HR 984

Title: Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1]

Summary
...The tribes and their members are made eligible for all services and benefits provided by the federal government to federally recognized Indian tribes. The bill establishes the service area of each tribe and requirements for each tribe regarding its membership roll and governance.</p> <p>Upon the request of a tribe, the Department of the Interior must take specified lands into trust for the benefit of the tribe, to be considered part of the tribe's reservation.</p><p>The tribes may not conduct gaming activities.</p> <p>Eminent domain may not be used to acquire lands for tribes recognized under this bill.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 02/07/2017
Introduced in House 02/07/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. 02/07/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs. 02/23/2017
Mr. Wittman moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. 05/17/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4251-4259) 05/17/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 984. 05/17/2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed. 05/17/2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4266) 05/17/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H4251-4257) 05/17/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4251-4257) 05/17/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 05/17/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. 05/18/2017
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. 09/13/2017
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S153) 01/11/2018
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S153) 01/11/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. 01/11/2018
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. 01/11/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 01/12/2018
Presented to President. 01/17/2018
Presented to President. 01/17/2018
Signed by President. 01/29/2018
Signed by President. 01/29/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-121. 01/29/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-121. 01/29/2018

Bill Text
01/17/2018 - HR 984 (Enrolled+Bill)
01/16/2018 - HR 984 (Enrolled+Bill)
01/13/2018 - HR 984 (Enrolled+Bill)
05/18/2017 - HR 984 (Referred+in+Senate)
02/07/2017 - HR 984 (Introduced+in+House)

 
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