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S.2299: Native American Languages Reauthorization 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 Tim Johnson, D-S.D.
Total Cosponsors 10 (8 Democrats, 1 Independent, 1 Republican)
Introduced May 7, 2014
Latest Major Action Oct. 1, 2014
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Bill Summary

Native American Languages Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize through FY2019 and revise a grant program administered by the Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.

Decreases the required minimum number of enrollees in educational programs funded by the grant program from:

  • 10 to 5 enrollees in Native American language nests, and
  • 15 to 10 enrollees in the Native American language survival schools.

Changes the duration of grants provided under the program.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 1, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 09/18/2014. Report No. 113-266.
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 541.
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 and an amendment to the title. Without written report.
July 30, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
June 18, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-510.
May 7, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.