel Act Amendments of 1972.
  • Public Law 92-585, Oct. 27, 1972, S. 3858, S. Rept. 1062, H. Rept. 1547 (acc. H.R. 16755).
  • To amend the PHS Act to improve the program of medical assistance to areas with health manpower shortages, and for other purposes.
  • National Heart, Blood Vessel, Lung, and Blood Act of 1972.
  • Public Law 92-423, Sept. 19, 1972, S. 3323, S. Rept. 733, H. Rept. 1108 (acc. H.R. 15081), C. Repts. 1349 (House), 1068 (Senate).
  • To amend the PHS Act to enlarge the authority of the National Heart and Lung Institute in order to advance the national attack against diseases of the heart and blood vessels, the lungs, and blood, and for other purposes.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 92-305, May 19, 1972, H.R. 13591, H. Rept. 940.
  • To amend the PHS Act to designate the National Institute of Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases as the National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and for other purposes.
  • Nurse Training Act of 1971
  • Public Law 92-158, Nov. 18, 1971, H.R. 8630, H. Rept. 259, S. Rept. 252 (acc. S. 1747), C. Repts. 577 (House), 399 (Senate).
  • To amend title VIII of the PHS Act to provide for training increased numbers of nurses.
  • National Sickle Cell Anemia Control Act
  • Public Law 92-294, May 16, 1972, S. 2676, S. Rept. 557, H. Rept. 923.
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide for the control of sickle cell anemia.
  • (No short title—extends Solid Waste Disposal Act.).
  • Public Law 93-14, Apr. 9, 1973, H.R. 5446, H. Rept. 78.
  • To extend the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended, for 1 yr.
  • (No short title—extends Clean Air Act.)
  • Public Law 93-15, Apr. 9, 1973, H.R. 5445, H. Rept. 77.
  • To extend the Clean Air Act, as amended, for 1 yr.
  • Health Programs Extension Act of 1973
  • Public Law 93-45, June 18, 1973, S. 1136, S. Rept. 87, H. Rept. 227 (acc. H.R. 7806).
  • To extend through fiscal year 1974 certain expiring appropriations authorizations in the Public Health Service Act, the Community Mental Health Centers Act, and the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act.
  • Emergency Medical Services System Act of 1973.
  • Public Law 93-154, Nov. 16, 1973, S. 2410, S. Rept. 397, H. Rept. 601 (acc. H.R. 10956).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide assistance and encouragement for the development of comprehensive area emergency medical services systems.
  • Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973.
  • Public Law 93-222, Dec. 29, 1973, S. 14, S. Rept. 129, H. Rept. 451 (acc. H.R. 7974), C. Repts. 714 (House), 621 (Senate).
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide assistance and encouragement for the establishment and expansion of health maintenance organizations.
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Act of 1974
  • Public Law 93-270, Apr. 22, 1974, S. 1745, S. Rept. 606, H. Rept. 758 (acc. H.R. 11386).
  • To provide financial assistance for research activities for the study of sudden death syndrome.
  • Narcotic Addict Treatment Act of 1974
  • Public Law 93-281, May 14, 1974, S. 1115, S. Rept. 192, H. Rept. 884 (acc. H.R. 12503).
  • To amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for the registration of practitioners conducting narcotic treatment programs.
  • Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1974.
  • Public Law 93-282, May 14, 1974, S. 1125, S. Rept. 208, H. Rept. 759 (acc. H.R. 11387).
  • To extend through fiscal year 1974 certain expiring appropriations authorizations in the Public Health Service Act, the Community Mental Centers Act, and the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act.
  • Research on Aging Act of 1974
  • Public Law 93-296, May 31, 1974, S. 775, S. Rept. 299, H. Rept. 900 (acc. H.R. 6175).
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide for the establishment of a National Institute on Aging.
  • National Research Service Award Act of 1974.
  • Public Law 93-348, July 12, 1974, H.R. 7724, H. Rept. 224, S. Rept. 381, C. Rept. 1148 (House), 960 (Senate).
  • To amend the PHS Act to establish a program of National Research Service Awards to assure the continued excellence of biomedical and behavioral research and to provide for the protection of human subjects involved in biomedical and behavioral research.
  • National Cancer Amendments of 1974
  • Public Law 93-352, July 23, 1974, S. 2893, S. Rept. 736, H. Rept. 954 (acc. H.R. 13053), C. Rept. 1164 (House).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the national cancer program and to authorize appropriations for such program for the next 3 fiscal years.
  • Health Services Research, Health Statistics, and Medical Libraries Act of 1974.
