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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To protect Native children and promote public safety in Indian country.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/06/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
09/14/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
09/06/2018Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/06/2018Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/06/2018Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/06/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4]* 09/06/2018
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 09/12/2018
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 09/12/2018
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 09/20/2018

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources09/06/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs09/14/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce09/06/2018 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce09/06/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/06/2018)

Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act

This bill extends tribal jurisdiction over certain crimes. Specifically, the bill extends tribal jurisdiction over:

  • violence committed against a child by a caregiver;
  • violence against law enforcement officers involved in preventing, investigating, arresting, or prosecuting a person for domestic violence, dating violence, or child violence;
  • attempted dating violence or domestic violence; or
  • threatened dating violence or domestic violence.

In addition, the bill reauthorizes through FY2022 grants to tribal governments to support exercising jurisdiction and conducting proceedings related to crimes of domestic violence, including the crimes added to tribal jurisdiction by this bill.