Text: H.R.5412 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5412


To provide the right of American Indians born in Canada or the United States to pass the borders of the United States to any individual who is a member, or is eligible to be a member, of a Federally recognized Indian tribe in the United States or Canada, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2016

Mr. Kilmer (for himself, Ms. Stefanik, and Ms. DelBene) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To provide the right of American Indians born in Canada or the United States to pass the borders of the United States to any individual who is a member, or is eligible to be a member, of a Federally recognized Indian tribe in the United States or Canada, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. American Indians born in Canada or the United States.

Section 289 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1359) is amended—

(1) by inserting after “born in Canada” the following: “or the United States”; and

(2) by inserting after “but such right shall extend only to persons” the following: “who are members, or are eligible to be members, of a Federally recognized Indian tribe in the United States or Canada, or ”.