Summary: To provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education of the Department of the Interior and the Indian Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes. Cosponsors
ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 5/22/19.
STATUS: Introduced 2/08/19 by Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] .
INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:
- “These programs are critical to life, health, and safety in these communities, and the federal government has a legal and moral responsibility to ensure funding for our trust and treaty responsibilities is not interrupted. Advance appropriations for Indian Country is a promising avenue for making good on our commitments to our Native American brothers and sisters.” (Source: Rep. McCollum, Press Release, 2/08/19)