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Feb. 17, 2017
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S.63

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.

Feb. 16, 2017
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H.R.211

Chugach Region Lands Study Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

Feb. 15, 2017
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H.R.1074

To repeal the Act entitled "An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation".

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Feb. 10, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.130

To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.131

To reaffirm the trust status of land taken into trust by the United States pursuant to the Act of June 18, 1934, for the benefit of an Indian tribe that was federally recognized on the date that the land was taken into trust, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.210

Native American Energy Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.212

EFFECT Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.215

American Indian Empowerment Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.231

Canyon Village Land Conveyance Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.229

Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.235

Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.228

Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.230

SALE Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.146

Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.183

To provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes regarding land in Illinois, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

H.R.597

Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

Feb. 8, 2017
Bill Status

S.39

Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2017

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.

S.91

Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.

S.140

A bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.

S.245

Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.

S.249

A bill to provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, and for other purposes.

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.

S.254

Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.

S.343

RESPECT Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Feb. 7, 2017
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H.R.984

Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

H.R.981

Indian Health Service Hiring Freeze Exemption Act

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Feb. 3, 2017
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S.304

Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Feb. 1, 2017
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S.RES.40

A resolution designating the week beginning on February 5, 2017, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S604; text as passed Senate: CR S603)

Jan. 4, 2017
Bill Status

H.R.292

HOT-R Act

Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.