S.214 - 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.107th Congress (2001-2002)
Senate - 06/24/2002 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435. (All Actions)
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[actionDate] => 2002-06-24
[displayText] => Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Inouye without amendment. With written report No. 107-170.
[externalActionCode] => 14000
[description] => Introduced
Shown Here: Reported to Senate without amendment (06/24/2002)
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. Elevates the position of Director of the Indian Health Service to such Assistant Secretary position. Prescribes duties.