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H.R. 984: Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 17, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 17, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Robert Wittman

Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 57 pages

Prognosis:

29% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 13, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 984 is 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.

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