H.R. 5498 (106th): To permit landowners to assert otherwise available State law defenses against real property claims by Indian tribes.


Oct 18, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 18, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Ewing

Representative for Illinois's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 18, 2000
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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

Permits the defendant in any real property claim by an Indian tribe to assert any defense that would be available under State law to a defendant opposing an analogous claim ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 18, 2000

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5498”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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