H.R.5444: Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act

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87 (80 Democrats, 7 Republicans)

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Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act This bill establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other duties, the commission must investigate the impacts and ongoing effects of the Indian Boarding School Policies (federal policies under which American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian children...

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Date Description
Dec. 7, 2022
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 117-595, Part I.
June 15, 2022
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
June 15, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 15, 2022
Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Discharged.
May 12, 2022
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Oct. 3, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
Sept. 30, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Sept. 30, 2021

Introduced in the House by Sharice Davids (D-Kan.)

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