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H.R. 981 (115th): Indian Health Service Hiring Freeze Exemption Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 7, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 981

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2017

(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

A BILL

To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Indian Health Service.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Indian Health Service Hiring Freeze Exemption Act.

2.

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.