Udall Introduces Bicameral Legislation To Address The Lack Of Funding For Child Abuse And Neglect Prevention In Indian Country

Udall Introduces Bicameral Legislation To Address The Lack Of Funding For Child Abuse And Neglect Prevention In Indian Country

Bill with Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva would provide Tribes with resources to combat child abuse and keep Native children safe

WASHINGTON –– U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, joined Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Representative Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) in introducing the American Indian and Alaska Native Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (AI/AN CAPTA), legislation that would amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) to provide Tribal nations with resources to combat child abuse and neglect.