114 STAT. 2314 PUBLIC LAW 106-505—NOV. 13, 2000 Public Law 106-505 106th Congress An Act To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for recommendations of the N 1^ 9ftnft Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding the placement of automatic °^' ' external defibrillators in Federal buildings in order to improve survival rates [H.R. 2498] of individuals who experience cardiac arrest in such biiildings, and to establish protections from civU liability arising from the emergency use of the devices. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of Public Health the United States of America in Congress assembled, Improvement ^^ ^^^^ ^ ^^^^^ ^^^ ^^^ ^^ CONT^NT^. 42 USC 201 note. (a) gnoRT TITLE.— T his Act may be cited as the "Public Health Improvement Act". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.— The table of contents of this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. TITLE I—EMERGING THREATS TO PUBLIC HEALTH Sec. 101. Short title. Sec. 102. Amendments to the Public Health Service Act. TITLE II—CLINICAL RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT Sec. 201. Short title. Sec. 202. Findings and purpose. Sec. 203. Increasing the involvement of the National Institutes of Health in cUnical rese arch. Sec. 204. General clinical research centers. Sec. 205. Loan repayment program regarding clinical researchers. Sec. 206. Definition. Sec. 207. Oversight by General Accounting Office. TITLE III—RESEARCH LABORATORY INFRASTRUCTURE Sec. 301. Short title. Sec. 302. Findings. Sec. 303. Biomedical and behavioral research facilities. Sec. 3t)4. Construction program for National Primate Research Centers. Sec. 305. Shared instrumentation grant program. TITLE IV—CARDIAC ARREST SURVIVAL Subtitle A—Recommendations for Federal Buildings Sec. 401. Short title. Sec. 402. Findings. Sec. 403. Recommendations and guidelines of Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding automated external defibrillators for Federal buildings. Sec. 404. Good Samaritan protections regarding emergency use of automated external defibrillators. Subtitle B—Rural Access to Emergency Devices Sec. 411. Short title. Sec. 412. Findings. Sec. 413. Grants.