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S. 246 (114th): Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act

A bill to establish the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-244

Sponsor:

Heidi Heitkamp

Junior Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 9 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2751: Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act

Introduced on Jun 12, 2015. 89% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jan 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 4, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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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.

Jul 12, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Sep 6, 2016
 
Text Published

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

Sep 6, 2016
 
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.

Sep 12, 2016
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 29, 2016
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 14, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 246 (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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