S. 184: 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 ...

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Jan 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2016

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


Pub.L. 114-165


John Hoeven

Senior Senator from North Dakota



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Last Updated: May 25, 2016
Length: 4 pages


Jan 16, 2015

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Feb 4, 2015
Reported by Committee

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Jun 1, 2015
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.

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 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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