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H.R.1836: Protect our Native Women Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Kristi Noem, R-S.D.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 6, 2013
Latest Major Action June 14, 2013
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Bill Summary

Protect our Native Women Act of 2013 - Amends the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act to require each Assistant U.S. Attorney serving as tribal liaison for a district to serve as a domestic violence tribal liaison.

Requires domestic violence tribal liaisons to:

  • encourage and assist in arrests and federal prosecutions for domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Indian country;
  • train law enforcement officers and others responsible for responding to crimes in Indian country;
  • develop multidisciplinary teams to combat domestic and sexual violence against Indians;
  • work with tribal justice officials and victims' advocates to address any backlog in the prosecution of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Indian country; and
  • develop working relationships and maintain communication with tribal leaders, tribal community and victims' advocates, and tribal justice officials to excha...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 14, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
May 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
May 6, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
May 6, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary