Status Summary

Passed out of the House Committee on Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs and on Feb 17th referred to Rules. Did not make it out of the House before House of Origin cutoff.

Legislative Session

2017

Status

Failed

Sponsor

Sawyer

This bill requires the state to recognize a child and take jurisdiction of a case if a tribal court orders transfer of jurisdiction from the tribe because of unforeseen circumstances when the tribe has exercised jurisdiction of the Indian child but is unable to continue with its jurisdiction.