H. R. 5221

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

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117 HR 5221 IH: Urban Indian Health Confer Act

U.S. House of Representatives

2021-09-10

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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 5221

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 10, 2021

Mr. Grijalva

(for himself,

Ms. McCollum

,

Mr. Cole

,

Ms. Bass

,

Ms. Norton

, and

Mr. Young

) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the

Committee on Natural Resources

, and in addition to the Committee on

Education and Labor

, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

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.

.