123The conference agreement includes $10,000,000 for authorizedhealth-related activities of the Denali Commission.The conference agreement includes $139,246,000 for programmanagement instead of $128,123,000 as proposed by the House and$135,766,000 as proposed by the Senate.The conferees include the following amounts for the followingprojects and activities in fiscal year 2001:—$230,000 for the Illinois Poison Center;—$250,000 for the University of Alaska to establish anINPSYCH Center to train Alaska natives as psychologists to practice in Alaska villages;—$500,000 for the University of Alaska, Anchorage to recruitand train nurses;—$700,000 to support the efforts of the American Federationfor Negro Affairs Education and Research Fund of Philadelphia;—$900,000 for Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts to train doctors to serve low-income communities; and—$900,000 for Des Moines University Osteopathic MedicalCenter for development of a model program for training and education in the field of geriatrics.The Child Health Act of 2000 authorizes oral health activitiesintended to improve the oral health of children under six years of age who are eligible for services provided under a Federal healthprogram. These activities should increase the utilization of dentalservices by such children and decrease the incidence of early childhood and baby bottle tooth decay. The conferees are supportive of these efforts.
The conference agreement includes $3,868,027,000 for diseasecontrol, research, and training instead of $3,386,369,000 as proposed by the House and $3,251,996,000 as proposed by the Senate.The conference agreement includes $175,000,000 for equipment, construction, and renovation of facilities as proposed by theSenate instead of $145,000,000 as proposed by the House. The conference agreement includes bill language to allow CDC to enterinto a single contract or related contracts for the full scope of development and construction of facilities as proposed by the Senate.The House bill provided this authority only for laboratory building
The conference agreement includes a total of $97,354,000 forthe National Center for Health Statistics instead of $86,759,000 asproposed by the House and $105,110,000 as proposed by the Sen
The conference agreement also includes bill language designating $71,690,000 of the total to be available to the Center underthe Public Health Service Act one percent evaluation set-aside asproposed by the House instead of $91,129,000 as proposed by theSenate.The conference agreement includes bill language to allow fundsrecouped from fiscal years 2000 and 2001 obligations for the influenza vaccine stockpile to be used in fiscal year 2001 for childhoodvaccine purchase.