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Introduced in House (08/02/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4153


To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize urban Indian organizations to enter into arrangements for the sharing of medical services and facilities, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 2, 2019

Mr. Khanna (for himself, Mr. Gosar, Ms. Haaland, Mr. Gianforte, Mr. Luján, Mr. Young, Ms. Moore, Mr. Bacon, Mr. Tonko, and Mr. Estes) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on 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 urban Indian organizations to enter into arrangements for the sharing of medical services and facilities, 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 “Health Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act”.

SEC. 2. Sharing arrangements with Federal agencies.

Section 405 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1645) is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)(1), by inserting “urban Indian organizations,” before “and tribal organizations”; and

(2) in subsection (c)—

(A) by inserting “urban Indian organization,” before “or tribal organization”; and

(B) by inserting “an urban Indian organization,” before “or a tribal organization”.


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