Summary: S.Con.Res.48 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (09/28/1973)

Makes it the sense of Congress that: (1) the policy, of termination announced by H. Con. Res. 108 83d Congress no longer represents the policy of Congress and is hereby repudiated as a policy of the Congress; (2) the integrity and right to continued existence of Indian tribes and Alaska Native governments are expressly confirmed; (3) the American Indians tribes and Alaska Natives and their governments are, by this concurrent resolution, assured that the United States will continue to perform its trust responsibilities to them including, but not limited to, responsibilities for their health, education, and welfare, and those trust responsibilities of the United States are recognized, reaffirmed, and will be performed with the highest degree of loyalty, care, skill, and diligence; and (4) the Federal Government shall be charged with the responsibility for developing program efforts and procedures that will improve the quality and quantity of social and economic development efforts of Indian people and maximize opportunities for Indian control and self-determination which shall be a major goal of our National Indian policy.