S. 1017 (93rd): Indian Self-Determination and Educational Reform Act


Feb 26, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 4, 1975

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 4, 1975.


Pub.L. 93-638


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1975

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Full Title

An Act to provide maximum Indian participation in the government and education of the Indian people; to provide for the full participation of Indian tribes in programs and services conducted by the Federal Government for Indians and to encourage the development of human resources of the Indian people; to establish a program of assistance to upgrade Indian education; to support the right of Indian citizens to control their own educational activities; and for other purposes.

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The “S.” in “S. 1017” means this is a Senate 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.


Feb 26, 1973
Reported by Committee
Feb 7, 1974
Passed Senate
Feb 8, 1974
Passed Senate
Apr 1, 1974
Passed House with Changes
Dec 19, 1974
Senate Agreed to Changes
Dec 19, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 4, 1975


12 cosponsors (7R, 5D) (show)
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