Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for North Dakota. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019
Length: 4 pages
What legislators are saying
“Indian Affairs Committee Passes Legislation for the Spirit Lake Nation”
— Sen. John Hoeven [R-ND] (Sponsor) on Jul 24, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Jul 18, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 24, 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.
Oct 16, 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.
S. 2159 (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. 2159. 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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A bill to repeal the Act entitled “An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of North Dakota over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Devils Lake Indian Reservation”, S. 2159, 116th Cong. (2019).
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