Summary: S.290 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/31/2019)

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 FY2024.