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


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 19, 1980

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


Pub.L. 96-557


Richard Nolan

Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 1980

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(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 ... Read more >


Apr 23, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 17, 1980
Passed House

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

Dec 8, 1980
Passed Senate

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

Dec 19, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7147”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3354 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 1977

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