  • Public Law 93-353, July 23, 1974, H.R. 11385, S. Rept. 764, H. Rept. 757, C. Rept. 1170 (House).
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise the programs of health services research and to extend the program of assistance for medical libraries.
  • National Diabetes Mellitus Research and Education Act of 1974.
  • Public Law 93-354, July 23, 1974, S. 2830, S. Rept. 653, H. Rept. 894 (acc. H.R. 12417), C. Rept. 1147 (House).
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide for greater and more effective efforts in research and public education with regard to diabetes mellitus.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 93-385, Aug. 23, 1974, S. 3782, H. Rept. 1240 (acc. H.R. 16077).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend through fiscal year 1975 the scholarship program for the National Health Service Corps and the loan program for heatlh professions students.
  • (No short title—extends the Controlled Substances Act.).
  • Public Law 93-481, Oct. 26, 1974, S. 3355, S. Rept. 925, H. Rept. 1248 (acc. H.R. 14213), C. Repts. 1442 (House), 1271 (Senate).
  • To amend the Controlled Substance Act to extend for 3 fiscal years the authorizations of appropriations for the administration and enforcement of that Act.
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Public Law 93-523, Dec. 16, 1974, S. 433, S. Rept. 231, H. Rept. 1185 (acc. H.R. 13002).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to assure that the public is provided with safe drinking water.
  • (No short title—extends Solid Waste Disposal Act.)
  • Public Law 93-611, Jan 2, 1975, H.R. 16045, H. Rept. 1235, S. Rept. 1402.
  • To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorized appropriations for fiscal year 1975.
  • National Arthritis Act of 1974
  • Public Law 93-640, Jan. 4, 1975, S. 2854, S. Rept. 1251.
  • To amend the PHS Act to expand the authority of the National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases in order to advance a national attack on arthritis.
  • National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974.
  • Public Law 93-641, Jan. 4, 1975, S. 2994, S. Rept. 1285, H. Rept. 1382 (acc. H.R. 16204), C. Rept. 1640 (House).
  • To amend the PHS Act to assure the development of a national health policy and of effective State and area health planning and resources development programs.
  • (No short title—Health Services and Nurse Training Amendments.)
  • Public Law 94-63, July 29, 1975, S. 66, S. Rept. 94–29, H. Rept. 94–137 (acc. H.R. 4925), H. Rept. 94–143 (acc. H.R. 4115), H. Rept. 94–192 (acc. H.R. 4114), C. Rept. 94–348.
  • To amend the PHS Act and related laws to revise and extend the health revenue sharing program, the family planning program, the community mental health centers, the program for migrant health centers and community health centers, the National Health Service Corps program, and the programs for assistance for nurse training and for other purposes.
  • Development Ally Disabled Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.
  • Public Law 94-103, Oct. 4, 1975, H.R. 4005, H. Rept. 94–58, S. Rept. 94–160 (acc. S. 462), C. Rept. 94–473.
  • To amend the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act to revise and extend the programs authorized by that Act.
  • Health Research and Health Services Amendments of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-278, Apr. 22, 1976, H.R. 7988, H. Rept. 94–498, S. Rept. 94–509 (acc. S. 988), C. Rept. 94–1005.
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise and extend the program under the National Heart and Lung Institute, to revise and extend the program of National Research Service Awards, and to establish a national program with respect to genetic diseases; and to require a study and report on the release of research information.
  • (No short title—National Health Information and Disease Prevention Act.)
  • Public Law 94-317, June 23, 1976, S. 1466, S. Rept. 94–330, H. Rept. 94–1007 (acc. H.R. 12678).
  • To amend the PHS Act to provide authority for health information and health promotion programs, to revise and extend authority for disease prevention and control programs, and to revise and extend authority for venereal disease programs, and to amend the Lead-Based Paint Poisioning Prevention Act to revise and extend that Act.
  • Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-371, July 26, 1976, S. 3184, S. Rept. 94–705 (parts 1 and 2), H. Rept. 94–1092 (acc. H.R. 12677), C. Rept. 94–1285.
  • To amend the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1976, and for other purposes.
  • National Swine Flu Immunization Program of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-380, Aug. 12, 1976, S. 3735, S. Rept. 94–1147 (see also remarks by Honorable Paul G. Rogers in Cong. Rec. for Aug. 26, 1976).
  • To amend the PHS Act to authorize the establishment and implementation of an emergency national swine flu immunization program and to provide an exclusive remedy for personal injury or death arising out of the manufacture, distribution, or administration of the swine flu vaccine under such program.
