H.R. 1381 (101st): Native American Burial Site Preservation Act of 1989


Mar 14, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Bennett

Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the excavation of Native American burial sites and removal of the contents thereof, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/1989--Introduced.Native American Burial Site Preservation Act of 1989 - Prohibits the excavation of, or removal of contents from, Native American burial sites unless such excavations and removals are authorized by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1381”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


20 cosponsors (16D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5237 (Related)
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 16, 1990

H.R. 1646 (Related)
Native American Grave and Burial Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 23, 1989

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