S.2067 - A bill to elevate the position of Director of Indian Health Service to Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, to provide for the organizational independence of the Indian Health Service within the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCain, John [R-AZ] (Introduced 05/03/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs | House - Natural Resources; Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 103-327 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||11/21/1994 Referred to the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2067 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate amended (09/21/1994)
Reorganizes the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) position of Director of Indian Health Service as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Health.
Amends the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to reorganize the Indian Health Service (IHS) as an agency of HHS, moving it from the Public Health Service.
Directs the Secretary of HHS to ensure that IHS is able to use Public Health Service personnel.