Text: H.R.258 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/04/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 258


To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2019

Mr. McClintock (for himself and Mr. Tipton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, 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. Fees for Medical Services.

(a) Fees authorized.—The Secretary may establish and collect fees for medical services provided to persons in units of the National Park System or for medical services provided by National Park Service personnel outside units of the National Park System.

(b) National Park Medical Services Fund.—There is hereby established in the Treasury a fund to be known as the “National Park Medical Services Fund”. The Fund shall consist of—

(1) donations to the Fund; and

(2) fees collected under subsection (a).

(c) Availability of amounts.—All amounts deposited into the Fund shall be available to the Secretary, to the extent provided in advance by Acts of appropriation, for the following in units of the National Park System:

(1) Services listed in subsection (a).

(2) Preparing needs assessments or other programmatic analyses for medical facilities, equipment, vehicles, and other needs and costs of providing services listed in subsection (a).

(3) Developing management plans for medical facilities, equipment, vehicles, and other needs and costs of services listed in subsection (a).

(4) Training related to providing services listed in subsection (a).

(5) Obtaining or improving medical facilities, equipment, vehicles, and other needs and costs of providing services listed in subsection (a).

(d) Definitions.—For the purposes of this section:

(1) FUND.—The term “Fund” means the National Park Medical Services Fund established by subsection (b).

(2) SECRETARY.—The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior.