Last updated: May 15, 2024

Recently Added

  • H.R.8318 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat Indian Tribal Governments in the same manner as State governments for certain Federal tax purposes, and for other purposes.
  • H.R.8355 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs.
  • H.R.8391 - To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 with respect to cost sharing provisions for the territories and Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

Passed Legislation (by date)

H.R.423

Title: Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act of 2023 / To take certain land located in San Diego County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, and for other purposes.

Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 118-11 on 07/28/2023.

H.R.1722

Title: Grand Ronde Reservation Act Amendment of 2023 / To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes.

Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 118-32 on 12/26/2023.

H.R.2839

Title: To amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, and for other purposes.

Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 118-33 on 12/26/2023.

S.382

Title: Puyallup Tribe of Indians Land Into Trust Confirmation Act of 2023 / A bill to take certain land in the State of Washington into trust for the benefit of the Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation, and for other purposes.

Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 118-48 on 4/19/2024.

Agreed To Resolutions

S.Res.29

Title: A resolution designating the week beginning February 5, 2023, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

S.Res.77

Title: A resolution designating February 16, 2023, as "National Elizabeth Peratrovich Day".

S.Res.110

Title: A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late James George Abourezk.

S.Res.148

Title: A resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.

S.Res.194

Title: A resolution designating May 5, 2023, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls".

S.Res.209

Title: A resolution recognizing the significance of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.

S.Res.426

Title: A resolution designating November 4, 2023, as "National Bison Day".

S.Res.459

Title: A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.

S.Res.544

Title: A resolution designating the week beginning February 5, 2024, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

S.Res.561

Title: A resolution designating February 16, 2024, as "National Elizabeth Peratrovich Day".

S.Res.597

Title: A resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States.

S.Res.674

Title: A resolution designating May 5, 2024, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls".

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Proposed Legislation (by chamber and bill number)

Senate Bills

S.70

Title: Tribal Trust Land Homeownership Act of 2023 / A bill to require the Bureau of Indian Affairs to process and complete all mortgage packages associated with residential and business mortgages on Indian land by certain deadlines, and for other purposes.

S.185

Title: Native American Direct Loan Improvement Act of 2023 / A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the program for direct housing loans made to Native American veterans, and for other purposes.

S.195

Title: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Land Claim Settlement Act of 2023 / A bill to provide compensation to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community for the taking without just compensation of land by the United States inside the exterior boundaries of the L'Anse Indian Reservation that were guaranteed to the Community under a treaty signed in 1854, and for other purposes.

S.277

Title: Pala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act of 2023 / A bill to take certain land located in San Diego County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, and for other purposes.

S.306

Title: Tule River Tribe Reserved Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023 / A bill to approve the settlement of the water right claims of the Tule River Tribe, and for other purposes.

S.385

Title: A bill to amend the Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act to authorize grants to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, and Native Hawaiian organizations, and for other purposes.

S.460

Title: Urban Indian Health Confer Act / A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to establish an urban Indian organization confer policy for the Department of Health and Human Services.

S.465

Title: BADGES for Native Communities Act / Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act / A bill to require Federal law enforcement agencies to report on cases of missing or murdered Indians, and for other purposes.

S.521

Title: Lumbee Fairness Act / A bill to amend the Lumbee Act of 1956.

S.563

Title: A bill to amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

S.595

Title: Rio San José and Rio Jemez Water Settlements Act of 2023 / A bill to approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Pueblos of Acoma and Laguna in the Rio San Jose Stream System and the Pueblos of Jemez and Zia in the Rio Jemez Stream System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.

S.616

Title: Leech Lake Reservation Restoration Technical Corrections Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act to provide for the transfer of additional Federal land to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and for other purposes.

S.623

Title: A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to aged, blind, or disabled Alaska Natives or descendants of Alaska Natives from being used to determine eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes.

S.749

Title: NACIE Improvement Act / National Advisory Council on Indian Education Improvement Act / A bill to ensure that the National Advisory Council on Indian Education includes at least 1 member who is the president of a Tribal College or University and to require the Secretaries of Education and Interior to consider the National Advisory Council on Indian Education's reports in the preparation of budget materials.

