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USHB5195Intro
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To reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 15.
USHB5160Intro
25%
To establish an Office of Native American Affairs within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-03
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4995Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of the Interior to establish Tribal Wildlife Corridors, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-30
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB5119Intro
25%
Extends through December 30, 2022, the coverage period for the Coronavirus Relief Fund to make payments to tribal governments for necessary expenditures incurred as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-08-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5098Intro
25%
Allows Class II gaming (i.e., bingo and related games) on the approximately 39.36 acres of federal land in Mono County, California, that is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Bridgeport Indian Colony.
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2021-08-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB325Engross
50%
Extends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-08-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1619Intro
25%
Ratifies and confirms the actions of the Department of the Interior to take into trust approximately 17 acres of land in Cleveland County, North Carolina, for the benefit of the Catawba Indian Nation. The land is made part of the Catawba Reservation....
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2021-08-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 82.
USHB5008Intro
25%
To protect the voting rights of Native American and Alaska Native voters.
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2021-08-13
To House Administration Committee
USHB4504Intro
25%
To establish a biochar demonstration project for federally recognized Indian Tribes and Alaska Native corporations to support the development and commercialization of biochar.
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2021-08-11
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2705Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish Tribal Wildlife Corridors, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB2702Intro
25%
A bill to protect the voting rights of Native American and Alaska Native voters.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB989Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Education to make a grant to or enter into a contract with an eligible entity (e.g., an institution of higher education) to establish, operate, and staff a Native American language resource and training center. The center...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1402Intro
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Directs the President to review whether federal agencies are in compliance with requirements to promote the use of Native American languages and make recommendations to improve interagency coordination to support the use of these languages. It also r...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1880Intro
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Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after consultation with Indian tribes, to report on unfair or deceptive practices that target tribes or tribal members. The FTC must submit the report to Congress and make it publicly available. Further, t...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4913Intro
25%
To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to expand the Purchased/Referred Care Delivery Area for the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana to include Brazoria County and Harris County in the State of Texas, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4881Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona certain land in Pima County, Arizona, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4839Intro
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To clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.
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2021-07-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB912Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide mental health and suicide prevention outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans. Specifically, the bill requires that each VA medical center have a full-time minority veteran coor...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1471Intro
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Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-07-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 109.
USSB2524Intro
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A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to aged, blind, or disabled Alaska Natives or descendants of Alaska Natives from being used to determine eligibility or certain programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4733Intro
25%
To deem certain voyages transporting passengers between ports or places within the United States in compliance with certain requirements upon calling on a port owned by an Indian Tribe, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB4715Intro
25%
To authorize appropriations to the Secretary of the Interior to make payments to certain members of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma in accordance with the recommendation of the United States Court of Federal Claims.
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2021-07-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB438Intro
25%
Extends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-07-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USHB4656Intro
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Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to, within 30 days, establish a new tribal priority window for the 2.5 gigahertz band, through which tribes in rural areas may apply for unassigned spectrum. The new window is subject to the same t...
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2021-07-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4637Intro
25%
Directs the United States to sever all relations with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma (i.e., Creek Nation) until the tribe complies with treaty and federal obligations. Specifically, Creek Nation must restore full tribal citizenship to those ...
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2021-07-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1688Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2027 and otherwise revises certain programs related to the prevention, investigation, treatment, and prosecution of family violence, child abuse, and child neglect involving Indian children and families. Specifically, the bill ...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1797Intro
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Expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities. Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available fo...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1895Intro
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Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award additional FY2022 funds to the Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities Construction Program. This program provides American Indian and Alaska Native homes and communities with water su...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB442Intro
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Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for use in connection with health and social services programs. The conveyance shall not requi...
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2021-07-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3496Intro
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Expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities. Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available fo...
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2021-07-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2092Intro
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A bill to permanently authorize the Native Community Development Financial Institutions lending program of the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USSB534Engross
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Permits tribal child support enforcement agencies to access the Federal Tax Refund Offset Program to collect past-due child support payments from the federal tax refunds of noncustodial parents. Additionally, the bill authorizes the Internal Revenue ...
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2021-07-16
Held at the desk.
USSB2369Intro
25%
A bill to provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB2326Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to reauthorize programs under that Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-13
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSR297Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the commemorating Native Hawaiian Delegate Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole's lifelong advocacy on behalf of Hawai'i and the Native Hawaiian people on the 100th anniversary of his paramount congressional achievement-the Hawaiian Hom...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4386Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to ensure that federally recognized Indian Tribes are consulted before the sale or transfer of certain Federal civilian real properties, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHJR55Intro
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To consent to the amendments to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, made by Act 080 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 2017.
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2021-07-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4352Intro
25%
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.
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2021-07-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4348Intro
25%
To remove administrative barriers to participation of Indian tribes in Federal child welfare programs, and increase Federal funding for tribal child welfare programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4308Intro
25%
To remove Federal barriers regarding the offering of mobile wagers on Indian lands when the applicable State and Indian Tribe have reached an agreement, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4316Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reserve a portion of Health Profession Opportunity Grants for Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and tribal colleges and universities. HHS must award at least 10 grants to tribal applica...
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2021-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4283Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the public health system in tribal communities and increase the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives pursuing health careers, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4251Intro
25%
Establishes a special tribal behavioral health grant program and expands the applicability of certain federal health care provisions to American Indians and Alaska Natives. Specifically, the bill provides funds for and requires the Indian Health Serv...
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2021-06-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1869Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to deposit specified interest payments into the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Water Rights Development Fund and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Operation and Maintenance Fund. These funds were established under the water ri...
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2021-06-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4228Intro
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Provides the right to pass the borders of the United States (which confers the right to certain public benefits and other privileges pursuant to the Jay Treaty) to an American Indian born in the United States or Canada who is a member, or is eligible...
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3841Engross
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Expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2026 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and requir...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB2226Intro
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Provides funds for and requires the Indian Health Service to award grants to eligible entities (e.g., tribal health programs) for the prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB2264Intro
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A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB4093Intro
25%
Revises certain programs related to tribal transportation. First, the bill revises the Tribal Transportation Program (TTP) by directing the Department of the Interior to (1) request proposals from Indian tribes to include additional transportation fa...
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2021-06-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4102Intro
25%
Establishes a CHamoru Registry program. It also allows eligible Native CHamoru organizations to qualify for federal contracting opportunities through their participation in certain small business programs that are administered by the Small Business A...
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2021-06-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
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