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H.R. 5540 (98th): Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Restoration Act


A bill to provide for restoration of Federal recognition to the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, to institute for such Tribe those Federal services provided to Indians who are recognized by the Federal Government and who receive such services because of Federal trust responsibility, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Apr 26, 1984
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 17, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 17, 1984.

Law
Pub.L. 98-481
Sponsor

James Weaver

Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 1984

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History

Apr 26, 1984
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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Aug 6, 1984
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 1984
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 2, 1984
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 17, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 17, 1984
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.R. 5540 (98th) 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 H.R. 5540. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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