H.R. 1168: Native American Children’s Safety Act

Introduced:

Feb 27, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jun 1, 2015

This bill passed in the House on June 1, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Kevin Cramer

Representative for North Dakota At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2015
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

30% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 184 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 3, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to require background checks before foster care placements are ordered in tribal court proceedings, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

The Native American Children’s Safety Act would amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to specify the procedures for criminal background checks of adults involved in foster care by tribal social service agencies. Any adult individual working for the social service or residing in a potential foster home would be subject to checks based on fingerprints ...

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History

Feb 27, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 25, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

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

Jun 1, 2015
 
Passed House

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.

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