Savanna’s Act | S.227 | 116th Congress #MMIW
Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives considers S.227, Savanna's Act, on September 21, 2020. S.227 is named in honor of Savanna Greywind, a 22-year-old citizen of the Spirit Lake Nation who went missing and was murdered in 2017. The bill requires the federal government -- for the first time -- to account for the numbers of Indians who go missing. Savanna's Act cleared the House under a suspension of the rules. Since the bill already passed the U.S. Senate so it can be sent to President Donald Trump for his signature.
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