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H.R. 1168 (114th): Native American Children’s Safety Act

About the bill

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 and child abuse registries. These background checks may be waived by the tribal social service agency in the event of an emergency foster care placement. The bill has passed both ...

Sponsor and status

Kevin Cramer

Sponsor. Representative for North Dakota At Large. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 2, 2015
Length: 10 pages
Introduced:

Feb 27, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

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

This bill was enacted as:

S. 184: Native American Children’s Safety Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2016. (compare text)

History

Feb 27, 2015
 
Introduced

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Mar 24, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 25, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 15, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jun 1, 2015
 
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.

H.R. 1168 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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