H. R. 981
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 7, 2017
Mrs. Torres (for herself, Mr. Cole, Mr. O'Halleran, and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Indian Health Service.
This Act may be cited as the
Indian Health Service Hiring Freeze Exemption Act.
Prohibition on hiring freeze from affecting Indian Health Service
The memorandum titled
Presidential Memorandum Regarding the Hiring Freeze published on January 23, 2017, or any other substantially similar memorandum, Executive order, or other action by the President to prevent a department or agency of the Federal Government from filling vacant Federal civilian employee positions or creating new such positions, shall have no force or effect with respect to positions within the Indian Health Service.