Last updated: January 10, 2019

Passed Legislation (by date)

S.Res.707

Title: A resolution commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

Sponsors: Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]

Committees: Senate - Indian Affairs

Latest Major Action: Senate - 12/13/2018 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (All Actions

Summary:
Commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

News Articles: Senate passes resolution commemorating 40th Anniversary of Indian Child Welfare Act (Native News Online) 12/14/18


Proposed Legislation (by topic)

Business & Economics

 

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Community Development

 

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Education

 

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Federal Indian Relations

S.46 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: A bill to repeal the Klamath Tribe Judgement Fund Act.

 

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Health & Human Services

H.R.195 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: To provide full-year appropriations for the Indian Health Service in the event of a partial lapse in appropriations, and for other purposes.

 

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Lands & Natural Resources

H.R.91 -ADDED 1/10/19

See Also: S.50

Title: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to assess sanitation and safety conditions at Bureau of Indian Affairs facilities that were constructed to provide affected Columbia River Treaty tribes acess to traditional fishing grounds and expends funds on construction of facilities and structures to improve those conditions, and for other purposes.

H.R.184 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: To transfer administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands from the United States Army Corps of Engineers to the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, to take such lands into trust for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

H.R.274 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: To authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange in Yavapai County, Arizona, and for other purposes.

H.R.312 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: To reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes.

News Articles: Masphee tribe's casino land bill re-introduced in Congress (South Coast Today) 1/9/19

H.R.317 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: To reaffirm the action of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians, and for other purposes.

News Articles: Chumash reintroduces legislation to place Camp 4 into federal trust (Santa Ynez Valley Star) 1/9/19

H.R.375 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: 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.

H.R.396 -ADDED 1/10/19

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

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Tribal Recognition

H.R.297 -ADDED 1/10/19

See Also: S.51

Title: To extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other puroses.

News Articles: Tester, Daines reintroduce bill recognizing Little Shell (U.S. Senator Jon Tester) 1/8/19

 

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General Native American Affairs

H.R.292 -ADDED 1/10/19

Title: To allow certain State and tribal permitting authority to encourage expansion of broadband service to rural and tribal communities, and for other purposes.

 

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Masphee tribe's casino land bill re-introduced in Congress (South Coast Today) 1/9/19

Chumash reintroduces legislation to place Camp 4 into federal trust (Santa Ynez Valley Star) 1/9/19

Tester, Daines reintroduce bill recognizing Little Shell (U.S. Senator Jon Tester) 1/8/19

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