S.849

Title: A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish higher minimum rates of pay for certain law enforcement employees of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and for other purposes.

S.909

Title: Tribal Firearm Access Act / A bill to allow members of federally recognized Tribes to use their Tribal government identification documents in obtaining a firearm from a federally licensed firearms dealer.

S.910

Title: A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes.

S.950

Title: Technical Correction to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make a technical correction to the water rights settlement for the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, and for other purposes.

S.1065

Title: Tribal Adoption Parity Act / A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs.

S.1088

Title: North Dakota Trust Lands Completion Act of 2023 / A bill to authorize the relinquishment and in lieu selection of land and minerals in the State of North Dakota, to restore land and minerals to Indian Tribes within the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes.

S.1156

Title: Native American Entrepreneurial and Opportunity Act of 2023 / A bill to establish an Office of Native American Affairs within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

S.1286

Title: A bill to amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering activities of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, and for other purposes.

S.1287

Title: A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering activities of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community, and for other purposes.

S.1308

Title: A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to extend the deadline for the Secretary of the Interior to promulgate regulations implementing title IV of that Act, and for other purposes.

S.1322

Title: Unlocking Native Lands and Opportunities for Commerce and Key Economic Developments Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Act of August 9, 1955, to modify the authorized purposes and term period of tribal leases, and for other purposes.

S.1328

Title: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2023 / A bill to clarify the rights of Indians and Indian Tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.

S.1404

Title: Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2023 / A bill to provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.

S.1492

Title: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Shab-eh-nay Band Reservation Settlement Act of 2023 / A bill to provide for the settlement of claims relating to the Shab-eh-nay Band Reservation in Illinois, and for other purposes.

S.1536

Title: Tribal Gaming Regulatory Compliance Act / A bill to ensure that all federally recognized Indian Tribes that are eligible for gaming in the United States are regulated under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and for other purposes.

S.1554

Title: National American Indian Veterans Charter Act / A bill to grant a Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Incorporated.

S.1562

Title: Tribal Police Department Parity Act / A bill to ensure that Federal laws that enable Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to access firearms apply equally to Tribal law enforcement agencies.

S.1723

Title: Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act / A bill to establish the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States, and for other purposes.

S.1780

Title: PRIME Meat Processing in Indian Country Act / A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into self-determination contracts with Tribal organizations to carry out the authority of the Food Safety and Inspection Service, and for other purposes.

S.1783

Title: A bill to provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes regarding land in Illinois, and for other purposes.

S.1889

Title: Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act / A bill to provide for the recognition of certain Alaska Native communities and the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes.

S.1898

Title: Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Amendments Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act to make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.

S.1941

Title: Native American Rural Homeownership Improvement Act of 2023 / A bill to permanently authorize the Native Community Development Financial Institutions lending program of the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

S.1987

Title: Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023 / A bill to provide for the settlement of the water rights claims of the Fort Belknap Indian Community, and for other purposes.

S.1998

Title: Tribal Conservation Priorities Inclusion Act / A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to include Indian Tribes in certain provisions relating to priority resource concerns.

S.2088

Title: Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act / A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to complete all actions necessary for certain land to be held in restricted fee status by the Oglala Sioux Tribe and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and for other purposes.

S.2273

Title: Native American Child Protection Act / A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

S.2285

Title: Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2023 / A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996.

S.2354

Title: Improving Agriculture, Research, Cultivation, Timber, and Indigenous Commodities (ARCTIC) Act / A bill to improve access to healthy foods, food processing, housing, forestry, agricultural research, and other agricultural programs, and Tribal self-determination relating to those programs, in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.

S.2385

Title: Tribal Access to Clean Water Act of 2023 / A bill to provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.

S.2424

Title: Indian Programs Advance Appropriations Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination Act and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education of the Department of the Interior and the Indian Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.

S.2489

Title: FDPIR Tribal Food Sovereignty Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into self-determination contracts with Tribal organizations to carry out the food distribution program on Indian reservations, and for other purposes.

S.2537

Title: Tribal Nutrition Program Administration Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to improve access to the food distribution program on Indian reservations, and for other purposes.

S.2540

Title: Tribal Nutrition Flexibility Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to allow for increased flexibility in the food distribution program on Indian reservations, and for other purposes.

