Summary: S.3019 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/07/2000)

Shawnee Tribe Status Act of 2000 - Provides for Federal recognition of the Shawnee Tribe as a distinct Indian tribe.

Makes the Tribe and its members eligible for all special programs and services provided by the United States to Indians.

Requires the Tribe to submit its base membership roll to the Secretary of the Interior for approval.

Recognizes the Tribe's constitution and bylaws and governing body.

Makes the Tribe eligible to have land acquired in trust for its benefit.

Grants the Tribe jurisdiction over its and its members' trust and restricted land.