To restore an opportunity for tribal economic development on terms that are equal and fair, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 36th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 24, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.
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25 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 12 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Southeast Texas Leaders Support Babins Alabama-Coushatta Fairness Bill”
— Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36] (Sponsor) on Jul 30, 2019
“Bipartisan Effort to Fight for Texas Native Tribes Passes House Unanimously”
— Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23, 2015-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Feb 8, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4985 (115th).
Jan 24, 2019
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Jun 19, 2019
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.
Jul 22, 2019
Reported by House Committee on 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.
Jul 24, 2019
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. 759 (116th) 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 H.R. 759. 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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