A bill to amend the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 to extend the jurisdiction of tribal courts to cover crimes involving sexual violence, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2017
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Udall Urges Public Safety Improvements, Additional Resources for Crime and Victim Services in Indian Country”
— Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 25, 2017
Dec 8, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3523 (114th).
Oct 19, 2017
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S. 1986 (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. 1986. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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