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Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on September 10, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from North Dakota
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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2009
Length: 210 pages
A bill to amend the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act, the Indian Tribal Justice Act, the Indian Tribal Justice Technical and Legal Assistance Act of 2000, and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to improve the prosecution of, and response to, crimes in Indian country, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3320 (110th).
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 797”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 23, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 2009
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