H.R. 7147 (96th): A bill to provide that certain land of the United States shall be held by the United States in trust for certain communities of the Mdewakanton Sioux in Minnesota.

Apr 23, 1980 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 96-557.
Richard Nolan
Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated
Dec 19, 1980
Related Bills
H.R. 3354 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 09, 1977


This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 19, 1980.

Introduced Apr 23, 1980
Referred to Committee Apr 23, 1980
Passed House Nov 17, 1980
Passed Senate Dec 08, 1980
Signed by the President Dec 19, 1980

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11/17/1980--Passed House amended.
(Measure passed House, amended) Declares that certain lands in Minnesota be held in trust for certain communities of the Mdewakanton Sioux and that such lands be considered a part of the Indian tribe's reservation. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to publish a description of such lands in the Federal Register.

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