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102nd Congress – 1991 and 1992
PL102-573 (S.2481/HR3724) [PDF – 3.4 MB]
10/29/92 – A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize appropriations for Indian health programs, and for other purposes.
- 11/6/1991: HR3724 introduced in the U.S. H ouse of Representatives by Rep. George Miller (CA), and referred to the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce (subcommittee on Health and the Environment)
- 11/12/1991 – House Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Health Hearing Held.
- 03/26/1992 – House Subcommittee on Health consideration and Mark-up Session Held. HR3724 reported to the full Committee on Energy and Commerce.
- 04/07/1992 – House Energy and Commerce ordered HR3724 to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
- 11/12/1991 – House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs’ Hearing Held.
- 03/24/1992 – House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs’ Hearing Held
- 03/25/1992 – S2481 introduced by Senator Daniel Inouye (HI), bill referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
- 04/01/1992 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held hearings held on S2481. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 102-764.
- 04/29/1992 – House Committee on Interior and Insular Affiars order HR3724 reported, as amended.
- 05/23/1992 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearings on S2481 at Anchorage, AK. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 102-792.
- 05/24/1992 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearings on S2481 at BETHEL, AK. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 102-794.
- 05/29/1992 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on S2481 at PHOENIX, AZ. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 102-855.
- 06/16/1992 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered S2481 to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
- 07/01/1992 – House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs files report on HR3724, as amended, H. Report 102-643, Part 1 [PDF – 5.7 MB]
- 07/28/1992 – House Committee on Energy and Commerce files report on HR3724, as amended, H. Report 102-643, Part 2 [PDF – 3.8 MB]
- 08/27/1992 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs filed a report, with amended bill S2481, under an amendment in the nature of a substitute. S. Report 102-392 [PDF – 13.4 MB]
- 09/15/1992 – Whole House considered and passed HR3724, under to a rule, by a recorded vote of 330-36, after agreeing to the following floor amendments:
- H.AMDT.835 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Traficant to: (1) requires that funds expended for the construction of health facilities comply with the provisions of the Buy American Act; (2) requires the Department of Health and Human Services report to Congress on foreign entity procurement made with funds provided under the bill; and (3) prohibits awarding contracts to persons determined to have falsely labelled products as "Made in America". Amendment agreed to, by voice vote.
- H.AMDT.836 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Dannemeyer, would have deleted language which provided that “the Federal government shall not have a right to recover against a tribally funded self-insurance plan for health services provided to an eligible individual”; amendment failed by recorded vote of 165 to 199.
- H.AMDT.837 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Williams, to authorize the Indian Health Service to enter into 6 demonstration projects with Indian tribes to share the costs of providing nursing home care for their elderly. Amendment agreed to by voice vote.
- H.AMDT.838 Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Williams, clarifies that programs that have been eligible in the past for substance abuse resources will continue to be eligible under this bill. Amendment agreed to by voice vote.
- H.AMDT.839 Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Dorgan (ND), to allow the Secretary of the Interior to make grants to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for the purpose of developing an alcohol and substance abuse program to serve as a model for Indian alcohol and substance abuse programs nationwide. Amendment agreed to by voice vote.
- H.AMDT.840 Amendment in the nature of a substitute, as reported by the House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, agreed to by voice vote, and printed as the original bill
- 09/16/1992 – HR3724 received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
- 09/18/1992 – S.2481 laid before Senate by unanimous consent. And S.AMDT.3089 Proposed by Senator Ford for Senator Inouye to make certain technical amendments. Bill passed the Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
- 09/22/1992 – Received in the House of Representatives.
- 09/29/1992 – Executive Comment Received from HHS.
- 10/02/1992 – In the House, Mr. Miller (CA) moved to suspend the rules and pass S2481, as amended. Motion carried over to next day as unfinished business.
- 10/03/1992 – On motion to suspend the rules and pass the S2481, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays (2/3 required): 335 – 74 (Roll No. 460).
- 10/07/1992 – Senate agreed to the House amendment by Voice Vote. Measure cleared for White House.
- 10/20/1992 – Bill presented to President.
- 10/29/1992 – Signed by President, becoming Public Law No: 102-573.