H.R.297: Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2019

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Bill Summary

Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2019 This bill extends federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana. The bill makes the tribe and its members eligible for services and benefits provided to federally recognized tribes and their members, without regard to the existence of a reservation or the location of the residence of any member. The service area of the tribe is considered to be the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.297.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 48.
March 27
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
March 26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 26

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 21 (Roll no. 129).

March 26
Considered as unfinished business.
March 26
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.
March 26
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 297.
March 26
Considered under suspension of the rules.
March 26
Mr. Grijalva moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
March 26

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 403 - 21 (Roll no. 129). (text: CR H2813-2814)

March 26
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2816-2817)
March 26
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2813-2814)
Feb. 5
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
Jan. 8
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Jan. 8

Introduced in the House by Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.)

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