42 U.S. Code § 280b - Research

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(a) The Secretary, through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shall—
(1) conduct, and give assistance to public and nonprofit private entities, scientific institutions, and individuals engaged in the conduct of, research relating to the causes, mechanisms, prevention, diagnosis, treatment of injuries, and rehabilitation from injuries;
(2) make grants to, or enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with, public and nonprofit private entities (including academic institutions, hospitals, and laboratories) and individuals for the conduct of such research; and
(3) make grants to, or enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with, academic institutions for the purpose of providing training on the causes, mechanisms, prevention, diagnosis, treatment of injuries, and rehabilitation from injuries.
(b) The Secretary, through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shall collect and disseminate, through publications and other appropriate means, information concerning the practical applications of research conducted or assisted under subsection (a) of this section. In carrying out the preceding sentence, the Secretary shall disseminate such information to the public, including through elementary and secondary schools.

Source

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title III, § 391, as added Pub. L. 99–649, § 3,Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3633; amended Pub. L. 101–558, § 2(a),Nov. 15, 1990, 104 Stat. 2772; Pub. L. 102–531, title III, § 312(d)(3),Oct. 27, 1992, 106 Stat. 3504; Pub. L. 103–183, title II, § 203(b)(2),Dec. 14, 1993, 107 Stat. 2232.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 280b, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title III, § 390, as added Oct. 22, 1965, Pub. L. 89–291, § 2, 79 Stat. 1059; amended Mar. 13, 1970, Pub. L. 91–212, §§ 4(b), 5 (b), 6 (b), 84 Stat. 64, 65; July 23, 1974, Pub. L. 93–353, title II, §§ 201(a), (b), 202 (a), 88 Stat. 371, 372; Aug. 1, 1977, Pub. L. 95–83, title II, § 202, 91 Stat. 386; Nov. 9, 1978, Pub. L. 95–622, title II, § 211, 92 Stat. 3420; Aug. 13, 1981, Pub. L. 97–35, title IX, § 925(a), 95 Stat. 569, set forth findings and declaration of policy and authorized appropriations with regard to assistance to medical libraries, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–158, § 3(b),Nov. 20, 1985, 99 Stat. 879.
A prior section 391 of act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title III, as added Oct. 22, 1965, Pub. L. 89–291, § 2, 79 Stat. 1059; amended Mar. 13, 1970, Pub. L. 91–212, § 10(b)(3), 84 Stat. 66; July 23, 1974, Pub. L. 93–353, title II, § 202(b), 88 Stat. 372, which defined “sciences related to health”, “National Medical Libraries Assistance Advisory Board”, “Board”, and “medical library”, was classified to section 280b–1 of this title, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–158, § 3(b),Nov. 20, 1985, 99 Stat. 879.
Amendments

1993—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–183inserted at end “In carrying out the preceding sentence, the Secretary shall disseminate such information to the public, including through elementary and secondary schools.”
1992—Pub. L. 102–531substituted “Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” for “Centers for Disease Control” in subsecs. (a) and (b).
1990—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 101–558, § 2(a)(1), inserted “, or enter into cooperative agreements or contracts with,” after “grants to”.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 101–558, § 2(a)(2), added par. (3).
Findings and Purposes

Pub. L. 99–649, § 2,Nov. 10, 1986, 100 Stat. 3633, provided that:
“(a) The Congress finds and declares that:
“(1) Injury is one of the principal public health problems in America, and causes over 140,000 deaths per year.
“(2) Injury rates are particularly high for children and the elderly.
“(3) Injury causes 50 percent of all deaths for children over the age of one year and two-thirds of all deaths for children over the age of 15 years, and is the leading cause of death for individuals under the age of 44 years. Individuals over the age of 65 years have the highest fatality rates for many injuries.
“(4) Injury control has not been given high priority in the United States, and the research being conducted on injury control and the number of personnel involved in injury control activities are not adequate.
“(b) The purposes of this Act [enacting this part] are—
“(1) to promote research into the causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of injuries and rehabilitation from injuries;
“(2) to promote cooperation between specialists in fields involved in injury research; and
“(3) to promote coordination between Federal, State, and local governments and public and private entities in order to achieve a reduction in deaths from injuries.”

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