To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Indian Health Service.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 35th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Torres and Cole Introduce Bill Exempting Indian Health Service from Hiring Freeze”
— Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA35] (Sponsor) on Feb 9, 2017
Feb 7, 2017
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H.R. 981 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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