S.2563

Title: Tribal Access to Nutrition Assistance Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to allow for dual enrollment in the supplemental nutrition assistance program and the food distribution program on Indian reservations.

S.2582

Title: AANAPISI Opportunity Act / A bill to establish an integrated research, education, and extension competitive grant program and scholarship grant program for certain Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving agricultural institutions, and for other purposes.

S.2615

Title: Alaska Native Village Municipal Lands Restoration Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide that Village Corporations shall not be required to convey land in trust to the State of Alaska for the establishment of Municipal Corporations, and for other purposes.

S.2695

Title: Parity for Tribal Law Enforcement Act / A bill to amend the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act to provide for advancements in public safety services to Indian communities, and for other purposes.

S.2709

Title: Strengthening the Office of Tribal Relations Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Tribal Relations, and for other purposes.

S.2783

Title: Miccosukee Reserved Area Amendments Act / A bill to amend the Miccosukee Reserved Area Act to authorize the expansion of the Miccosukee Reserved Area and to carry out activities to protect structures within the Osceola Camp from flooding, and for other purposes.

S.2796

Title: A bill to provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes regarding land in Illinois, and for other purposes.

S.2810

Title: Tribal Connect Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to improve access by Indian Tribes to support from universal service programs of the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes.

S.2868

Title: A bill to accept the request to revoke the charter of incorporation of the Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota at the request of that Community, and for other purposes.

S.2903

Title: Parity for Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Students in Agriculture Act / A bill to amend the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to extend education grant programs for Alaska Native serving institutions and Native Hawaiian serving institutions, and for other purposes.

S.2908

Title: Indian Buffalo Management Act / A bill to assist Tribal governments in the management of buffalo and buffalo habitat and the reestablishment of buffalo on Indian land.

S.2912

Title: SNAP Tribal Food Sovereignty Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into self-determination contracts with Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations to carry out supplemental nutrition assistance programs.

S.2927

Title: WaterSMART Access for Tribes Act / A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to increase Tribal access to water conservation and efficiency grants, and for other purposes.

S.2958

Title: Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2023 / An original bill to amend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act to make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.

S.2970

Title: Indigenous Peoples' Day Act / A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to designate Indigenous Peoples' Day as a legal public holiday, to replace the term "Columbus Day" with the term "Indigenous Peoples' Day", and for other purposes.

S.3019

Title: Native Histories and Cultures Education Act of 2023 / A bill to develop and disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to promote understanding about Native American and Tribal Histories.

S.3022

Title: IHS Workforce Parity Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to allow Indian Health Service scholarship and loan recipients to fulfill service obligations through half-time clinical practice, and for other purposes.

S.3044

Title: Mount Blue Sky Wilderness Act / A bill to redesignate the Mount Evans Wilderness as the "Mount Blue Sky Wilderness," and for other purposes.

S.3086

Title: America’s College Promise Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish grants for tuition-free community colleges, student success grants, and grants for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Minority-Serving Institutions, and for other purposes.

S.3130

Title: Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2023 / A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to improve the recruitment and retention of employees in the Indian Health Service, restore accountability in the Indian Health Service, improve health services, and for other purposes.

S.3154

Title: Tribal Child Support Enforcement Act / A bill to improve the effectiveness of tribal child support enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.

S.3185

Title: Tribal Cultural Areas Protection Act / A bill to establish the Tribal Cultural Areas System, and for other purposes.

S.3186

Title: Advancing Tribal Parity on Public Land Act / A bill to protect Native cultural sites located on Federal land, to improve consultation with Indian Tribes, to bring parity to Indian Tribes with regard to Federal public land management laws, and for other purposes.

S.3230

Title: Winnebago Land Transfer Act of 2023 / A bill to transfer administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands from the Army Corps of Engineers to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to take such lands into trust for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, and for other purposes.

S.3241

Title: Grand Village of the Natchez Indians and Jefferson College Affiliated Areas Establishment Act / A bill to establish the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians and Jefferson College as affiliated areas of the Natchez Historical Park, and for other purposes.

