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Last Action Description
Aug. 11, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5854

Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Aug. 9, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5909

SALE Act

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

Aug. 4, 2016
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H.R.5811

Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act

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

July 22, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5914

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 Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

July 18, 2016
Bill Status

S.1443

Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2015

Held at the desk.

July 14, 2016
Bill Status

S.3261

Native American Business Incubators Program Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

S.3216

A bill 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".

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

S.CON.RES.49

PROTECT Patrimony Resolution

Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S5177-5178)

S.3273

Alaska Native Claims Settlement Improvement Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

July 13, 2016
Bill Status

S.246

Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act

Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.

H.R.1157

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Land Transfer Act of 2015

Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 1.

July 11, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5633

Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

July 8, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5700

NEST Act

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

July 7, 2016
Bill Status

H.RES.807

Expressing support for designation of May 5, 2017, as "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls".

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

June 29, 2016
Bill Status

S.2796

RESPECT Act

Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.

June 22, 2016
Bill Status

S.2785

Tribal Youth and Community Protection Act of 2016

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.

S.3014

Tribal Forestry Participation and Protection Act of 2016

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

June 21, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.2538

Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2015

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 492.

H.R.5486

Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act

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

June 8, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.2733

Nevada Native Nations Land Act

Received in the Senate.

June 3, 2016
Bill Status

S.184

Native American Children's Safety Act

Became Public Law No: 114-165.

May 4, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5014

Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act of 2016

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

April 27, 2016
Bill Status

S.2717

DRIFT Act of 2016

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

S.2564

Dine College Act of 2016

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

S.2304

Tribal Early Childhood, Education, and Related Services Integration Act of 2015

Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

April 26, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.5072

Tribal Early Childhood, Education, and Related Services Integration Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

April 15, 2016
Bill Status

S.1436

Nevada Native Nations Land Act

Held at the desk.

April 6, 2016
Bill Status

S.2711

Native American Education Opportunity Act

Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-287.

March 17, 2016
Bill Status

S.2728

Alaska Native Access Card Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.4744

SAFETY Act

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

Feb. 29, 2016
Bill Status

S.1419

Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 376.

Feb. 24, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.3599

Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act

Subcommittee Hearings Held.

Feb. 8, 2016
Bill Status

S.383

Indian Trust Asset Reform Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 364.

Feb. 3, 2016
Bill Status

H.R.1296

To amend the San Luis Rey Indian Water Rights Settlement Act to clarify certain settlement terms, and for other purposes.

Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.

Dec. 18, 2015
Bill Status

S.209

Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.

Dec. 17, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.4255

To amend the Act commonly known as the Indian Long-Term Leasing Act to expand certain exceptions for long-term lease limits for the Pueblo of Santa Clara.

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

Dec. 1, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.4131

Bring the Ancient One Home Act of 2015

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

Nov. 18, 2015
Bill Status

S.410

Building upon Unique Indian Learning and Development Act

Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-192.

H.R.511

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015

Received in the Senate.

Nov. 16, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.308

Keep the Promise Act of 2015

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 263 - 146 (Roll no. 626).

H.R.3252

Extracurricular Programs for Indian Children Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

H.R.2958

Dine College Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

H.R.2174

Native American Languages Reauthorization Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

Nov. 5, 2015
Bill Status

S.RES.307

A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7843; text as passed Senate: CR S7822)

Oct. 30, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3848

Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Reaffirmation Act

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

Oct. 27, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3736

Clatsop-Nehalem Restoration Act

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

Oct. 8, 2015
Bill Status

S.1955

Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.

S.872

Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.

Oct. 7, 2015
Bill Status

S.1986

Moapa Band of Paiutes Land Conveyance Act

Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 114-260.

Sept. 30, 2015
Bill Status

S.501

New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act

Became Public Law No: 114-57.

Sept. 17, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2791

Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act

Received in the Senate.

Sept. 10, 2015
Bill Status

S.248

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 220.

S.35

Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 219.

Sept. 9, 2015
Bill Status

S.2017

A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to recognize Alexander Creek, Alaska, as a Native village, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6536)

Sept. 8, 2015
Bill Status

H.RES.376

To refer H.R. 3133, a bill making congressional reference to the United States Court of Federal Claims pursuant to sections 1492 and 2509 of title 28, United States Code, of certain Indian land-related takings claims of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan and its individual members.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.RES.381

To refer H.R. 3133, a bill making congressional reference to the United States Court of Federal Claims pursuant to sections 1492 and 2509 of title 28, United States Code, of certain Indian land-related takings claims of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan and its individual members.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Aug. 4, 2015
Bill Status

S.1931

A bill to reaffirm that certain land has been taken into trust for the benefit of certain Indian tribes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

July 15, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1028

Return of Certain Lands At Fort Wingate to The Original Inhabitants Act

Subcommittee Hearings Held.

July 14, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.3063

HOT-R Act

Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.

July 6, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.533

To revoke the charter of incorporation of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma at the request of that tribe, and for other purposes.

Became Public Law No: 114-28.

June 17, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2386

Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act

Subcommittee Hearings Held.

June 10, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2387

Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act

Subcommittee Hearings Held.

May 26, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.2176

Duwamish Tribal Recognition Act

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

April 29, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.386

American Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.

April 8, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.1632

Samish Indian Nation Land Conveyance Act of 2015

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

March 24, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.360

Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

March 2, 2015
Bill Status

H.R.249

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.