H.R. 1291 (112th): To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes, and for other purposes.


Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tom Cole

Representative for Oklahoma's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2011
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Summary (CRS)

3/31/2011--Introduced.Amends the Act commonly known as the Indian Reorganization Act to except lands in Alaska from the Secretary of the Interior's authority to acquire any interest in lands, water rights, ... Read more >

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Mar 31, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1291”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (5R, 5D) (show)
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H.R. 279 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2013

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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 7, 2011

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