To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to Tourette syndrome.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. PROGRAMS OF THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RELATING TO TOURETTE SYNDROME.
Part B of title IV of the Public Health Service Act is amended by inserting after section 409J (42 U.S.C. 284q) the following:
``SEC. 409K. EXPANSION, INTENSIFICATION, AND COORDINATION OF ACTIVITIES WITH RESPECT TO TOURETTE SYNDROME.
``(a) In General.--The Secretary, acting through the Director of NIH, shall expand, intensify, and coordinate the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to Tourette syndrome. ``(b) Data Collection.-- ``(1) System.--In carrying out subsection (a), the Secretary shall develop a system to collect data on Tourette syndrome, including epidemiologic information with respect to the incidence and prevalence of Tourette syndrome in the United States. ``(2) Broad and narrow definitions.--The data collection system under paragraph (1) shall provide for the collection of primary data on Tourette syndrome, including related data on the various conditions known to be comorbid with Tourette syndrome. ``(3) Collection by population and geographical region.-- The data collection system under paragraph (1) shall provide for the collection of data on the availability of medical...