Senate Bill 989
Native American Language Resource Center Act of 2022
Became Public Law 117-335 on Jan 5, 2023
Mar 25, 2021
Jan 5, 2023
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Primary focus of measure is matters affecting Native Americans, including Alaska Natives and Hawaiians, in a variety of domestic policy settings. This includes claims, intergovernmental relations, and Indian lands and resources.
Passed on December 19, 2022
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Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
Native American Language Resource Center Act of 2021
This bill authorizes the Department of Education to make a grant to or enter into a contract with an eligible entity (e.g., an institution of higher education) to establish, operate, and staff a Native American language resource and training center. The center must serve as a resource to improve the capacity to teach and learn Native American languages.
December 19, 2022
December 2, 2021
March 25, 2021
Dec 19, 2022
Agreed to in Senate
Senate Amendment 6545
In the nature of a substitute.
Jan 11, 2023 1:50:18 PM