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H.R. 1964 (116th): Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Recognition Act

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To provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

George “G.K.” Butterfield Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2020
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 16, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (4 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

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History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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Dec 4, 2019
 
Considered by For Indigenous Peoples of the United States

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Sep 30, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Nov 16, 2020
 
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.

H.R. 1964 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1964. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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