S.3263

Title: Poarch Band of Creek Indians Parity Act / A bill to reaffirm the applicability of the Indian Reorganization Act to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, and for other purposes.

S.3270

Title: REACH Our Tribes Act / A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish a budgetary Tribal Government consultation process at the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

S.3310

Title: Wy’east Tribal Resources Restoration Act / A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to establish within the Mount Hood National Forest in the State of Oregon Indian Treaty Resources Emphasis Zones, and for other purposes.

S.3406

Title: Technical Corrections to the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act, Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act, and Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act / A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make a technical correction to the Navajo Nation Water Resources Development Trust Fund, to amend the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 to make technical corrections to the Taos Pueblo Water Development Fund and Aamodt Settlement Pueblos' Fund, and for other purposes.

S.3564

Title: GSA Disposal Process Tribal Parity Act of 2024 / A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to include Indian Tribes among entities that may receive Federal surplus real property for certain purposes, and for other purposes.

S.3617

Title: Cape Fox Land Entitlement Finalization Act of 2024 / A bill to provide equitable treatment for the people of the Village Corporation established for the Native Village of Saxman, Alaska, and for other purposes.

S.3789

Title: Alaska Native Vietnam Era Veterans Land Allotment Extension and Fulfillment Act of 2024 / A bill to make additional Federal public land available for selection under the Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment program, and for other purposes.

S.3790

Title: Alaska Native Vietnam Era Veterans Land Allotment Extension and Fulfillment Act of 2024 / A bill to make additional Federal public land available for selection under the Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment program, and for other purposes.

S.3797

Title: Purchased and Referred Care Improvement Act / A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to address liability for payment of charges or costs associated with provision of purchased/referred care services, and for other purposes.

S.3802

Title: Alaska Native Vietnam Era Veterans Land Allotment Extension and Fulfillment Act of 2024 / A bill to make additional Federal public land available for selection under the Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment program, and for other purposes.

S.3857

Title: Jamul Indian Village Land Transfer Act / A bill to take certain land in the State of California into trust for the benefit of the Jamul Indian Village of California, and for other purposes.

S.3870

Title: Slip-on Tanks for Tribes Act of 2024 / A bill to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to expand eligibility for certain financial assistance for the acquisition of slip-on tanker units for wildland firefighting.

S.3906

Title: Tribal Rural Housing Access Act / A bill to set aside USDA rural housing funding for Indian Tribes.

S.4000

Title: A bill to reaffirm the applicability of the Indian Reorganization Act to the Lytton Rancheria of California, and for other purposes.

S.4180

Title: A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to allow for brownfield revitalization funding eligibility for Alaska Native Tribes, and for other purposes.

S.4273

Title: A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to enhance the longevity, dignity, empowerment, and respect of older individuals who are Native Americans, and for other purposes.

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House Bills

H.R.66

Title: Native American Education Opportunity Act / To expand opportunity for Native American children through additional options in education, and for other purposes.

H.R.409

Title: IHS Contract Support Cost Amendment Act / To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to secure existing Tribal contract support cost reimbursements, and for other purposes.

H.R.417

Title: Tribal Healthcare Careers Act / To provide a set-aside of funds for Indian populations under the health profession opportunity grant program under section 2008 of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.

H.R.548

Title: Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act / To take certain Federal lands in Tennessee into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

H.R.630

Title: Urban Indian Health Confer Act / To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to establish an urban Indian organization confer policy for the Department of Health and Human Services.

H.R.650

Title: Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Land Claim Settlement Act of 2023 / To provide compensation to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community for the taking without just compensation of land by the United States inside the exterior boundaries of the L'Anse Indian Reservation that were guaranteed to the Community under a treaty signed in 1854.

H.R.663

Title: Native American Child Protection Act / To amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.

H.R.929

Title: Puyallup Tribe of Indians Land Into Trust Confirmation Act of 2023 / To take certain land in the State of Washington into trust for the benefit of the Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation, and for other purposes.

H.R.937

Title: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2023 / To clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.

H.R.1101

Title: Lumbee Fairness Act / To amend the Lumbee Act of 1956.

H.R.1208

Title: To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

H.R.1240

Title: Winnebago Land Transfer Act of 2023 / To transfer administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal lands from the Army Corps of Engineers to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to take such lands into trust for the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, and for other purposes.

