S. 1178 (111th): Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2009


Jun 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 22, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim Webb

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2009
Length: 66 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Chickahominy Indian TribeSection103 - Extends federal recognition to the Chickahominy Tribe.Makes: (1) all U.S. laws of general applicability to Indians or nations, Indian tribes, or bands of Indians ... Read more >

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Jun 3, 2009

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Oct 22, 2009
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1178”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 379 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 2011

H.R. 1385 (Related)
Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2009

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 3, 2009

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