102 STAT. 2916
PUBLIC LAW 100-579—OCT. 31, 1988
Public Law 100- 579 100th Congress An Act Oct. 31, 1988 [S. 136] Native Hawaiian Health Care Act of 1988. 42 USC 11701 note. 42 USC 11701.
To improve the health status of Native Hawaiians, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the "Native Hawaiian Health Care Act of 1988". SEC. 2. FINDINGS.
The Congress finds that— (1) the United States retains the legal responsibility to enforce the administration of the public trust responsibility of the State of Hawaii for the betterment of the conditions of Native Hawaiians under section 5(f) of Public Law 86-3 (73 Stat. 6; commonly referred to as the "Hawaii Statehood Admissions Act"); (2) in furtherance of the State of Hawairs public trust responsibility for the betterment of the conditions of Native Hawaiians, contributions by the United States to the provision of comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention services to maintain and improve the health status of Native Hawaiians are consistent with the historical and unique legal relationship of the United States with the government that represented the indigenous native people of Hawaii; and (3) it is the policy of the United States to raise the health status of Native Hawaiians to the highest possible level and to encourage the maximum participation of Native Hawaiians in order to achieve this objective. 42 USC 11702.
SEC. 3. COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE MASTER PLAN FOR NATIVE HAWAIIANS.
(a) DEVELOPMENT.—The Secretary may make a grant to, or enter into a contract with, Papa Ola Lokahi for the purpose of developing a Native Hawaiian comprehensive health care master plan designed to promote comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention services and to maintain and improve the health status of Native Hawaiians. The master plan shall be based upon an assessment of the health care status and health care needs of Native Hawaiians. To the extent practicable, assessments made as of the date of such grant or contract shall be used by Papa Ola Lokahi, except that any such assessment shall be updated as appropriate. (b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—There is authorized to be appropriated $700,000 for fiscal year 1990 to carry out subsection (a).
42 USC 11703.
SEC. 4. NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALTH CENTERS.
(a) COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH PROMOTION, DISEASE PREVENTION, AND PRIMARY HEALTH SERVICES.—(1)(A) The Secretary, in consultation
with Papa Ola Lokahi, may make grants to, or enter into contracts with, any qualified entity for the purpose of providing comprehen-