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Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act
To protect Native children and promote public safety in Indian country.
Native Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act This bill extends tribal jurisdiction over the following crimes: violence committed against a child by a caregiver; violence against law enforcement officers involved in preventing, investigating, arresting, or prosecuting a person for domestic violence, dating violence, or child violence; attempted dating violence or domestic violence; or threatened dating violence or domestic violence. In addition, the bill reauthorizes grants to tribal governments for exercising tribal criminal jurisdiction for those crimes through FY2022.
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For Indigenous Peoples of the United StatesIntroducedFebruary 4th, 2019
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