S. 419 (98th): A bill to provide that per capita payments to Indians may be made by tribal governments, and for other purposes.


Feb 3, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 1983

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 2, 1983.


Pub.L. 98-64


Mark Hatfield

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Aug 2, 1983

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Summary (CRS)

6/20/1983--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Provides that trust funds earmarked for per capita distribution to Indian tribes by the Secretary of the Interior may, under specified circumstances, be distributed ... Read more >


Feb 3, 1983

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Feb 23, 1983
Reported by Committee

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Feb 24, 1983
Passed Senate

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

Jul 20, 1983
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 2, 1983
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. 419”). 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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S. 2767 (96th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jul 21, 1980

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