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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Guadalupe-Hidalgo Treaty Land Claims Act of 1998

Short Titles as Introduced

Guadalupe-Hidalgo Treaty Land Claims Act of 1997

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish a Presidential commission to determine the validity of certain land claims arising out of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo of 1848 involving the descendants of persons who were Mexican citizens at the time of the Treaty.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
09/10/1998Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 187 (Roll No. 421).
06/23/1998Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 105-594.
09/24/1997Introduced in House

All Actions (27)

Date Chamber
09/15/1998SenateReferred to Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
09/14/1998SenateReceived in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
09/10/1998-1:23pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/10/1998-1:23pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 223 - 187 (Roll No. 421).
09/10/1998-1:02pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
09/10/1998-1:02pmHouseThe House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
09/10/1998-1:02pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2538.
09/10/1998-1:01pmHouseH.Amdt.878 On agreeing to the Resources amendment (A001) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
09/10/1998-1:01pmHouseH.Amdt.878 Resources amendment (A001) modified by unanimous consent.
09/10/1998-1:01pmHouseH.Amdt.878 Amendment (A001) in the nature of a substitute offered by the Committee on Resources.
09/10/1998-11:37amHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate.
09/10/1998-11:37amHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Jo Ann Emerson to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
09/10/1998-11:36amHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 522 and Rule XXIII.
09/10/1998-11:36amHouseRule provides for consideration of H.R. 2538 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered except motion to recommit. Points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with section 303(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are waived. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of amendment under the five-minute rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Resources now printed in the bill as modified by the rule.
09/10/1998-11:35amHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 522. (consideration: CR H7508-7521)
09/10/1998-11:34amHouseRule H. Res. 522 passed House.
09/09/1998-6:14pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 522 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2538 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered except motion to recommit. Points of order against consideration of the bill for failure to comply with section 303(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 are waived. Measure will be considered read. Bill is open to amendments. It shall be in order to consider as an original bill for the purpose of ammedment under the five-minute rule, the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Resources now printed in the bill as modified by the rule.
06/23/1998HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 335.
06/23/1998HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 105-594.
05/20/1998HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
05/20/1998HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
05/07/1998HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
05/07/1998HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
03/26/1998HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands
10/06/1997HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands.
Action By: Committee on Resources
09/24/1997HouseReferred to the House Committee on Resources.
09/24/1997HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (79)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 02/25/1998
Rep. Skeen, Joe [R-NM-2] 02/25/1998
Rep. Lewis, Jerry [R-CA-40] 02/25/1998
Rep. Campbell, Tom [R-CA-15] 02/25/1998
Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 02/25/1998
Rep. Sununu, John E. [R-NH-1] 02/25/1998
Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [R-CA-11] 02/25/1998
Rep. Cannon, Chris [R-UT-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-51] 02/25/1998
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2] 02/25/1998
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5] 02/25/1998
Rep. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS-1] 02/25/1998
Rep. Bilbray, Brian P. [R-CA-49] 02/25/1998
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 02/25/1998
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] 02/25/1998
Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-47] 02/25/1998
Rep. Fox, Jon D. [R-PA-13] 02/25/1998
Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1] 02/25/1998
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Hastert, J. Dennis [R-IL-14] 02/25/1998
Rep. Hutchinson, Asa [R-AR-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 02/25/1998
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large] 02/25/1998
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1] 02/25/1998
Rep. Riley, Bob [R-AL-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16] 02/25/1998
Rep. Parker, Mike [R-MS-4] 02/25/1998
Rep. Pease, Edward A. [R-IN-7] 02/25/1998
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 02/25/1998
Rep. Solomon, Gerald B. H. [R-NY-22] 02/25/1998
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2] 02/25/1998
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] 02/25/1998
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] 02/25/1998
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1] 02/25/1998
Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2] 02/25/1998
Rep. Knollenberg, Joe [R-MI-11] 03/12/1998
Rep. Thune, John [R-SD-At Large] 03/12/1998
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52] 03/12/1998
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 03/12/1998
Rep. Torres, Estaban Edward [D-CA-34] 03/12/1998
Rep. Gonzalez, Henry B. [D-TX-20] 03/18/1998
Rep. Cooksey, John [R-LA-5] 03/24/1998
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-43] 03/24/1998
Rep. Pappas, Michael [R-NJ-12] 03/24/1998
Rep. Gingrich, Newt [R-GA-6] 03/24/1998
Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] 03/24/1998
Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] 03/24/1998
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 04/23/1998
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 04/23/1998
Rep. Dunn, Jennifer [R-WA-8] 04/23/1998
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 04/23/1998
Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8] 04/23/1998
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 04/23/1998
Rep. Paxon, Bill [R-NY-27] 04/23/1998
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 04/23/1998
Rep. Snowbarger, Vince [R-KS-3] 04/23/1998
Rep. Furse, Elizabeth [D-OR-1] 04/23/1998
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-31] 04/23/1998
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 04/23/1998
Rep. Linder, John [R-GA-11] 04/23/1998
Rep. Lazio, Rick [R-NY-2] 05/14/1998
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4] 05/19/1998
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 05/19/1998
Rep. Ensign, John [R-NV-1] 05/19/1998
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] 05/19/1998
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 05/19/1998
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5] 05/19/1998
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19] 05/19/1998
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 05/19/1998
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-32] 05/21/1998
Rep. Burr, Richard [R-NC-5] 05/21/1998
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 06/16/1998
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 06/16/1998
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 06/16/1998
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] 06/16/1998
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15] 06/16/1998

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Resources09/24/1997 Referred to
05/20/1998 Markup by
06/23/1998 Reported by H. Rept. 105-594
House Resources Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands10/06/1997 Referred to
03/26/1998 Hearings by
05/07/1998 Markup by
05/07/1998 Reported by
Senate Energy and Natural Resources09/14/1998 Referred to
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Forests and Public Land Management09/15/1998 Referred to

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Passed House amended (09/10/1998)

Guadalupe-Hidalgo Treaty Land Claims Act of 1998 - Establishes the Guadalupe-Hidalgo Treaty Land Claims Commission to determine the validity of land claims arising out of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo of 1848. Authorizes three or more eligible Mexican descendants in the State of New Mexico who are also descendants of the same community land grant to petition the Commission for such a determination on behalf of themselves and all other descendants.

Directs the Commission to establish a Community Land Grant Study Center at the Onate Center in Alcalde, New Mexico, to be responsible for directing the research, study, and investigations necessary to assist the Commission in performing its duties.

Authorizes appropriations.