October 6, 1998
Although the Administration believes that additional personnel management
flexibility is appropriate for the Haskell Indian Nations University and
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, the Administration opposes H.R.
4259. The bill would provide these federally owned and operated
universities with special authority to implement five-year personnel
management demonstration projects. In particular, the Administration
objects to the demonstration projects authorized in H.R. 4259 because they
The Administration will work with Congress to find a suitable means of addressing the concerns that prompted this legislation.