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S. 2907: Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act

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A bill to establish the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Elizabeth Warren

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2021
Length: 37 pages
Sep 30, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Introduced on Sep 30, 2021

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on September 30, 2021. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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26 Cosponsors (25 Democrats, 1 Republican)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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H.R. 5444 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jun 15, 2022


Position statements

What legislators are saying

ICYMI: At Senate Indian Affairs Hearing, Senator Warren Calls for Passage of Her Legislation to Address the Disgraceful Legacy of Indian Boarding School Policies
    — Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] (Sponsor) on Jun 23, 2022

Feinstein, Warren, Colleagues Request Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Hold a Hearing on the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States Act
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2022

Warren, Merkley, Kahele Lead Bicameral Letter Urging Biden to Rescind Medals of Honor Awarded to Soldiers who Perpetrated Wounded Knee Massacre
    — Rep. Kaialiʻi Kahele [D-HI2] on Nov 3, 2021

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Sep 30, 2021

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Jun 22, 2022
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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S. 2907 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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