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USSB4914IntroA bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a grant program for transportation projects to improve Tribal health, well-being, and youth safety, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-18
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USHB1964EngrossLumbee Tribe of North Carolina Recognition Act This bill extends federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and makes its members eligible for the services and benefits provided to members of federally recognized tribes. Members of the...
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2020-11-17
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USHB6237EngrossPRC for Native Veterans Act Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act This bill specifies that the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense must reimburse the Indian Health Service (IHS), tribes, or tribal organizations fo...
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2020-11-17
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USSB4886IntroA bill to amend the Native American Languages Act to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-10
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USSB4786IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey to, and take into trust for the benefit of, the Burns Paiute Tribe certain land in the State of Oregon. This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey specified lands in Oregon to ...
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2020-10-01
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USSB4787IntroNative American Child Protection Act
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2020-10-01
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USHB7948EngrossTribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers...
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2020-09-30
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USSB4752IntroTruth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy Act This bill establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other activities, ...
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2020-09-29
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USHB4957EngrossNative American Child Protection Act
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2020-09-22
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USSB4562IntroTribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
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USSB4529IntroTribal Connect Act of 2020 This bill expands tribal access to the Schools and Libraries Universal Service Support (E-rate) program, which provides discounted broadband internet access and telecommunications services to certain schools and libraries. ...
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2020-08-13
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USSB4498IntroA bill to amend Public Law 106-511 to reauthorize the Navajo electrification demonstration program, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes the Navajo Electrification Demonstration Program, under which the Department of Energy must provide imp...
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2020-08-06
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USSB4510IntroNative American Language Resource Center Act
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2020-08-06
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USSB4168IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award additional funding through the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program of the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Health and Huma...
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2020-07-02
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USSB4090IntroNative American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
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USSB3754IntroTechnical Correction to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to deposit specified interest payments into the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Water Rights...
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2020-05-18
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USSB3666IntroCOVID-19 DISASTER in Indian Country Act COVID-19 Designation of Immediate Special Authority of Spectrum for Tribes' Emergency Response in Indian Country Act
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2020-05-07
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USSB3359IntroTribal Transportation Equity and Transparency Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-02-27
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USSB3324IntroA bill to permit the Miami Nation of Indiana to apply for acknowledgement as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the Miami Nation of Indiana to submit a petition to the Department of the Interior for ackn...
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2020-02-24
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USSR499IntroA resolution acknowledging the reprehensible policy of the United States regarding the forced relocation of the Potawatomi people from their homeland east of the Mississippi River to Kansas and Oklahoma and the devastating hardships the Potawatomi pe...
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2020-02-13
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USSB3113IntroGros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019 This bill modifies and ratifies a specified water rights settlement agreement entered into by the United States, Montana, and the Fort Belknap...
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2019-12-19
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USHB759EngrossYsleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act This bill amends the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act, which restores the federal trust relationsh...
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2019-12-17
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USSB2808IntroA bill 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. This bill applies the Indian Reorganization Act to all federally recognized Indian...
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2019-11-07
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USSB2616IntroAlaska Tribal Public Safety Empowerment Act
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2019-10-16
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USSB2541IntroIndian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2019 This bill authorizes advance appropriations for the following Indian Health Service appropriations accounts: Indian Health Services, Indian Health Facilities, and Contract Support Costs. The ad...
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2019-09-24
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USSB2241IntroNative American Seeds Protection Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study on the protection of Native American seeds and traditional foods. Under the bill, sensitive tribal information gathered by t...
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2019-07-23
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USSB1977IntroKickapoo Tribe in Kansas Water Rights Settlement Act
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2019-06-26
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USSB1892IntroTRAC Act Tribal Reporting and Accountability to Congress Act This bill requires tribal liaisons (appointed Assistant U.S. Attorneys) to submit an annual report on missing and murdered Native Americans in their district. Among other elements, the repo...
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2019-06-19
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USSB1893IntroFIND Act Finding and Investigating Native Disappearance Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on ways to increase reporting of missing Native Americans and the effects of substance abuse on violent crime in tribal comm...
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2019-06-19
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USSB1875IntroAamodt Litigation Settlement Completion Act of 2019
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2019-06-18
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USHB375EngrossTo 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. This bill applies the Indian Reorganization Act to all federally recognized Indian tribes...
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2019-05-16
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USSB1368IntroLumbee Recognition Act This bill extends federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and makes its members eligible for the services and benefits provided to members of federally recognized tribes. Members of the tribe residing in Robes...
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2019-05-08
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USSB1329IntroAI/AN CAPTA American Indian and Alaska Native Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act This bill implements requirements concerning child abuse and neglect in Indian tribal communities. Specifically, the bill requires the Government Accountability Of...
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2019-05-06
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USSB1277IntroHualapai Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019 This bill modifies and ratifies the Hualapai Tribe water rights settlement agreement negotiated between the tribe, the United States, Arizona, and others, thus satisfying the tribe's claims for groun...
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2019-05-01
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USHB91EngrossColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to traditional ...
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2019-04-30
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USSB1161IntroNEST Act Native Educator Support and Training Act
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2019-04-11
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USSB498IntroAssessment of the Indian Health Service Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to contract with private entities to assess the health care delivery systems and financial management of the Indian Health Service. The...
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2019-02-14
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USSB336IntroStudying the Missing and Murdered Indian Crisis Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the response of law enforcement agencies to reports of missing or murdered Native Americans and to make recommendations o...
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2019-02-05
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USSB126IntroNative American Millennium Challenge Demonstration Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish the Native American Millennium Challenge Demonstration Project to provide economic development assistance for Native Americans. Enti...
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2019-01-15
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