A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide for equitable allotment of land to Alaska Native veterans.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 4, 2018
Length: 18 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on October 2, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Senate ENR Committee Approves Bill to Restore Equity for Alaska Native Vietnam Veterans”
— Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Oct 3, 2018
“ENR Approves Bill to Restore Equity for Alaska Native Vietnam Veterans”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 3, 2018
Mar 30, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 26, 2017
Considered by Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Oct 2, 2018
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.
Dec 20, 2018
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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. 785 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 785. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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