S.1797 - Urban Indian Health Providers Facilities Improvement Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Padilla, Alex [D-CA] (Introduced 05/25/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||07/21/21 2:30PM 07/14/21 5:45PM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/21/2021 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1797 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/25/2021)
Urban Indian Health Providers Facilities Improvement Act
This bill expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities.
Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available for renovations even if the renovations are not minor, and (2) make funds available for purposes other than assisting the organizations in meeting certain accreditation standards.