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PUBLIC LAW 99-000—MMMM. DD, 1985

99 STAT. 854 Ante, p. 849.



Ante, p. 848. Ante, p. 820.

PUBLIC LAW 99-158-NOV. 20, 1985 agency coordinating committees for such diseases established Under section 439, and with key non-Federal entities involved in activities affecting the control of such diseases.

    • (i) In carrying out its functions, the Ad\^sorv Board may establish subcommittees, convene workshops and conferences, and collect

data. Such subcommittees may be composed of Advisory Board members and nonmember consultants with expertise in the particular area addressed by such subcommittees. The subcommittees may hold such meetings as are necessary to enable them to carry out their activities. "(j) The Advisory Board shall prepare an annual report for the Secretary which— "(1) describes the Advisory Board's activities in the fiscal year for which the report is made; "(2) describes and evaluates the progress made in such fiscal year in research, treatment, education, and training with respect to arthritis, musculoskeletal diseases, and skin diseases; "(3) summarizes and analyzes expenditures made by the Federal Government for activities respecting such diseases in such fiscal year for which the report is made; and "(4) contains the Advisory Board's recommendations (if any) for changes in the plan prepared under section 436(a). "(k) The National Arthritis Advisory Board in existence on the date of enactment of the Health Research Extension Act of 1985 shall terminate upon the appointment of a successor Board under subsection (a). The Secretary shall make appointments to the Advisory Board established under subsection (a) before the expiration of 90 days after such date. The member of the Board in existence on such date ma^ be appointed, in accordance with subsections (b) and (d), to the Advisory Board established under subsection (a). "Subpart 5—National Institute on Aging "PURPOSE OP THE INSTITUTE

42 USC 286e.

"SEC. 443. The general purpose of the National Institute on Aging (hereafter in this subpart referred to as the 'Institute') is the conduct and support of biomedical, social, and behavioral research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the aging process and the diseases and other special problems and needs of the aged. "SPECIAL FUNCTIONS

Education. 42 USC 285e-i.

Public information.

"SEC. 444. (a) In carrying out the training responsibilities under this Act or any other Act for health and allied health professions personnel, the Secretary shall take appropriate steps to insure the education and training of adequate numbers of allied health, nursing, and paramedical personnel in the field of health care for the aged. "(b) The Director of the Institute shall conduct scientific studies to measure the impact on the biological, medical, social, and psychological aspects of aging of programs and activities assisted or conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services. "(c) The Director of the Institute shall carry out public information and education programs designed to disseminate as widely as possible the findings of research sponsored by the Institute, other