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Introduced in House (04/06/1995)

Amends the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 to require that determinations of status as: (1) an Indian child be prospective from date of birth; and (2) a member of an Indian tribe be prospective from tribal membership.

States that for the purposes of any child custody proceeding involving an Indian child, retroactive effect of tribal membership shall not be permitted.