  • Indian Health Care Improvement Act
  • Public Law 94-437, Sept. 30, 1976, S. 522, S. Rept. 94–133, H. Rept. 94–1026, parts I-IV (acc. H.R. 2525).
  • To implement the Federal responsibility for the care and education of the Indian people by improving the services and facilities of Federal Indian health programs and encouraging maximum participation of Indians in such programs, and for other purposes.
  • Health Maintenance Organization Amendments of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-460, Oct. 8, 1976, H.R. 9019, H. Rept. 94–518, S. Rept. 94–844 (acc. S. 1926), C. Rept. 94–1513.
  • To amend title XIII of the PHS Act to revise and extend the program for the establishment of HMO’s.
  • Health Professions Educational Assistance Act of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-484, Oct. 12, 1976, H.R. 5546, H. Rept. 94–266, S. Rept. 94–886 and No. 94–887 (acc. S. 3239), C. Rept. 94–1612.
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise and extend the programs under title VII for training in the health and allied professions, to revise the National Health Service Corps program and the National Health Service Corps scholarship training program, and for other purposes.
  • Arthritis, Diabetes, and Digestive Diseases Amendments of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-562, Oct. 19, 1976, S. 2910.
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise and extend provisions respecting arthritis and diabetes.
  • Emergency Medical Services Amendments of 1976.
  • Public Law 94-573, Oct. 21, 1976, S. 2548, S. Rept. 94–889, H. Rept. 94–1089 (acc. H.R. 12664).
  • To revise and extend the provisions of title XII of the PHS Act relating to emergency medical services systems; to establish programs relating to burn injuries, and for other purposes.
  • Health Planning and Health Services Research and Statistics Extension Act of 1977.
  • Public Law 95-83, Aug. 1, 1977, H.R. 4975, H. Repts. 95–117, 95–118, 95–500, S. Rept. 95–102.
  • To extend through fiscal year 1978 funding for health programs.
  • (No short title—revision of capitation grants.)
  • Public Law 95-215, Dec. 19, 1977, H.R. 9418, H. Repts. 95–707, 95–828, S. Rept. 95–545.
  • To revise the conditions under which schools may receive capitation grants under sec. 770 of the PHS Act.
  • Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Amendments of 1978.
  • Public Law 95-461, Oct. 14, 1978, S. 2916, S. Repts. 95–820, 95–151, H. Rept. 95–1187.
  • To amend the Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972 to extend the programs of assistance under that Act.
  • Health Maintenance Organization Amendments of 1978.
  • Public Law 95-559, Nov. 1, 1978, S. 2534, S. Rept. 95–837, H. Repts. 95–1479, 95–1784.
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise and extend the program of assistance under title XIII for HMO’s.
  • Title V of the Rehabilitation, Comprehensive Services, and Developmental Disabilities Amendments of 1978.
  • Public Law 95-602, Nov. 6, 1978, H.R. 12467, H. Rept. 95–1780.
  • To revise and extend the programs of assistance under the Developmental Disabilities Services and Facilities Construction Act.
  • (No short title—extension of title X and part B of title XI.)
  • Public Law 95-613, Nov. 8, 1978, S. 2522, S. Rept. 95–822, H. Rept. 95–1191.
  • To extend family planning assistance and sudden infant death assistance through fiscal year 1981.
  • Community Mental Health Center Extension Act of 1978 and Biomedical Research and Research Training Amendments of 1978.
  • Public Law 95-622, Nov. 9, 1978, S. 2450, S. Rept. 95–838, H. Repts. 95–1192, 95–1780.
  • To revise and extend the Community Mental Health Centers Act, to revise and extend the cancer and heart and lung programs, to revise and extend the National Research Services awards programs, and to establish the President’s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research.
  • Health Services Research, Health Statistics, and Health Care Technology Act of 1978.
  • Public Law 95-623, Nov. 9, 1978, S. 2466, S. Rept. 95–839, H. Repts. 95–1190, 95–1783.
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise and extend the authorities relating to health services research and health statistics and to establish a National Center for Health Care Technology.
  • Health Services and Centers Amendments of 1978.
  • Public Law 95-626, Nov. 10, 1978, S. 2474, S. Rept. 95–860, H. Repts. 95–1191, 95–1799.
  • To amend the PHS Act to revise and extend the programs for migrant and community health centers, to establish a program for primary health centers, to revise and extend secs. 314 and 317, to provide assistance to other preventive health service programs, to place home health services and lead-based paint programs in the PHS Act, and to establish an adolescent pregnancy program.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 96-32, July 10, 1979, S.J. Res. 14, H. Rept. 96–187.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act and related health laws to correct printing and other technical errors.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 96-33, July 16, 1979, H.R. 4556.
