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S. 184 (114th): Native American Children’s Safety Act

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 ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 3, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-165

Sponsor:

John Hoeven

Senator from North Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 25, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

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

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 1, 2015. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 16, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 4, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Feb 4, 2015
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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

May 11, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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 Senate (House next)

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.

May 23, 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.

Jun 3, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 184 (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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