S. 1763 (112th): SAVE Native Women Act

Introduced:

Oct 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 27, 2012
Length: 58 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to decrease the incidence of violent crimes against Indian women, to strengthen the capacity of Indian tribes to exercise the sovereign authority of Indian tribes to respond to violent crimes committed against Indian women, and to ensure that perpetrators of violent crimes committed against Indian women are held accountable for that criminal behavior, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 31, 2011
 
Introduced

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Dec 8, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Details

Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (11D, 2R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4154 (Related)
SAVE Native Women Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 7, 2012

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