  • To amend section 1521 of the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to extend conditional designations of State health planning and development agencies.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 96-63, Sept. 6, 1979, S. 1146, S. Rept. 96–161, H.R. 3509, H. Rept. 96–186.
  • To extend for 3 fiscal years the authorizations for appropriations under the Safe Drinking Water Act.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 96-76, Sept. 29, 1979, S. 230, S. Rept. 96–101, H.R. 3633, H. Rept. 96–183.
  • To amend title VIII of the Public Health Service Act to extend through fiscal year 1980 the program of assistance for nurse training, and for other purposes.
  • Health Planning and Resources Development Amendments of 1979.
  • Public Law 96-79, Oct. 4, 1979, S. 544, S. Rept. 96–96, H.R. 3917, H. Rept. 96–190, S. Conf. Rept. 96–309.
  • To amend titles XV and XVI of the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the authorities and requirements under those titles for health planning and health resources development, and for other purposes.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 96-142, Dec. 12, 1979, S. 497, S. Rept. 96–102, H.R. 3642, H. Rept. 96–185.
  • To extend for 3 fiscal years the authorizations of appropriations under section 789 and title XII of the Public Health Service Act relating to emergency medical services, to revise and improve the authorities for assistance under such title XII, to increase the authorizations of appropriations and revise and improve the authorities for assistance under part B of title XI of such Act for sudden infant death syndrome counseling and information projects, and for other purposes.
  • Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1979.
  • Public Law 96-180, Jan. 2, 1980, S. 440, S. Rept. 96–103, H.R. 3916, H. Rept. 96–193.
  • To revise and extend the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970.
  • Mental Health Systems Act
  • Public Law 96-398, Oct. 7, 1980, S. 1177, S. Rept. 96–712, H.R. 7299, H. Rept. 96–977, H. Conf. Rept. 96–1367.
  • To improve the provision of mental health services and otherwise promote mental health throughout the United States, and for other purposes.
  • Health Programs Extension Act of 1980
  • Public Law 96-538, Dec. 17, 1980, S. 988, S. Rept. 96–714, H.R. 7036, H. Rept. 96–997, H. Conf. Rept. 96–1478.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the authorities under that Act relating to national research institutes, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 97-35, title IX, Aug. 13, 1981, H.R. 3982, S. 1377, S. Rept. 97–139, H. Rept. 97–158, H. Conf. Rept. 97–208.
  • To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 301 of the first concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1982.
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Amendments of 1983.
  • Public Law 98-24, Apr. 26, 1983, S. 126, S. Rept. 98–29.
  • To remedy alcohol and drug abuse.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 98-49, July 13, 1983, H.R. 2713, H. Rept. 98–143.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations to be made available to the Secretary of Health and Human Services for research for the cause, treatment, and prevention of public health emergencies.
  • Rural Health Clinics Act of 1983
  • Public Law 98-194, Dec. 1, 1983, S. 2129
  • To provide revised reimbursement criteria for small rural health clinics utilizing National Health Service Corps personnel.
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Amendments of 1983.
  • Public Law 98-24, Apr. 26, 1983, S. 126, S. Rept. 98–29.
  • To remedy alcohol and drug abuse.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 98-49, July 13, 1983, H.R. 2713, H. Rept. 98–143.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations to be made available to the Secretary of Health and Human Services for research for the cause, treatment, and prevention of public health emergencies.
  • Rural Health Clinics Act of 1983
  • Public Law 98-194, Dec. 1, 1983, S. 2129
  • To provide revised reimbursement criteria for small rural health clinics utilizing National Health Service Corps personnel.
  • National Organ Transplant Act
  • Public Law 98-507, Oct. 19, 1984, S. 2048, H.R. 4080, H. Rept. 98–575; H.R. 5580, H. Rept. 98–769; S. Rept. 98–382, H. Conf. Rept. 98–1127.
  • To provide for the establishment of the Task Force on Organ Transplantation and the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, to authorize financial assistance for organ procurement organizations, and for other purposes.
  • Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Amendments of 1984.
  • Public Law 98-509, Oct. 19, 1984, S. 2303, H. Conf. Rept. 98–1123, S. Rept. 98–381.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the authorities of that Act for assistance for alcohol and drug abuse and mental health services.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 98-512, Oct. 19, 1984, S. 2616, H. Conf. Rept. 98–1154, S. Rept. 98–496.
  • To revise and extend the programs of assistance under titles X and XX of the Public Health Service Act.
