H.R.1409: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act of 2003

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Bill Summary

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act of 2002 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to exchange the Ravensford tract, currently in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, for the Yellow Face tract adjacent to the Waterrock Knob Visitor Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Requires the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Eastern Band) to deed the Yellow Face tract to the United States. Declares the...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
Committee Hearings Held.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Reported by the Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 108-254.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 144.
Mr. Renzi moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1409.
DEBATE - The House continued with debate on H.R. 1409.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 288 - 127 (Roll no. 512).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
March 20, 2003

Introduced in the House by Charles H. Taylor (R-N.C.)

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