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Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2017

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Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2017

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A bill to extend the Federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana, and for other purposes.


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Date
05/22/2017Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven without amendment. With written report No. 115-75.
01/05/2017Introduced in Senate

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Date
05/22/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 94.
Action By: Senate
05/22/2017Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven without amendment. With written report No. 115-75.
Action By: Committee on Indian Affairs
02/08/2017Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
Action By: Committee on Indian Affairs
01/05/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Daines, Steve [R-MT]* 01/05/2017

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Indian Affairs01/05/2017 Referred to
05/22/2017 Reported by S. Rept. 115-75

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Reported to Senate without amendment (05/22/2017)

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Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2017

(Sec. 4) This bill extends federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana.

(Sec. 5) The bill makes the tribe and its members eligible for services and benefits provided to federally recognized tribes and their members, without regard to the existence of a reservation or the location of the residence of any member. The service area of the tribe is considered to be the area comprised of Blaine, Cascade, Glacier, and Hill Counties, Montana.

(Sec. 7) The tribe must submit a membership roll to the Department of the Interior as a condition of receiving recognition, services, and benefits. The tribe must maintain the membership roll.

(Sec. 8) Interior must take into trust for the benefit of the tribe 200 acres of land within the tribe's service area to be used for a tribal land base.