H.R.1225: Samish Indian Nation Homelands Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Rick Larsen, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 6 (3 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced March 15, 2013
Latest Major Action July 23, 2013
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Bill Summary

Samish Indian Nation Homelands Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust for the benefit of the Samish Indian Nation specified parcels of land owned by the Tribe in Skagit County and San Juan County, Washington, once the Tribe conveys that land to the Secretary and requests that it be taken into trust for the Tribe.

Prohibits the Tribe from conducting gaming on such land.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 23, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
March 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.