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S. 522 (94th): Indian Health Care Improvement Act

A bill to implement the Federal responsibility for the care and education of the Indian people by improving the services and facilities of Federal Indian health programs and encouraging maximum participation of Indians in such programs, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 3, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 1976

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 1976.

Law
Pub.L. 94-437
Sponsor

Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator for Washington

Democrat

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 1976

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History

Feb 3, 1975
 
Introduced

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May 13, 1975
 
Ordered Reported

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May 16, 1975
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 30, 1976
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Sep 9, 1976
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Sep 16, 1976
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 30, 1976
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 522 (94th) 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 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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