VA HB1525 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-21 - Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Tribal Land Repatriation Program and Fund created. Establishes the Tribal Land Repatriation Program and Fund, administered by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, for the purpose of funding grants to Indian tribes for purchase and repatriation of land. The bill defines "tribe" as the Mattaponi, Pamunkey, Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Upper Mattaponi, Nansemond, Monacan Indian Nation, Cheroenhaka (Nottoway), Nottoway of Virginia, Patawomeck, or any other Indian tribe recognized by the federal government or by the Commonwealth. The bill directs the Secretary to develop an application process by which tribes may apply for grants from the Fund and to develop criteria for the monetary amount of grants to be awarded from the Fund. The Secretary would issue grants on a pro rata basis based on the amount in the Fund.

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Tribal Land Repatriation Program and Fund; created, report.


Roll Calls

2020-01-21 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
2020-01-21HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2020-01-17HouseAssigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
2020-01-09HouseReferred to Committee on General Laws
2020-01-09HousePresented and ordered printed 20102466D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
22401.01(n/a)See Bill Text
22401.02(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments