Text: H.R.7173 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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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.


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                    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

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                                 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.
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