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Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act

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A bill to protect Native children and promote public safety in Indian country.


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Date Actions Overview
12/14/2017Introduced in Senate

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12/14/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]* 12/14/2017
Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]* 12/14/2017
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 09/06/2018

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Senate Indian Affairs12/14/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/14/2017)

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.