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H.R. 5221: Urban Indian Health Confer Act


The text of the bill below is as of Nov 3, 2021 (Referred to Senate Committee).


IIB

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 5221

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

November 3, 2021

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

AN ACT

To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to establish an urban Indian organization confer policy for the Department of Health and Human Services.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Urban Indian Health Confer Act.

2.

Urban Indian organization confer policy

Section 514(b) of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1660d) is amended to read as follows:

(b)

Requirement

The Secretary shall ensure that the Service and the other agencies and offices of the Department confer, to the maximum extent practicable, with urban Indian organizations in carrying out—

(1)

this Act; and

(2)

other provisions of law relating to Indian health care.

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Passed the House of Representatives November 2, 2021.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.