H.R. 505 (110th): Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007


Jan 17, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 24, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Neil Abercrombie

Representative for Hawaii's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 26, 2007
Length: 46 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Section4 - Reaffirms that: (1) the United States has a special political and legal relationship with Native Hawaiians; and (2) Native Hawaiians have the right to autonomy in their internal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 17, 2007

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May 2, 2007
Reported by Committee

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Oct 24, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 505”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Oct 24, 2007 3:04 p.m.
Passed 261/153

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. 309 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2005

H.R. 2314 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Feb 23, 2010

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