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H.R. 10717 (93rd): Menominee Restoration Act

An Act to repeal the Act terminating Federal supervision over the property and members of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin; to reinstitute the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin as a federally recognized sovereign Indian tribe; and to restore to the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin those Federal services furnished to American Indians because of their status as American Indians; and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Oct 3, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 1973

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 1973.

Pub.L. 93-197

Harold Froehlich

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 22, 1973


23 Cosponsors (14 Democrats, 9 Republicans)



Oct 3, 1973

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Oct 16, 1973
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 7, 1973
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 17, 1973
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 22, 1973
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 10717 (93rd) 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 H.R. 10717. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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