Legislation Full Name Summaries Status
S. Res. 452 Commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day Commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day. Introduced
S. Res. 161 Supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day Supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day (annually April 25th). Introduced
S. 2481 End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act To facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases through coordinated domestic and international efforts. Introduced
S. 2438 End Tuberculosis Now Act of 2019 To prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis globally (looks at intersection of TB and HIV). Introduced
S. 1399 Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 To amend title VIII of the Public Health Services Act to revise and extend nursing workforce development programs. Introduced
S. Res. 318 Support the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Sixth Replenishment Commends the Global Fund to Fight AIDS and its partners for their contributions to ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria and secures funding. Agreed in Senate
S. Res. 198 Resolution condemning Brunei’s dramatic human rights backsliding Censures Brunei’s criminal laws with respect to sexual orientation and adultery, and supports the withdrawal and denial of United States visas for Brunei officials. Agreed in Senate
S. 3037 International Violence Against Women Act of 2019 To prevent international violence against women and other purposes, including looking at intersection of HIV, women living with HIV, and violence against women. Introduced
S. 946 Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 To complete a study on barriers to participation in federally funded cancer clinical trials by populations that have been underrepresented (minority health focus). Introduced
S. 861 International Human Rights Defense Act of 2019 Establishes in the Department of State a permanent Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex) individuals. Introduced
S. Res. 119 Supporting the goals of World Tuberculosis Day to raise awareness about tuberculosis Support the goals of World Tuberculosis Day and raise awareness about the disease. Introduced
S. 1225 Elder Pride Act of 2019 Establishes the Office of Older LGBT Policy and a related rural outreach grant program. The office shall coordinate research and services for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. Introduced
S. 3004 Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act of 2019 To protect human rights and enhance opportunities for LGBTI people around the world, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1825 Global Respect Act of 2019 Visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. Introduced
S. 211 SURVIVE Act To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1159 Inclusive Aging Act Amend Older Americans Act of 1965 to establish the Office of Inclusivity and Sexual Health and a rural outreach grant program carried out by that Office, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 2583 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes (including HIV/AIDs programs). Introduced
S. 1801 Affordable Medications Act To ensure medications are affordable. Introduced
S. 2524 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2020 Establishes the Office of Older LGBT Policy and a related rural outreach grant program; the office shall coordinate research and services for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals Introduced
S. 2920 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1926 PrEP Access and Coverage Act To increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the transmission of HIV. Introduced
S. 1530 Youth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2019 Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. Res. 247 A resolution recognizing June 2019 as “LGBTQ Pride Month” Recognizing June 2019 as “LGBTQ Pride Month”. Introduced
S. 1524 Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2019 Provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of lifelong sexual health and healthy relationships, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 707 Reproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019 Requires the State Department to include all of the facts of human rights, including reproductive rights, in its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Introduced
S. 2766 Girls’ Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 Support and expand civic engagement and political leadership of adolescent girls (who are at a high risk for HIV) around the world, and other purposes. Introduced
S. 719 Solitary Confinement Reform Act To reform the use of solitary confinement and other forms of restrictive housing in the Bureau of Prisons, especially in certain circumstances, including when patient is HIV positive. Also for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1365 Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019 To provide emergency assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, and local areas affected by the opiod epidemic and to make financial assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, local areas, and public or private nonprofit entities to provide for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with substance use disorder and their families. Introduced
S. 1790 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 To authorze appopriations for the fiscal year 2020 for the Department of Defense, for health care, the Defense Health Program, and for defense activities of various purposes. Introduced
Became Law
Number Name Description
H.R.5806 HELP Act of 2020
Amends title VII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a loan repayment program for the HIV clinical and dental workforce.
H.R.3815 PrEP Access and Coverage Act Increases access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV.
H.R.6054 REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act of 2020 Modernizes laws and policies, and works to eliminate discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.
H.Res.517
Supporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment
H.Res.504
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes
H.Res.111 Supporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
H.Con.Res.78 Supporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day
H.Res.308 Supporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day
Legislation with Provisions Related to HIV
H.R.2312 Elder Pride Act
Includes provisions that direct the Assistant Director of the Office of Inclusivity and Sexual Health should collect and disseminate information about the challenges experienced by LGBT older individuals.
H.R.1351 SURVIVE Act
Includes provisions granting funding for Indian tribes to fund prophylactic treatment to prevent an individual from contracting HIV/AIDS or any other sexually transmitted disease or infection.
