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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-473—OCT. 12, 1984

98 STAT. 1865

the fund established by sections 401 and 402 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act: Provided further, That funds appropriated to the Indian Health Service in this Act, except those used for administrative and program direction purposes, shall not be subject to limitations directed at curtailing Federal travel and transportation: Provided further, That with the exception of service units which currently have a billing policy, the Indian Health Service shall not initiate any further action to bill Indians in order to collect from third-party payers nor to charge those Indians who may have the economic means to pay unless and until such time as Congress has agreed upon a specific policy to do so and has directed the IHS to implement such a policy: Provided further, That hereafter the Indian Health Service may seek subrogation of claims including but not limited to auto accident claims, including no-fault claims, personal injury, disease, or disability claims, and workman's compensation claims except as otherwise limited by the fourth proviso of this section: Provided further. That hereafter, notwithstanding any other law, an Indian tribe may acquire and expend funds, other than funds appropriated to the Service, for major renovation and modernization, including planning and design for such renovation and modernization of Service facilities, including facilities operated pursuant to contract under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (Public Law 93-638) subject to the following conditions: (1) the implementation of such project shall not require or obligate the Service to provide any additional staff or equipment; (2) the project shall be subject to the approval of the Area Director of the Service area office involved; (3) the tribe shall have full authority to administer the project, but shall do so in accordance with applicable rules and regulations of the Secretary governing construction or renovation of Service health facilities; and (4) no project of renovation or modernization shall be authorized herein if it would require the diversion of Service funds from meeting the needs of projects having a higher priority on the current health facilities priority system.

43 USC I395f, I395n, I395qq ^"^ JJ"*^' JgggJj ^" " ' 25 USC 1681.

25 USC 1682.

25 USC 1635.

25 USC 450 note.


For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided, part A ($51,350,000) and parts B and C ($15,000,000) of the Indian Education Act, and the General Education Provisions Act, $68,780,000. 20 USC 24iaa note.


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For necessary expenses of the Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation Commission as authorized by Public Law 93-531, $20,736,000, to 25 USC 640dremain available until expended, for operating expenses of the 640d-28.

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