Summary: H.R.3977 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/25/2019)

Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act

This bill expands Native American tribal criminal jurisdiction over crimes of domestic violence to include sex trafficking, sexual violence, stalking, and related conduct. The bill also authorizes a tribe to exercise jurisdiction over a non-Native American defendant regardless of whether the defendant resides on the tribe's lands, is employed on the tribe's lands, or is a spouse, dating partner, or intimate partner of a Native American who resides on the tribe's lands.