S343: Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes

By | February 20, 2018
Seal of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs

Seal of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs

Repeals a number of outdated laws regarding treatment of Native Americans.

Official Summary

Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act or the RESPECT Act

This bill repeals outdated provisions regarding treatment of Native Americans, including provisions on hostile tribes, alcohol, work requirements, penalties for truancy, and placement of youth in reform school without the consent of a parent or guardian.

Passed House
Passed Senate
2017-11-29
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD]

Cosponsors: Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK]

Votes

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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