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Introduced in House (02/07/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 981


To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Indian Health Service.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2017

Mrs. Torres (for herself, Mr. Cole, Mr. O'Halleran, and Mr. Jones) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform


A BILL

To prohibit any hiring freeze from affecting the Indian Health Service.

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 Hiring Freeze Exemption Act”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition on hiring freeze from affecting Indian Health Service.

The memorandum titled “Presidential Memorandum Regarding the Hiring Freeze” published on January 23, 2017, or any other substantially similar memorandum, Executive order, or other action by the President to prevent a department or agency of the Federal Government from filling vacant Federal civilian employee positions or creating new such positions, shall have no force or effect with respect to positions within the Indian Health Service.


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