S 51

Title: Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2019
Author: Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)

Summary
...The bill makes the tribe and its members eligible for services and benefits provided to federally recognized tribes and their members, without regard to the existence of a reservation or the location of the residence of any member. The service area of the tribe is considered to be the area comprised of Blaine, Cascade, Glacier, and Hill Counties, Montana.</p> <p> The tribe must submit a membership roll to the Department of the Interior as a condition of receiving recognition, services, and benefits. The tribe must maintain the membership roll.</p> <p>Interior must take into trust for the benefit of the tribe 200 acres of land within the tribe's service area to be used for a tribal land base.</p>

Status
Introduced in Senate 01/08/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. 01/08/2019
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. 01/29/2019
Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven without amendment. With written report No. 116-190. 01/06/2020
Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven without amendment. With written report No. 116-190. 01/06/2020
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399. 01/06/2020

Bill Text
01/06/2020 - S 51 (Reported+in+Senate) 01/08/2019 - S 51 (Introduced+in+Senate)

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    Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)
    U.S. Senate

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