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S. 1291 (95th): An Act to declare that certain lands of the United States situated in the State of Oklahoma are held by the United States in trust for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept conveyance from the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma of certain other lands in Oklahoma to be held in trust by the United States for such tribes.

Sponsor and status

Apr 19, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 28, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 1978.

Pub.L. 95-327

Dewey Bartlett

Senator for Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 1978



Apr 19, 1977

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Jun 6, 1977
Ordered Reported

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Jun 9, 1977
Passed Senate (House next)

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Jul 17, 1978
Passed House

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Jul 28, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

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S. 1291 (95th) 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. 1291. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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