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S. 797 (111th): Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009

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 titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 725: Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments Act of 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2010. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Byron Dorgan

Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2009
Length: 210 pages

History

Apr 2, 2009
 
Introduced

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Sep 10, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 797 (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.

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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