S. 465 (114th): Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2015

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Timothy Kaine

Junior Senator from Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 10, 2015
Length: 58 pages

History

Feb 11, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 18, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 10, 2015
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 465 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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