H.R.1246

Title: To authorize leases of up to 99 years for land held in trust for federally recognized Indian Tribes.

H.R.1292

Title: BADGES for Native Communities Act / Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act / To require Federal law enforcement agencies to report on cases of missing or murdered Indians, and for other purposes.

H.R.1304

Title: Rio San José and Rio Jemez Water Settlements Act of 2023 / To approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Pueblos of Acoma and Laguna in the Rio San José Stream System and the Pueblos of Jemez and Zia in the Rio Jemez Stream System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.

H.R.1450

Title: Treating Tribes and Counties as Good Neighbors Act / To amend the Agricultural Act of 2014 to modify the treatment of revenue from timber sale contracts and certain payments made by counties to the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior under good neighbor agreements, and for other purposes.

H.R.1532

Title: To authorize any Indian Tribe to lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer real property to which that Indian Tribe holds fee title without the consent of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

H.R.1552

Title: Kansas Indian Country Law Enforcement Improvement Act of 2023 / To amend title 18, United States Code, to require affirmative consent from the governing body of certain Indian Tribes for jurisdiction to be conferred on the State of Kansas over offenses committed on the reservations of such Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

H.R.1589

Title: Tribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2023 / To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve nutrition in tribal areas, and for other purposes.

H.R.1709

Title: Tribal Firearm Access Act / To allow members of federally recognized Tribes to use their Tribal government identification documents in obtaining a firearm from a federally licensed firearms dealer.

H.R.1738

Title: Technical Correction to the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023 / To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make a technical correction to the water rights settlement for the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, and for other purposes.

H.R.2164

Title: To provide for a limitation on availability of funds for U.S. Department of Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service, State and Tribal Wildlife Grants for fiscal year 2024.

H.R.2197

Title: To provide for a limitation on availability of funds for Enironmental Protection Agency, State and Tribal Assistance Grants for fiscal year 2024.

H.R.2198

Title: To provide for a limitation on availability of funds for Enironmental Protection Agency, State and Tribal Assistance Grants, Environmental Information Exchange Network for fiscal year 2024.

H.R.2251

Title: To provide for a limitation on availability of funds for US Department of Agriculture, Native Americans Institutions Endowment Fund for fiscal year 2024.

H.R.2376

Title: To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act and title 5 of the United States Code to facilitate participation in Federal benefits programs, and for other purposes.

H.R.2405

Title: North Dakota Trust Lands Completion Act of 2023 / To authorize the relinquishment and in lieu selection of land and minerals in the State of North Dakota, to restore land and minerals to Indian Tribes within the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes.

H.R.2461

Title: San Juan Southern Paiute Tribal Homelands Act of 2023 / To ratify a Treaty between the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe and the Navajo Nation, to provide for the creation of a reservation for the San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe, and for other purposes.

H.R.2498

Title: Nor Rel Muk Wintu Nation Federal Recognition Act / To extend Federal recognition to the Nor Rel Muk Wintu Nation, and for other purposes.

H.R.2519

Title: NEST Act / Native Educator Support and Training Act / To support the education of Indian children.

H.R.2535

Title: Stronger Engagement for Indian Health Needs Act of 2023 / To elevate the position of Director of the Indian Health Service within the Department of Health and Human Services to Assistant Secretary for Indian Health, and for other purposes.

H.R.2547

Title: Special Diabetes Program for Indians Reauthorization Act of 2023 / To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to extend funding for special diabetes programs for Indians.

H.R.2687

Title: To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to aged, blind, or disabled Alaska Natives or descendants of Alaska Natives from being used to determine eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes.

H.R.2762

Title: Tribal Family Fairness Act / To remove administrative barriers to participation of Indian tribes in Federal child welfare programs, and increase Federal funding for tribal child welfare programs, and for other purposes.

H.R.2783

Title: AANAPISI Opportunity Act / To establish an integrated research, education, and extension competitive grant program and scholarship grant program for certain Asian American Native American Pacific Islander-Serving agricultural institutions, and for other purposes.

H.R.2850

Title: To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community, and for other purposes.

