S. 1846 (101st): A bill to make miscellaneous amendments to Indian laws, and for other purposes.


Nov 7, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 24, 1990

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 24, 1990.


Pub.L. 101-301


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: May 24, 1990

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/2/1990--Passed Senate amended.Amends various Indian laws to correct technical errors.Amends the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934 to apply the restrictions on alienation of Indian lands and provisions regarding incorporation of ... Read more >


Nov 7, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 14, 1989
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 2, 1990
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 10, 1990
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

May 24, 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1846”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

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