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H.R. 3473 (115th): Native American Suicide Prevention Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 27, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3473

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 27, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Cole, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Mullin, Mrs. Napolitano, Mrs. Torres, Mrs. Dingell, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Ms. Moore, Mr. Gallagher, Ms. Clarke of New York, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. O'Halleran, Mr. Jones, Mr. Issa, and Mrs. Noem) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend section 520E of the Public Health Service Act to require States and their designees receiving grants for development and implementation of statewide suicide early intervention and prevention strategies to collaborate with each Federally recognized Indian tribe, tribal organization, and urban Indian organization in the State.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Native American Suicide Prevention Act of 2017.

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Collaboration with Federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations in development and implementation of statewide suicide early intervention and prevention strategies

Subsection (e) of section 520E of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290bb–36) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Collaboration with Federally recognized Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations

As a condition on the receipt of a grant or cooperative agreement under this section for development and implementation of a statewide early intervention and prevention strategy, a State or an eligible entity designated by a State pursuant to subsection (b)(1)(B) shall agree to collaborate with each Federally recognized Indian tribe and tribal organization (as defined in the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act) and each urban Indian organization (as defined in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act) in the State regarding such development and implementation.

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