S.3685 - Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Akaka, Daniel K. [D-HI] (Introduced 12/17/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/17/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3685 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/17/2012)
Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2012 - Amends the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to revise tribal self-governance requirements.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the Tribal Self-Governance Program. Authorizes the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Office of Self-Governance, to select up to 50 new Indian tribes per year from those eligible to participate in self-governance.