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Native American Children Safety Act (H.R. 1168)
Full Committee Markup March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2015 -

​Reporting H.R. 1168 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent)
Amends the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the final approval of any foster care placement or a foster care license from being issued until the tribal social services agency: (1) completes a criminal records check of each covered individual who resides in the household or is employed at the institution in which the foster care placement will be made, and (2) concludes that each of those individuals meets the tribe's standards established pursuant to this Act. Defines a "covered individual" as an adult and any other individual the tribe determines is subject to a criminal records check.

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