S. 1730 (96th): A bill to declare that title to certain lands in the State of New Mexico are held in trust by the United States for the Ramah Band of the Navajo Tribe.


Sep 10, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 29, 1980

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 29, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-333


Pete Domenici

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Aug 29, 1980

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Summary (CRS)

9/10/1979--Introduced.Declares that title to specified lands in the State of New Mexico is held in trust by the United States for the Ramah Band of the Navajo Tribe. Read more >


Sep 10, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 7, 1979
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 22, 1980
Passed Senate

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

Aug 19, 1980
Passed House

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

Aug 29, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1730”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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Related Bills

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S. 2072 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 1975

H.R. 5003 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 18, 1980

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