H.R. 395: Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2015

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Introduced:

Jan 14, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jan 14, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 14, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

10% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize advance appropriations for the Indian Health Service by providing 2-fiscal-year budget authority, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 14, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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