H.R. 31 (111th): Lumbee Recognition Act


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 3, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Mike McIntyre

Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2009
Length: 8 pages

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S. 1735 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Oct 22, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/3/2009--Passed House amended.(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 12, 2009. The summary of that version is repeated here.)Lumbee Recognition Act - ... Read more >

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Jan 6, 2009

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Apr 22, 2009
Reported by Committee

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Jun 3, 2009
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 31”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


185 cosponsors (160D, 25R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jun 3, 2009 3:41 p.m.
Passed 240/179

Related Bills

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H.R. 65 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 7, 2007

H.R. 27 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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