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

Jan 06, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Passed House)
See Instead:

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

Mike McIntyre
Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated
Jun 09, 2009
8 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 65 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 07, 2007

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 05, 2011


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.

Introduced Jan 06, 2009
Referred to Committee Jan 06, 2009
Reported by Committee Apr 22, 2009
Passed House Jun 03, 2009
Full Title

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


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Jun 03, 2009 3:41 p.m.
Passed 240/179

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

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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 - Extends federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
Prohibits the tribe from conducting gaming activities as a matter of claimed inherent authority or under the authority of any federal law.
Requires North Carolina to exercise jurisdiction over all criminal offenses committed, and all civil actions that arise, on North Carolina lands owned by, or held in trust by the United States for, the Lumbee Tribe or any dependent Indian community of the Tribe.

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