Repeals a number of outdated laws regarding treatment of Native Americans.
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This bill repeals outdated provisions regarding treatment of Native Americans, including provisions on hostile tribes, alcohol, work requirements, penalties for truancy, and placement of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.
Original sponsor: Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD]
Cosponsors: Sen. Lankford, James [R-OK]
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.