S.1603: Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Oct. 29, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act - Ratifies and confirms the actions of the Secretary of the Interior in taking specified land into trust for the benefit of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatami Indians.

Reaffirms that land as trust land.

Prohibits an action relating to that land from being filed or maintained in a federal court.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-179.
Sept. 26, 2014 Signed by President.
Sept. 18, 2014 Presented to President.
Sept. 16, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 16, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 359 - 64 (Roll no. 503). (text: CR 9/16/2014 H7485)

Sept. 16, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7577-7578)
Sept. 15, 2014 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.
Sept. 15, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 1603.
Sept. 15, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7485)
Sept. 15, 2014 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Sept. 15, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 437.
Sept. 15, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-590.
July 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
July 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 30, 2014 Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Discharged.
July 15, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
June 24, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
June 20, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
June 20, 2014 Received in the House.
June 20, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 19, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3884; text as passed Senate: CR S3884)
June 17, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report. Report No. 113-194.
June 12, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 432.
June 12, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Tester without amendment. Without written report.
May 21, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
May 7, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-509.
Oct. 29, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.