Home > newsroom > Page
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.

* For complete legislative action for the March 25, 2015 Full Committee Markup, click here.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

Latest News

Committee Advances National Park Maintenance Backlog Bill

Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources passed H.R. 6510 (U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah), the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act. “As America’s beloved national parks buckle under the weig...... Read more

Bishop, Grijalva Pass Deal on LWCF Reauthorization

Today, House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop and Ranking Member Raúl Grijalva announced and passed a deal on the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), offered and adopted in Com...... Read more

What They Are Saying: Support Builds for the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Bill

Tomorrow, the Committee on Natural Resources will markup the Restore Our Parks and Public Lands Act (U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah), which currently has more than 150 bipartisan cosponsors. H.R. 6510 p...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events