H.R.2701 Youth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2019
Includes provisions ordering the Secretary of Health and Human Services may (1) train individuals that work with marginalized youth on the prevention of sexually transmitted infections including HIV (2) award grants that plan to serve marginalized youth that are not served by Federal adolescent programs for the prevention of pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections.
H.R.1226 ACE Kids Act of 2019
Includes provisions defining the term ‘chronic condition’ to mean a serious, long-term physical, mental, or developmental disability or disease, including HIV/AIDS.
H.R.2452 Medicare for America Act of 2019
Includes provisions for a 100% reimbursement for medical conditons including complications from HIV, defines “screening, testing, treatment, and pre- and post-test counseling for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV” as medically necessary, and extends the waiver for the ““Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants under title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act.”
H.R.826 End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
Includes provisions ordering the Office Of The Global AIDS Coordinato should take into account evolving research on the impact of neglected tropical diseases on efforts to control HIV/AIDS when making future programming decisions.
H.R.1226 ACE Kids Act of 2019
Includes provisions defining the term ‘chronic condition’ to mean a serious, long-term physical, mental, or developmental disability or disease, including HIV/AIDS.
H.R.1328 ACCESS BROADBAND Act
The term “Federal broadband support program” includes Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS of the Department of Housing and Urban Development” since the program offers broadband internet service or programs for promoting broadband access.
H.R.1839 Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 (PASSED)
Includes provisions defining the term ‘chronic condition’ to mean a serious, long-term physical, mental, or developmental disability or disease, including HIV/AIDS.
H.R.2720 Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2019
One of the purposes of this bill is to address health inequalities, and to withold federal funding to sexual education programs that do not address certain topics including HIV.
H.R.5267 International Violence Against Women Act of 2019
Includes provisions that address gender norms and inequities to reduce HIV risk and increase access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for women and men following a study that showed women who have experienced violence are up to three times more at risk to contract HIV.
H.R.1581 Reproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019
Includes provisions to promote the prevention, detection, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
H.R.267 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
Includes a provision for $375,000,000 to remain available until September 30, 2020 to be used for housing opportunities for individuals with AIDS.
Senate
Legislation Full Name Summaries Status
S. Res. 452 Commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day Commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day. Introduced
S. Res. 161 Supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day Supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day (annually April 25th). Introduced
S. 2481 End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act To facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases through coordinated domestic and international efforts. Introduced
S. 2438 End Tuberculosis Now Act of 2019 To prevent, treat, and cure tuberculosis globally (looks at intersection of TB and HIV). Introduced
S. 1399 Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 To amend title VIII of the Public Health Services Act to revise and extend nursing workforce development programs. Introduced
S. Res. 318 Support the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Sixth Replenishment Commends the Global Fund to Fight AIDS and its partners for their contributions to ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria and secures funding. Agreed in Senate
S. Res. 198 Resolution condemning Brunei’s dramatic human rights backsliding Censures Brunei’s criminal laws with respect to sexual orientation and adultery, and supports the withdrawal and denial of United States visas for Brunei officials. Agreed in Senate
S. 3037 International Violence Against Women Act of 2019 To prevent international violence against women and other purposes, including looking at intersection of HIV, women living with HIV, and violence against women. Introduced
S. 946 Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 To complete a study on barriers to participation in federally funded cancer clinical trials by populations that have been underrepresented (minority health focus). Introduced
S. 861 International Human Rights Defense Act of 2019 Establishes in the Department of State a permanent Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or intersex) individuals. Introduced
S. Res. 119 Supporting the goals of World Tuberculosis Day to raise awareness about tuberculosis Support the goals of World Tuberculosis Day and raise awareness about the disease. Introduced
S. 1225 Elder Pride Act of 2019 Establishes the Office of Older LGBT Policy and a related rural outreach grant program. The office shall coordinate research and services for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals. Introduced
S. 3004 Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act of 2019 To protect human rights and enhance opportunities for LGBTI people around the world, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1825 Global Respect Act of 2019 Visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. Introduced
S. 211 SURVIVE Act To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1159 Inclusive Aging Act Amend Older Americans Act of 1965 to establish the Office of Inclusivity and Sexual Health and a rural outreach grant program carried out by that Office, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 2583 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 Making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes (including HIV/AIDs programs). Introduced
S. 1801 Affordable Medications Act To ensure medications are affordable. Introduced
S. 2524 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2020 Establishes the Office of Older LGBT Policy and a related rural outreach grant program; the office shall coordinate research and services for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals Introduced
