S.299 - A bill to elevate the position of Director of the Indian Health Service within the Department of Health and Human Services to Assistant Secretary for Indian Health, and for other purposes.106th Congress (1999-2000)
House - 10/06/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)
This bill has the status Passed Senate
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[actionDate] => 1999-09-08
[displayText] => Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported to Senate by Senator Campbell with an amendment. With written report No. 106-148.
[externalActionCode] => 14000
[description] => Introduced
[actionDate] => 1999-09-15
[displayText] => Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S10955-10956)
[externalActionCode] => 17000
[description] => Passed Senate
Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Indian Health to facilitate advocacy for the development of appropriate Indian health policy, and to promote consultation on matters related to Indian health, in a manner consistent with the government-to-government relationship between the United States and Indian tribes. Requires such Assistant Secretary to perform the functions currently performed by the Director of the Indian Health Service, as well as certain additional HHS advisory and coordinating services in Indian health matters.