  • Developmental Disabilities Act of 1984
  • Public Law 98-527, Oct. 19, 1984, H.R. 5603, H. Rept. 98–826, H. Conf. Rept. 98–1074.
  • To revise and extend programs for persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Amendments of 1984.
  • Public Law 98-551, Oct. 30, 1984, S. 771, S. Rept. 98–158.
  • To revise and extend provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to health promotion and disease prevention, to provide for the establishment of centers for research and demonstrations concerning health promotion and disease prevention, and for other purposes.
  • Preventive Health Amendments of 1984
  • Public Law 98-555, Oct. 30, 1984, S. 2301, H.R. 5538, H. Rept. 98–1063, S. Rept. 98–393.
  • To revise and extend programs for the provision of health services and preventive health services, and for other purposes.
  • Nurse Education Amendments of 1985
  • Public Law 99-92, Aug. 16, 1985, H.R. 2370, S. 1284, S. Rept. 99–106, H. Rept. 99–161.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the programs of assistance for nurse education.
  • Health Services Amendments of 1985
  • Public Law 99-117, Oct. 7, 1985, S. 1689
  • To amend various provisions of the Public Health Service Act.
  • Health Professions Training Assistance Act of 1985.
  • Public Law 99-129, Oct. 22, 1985, H.R. 2410, S. 1283, S. Rept. 99–105, H. Rept. 99–145.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the programs under title VII of that Act.
  • Health Research Extension Act of 1985
  • Public Law 99-158, Nov. 20, 1985, H.R. 2409, S. 1309, S. Rept. 99–108, S. Conf. Rept. 99–157, H. Rept. 99–158, H. Conf. Rept. 99–309.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the authorities under that Act relating to the National Institutes of Health and National Research Institutes, and for other purposes.
  • Injury Prevention Act of 1986
  • Public Law 99-649, Nov. 10, 1986, S. 2648, S. Rept. 99–434.
  • To improve the public health through the prevention of injuries.
  • Public Law 100-77, Sec. 601–602 & 611–613, July 22, 1987, H.R. 558, H.R. 177, H. Rept. 100–10, H. Rept. 100–8, H. Conf. Rept. 100–174.
  • To provide urgently needed assistance to protect and improve the lives and safety of the homeless, with special emphasis on elderly persons, handicappted persons, and families with children.
  • Excellence in Minority Health Education and Care Act.
  • Public Law 100-97, Aug. 18, 1987, S. 769, S. Rept. 100–110.
  • To provide grants to support excellence in minority health professsions education.
  • Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1987.
  • Public Law 100-146, Oct. 29, 1987, S. 1417, H. Rept. 100–265, S. Rept. 100–113.
  • To amend the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act to extend the programs established in such Act, and for other purposes.
  • Health Care Services in the Home Act of 1987.
  • Public Law 100-175, Sec. 602, Nov. 29, 1987, H.R. 1451, H. Rept. 100–97, H. Conf. Rept. 100–427.
  • To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to authorize appropriations for the fiscal years 1988, 1990, and 1991; to amend the Native Americans Programs Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
  • Public Health Service Amendments of 1987
  • Public Law 100-177, December 1, 1987, S. 1158, S. Rept. 100–108.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program and to otherwise revise and extend the program for the National Health Service Corps.
  • Public Law 100-203, Sec. 4052 & 4301–4307, December 22, 1987, H.R. 3545, H. Rept. 100–391, H. Conf. Rept. 100–495.
  • To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1988.
  • Community and Migrant Health Centers Amendments of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-386, August 10, 1988, S. 2385, S. Rept. 100–343.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the programs establishing migrant health centers and community health centers.
  • Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Amendments Act of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-509, October 20, 1988, S.2393, H. Rept. 100–903, S. Rept. 100–454.
  • To amend the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Act of 1986 to reauthorize such Act, and for other purposes.
  • Health Maintenance Organization Amendments of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-517, October 24, 1988, H.R. 3235, H. Rept. 100–417, S. Rept. 100–304, H. Conf. Rept. 100–1056.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise the program of assistance for health maintenance organizations.
  • National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Act of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-553, Sec. 2, October 28, 1988, S. 1727.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish within the National Institutes of Health a National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
  • Lead Contamination Control Act of 1988
  • Public Law 100-572, Sec. 3, October 31, 1988, H.R. 4939, H. Rept. 100–1041.
  • To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to control lead in drinking water.
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-578, October 31, 1988, H.R. 5471.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise the authority for the regulation of clinical laboratories.
