H.R.958 - Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] (Introduced 02/04/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources; Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/22/2020 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.958 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/04/2019)
Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act
This bill extends tribal jurisdiction over the following crimes:
- 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 grants to tribal governments for exercising tribal criminal jurisdiction for those crimes through FY2022.