22 U.S. Code § 290n–1 - Duties

It should be the duty of the Commission—
(1) to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment in the United States-Mexico Border Area for the purposes of identifying, evaluating, preventing, and resolving health problems and potential health problems that affect the general population of the area; and
(2) to implement the actions recommended by the needs assessment through—
(A) assisting in the coordination and implementation of the efforts of public and private entities to prevent and resolve such health problems, and
(B) assisting in the coordination and implementation of efforts of public and private entities to educate such population, in a culturally competent manner, concerning such health problems.

Source

(Pub. L. 103–400, § 3,Oct. 22, 1994, 108 Stat. 4169; Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(4) [title V, § 516(2)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1535, 1501A–276.)
Amendments

1999—Par. (1). Pub. L. 106–113, § 1000(a)(4) [title V, § 516(2)(A)], substituted “; and” for semicolon at end.
Par. (2)(B). Pub. L. 106–113, § 1000(a)(4) [title V, § 516(2)(B)], substituted period for “; and” at end.
Par. (3). Pub. L. 106–113, § 1000(a)(4) [title V, § 516(2)(C)], struck out par. (3) which read as follows: “to formulate recommendations to the Governments of the United States and Mexico concerning a fair and reasonable method by which the government of one country could reimburse a public or private entity in the other country for the cost of a health care service that the entity furnishes to a citizen of the first country who is unable, through insurance or otherwise, to pay for the service.”

 

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