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H.R.757: SAVE Native Women Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Betty McCollum, D-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 5 (3 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Stand Against Violence and Empower Native Women Act or SAVE Native Women Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include sex trafficking as a target of the grants to Indian tribal governments to combat violent crime against Indian women.

Allows those grants to be used to: (1) address the needs of youth who are victims of, or exposed to, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, or stalking; and (2) develop and promote best practices for responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking.

Allows tribal coalition grants to be used to develop and promote state, local, and tribal legislation and policies that enhance best practices for responding to violent crimes against Indian women.

Requires the Attorney General to award such grants annually to each tribal coalition that meets certain criteria under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, is recognized by the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice.
March 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary