25 U.S. Code § 1621b - Health promotion and disease prevention services

(a) Authorization
The Secretary, acting through the Service, shall provide health promotion and disease prevention services to Indians so as to achieve the health status objectives set forth in section 1602 (b)  [1] of this title.
(b) Evaluation statement for Presidential budget
The Secretary shall submit to the President for inclusion in each statement which is required to be submitted to the Congress under section 1671 of this title an evaluation of—
(1) the health promotion and disease prevention needs of Indians,
(2) the health promotion and disease prevention activities which would best meet such needs,
(3) the internal capacity of the Service to meet such needs, and
(4) the resources which would be required to enable the Service to undertake the health promotion and disease prevention activities necessary to meet such needs.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Pub. L. 94–437, title II, § 203, as added Pub. L. 100–713, title II, § 203(c),Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4805; amended Pub. L. 102–573, title II, § 203,Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4546.)
References in Text

Section 1602 of this title, referred to in subsec. (a), was amended generally by Pub. L. 111–148, title X, § 10221(a),Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 935, and, as so amended, no longer contains a subsec. (b).
Amendments

1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–573, § 203(1), inserted before period at end “so as to achieve the health status objectives set forth in section 1602 (b) of this title”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–573, § 203(2), in introductory provisions, substituted “section 1671” for “section 1621 (f)”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–573, § 203(3), struck out subsec. (c) which directed establishment of between 1 and 4 health-related demonstration projects to terminate 30 months after Nov. 23, 1988.
Congressional Findings on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Pub. L. 100–713, title II, § 203(a),Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4804, provided that: “The Congress finds that health promotion and disease prevention activities will—
“(1) improve the health and well being of Indians, and
“(2) reduce the expenses for medical care of Indians.”

 

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