Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 111 Part 1.djvu/49

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•*Jf- PUBLIC LAW 105-12 —APR. 30, 1997 111 STAT. 25 (B) VETERANS MEDICAL CARE.— The Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs. (C) PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.— The Public Health Service. (3) No^fEXCLUS^VE LIST.— Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as limiting the application of subsection (a) to the programs specified in paragraph (1) or the application of subsection (c) to the facilities and personnel specified in paragraph (2). SEC. 4. RESTRICTION ON USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS UNDER CERTAIN 42 USC 14403. GRANT PROGRAMS UNDER THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSISTANCE AND BILL OF RIGHTS ACT. Subject to section 3(b)(relating to construction and treatment of certain services), no funds appropriated by Congress to carry out part B, D, or E of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act may be used to support or fund any program or service which has a purpose of assisting in procuring any item, benefit, or service furnished for the purpose of causing, or the purpose of assisting in causing, the death of any individual, such as by assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing. SEC. 6. RESTRICTION ON USE OF FEDERAL FUNDS BY ADVOCACY 42 USC 14404. PROGRAMS. (a) IN GENERAL. —Subject to section 3(b)(relating to construction and treatment of certsdn services), no funds appropriated by Congress may be used to assist in, to support, or to fund any activity or service which has a purpose of assisting in, or to bring suit or provide any other form of legal assistance for the purpose of— (1) securing or funding any item, benefit, program, or service fiimished for the purpose of causing, or the purpose of assisting in causing, the suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing of any individual; (2) compelling any person, institution, governmental entity to provide or fund any item, benefit, program, or service for such purpose; or (3) asserting or advocating a legal right to cause, or to assist in causing, the suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing of any individual. (b) LIST OF PROGRAMS TO WHICH RESTRICTIONS APPLY. — (1) IN GENERAL. —Subsection (a) applies to funds appropriated under or to carry out the following: (A) PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SYSTEMS UNDER THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSISTANCE AND BILL OF RIGHTS ACT.—Psirt C of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act. (B) PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SYSTEMS UNDER THE PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY FOR MENTALLY ILL INDIVIDUALS ACT. —The Protection and Advocacy for Mentally 111 Individuals Act of 1986. (C) PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY SYSTEMS UNDER THE REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973.—Section 509 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794e). (D) OMBUDSMAN PROGRAMS UNDER THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT OF 1965. —Ombudsman programs under the Older Americans Act of 1965. (E) LEGAL ASSISTANCE.—Legal assistance programs under the Legal Services Corporation Act. (2) NONEXCLUSIVE LIST. —Nothing in this subsection shall be construed as limiting the application of subsection (a) to the programs specified in paragraph (1). SEC 6. RESTRICTION ON USE OF OTHER FEDERAL FUNDS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Subject to section 3(b)(relating to construction and treatment of certain services) and subsection (b) of this section, no funds appropriated by the Congress shall be used to provide, procure, furnish, or fund any item, good, benefit, activity. 42 USC 14405.