S. 147 (109th): Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2005

A bill to express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 9, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Akaka

Senator from Hawaii



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Last Updated: May 16, 2005
Length: 76 pages


Jan 25, 2005

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Mar 9, 2005
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S. 147 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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