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BIL Provision: Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities Construction Program

Open Date:

TBD

Close Date:

TBD

Upcoming Milestones:

Eligible Recipients:

  • Native/Tribal Entity

Program Purpose:

Other Infrastructure, Technical Assistance

Reserved for Energy
Communities?

No

Funded by:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Overview

To support the Indian Health Service mission, the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program provides technical and financial assistance to American Tribes and Alaska Native villages for the cooperative development and construction of safe drinking water supply, sewage, and solid waste disposal facilities, and related support facilities. The bill includes a maximum 3 percent ($21 million) set-aside for salaries, expenses, and administration each year. These funds are limited to Federal costs only. It also directs 0.5 percent ($3.5 million) each year to the Depart of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General for oversight of these funds. Additionally, the bill directs the Indian Health Service to use up to $2.2 billion of the $3.5 billion appropriation on economically infeasible projects. Economically infeasible projects are those that exceed a per unit cost set for each Indian Health Service Area, and three different regions within the Indian Health Service Alaska Area.

Funding Details

Funding Source:
Funding Type:
Direct Award
Total Amount Available:
$3,500,000,000
Limit per Applicant:
TBD
Estimated Awards:
TBD

Applicant Guidance

TBD

Contact Information

TBD

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