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S. 1250 (115th): Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017

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A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to improve the recruitment and retention of employees in the Indian Health Service, restore accountability in the Indian Health Service, improve health services, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Barrasso

Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 46 pages
Introduced
May 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

Barrasso Bill to Reform Indian Health Service Passes Committee
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] (Sponsor) on Apr 11, 2018

Indian Affairs Committee Advances Thunes Legislation to Increase Accountability and Transparency at the Indian Health Service
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 11, 2018

Udall: Trump Administrations Proposed FY19 Budget for Indian Programs is Totally Inadequate
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] on Apr 11, 2018

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1250 will add $115 million in new spending through 2023.

History

May 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 13, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 21, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 11, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 1250 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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