S.480 - Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Allen, George [R-VA] (Introduced 03/01/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||06/21/2006 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 109-576. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.480 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/01/2005)
Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2005 - 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.
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.