H.R.7173 - Tribal Reservation Pandemic Protection Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
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Introduced in House (06/11/2020)
[Congressional Bills 116th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Publishing Office] [H.R. 7173 Introduced in House (IH)] <DOC> 116th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 7173 To protect the status of lands held in trust for the benefit of federally recognized Indian Tribes, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES June 11, 2020 Mr. Kennedy (for himself and Ms. Haaland) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To protect the status of lands held in trust for the benefit of federally recognized Indian Tribes, 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. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Tribal Reservation Pandemic Protection Act''. SEC. 2. PROHIBITION; RETROACTIVE EFFECT. (a) In General.--During the period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act and ending on the date that is 1 year after the date of the enactment of this Act, no Federal action shall-- (1) revoke the status of land held in trust for the benefit of a federally recognized Indian Tribe; (2) revoke a reservation proclamation; or (3) rescind a record of decision on which a trust status or reservation proclamation described in paragraph (1) or (2), as applicable, has been established. (b) Retroactive Effect.--Any Federal action described in paragraph (1), (2), or (3) of subsection (a) taken during the period beginning on the date that is 1 year before the date of the enactment of this Act and ending on the day before the date of the enactment of this Act shall have no force or effect. <all>