H.R.317: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2019

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Bill Summary

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2019 This bill ratifies and confirms the actions of the Department of the Interior to take approximately 1,427 acres of land in Santa Barbara County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. The bill also ratifies the actions of Interior to assume jurisdiction over the appeals relating to the acquisition of this land, and dismiss those appeals....

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.317.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 30
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
April 29

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3292)

April 29
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3295)
April 29
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3291-3293)
April 29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
April 29
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
April 29
Considered as unfinished business.
April 29
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Van Drew objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
April 29
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 317.
April 29
Considered under suspension of the rules.
April 29
Mr. Van Drew moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Feb. 5
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
Feb. 5
Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
Jan. 8
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Jan. 8

Introduced in the House by Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.)

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