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PUBLIC LAW 105-12—APR. 30, 1997 111 STAT. 27 "(5) For construction relating to this subsection, see section 7 of the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997 (relating to clarification respecting assisted suicide, euthanasia, and mercy killing).". (c) TITLE XX BLOCK GRAITT PROGRAM. — Section 2005(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1397d(a)) is amended— (1) by striking "or" at the end of paragraph (8); (2) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (9) and inserting "; or"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(10) in a manner inconsistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (d) MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM. — Section 501(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 701(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following: "Funds appropriated under this section may only be used in a manner consistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (e) PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE AcT.Title II of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 201 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: "SEC. 246. RESTRICTION ON USE OF FUNDS FOR ASSISTED SUICIDE, 42 USC 238o. EUTHANASIA, AND MERCY KILLING. "Appropriations for carrying out the purposes of this Act shall not be used in a manner inconsistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (f) INDIAN HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENT ACT. —Title II of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1621 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section: "LIMITATION ON USE OF FUNDS "SEC. 225. Amounts appropriated to carry out this title may 25 USC I62ix. not be used in a manner inconsistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (g) FEDERAL EMPLOYEES HEALTH BENEFIT PROGRAM.— Section 8902 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(o) A contract may not be made or a plan approved which includes coverage for any benefit, item, or service for which funds may not be used under the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (h) MILITARY HEALTH CARE PROGRAM.— Section 1073 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "This chapter shall be administered consistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (i) VETERANS' MEDICAL CARE PROGRAM. — (1) IN GENERAL. —Subchapter I of chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new section: §1707. Restriction on use of funds for assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing "Funds appropriated to carry out this chapter may not be used for purposes that are inconsistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.". (2) CLERICAL AMENDMENT.— The table of sections at the beginning of such chapter is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 1706 the following new item: "1707. Restriction on use of funds for assisted suicide, euthanasia, or mercy killing.". (j) HEALTH CARE PROVIDED FOR PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS. — Section 5(e) of the Peace Corps Act (22 U.S.C. 2504(e)) is amended by adding at the end the following: "Health care may not be provided under this subsection in a manner inconsistent with the Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997.".