US SB982 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on October 10 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-10-10 - Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Not Invisible Act of 2019 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to coordinate prevention efforts, grants, and programs related to missing Indians and the murder and human trafficking of Indians. In addition, Interior and the Department of Justice (DOJ) must (1) establish a joint commission on violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians, and (2) submit a written response to the recommendations developed by the joint commission. The joint commission must develop and make publicly available recommendations to Interior and DOJ on actions to combat violent crime against Indians and within Indian lands, including recommendations for identifying, reporting, and responding to instances of missing persons, murder, and human trafficking.

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Not Invisible Act of 2019



2020-10-10SenateBecame Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
2020-10-10SenateSigned by President.
2020-09-30SenatePresented to President.
2020-09-21HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2020-09-21HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4579-4580)
2020-09-21HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 982.
2020-09-21HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4579-4581)
2020-09-21HouseMs. Scanlon moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
2020-03-12HouseHeld at the desk.
2020-03-12HouseReceived in the House.
2020-03-12SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2020-03-11SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1709-1710; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S1709-1710)
2020-02-11SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 417.
2020-02-11SenateCommittee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-214.
2019-11-20SenateCommittee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
2019-06-19SenateCommittee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
2019-04-02SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB2438 (Same As) 2020-09-16 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 409.


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