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Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act

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To amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.


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02/16/2017Introduced in House

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02/16/2017Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
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02/16/2017Introduced in House
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House Education and the Workforce02/16/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/16/2017)

Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act

This bill amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize through FY2022 and revise a grant program administered by the Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.

The minimum number of enrollees in educational programs funded by grants is reduced from 10 to 5 enrollees in Native American language nests and from 15 to 10 enrollees in the Native American language survival schools.

The bill increases the maximum duration of grants.