S. 1579: NATIVE Act

A bill to enhance and integrate Native American tourism, empower Native American communities, increase coordination and collaboration between Federal tourism assets, and expand heritage and cultural tourism opportunities in the United States.



Jun 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 23, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 23, 2016.


Pub.L. 114-221


Brian Schatz

Senior Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016
Length: 5 pages


Jun 16, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 7, 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.

Apr 25, 2016
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 6, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Sep 12, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 23, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1579 is 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.

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