  • Health Omnibus Programs Extension of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-607, November 4, 1988, S. 2889.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish certain health programs, to revise and extend certain health programs, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 100-628, Title VI, November 7, 1988, H.R. 4352, H. Rept. 100–718, S. Rept. 100–343, H. Conf. Rept. 100–1089.
  • To amend the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act to extend programs providing urgently needed assistance for the homeless, and for other purposes.
  • Technical and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988.
  • Public Law 100-647, Sec. 3011(b)(7), November 10, 1988, H.R. 4333, H. Rept. 100–795, S. Rept. 100–445, H. Conf. Rept. 100–1104.
  • To make technical corrections relating to the Tax Reform Act of 1986, and for other purposes.
  • Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988
  • Public Law 100-690, Sec. 1007(c) & Title II, November 18, 1988, H.R. 5210.
  • To prevent the manufacturing, distribution, and use of illegal drugs, and for other purposes.
  • Indian Health Care Amendments of 1988
  • Public Law 100-713, Sec. 104(b), 106, & 714, November 23, 1988, H.R. 5261, S. Rept. 100–508, H. Conf. Rept. 100–1075.
  • To reauthorize and amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, and for other purposes.
  • Drug Abuse Treatment Technical Corrections Act of 1989.
  • Public Law 101-93, August 16, 1989, H.R. 1426.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to make technical corrections relating to subtitles A and G of title II of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988, and for other purposes.
  • (No short title–construction of biomedical facilities).
  • Public Law 101-190, November 29, 1989, S. 1390, S. Rept. 101–101.
  • To provide for the construction of biomedical facilities in order to ensure a continued supply of specialized strains of mice essential to biomedical research in the United States, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 101-239, December 19, 1989, H.R. 3299.
  • To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 5 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1990.
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-354, August 10, 1990, H.R. 4790.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a program of grants for the detection and control of breast and cervical cancer.
  • Tuberculosis Prevention Amendments of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-368, August 15, 1990, H.R. 4273.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend the program of grants for preventive health services with respect to tuberculosis, and for other purposes.
  • Drug Abuse Treatment Waiting Period Reduction Amendments of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-374, August 15, 1990, S. 2461.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program of grants for reducing the waiting period for receiving treatment services for drug abuse, and for other purposes.
  • Ryan White Comprehensive Aids Resources Emergency Act of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-381, August 18, 1990, S. 2240.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to improve the quality and availability of care for individuals and families with HIV disease, and for other purposes.
  • Vaccine and Immunization Amendments of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-502, November 3, 1990, H.R. 4238.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend various programs with respect to vaccine-prevention diseases.
  • Treasury, Postal Service and General Government Appropriations Act, 1991.
  • Public Law 101-509, November 5, 1990, H.R. 5241.
  • Making appropriations for the Treasury Department, the United States Postal Service, the Executive Office of the President, and certain Independent Agencies, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1991.
  • Disadvantaged Minority Health Improvement Act of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-527, November 6, 1990, H.R. 5702.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of individuals who are members of minority groups and who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, and for other purposes.
  • Home Health Care and Alzheimer’s Disease Amendments of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-557, November 15, 1990, H.R. 5112.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act regarding certain programs for health care services in the home and certain programs relating to Alzheimer’s disease, and for other purposes.
  • Injury Control Act of 1990
  • Public Law 101-558, November 15, 1990, H.R. 5113.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for the prevention and control of injuries.
  • Trauma Care Systems Planning and Development Act of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-590, November 16, 1990, H.R. 1602.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve emergency medical services and trauma care, and for other purposes.
  • National Health Service Corps Revitalization Amendments of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-597, November 16, 1990, H.R. 4487.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for the National Service Corps, and to establish certain programs of grants to the States for improving health services in the States.
  • National Institutes of Health Amendments of 1990.
  • Public Law 101-613, November 16, 1990, S. 2857, (H.R. 5661).
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to certain programs for the National Institutes of Health.
  • Transplant Amendments Act of 1990
  • Public Law 101-616, November 16, 1990, S. 2946.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program establishing the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry, and for other purposes.
  • Safe Medical Devices Act of 1990
  • Public Law 101-629, November 28, 1990, H.R. 3095.
  • To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to make improvements in the regulation of medical devices, and for other purposes.
  • Mental Health Amendments of 1990
  • Public Law 101-639, November 28, 1990, S. 2628.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain National Institute of Mental Health grants and to improve provisions concerning the State comprehensive mental health services plan, and for other purposes.
  • Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990
  • Public Law 101-644, November 29, 1990, H.R. 2006.
  • To expand the powers of the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 101-645, November 29, 1990, H.R. 3789.
