Text: H.R.3229 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/01/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3229

To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize advance appropriations for the Indian Health Service by providing 2-fiscal-year budget authority, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 1, 2013

Mr. Young of Alaska (for himself and Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources and Energy and Commerce, 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 authorize advance appropriations for the Indian Health Service by providing 2-fiscal-year budget authority, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Advance appropriations for certain Indian Health Service accounts.

(a) In general.—Section 825 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1680o) is amended—

(1) by inserting “(a)” before “There are authorized”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following:

“(b) For each fiscal year, beginning with fiscal year 2015, discretionary new budget authority provided for the Indian Health Services and Indian Health Facilities accounts of the Indian Health Service shall include advance discretionary new budget authority that first becomes available for the first fiscal year after the budget year.

“(c) The Secretary shall include in documents submitted to Congress in support of the President’s budget submitted pursuant to section 1105 of title 31, United States Code, for fiscal year 2015 and each succeeding fiscal year detailed estimates of the funds necessary for the Indian Health Services and Indian Health Facilities accounts of the Indian Health Service for the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted.”.

(b) Submission of budget request.—Section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, is amended—

(1) by striking “(37) the list” and inserting “(39) the list”; and

(2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(40) information on estimates of appropriations for the fiscal year following the fiscal year for which the budget is submitted for the following accounts of the Indian Health Service:

“(A) Indian Health Services.

“(B) Indian Health Facilities.”.