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H.R. 312: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act

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To reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reservation, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

William Keating

Sponsor. Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 20, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Jan 8, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on May 15, 2019

This bill passed in the House on May 15, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
41% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Gallego Responds to Trumps Attempted Sabotage of Bill to Recognize and Protect Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Homeland
    — Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ7] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019

House Democrats Pull Controversial Casino Bill After Opposition from Gosar and Trump
    — Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] on May 8, 2019

My Votes – Week of May 13
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on May 17, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 312 will be negligible.

History

Jan 8, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 1, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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May 10, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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May 11, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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May 15, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 312 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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