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S. 3789: A bill to amend the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act to authorize grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Native Hawaiian organizations, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 10, 2022 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3789

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 10 (legislative day, March 7), 2022

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

A BILL

To amend the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act to authorize grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Native Hawaiian organizations, and for other purposes.

1.

Native American tourism grant programs

The Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act (25 U.S.C. 4351 et seq.) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating section 6 (25 U.S.C. 4355) as section 7; and

(2)

by inserting after section 5 (25 U.S.C. 4354) the following:

6.

Native American tourism grant programs

(a)

Bureau of Indian Affairs program

The Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs may make grants to Indian tribes and tribal organizations to carry out the purposes of this Act, as described in section 2.

(b)

Office of Native Hawaiian Relations

The Director of the Office of Native Hawaiian Relations may make grants to Native Hawaiian organizations to carry out the purposes of this Act, as described in section 2.

(c)

Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated to the Secretary of the Interior to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary.

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