A bill to direct the Attorney General to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols appropriate to address missing and murdered Indians, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for North Dakota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 6, 2018
Length: 16 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 6, 2018 but was never passed by the House.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
17 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Murkowski Joins Committee in Addressing Missing and Murdered American Indian and Alaska Native Epidemic”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2018
“Chairman Hoeven Announces Senate Passage of Savannas Act”
— Sen. John Hoeven [R-ND] on Dec 7, 2018
Oct 5, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 25, 2017
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Nov 14, 2018
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Dec 4, 2018
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.
Dec 6, 2018
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 1942 (115th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1942. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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