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Introduced in Senate (04/25/2006)


109th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2643


To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to clarify that Indian tribes are eligible to receive grants for confronting the use of methamphetamine.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 25, 2006

Mr. Bingaman (for himself, Mr. Smith, Mr. Baucus, Mr. Johnson, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Feingold, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Salazar, Ms. Cantwell, and Mr. Inouye) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to clarify that Indian tribes are eligible to receive grants for confronting the use of methamphetamine.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Native American Methamphetamine Enforcement and Treatment Act of 2006”.

SEC. 2. Native American participation in methamphetamine grants.

(a) In general.—Section 2996(a) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1)—

(A) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by inserting “, territories, and Indian tribes (as defined in section 2704)” after “to assist States”; and

(B) in subparagraph (B), by striking “and local” and inserting “territorial, Tribal, and local”;

(2) in paragraph (2), by inserting “, territories, and Indian tribes” after “make grants to States”; and

(3) in paragraph (3)(C), by inserting “, Tribal,” after “support State”.

(b) Grant programs for drug endangered children.—Section 755(a) of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 is amended by inserting “, territories, and Indian tribes (as defined in section 2704 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3797d))” after “make grants to States”.

(c) Grant programs to address methamphetamine use by pregnant and parenting women offenders.—Section 756 of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)(2), by inserting “, territorial, or Tribal” after “State”;

(2) in subsection (b)—

(A) in paragraph (1)—

(i) by inserting “, territorial, or Tribal” after “State”; and

(ii) by striking “and/or” and inserting “or”;

(B) in paragraph (2)—

(i) by inserting “, territory, or Indian tribe” after “agency of the State”; and

(ii) by inserting “, territory, or Indian tribe” after “criminal laws of that State”; and

(C) by adding at the end the following:

“(3) INDIAN TRIBE.—The term ‘Indian tribe’ has the same meaning as in section 2704 of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3797d)).”; and

(3) in subsection (c)—

(A) in paragraph (3), by striking “Indian Tribe” and inserting “Indian tribe”; and

(B) in paragraph (4)—

(i) in the matter preceding subparagraph (A)—

(I) by striking “State's services” and inserting “services of the State, territory, or Tribe”; and

(II) by striking “and/or” and inserting “or”;

(ii) in subparagraph (A), by striking “State”;

(iii) in subparagraph (C), by inserting “, Indian tribes,” after “involved counties”; and

(iv) in subparagraph (D), by inserting “, Tribal” after “Federal, State”.


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