H.R.375 - To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] (Introduced 01/09/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/16/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.375 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (05/16/2019)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs
To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.
(a) Reaffirmation.—Section 19 of the Act of June 18, 1934 (commonly known as the “Indian Reorganization Act”; 25 U.S.C. 5129), is amended—
(A) by striking “The term” and inserting “Effective beginning on June 18, 1934, the term”; and
(B) by striking “any recognized Indian tribe now under Federal jurisdiction” and inserting “any federally recognized Indian Tribe”; and
(2) by striking the third sentence and inserting the following: “In said sections, the term ‘Indian tribe’ means any Indian or Alaska Native tribe, band, nation, pueblo, village, or community that the Secretary of the Interior acknowledges to exist as an Indian tribe.”.
(b) Effective Date.—The amendments made by this section shall take effect as if included in the Act of June 18, 1934 (commonly known as the “Indian Reorganization Act”; 25 U.S.C. 5129), on the date of the enactment of that Act.
Passed the House of Representatives May 15, 2019.
|Attest:||cheryl l. johnson,|