S.982 - Not Invisible Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV] (Introduced 04/02/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||11/20/19 2:30PM 06/19/19 2:30PM|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 116-214|
|Latest Action:||10/10/2020 Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.982 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 116-166 (10/10/2020)
Not Invisible Act of 2019
This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians.
Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to coordinate prevention efforts, grants, and programs related to missing Indians and the murder and human trafficking of Indians.
In addition, Interior and the Department of Justice (DOJ) must (1) establish a joint commission on violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians, and (2) submit a written response to the recommendations developed by the joint commission.
The joint commission must develop and make publicly available recommendations to Interior and DOJ on actions to combat violent crime against Indians and within Indian lands, including recommendations for identifying, reporting, and responding to instances of missing persons, murder, and human trafficking.