S. 2920 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 To reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1926 PrEP Access and Coverage Act To increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the transmission of HIV. Introduced
S. 1530 Youth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2019 Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. Res. 247 A resolution recognizing June 2019 as “LGBTQ Pride Month” Recognizing June 2019 as “LGBTQ Pride Month”. Introduced
S. 1524 Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2019 Provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of lifelong sexual health and healthy relationships, and for other purposes. Introduced
S. 707 Reproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019 Requires the State Department to include all of the facts of human rights, including reproductive rights, in its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Introduced
S. 2766 Girls’ Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 Support and expand civic engagement and political leadership of adolescent girls (who are at a high risk for HIV) around the world, and other purposes. Introduced
S. 719 Solitary Confinement Reform Act To reform the use of solitary confinement and other forms of restrictive housing in the Bureau of Prisons, especially in certain circumstances, including when patient is HIV positive. Also for other purposes. Introduced
S. 1365 Comprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019 To provide emergency assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, and local areas affected by the opiod epidemic and to make financial assistance to States, territories, Tribal nations, local areas, and public or private nonprofit entities to provide for the development, organization, coordination, and operation of more effective and cost efficient systems for the delivery of essential services to individuals with substance use disorder and their families. Introduced
S. 1790 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 To authorze appopriations for the fiscal year 2020 for the Department of Defense, for health care, the Defense Health Program, and for defense activities of various purposes. Introduced
Became Law
House
Number Name Description
H.R.5806 HELP Act of 2020
Amends title VII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a loan repayment program for the HIV clinical and dental workforce.
H.R.3815 PrEP Access and Coverage Act Increases access to pre-exposure prophylaxis to reduce the transmission of HIV.
H.R.6054 REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act of 2020 Modernizes laws and policies, and works to eliminate discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.
H.Res.517
Supporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment
H.Res.504
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes
H.Res.111 Supporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
H.Con.Res.78 Supporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day
H.Res.308 Supporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day
Legislation with Provisions Related to HIV
H.R.2312 Elder Pride Act
Includes provisions that direct the Assistant Director of the Office of Inclusivity and Sexual Health should collect and disseminate information about the challenges experienced by LGBT older individuals.
H.R.1351 SURVIVE Act
Includes provisions granting funding for Indian tribes to fund prophylactic treatment to prevent an individual from contracting HIV/AIDS or any other sexually transmitted disease or infection.
H.R.2701 Youth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2019
Includes provisions ordering the Secretary of Health and Human Services may (1) train individuals that work with marginalized youth on the prevention of sexually transmitted infections including HIV (2) award grants that plan to serve marginalized youth that are not served by Federal adolescent programs for the prevention of pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections.
H.R.1226 ACE Kids Act of 2019
Includes provisions defining the term ‘chronic condition’ to mean a serious, long-term physical, mental, or developmental disability or disease, including HIV/AIDS.
H.R.2452 Medicare for America Act of 2019
Includes provisions for a 100% reimbursement for medical conditons including complications from HIV, defines “screening, testing, treatment, and pre- and post-test counseling for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV” as medically necessary, and extends the waiver for the ““Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grants under title XXVI of the Public Health Service Act.”
H.R.826 End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
Includes provisions ordering the Office Of The Global AIDS Coordinato should take into account evolving research on the impact of neglected tropical diseases on efforts to control HIV/AIDS when making future programming decisions.
H.R.1226 ACE Kids Act of 2019
Includes provisions defining the term ‘chronic condition’ to mean a serious, long-term physical, mental, or developmental disability or disease, including HIV/AIDS.
H.R.1328 ACCESS BROADBAND Act
The term “Federal broadband support program” includes Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS of the Department of Housing and Urban Development” since the program offers broadband internet service or programs for promoting broadband access.
H.R.1839 Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 (PASSED)
Includes provisions defining the term ‘chronic condition’ to mean a serious, long-term physical, mental, or developmental disability or disease, including HIV/AIDS.
H.R.2720 Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2019
One of the purposes of this bill is to address health inequalities, and to withold federal funding to sexual education programs that do not address certain topics including HIV.
H.R.5267 International Violence Against Women Act of 2019
Includes provisions that address gender norms and inequities to reduce HIV risk and increase access to HIV prevention, care, and treatment services for women and men following a study that showed women who have experienced violence are up to three times more at risk to contract HIV.
H.R.1581 Reproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019
Includes provisions to promote the prevention, detection, and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
H.R.267 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
Includes a provision for $375,000,000 to remain available until September 30, 2020 to be used for housing opportunities for individuals with AIDS.