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H.R.2442: Duwamish Tribal Recognition Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||native americans|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Jim McDermott, D-Wash.|
|Introduced||June 19, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||June 25, 2013|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Duwamish Tribal Recognition Act - Extends federal recognition to the Duwamish Tribe.
Makes the Tribe and its members eligible for all services and benefits provided by the federal government to federally recognized tribes without regard to the existence of a reservation for the Tribe or the location of the residence of any member on or near any Indian reservation. Defines the Tribe's service area for purposes of the delivery of federal services.
Requires the Tribe to submit to the Secretary of the Interior a membership roll of all individuals enrolled in the Tribe.
Requires the Tribe to conduct an election by secret ballot to adopt a constitution and bylaws for the Tribe. Requires the Tribe to elect a governing body in accordance with the procedures set forth in its constitution and bylaws.
Requires the Secretary to take Tribe service area or aboriginal lands into trust for the benefit of the Tribe if the Tribe transfers all right, title, and interest...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|June 25, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.|
|June 19, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|