2009—Pub. L. 111–87 repealed Pub. L. 109–415, § 703, and revived the provisions of this section as in effect on Sept. 30, 2009. See 2006 Amendment note and Effective Date of 2009 Amendment; Revival of Section note below.
2006—Pub. L. 109–415, § 703, which directed repeal of this section effective Oct. 1, 2009, was itself repealed by Pub. L. 111–87, § 2(a)(1), effective Sept. 30, 2009.
Pub. L. 109–415, § 209, amended section catchline and text generally, substituting provisions relating to early diagnosis grant program for provisions requiring State certification of measures to adopt CDC guidelines for pregnant women not later than 120 days after May 20, 1996, and authorizing additional funds if such certification was provided.
2000—Subsec. (c)(1)(F). Pub. L. 106–345, § 212(a)(1), added subpar. (F).
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 106–345, § 212(a)(2), amended heading and text of par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “For purposes of carrying out this subsection, there are authorized to be appropriated $10,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1996 through 2000. Amounts made available under section 300ff–77 of this title for carrying out this part are not available for carrying out this section unless otherwise authorized.”
Subsec. (c)(4). Pub. L. 106–345, § 212(a)(3), added par. (4).
Perinatal Transmission of HIV Disease; Congressional Findings
Pub. L. 104–146, § 7(a), May 20, 1996, 110 Stat. 1368, provided that:
“The Congress finds as follows:
Research studies and statewide clinical experiences have demonstrated that administration of anti-retroviral medication
during pregnancy can significantly reduce the transmission
of the human immunodeficiency virus
(commonly known as HIV)
from an infected mother to her baby.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
have recommended that all pregnant women receive HIV counseling;
voluntary, confidential HIV
testing; and appropriate medical treatment
(including anti-retroviral therapy) and support services.
The cancellation or limitation of health insurance or other health coverage on the basis of HIV
status should be impermissible under applicable law. Such cancellation or limitation could result in disincentives for appropriate counseling
, testing, treatment,
“(7) For the reasons specified in paragraphs (1) through (6)—
routine HIV counseling
and voluntary testing of pregnant women should become the standard of care; and
the relevant medical organizations
as public health officials should issue guidelines making such counseling
and testing the standard of care.”