H.R.5605: PrEP Assistance Program Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Oct. 15, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 18, 2021

Bill Cosponsors

69 (All Democrats)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

PrEP Assistance Program Act This bill establishes a grant program to provide pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and related services to individuals at no cost. PrEP is medication given to individuals at risk of HIV to reduce their likelihood of contracting the virus. The Department of Health and Human Services must award the grants to state, tribal, and local governments; certain health clinics; and community-based organizations.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Oct. 15, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Oct. 15, 2021

Introduced in the House by Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.)

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