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S. 199 (116th): Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act

A bill to provide for the transfer of certain Federal land in the State of Minnesota for the benefit of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.

Sponsor and status

Tina Smith

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2020
Length: 3 pages
Jan 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 23, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 23, 2020.

Pub.L. 116-255

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Udall Announces Senate Passage of 11 Indian Affairs Committee Bills
    — Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM, 2009-2020] on Jun 28, 2019

the daily leader: thursday, december 3, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 2, 2020

Feinstein to Santa Anita Owners: Suspend Racing Immediately
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] on Jun 10, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 199 will save $1 million through 2029.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 733: Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act

Ordered Reported on Sep 30, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 24, 2019

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Jan 29, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Mar 7, 2019
Reported by Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

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.

Jun 27, 2019
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Nov 27, 2020
Text Published

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

Dec 3, 2020
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 23, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 199 (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 S. 199. 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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