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S. 1853: BADGES for Native Communities Act

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A bill to require Federal law enforcement agencies to report on cases of missing or murdered Indians, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tom Udall

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2020
Length: 56 pages
Introduced
Jun 13, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Dec 11, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on December 11, 2019.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Udall Highlights 2019 Legislative Accomplishments for Indian Country
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Jan 17, 2020

Udall, Indian Affairs Committee Advance Udall’s Legislation Supporting Tribal Public Safety and Health Care for Native Veterans
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Dec 11, 2019

Udall Leads Hearing on 5 Bills, Questions Administrations Commitment to Improving Public Safety in Native Communities
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Jun 19, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1853 will add $55 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Jun 13, 2019
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 19, 2019
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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

Dec 11, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Jun 4, 2020
 
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.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1853 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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