S.J.Res.133 - Joint resolution to provide for the establishment of the American Indian Policy Review Commission.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Abourezk, James [D-SD] (Introduced 07/16/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Interior and Insular Affairs | House - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 93-594|
|Latest Action:||01/02/1975 Public law 93-580. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.133 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/16/1973)
Establishes the American Indian Policy Review Commission. States that the Commission shall perform specified functions including: (1) contracting with organizations and individuals whose professional expertise, experience, work, and credibility are generally recognized and accepted; (2) creating such advisory groups to examine particular issues as the Commission deems necessary to achieve adequate Indian involvement on those issues; (3) conducting hearings in various regions and on selected Indian reservations where Indians can most easily attend and make their views known directly to the Commission and where particular illustrations of fact situations may be more easily documented; and (4) studying the Constitution, treaties, statutes, judicial interpretations, and Executive orders to determine the attributes of the unique relationship between the Federal Government, Indians, and Indian tribes, and concerning the lands they possess.
Provides that the Commission shall submit its final report to the Congress not later than two years after the passage of the resolution.
Authorizes to be appropriated a sum not to exceed $2,000,000 to carry out the provisions of this Act.