IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
January 29, 2019
Mr. Udall (for himself, Ms. Murkowski, Mr. Schatz, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Warren, Ms. Cortez Masto, Ms. Smith, and Mr. Tester) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act.
Native American Languages Grant Program
Section 803C of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 2991b–3) is amended—
in subsection (b)(7)—
in subparagraph (A)(i), by striking
10 and inserting
in subparagraph (B)(i), by striking
15 and inserting
in subsection (e)(2)—
or 3-year basis and inserting
3-year, 4-year, or 5-year basis; and
, 4-year, or 5-year after
on a 3-year.
Reauthorization of Native American Languages Program
Section 816(e) of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 2992d(e)) is amended by striking
such sums and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting
$13,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2020 through 2024..
Section 816 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 2992d) is amended in subsections (a) and (b) by striking
subsection (e) each place it appears and inserting