Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2020
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 20, 2020 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
Jun 11, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 29, 2020
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.
Sep 24, 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.
Dec 20, 2020
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. 3948 (116th) 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. 3948. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to amend the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act to extend the deadline for a report by the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes, S. 3948, 116th Cong. (2020).
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