H.R.1448 - To amend the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 to require that determinations regarding status as an Indian child and as a member of an Indian tribe be prospective from the date of birth of the child and of tribal membership of the member, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pryce, Deborah [R-OH-15] (Introduced 04/06/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||06/15/1995 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6023-6025) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1448 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.