H.R.31: Lumbee Recognition Act

About This Bill

Bill Cosponsors

186 (161 Democrats, 26 Republicans)

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 12, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Lumbee Recognition Act - Extends federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Prohibits the tribe from conducting gaming activities as a matter of claimed inherent authority or under the authority of any federal law. Requires North Carolina to exercise jurisdiction over all criminal offenses...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Committee Hearings Held.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 111-103.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 49.
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 490 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 31 and H.R. 1385. General debate for both bills is limited to 1 hour equally divided and controlled. For H.R. 1385, specified amendments are in order. For each bill, the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 490.
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 31 and H.R. 1385. General debate for each bill is limited to 1 hour equally divided and controlled. For H.R. 1385, specified amendments are in order. For each bill, the previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 31.
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to recommit with instructions to Natural Resources.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hastings (WA) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment adding a new sentence regarding the verification by the Secretary of the Interior that persons on the Lumbee base rolls are descendants of Cheraw for delivery of Federal services.
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 197 - 224 (Roll no. 296).
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 240 - 179 (Roll No. 297).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate.
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 72.
Jan. 6, 2009

Introduced in the House by Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.)

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