To reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
William R. Keating
Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2018
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on March 9, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (15 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Mar 9, 2018
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Jul 24, 2018
Considered by Indian and Insular Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 15, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 312 (116th).
H.R. 5244 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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