  • To amend the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act to extend programs providing urgently needed assistance for the homeless, and for other purposes.
  • Crime Control Act of 1990
  • Persian Gulf Conflict Supplemental Authorization and Personnel Benefits Act of 1991.
  • Terry Beirn Community Based AIDS Research Initiative Act of 1991.
  • Public Law 102-96, August 14, 1991, S. 1594.
  • To honor and commend the efforts of Terry Beirn, to amend the Public Health Service Act to rename and make technical amendments to the community-based AIDS research initiative, and for other purposes.
  • Health Information, Health Promotion, and Vaccine Injury Compensation Amendments of 1991.
  • Public Law 102-168, November 26, 1991, H.R. 3402.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend certain programs regarding health information, health promotion, and vaccine injury compensation.
  • (No short title)
  • Public Law 102-54, June 13, 1991, H.R. 232.
  • To amend title 38, United States Code, with respect to veterans programs for housing and memorial affairs.
  • Public Law 102-321, July 10, 1992, S. 1306.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to restructure the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration and the authorities of such Administration, including establishing separate block grants to enhance the delivery of services regarding drug abuse and mental health, and for other purposes.
  • Public Health Service Act Technical Amendments Act.
  • Public Law 102-352, August 26, 1992, S. 3112.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to make certain technical corrections, and for other purposes.
  • Health Professions Education Extension Amendments of 1992.
  • Public Law 102-408, October 13, 1992, H.R. 3508.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend certain programs relating to the education of individuals as health professionals, and for other purposes.
  • DES Education and Research Amendments of 1992.
  • Public Law 102-409, October 13, 1992, H.R. 4178.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a program to carry out research on the drug known as diethylstilbestrol, to educate health professionals and the public on the drug, and to provide for certain longitudinal studies regarding individuals who have been exposed to the drug.
  • Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Reauthorization Act of 1992.
  • Public Law 102-410, October 13, 1992, H.R.5673.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the programs of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research.
  • Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Act of 1992.
  • Public Law 102-501, October 24, 1992, H.R. 6183.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections from legal liability for certain health care professionals providing services pursuant to such Act.
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Training, and Education Amendments of 1992.
  • Public Law 102-507, October 24, 1992, S. 1577.
  • To amend the Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Services Research Act of 1986 to reauthorize the Act, and for other purposes.
  • Cancer Registries Amendment Act
  • Public Law 102-515, October 24, 1992, S. 3312.
  • Entitled the ‘‘Cancer Registries Amendment Act’’.
  • Preventive Health Amendments of 1992
  • Public Law 102-531, October 27, 1992, H.R. 3635.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program of block grants for preventive health services, and for other purposes.
  • Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992.
  • Public Law 102-539, October 27, 1992, H.R. 6182.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the authority for the regulation of mammography services and radiological equipment, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 102-585, November 4, 1992, H.R. 5193.
  • To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve health care services for women veterans, to expand authority for health care sharing agreements between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to revise certain pay authorities that apply to Department of Veterans Affairs nurses, to improve preventive health services for veterans, to establish discounts on pharmaceuticals purchased by the Department of Veterans Affairs, to provide for a Persian Gulf War Veterans Health Registry, and to make other improvements in the delivery and administration of health care by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • National Institutes of Health Revitalization Act of 1993.
  • Public Law 103-43, June 10, 1993, S. 1
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the programs of the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 103-66, August 10, 1993, Title XIII, H.R. 2264
  • To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 7 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 1994.
  • Preventive Health Amendments of 1993
  • Public Law 103-183, December 14, 1983, H.R. 2202.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program of grants relating to preventive health measures with respect to breast and cervical cancer.
  • Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 1994.
  • Public Law 103-230, April 6, 1994, S. 1284.
  • To amend the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act to modify certain provisions relating to programs for individuals with developmental disabilities, Federal assistance for priority area activities for individuals with developmental disabilities, protection and advocacy of individual rights, university affiliated programs, and projects of national significance, and for other purposes.
  • Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Act of 1995.
  • Public Law 104-73, December 26, 1995, H.R. 1747.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to permanently extend and clarify malpractice coverage for health centers, and for other purposes.
  • Ryan White Care Act Amendments of 1996
  • Public Law 104-146, May 20, 1996, S. 641
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs established pursuant to the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990.
  • (No short title–expansion and innovation programs with respect to traumatic brain injury).
  • Public Law 104-166, July 29, 1996, H.R. 248.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the conduct of expanded studies and the establishment of innovative programs with respect to traumatic brain injury, and for other purposes.
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
  • Public Law 104-191, August 21, 1996, H.R. 3103.
