To amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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27 Cosponsors (20 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Passed Senate (House next) — Nov 29, 2017
Feb 16, 2017
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Nov 29, 2017
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 254 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 1169 (115th).
H.R. 1169 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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