June 1, 2015 02:58 PM

Senate passes S.184 and S.246

By unanimous consent, the Senate passed S.184, Native American Children's Safety Act, and S.246, Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act with committee substitute.

Calendar #77, S.184: a bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to require background checks before foster care placements are ordered in tribal court proceedings, and for other purposes.

Calendar #79, S.246: a bill to establish the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes (with committee reported substitute).