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H.R.841: To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Kurt Schrader, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 4 (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Feb. 26, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 14, 2014
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Bill Summary

Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to accept title to any additional number of acres of real property located within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon (comprising land within the political boundaries of Polk and Yamhill Counties, Oregon), if such real property is conveyed or otherwise transferred to the United States by or on behalf of the Tribe.

States that: (1) the Secretary shall treat all applications to take land into trust within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation as an on-reservation trust acquisition; (2) the real property taken into trust is not to be eligible, or used, for Class II or III gaming, except for real property within two miles of a specified gaming facility; and (3) all real property taken into trust within those boundaries after September 9, 1988, shall be part of the Tribe's reservation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 14, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
Jan. 13, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H170-171)
Jan. 13, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 841.
Jan. 13, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H170-172)
Jan. 13, 2014 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. (consideration: CR H170)
July 22, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 122.
July 22, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-168.
June 12, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
June 12, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 12, 2013 Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Discharged.
May 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Feb. 26, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.