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H.R. 7919 (96th): Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act of 1980

A bill to provide for the settlement of land claims of Indians, Indian nations and tribes and bands of Indians in the State of Maine, including the Passamaquoddy Tribe, the Penobscot Nation, and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Aug 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 10, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 10, 1980.

Law
Pub.L. 96-420
Sponsor

David Emery

Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Oct 10, 1980

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History

Aug 1, 1980
 
Introduced

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Sep 22, 1980
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Sep 23, 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.

Oct 10, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 7919 (96th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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