- The Combating Autism Act of 2006 -- significantly increases funding for autism research and treatment and public education about autism
- Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act of 2006 -- "creates a new agency within the Health and Human Services Department to oversee the development of medicine and equipment to respond to a bird flu pandemic or a bioterrorism attack."
- Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 -- renews law and shifts funding to rural areas and the South.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006
President Bush signs three health care bills
President Bush signed into law the following three health care bills that were enacted during the recent lame duck session of the 109th Congress: