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S. 108 (117th): A bill to authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 4, 2021
Length: 1 page
Jan 28, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 23, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 23, 2021.

Pub.L. 117-65

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubios Bill for Seminole Tribe of Florida Signed Into Law
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Nov 23, 2021

the daily leader: monday, november 1, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 1, 2021

Davids Votes to Pass Tribal Recognition, Land Into Trust, and Health Legislation
    — Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS3] on Nov 2, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates new spending due to S. 108 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 164: To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.

Ordered Reported on May 26, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)


Jan 28, 2021

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Mar 10, 2021
Ordered Reported

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.

Apr 14, 2021
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.

May 26, 2021
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Oct 29, 2021
Text Published

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

Nov 2, 2021
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.

Nov 23, 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 108 (117th) 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. 108. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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