S.1572 - A bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from promulgating certain regulations relating to Indian gaming activities.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bryan, Richard H. [D-NV] (Introduced 01/27/1998)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/27/1998 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (01/27/1998)
[Congressional Bills 105th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 1572 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 105th CONGRESS 2d Session S. 1572 To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from promulgating certain regulations relating to Indian gaming activities. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES January 27, 1998 Mr. Bryan (for himself, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Reid, and Mr. Sessions) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from promulgating certain regulations relating to Indian gaming activities. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. PROHIBITION. Notwithstanding section 11(d)(7)(B)(vii) of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(7)(B)(vii)), the Secretary of the Interior may not promulgate-- (1) as final regulations, the proposed regulations published on January 22, 1998, at 63 Fed. Reg. 3289; or (2) any similar regulations to provide for procedures for gaming activities under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) in any case in which a State asserts a defense of sovereign immunity to a lawsuit brought by an Indian tribe in a Federal court under section 11(d)(7) of that Act (25 U.S.C. 2710(d)(7)) to compel the State to participate in compact negotiations for class III gaming (as that term is defined in section 4(8) of that Act (25 U.S.C. 2703(8))). <all>