H.R. 2523 (111th): HEARTH Act


May 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Martin Heinrich

Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 20, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Act titled "An Act to authorize the leasing of restricted Indian lands for public, religious, educational, recreational, residential, business, and other purposes requiring the grant of long-term leases", approved August 9, 1955, to provide for Indian tribes to enter into certain leases without prior express approval from the Secretary of the Interior.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2009--Introduced.Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act or the HEARTH Act - Extends to any Indian tribe the discretion granted under current law only to the Navajo Nation to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2009

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Jul 22, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2523”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (25D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3235 (Related)
HEARTH Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2010

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