H.R.1938 - Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] (Introduced 05/01/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||05/07/2003 Executive Comment Requested from Interior.|
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Summary: H.R.1938 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2003- Extends Federal recognition to: (1) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe; (2) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe - Eastern Division; (3) the Upper Mattaponi Tribe; (4) the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc.; (5) the Monacan Indian Nation; and (6) the Nansemond Indian Tribe.
Introduced in House (05/01/2003)
Sets forth the service areas of the various Tribes and requirements for the Tribes with respect to submission of a membership roll, adoption of a constitution, and election of officials.
Requires the Secretary of the Interior, upon certain land transfers, to take specified lands into trust for the various Tribes' benefit.