Status Summary

House - 04/21/2021 Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States. (Updated: 2/11/22)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Grijalva, Raul M.

This bill would amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) to require equitable distribution of assistance to Indian tribes and increase amounts reserved for allottment to Indian tribes under certain circumstances. The bill would also mandate a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on child abuse and neglect in American Indian tribal communities.