S.1474: Alaska Safe Families and Villages Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Mark Begich, D-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 18, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 9, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 to repeal a provision prohibiting Alaska tribes other than the Metlakatla Indian Community from issuing and enforcing domestic violence protective orders against non-member Alaska Natives and non-Natives.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 18, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-275.
Dec. 18, 2014 Signed by President.
Dec. 15, 2014 Presented to President.
Dec. 11, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 11, 2014 On passage Passed without objection. (text: CR H9294)
Dec. 11, 2014 Considered by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR H9294)
Dec. 11, 2014 Mr. Goodlatte asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table and consider.
Dec. 10, 2014 Held at the desk.
Dec. 10, 2014 Received in the House.
Dec. 10, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 9, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Dec. 9, 2014 The committee reported substitute was withdrawn by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6416)
Dec. 9, 2014 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6414-6416; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S6414-6416)
Sept. 18, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report. Report No. 113-260.
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 534.
Aug. 26, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Tester under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/05/2014 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
May 21, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
April 2, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-324.
Aug. 1, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.