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H.R. 725 (111th): Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2010


About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 is a law, signed into effect by President Obama, that expands the punitive abilities of tribal courts across the nation. The law allows tribal courts operating in Indian country to increase jail sentences handed down in criminal cases. This was a major step toward improving enforcement and justice in Indian country.

Before this law, tribal courts were limited in the scope of punishment they could hand down in criminal cases, giving them the impression of a lower, less serious court. They now possess the power under the Tribal Law and Order Act to pass increased sentences in order to incarcerate defendants longer.

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Sponsor and status

Ed Pastor

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 44 pages
Introduced
Jan 27, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 29, 2010.

Law
Pub.L. 111-211
Source

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 797: Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

Ordered Reported on Sep 10, 2009. 74% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1924: Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

Introduced on Apr 2, 2009. 66% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 151: Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2009

Passed Senate (House next) on Jul 24, 2009. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 27, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 16, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 19, 2010
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 23, 2010
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 21, 2010
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 29, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 725 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 725. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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