Status Summary

Passed out of the House Committee on Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs and on Feb 17th referred to Rules

Legislative Session

2017

Status

In Progress

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.