S.J.RES.12: A joint resolution to consent to certain amendments enacted by the legislature of the State of Hawaii to the Hawaiian Homes Commission, Act, 1920.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced March 21, 2013
Latest Major Action July 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

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

Amends the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920 by consenting to certain amendments adopted by the Hawaiian legislature. (These amendments expand housing program eligibility and succession authority to individuals who are at least 25% Native Hawaiian and allow the Hawaiian Homes Commission to set interest rates on home loans based on market conditions.)

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 15, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 133.
July 15, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-76.
May 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
April 16, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-32.
March 21, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2162)