  • To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve portability and continuity of health insurance coverage in the group and individual markets, to combat waste, fraud, and abuse in health insurance and health care delivery, to promote the use of medical savings accounts, to improve access to long-term care services and coverage, to simplify the administration of health insurance, and for other purposes.
  • Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996
  • Public Law 104-299, October 11, 1996, S. 1044.
  • To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to consolidate and reauthorize provisions relating to health centers, and for other purposes.
  • Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.
  • Public Law 105-12, April 30, 1997, H.R. 1003.
  • To clarify Federal law with respect to restricting the use of Federal funds in support of assisted suicide.
  • Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997.
  • Public Law 105-115, November 21, 1997, S. 830.
  • To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the regulation of food, drugs, devices, and biological products, and for other purposes.
  • Birth Defects Prevention Act of 1998
  • Public Law 105-168, April 21, 1998, S. 419.
  • To provide surveillance, research, and services aimed at prevention of birth defects, and for other purposes.
  • National Bone Marrow Registry Reauthorization Act of 1998.
  • Public Law 105-196, July 16, 1998, H.R. 2202.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the bone marrow donor program, and for other purposes.
  • Mammography Quality Standards Reauthorization Act of 1998.
  • Public Law 105-248, October 9, 1998, H.R. 4382.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for mammography quality standards.
  • Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999.
  • Public Law 105-277, October 21, 1999, H.R. 4328.
  • Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, and for other purposes.
  • Health Professions Education Partnerships Act of 1998.
  • Public Law 105-392, November 13, 1998, S. 1754.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to consolidate and reauthorize health professions and minority and disadvantaged health education programs, and for other purposes.
  • Healthcare Research and Quality Act of 1999.
  • Public Law 106-129, December 6, 1999, S.580.
  • To amend title IX of the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research.
  • Public Law 106-310, October 17, 2000, H.R. 4365.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to children’s health.
  • Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 2000
  • Public Law 106-345, October 20, 2000, S.2311.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs established under the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990, and for other purposes.
  • Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000.
  • Public Law 106-402, October 30, 2000, S.1809.
  • To improve service systems for individuals with developmental disabilities, and for other purposes.
  • Public Health Improvement Act
  • Public Law 106-505, November 13, 2000, H.R. 2498.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for recommendations of the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding the placement of automatic external defibrillators in Federal buildings in order to improve survival rates of individuals who experience cardiac arrest in such buildings, and to establish protections from civil liability arising from the emergency use of the devices.
  • Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000.
  • Public Law 106-525, November 22, 2000, S. 1880.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of minority individuals.
  • Chimpanzee Health Improvement, Maintenance, and Protection Act.
  • Public Law 106-551, December 20, 2000, H.R. 3514.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a system of sanctuaries for chimpanzees that have been designated as being no longer needed in research conducted or supported by the Public Health Service, and for other purposes.
  • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Establishment Act.
  • Public Law 106-580, December 29, 2000, H.R. 1795.
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
  • Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002.
  • Public Law 107-188, June 12, 2002, H.R.3448.
  • To improve the ability of the United States to prevent, prepare for, and respond to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies.
  • Health Care Safety Net Amendments of 2002.
  • Public Law 107-251, October 26, 2002, S.1533
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and strengthen the health centers program and the National Health Service Corps, and to establish the Healthy Communities Access Program, which will help coordinate services for the uninsured and underinsured, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 108-20, Apr. 30, 2003, H.R.1770
  • To provide benefits and other compensation for certain individuals with injuries resulting from administration of smallpox countermeasures, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 108-41, July 1, 2003, (117 Stat. 839), H.R.389
  • To authorize the use of certain grant funds to establish an information clearinghouse that provides information to increase public access to defibrillation in schools.
  • Public Law 108-75, Aug. 15, 2003, (117 Stat. 898), H.R.342
  • To authorize grants through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for mosquito control programs to prevent mosquito-borne diseases, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 108-276, July 21, 2004, S. 15
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide protections and countermeasures against chemical, radiological, or nuclear agents that may be used in a terrorist attack against the United States by giving the National Institutes of Health contracting flexibility, infrastructure improvements, and expediting the scientific peer review process, and streamlining the Food and Drug Administration approval process of countermeasures.
  • Public Law 109-482, Jan. 15, 2007, (120 Stat. 3675), H.R.6164
  • To amend title IV of the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the authorities of the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes.
  • Public Law 110-170, Dec. 26, 2007, (121 Stat. 2465), S.1916
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to modify the program for the sanctuary system for surplus chimpanzees by terminating the authority for the removal of chimpanzees from the system for research purposes.