H.R.2873

Title: Tribal Gaming Regulatory Compliance Act / To ensure all federally recognized Tribes that are eligible for gaming in the United States are regulated under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, and for other purposes.

H.R.3047

Title: Apache County and Navajo County Conveyance Act of 2023 / To require the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain lands within the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, and for other purposes.

H.R.3097

Title: To amend the Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act of 2012 to remove the restriction on class II gaming on certain land in California.

H.R.3144

Title: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Shab-eh-nay Band Reservation Settlement Act of 2023 / To provide for the settlement of claims relating to the Shab-eh-nay Band Reservation in Illinois, and for other purposes.

H.R.3235

Title: To grant a Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Incorporated.

H.R.3236

Title: Tribal Police Department Parity Act / To ensure that Federal laws that enable Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to access firearms apply equally to Tribal law enforcement agencies.

H.R.3307

Title: Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2023 / To facilitate the expansion of broadband service to rural and Tribal communities through improved permitting efficiency, and for other purposes.

H.R.3371

Title: Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act / To direct the Secretary of the Interior to complete all actions necessary for certain land to be held in restricted fee status by the Oglala Sioux Tribe and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, and for other purposes.

H.R.3403

Title: Strengthening Tribal Families Act of 2023 / To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to comply with Federal standards established under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

H.R.3427

Title: Mono Lake Kutzadikaa Tribe Recognition Act / To extend Federal recognition to the Mono Lake Kutzadikaa Tribe, and for other purposes.

H.R.3461

Title: Strengthening Tribal Families Act of 2023 / To amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to comply with Federal standards established under the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

H.R.3496

Title: To make technical amendments to update statutory references to certain provisions which were formerly classified to chapters 14 and 19 of title 25, United States Code, and to correct related technical errors.

H.R.3579

Title: Tribal Trust Land Homeownership Act of 2023 / To require the Bureau of Indian Affairs to process and complete all mortgage packages associated with residential and business mortgages on Indian land by certain deadlines, and for other purposes.

H.R.3976

Title: To amend the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to authorize grants to Indian Tribes to further achievement of Tribal coastal zone objectives, and for other purposes.

H.R.3977

Title: Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project Amendments Act of 2023 / To amend the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act to make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.

H.R.4155

Title: Tribal HUD–VASH Act of 2023 / To provide for rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans, and for other purposes.

H.R.4356

Title: WaterSMART Access for Tribes Act / To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to increase Tribal access to water conservation and efficiency grants, and for other purposes.

H.R.4374

Title: Energy Opportunities for All Act / To nullify Public Land Order No. 7923, withdrawing certain land in San Juan County, New Mexico, from mineral entry.

H.R.4492

Title: American Confidence in Elections: District of Columbia Tribal Voter Identification Act / To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require the District of Columbia to accept a current and valid photo identification of an individual which is issued by a Tribal Government for the purposes of registering to vote and voting in a District of Columbia election, and for other purposes.

H.R.4524

Title: Parity for Tribal Law Enforcement Act / To amend the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act to provide for advancements in public safety services to Indian communities, and for other purposes.

H.R.4746

Title: Tribal Access to Clean Water Act of 2023 / To provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.

H.R.4748

Title: Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act / To provide for the recognition of certain Alaska Native communities and the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes.

H.R.4832

Title: Indian Programs Advance Appropriations Act of 2023 / To amend the Indian Self-Determination Act and the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to provide advance appropriations authority for certain accounts of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education of the Department of the Interior and the Indian Health Service of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.

H.R.5083

Title: To extend Federal recognition to the Wassamasaw Tribe of Varnertown Indians of South Carolina, and for other purposes.

H.R.5088

Title: Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2023 / To provide for the settlement of the water rights claims of the Fort Belknap Indian Community, and for other purposes.

H.R.5113

Title: Rural Economic-development Assistance and Consultation to Help Our Tribes Act / To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Reform and Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish a budgetary Tribal Government consultation process at the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

H.R.5162

Title: Parity for Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Students in Agriculture Act / To amend the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to extend education grant programs for Alaska Native serving institutions and Native Hawaiian serving institutions, and for other purposes.

H.R.5236

Title: Haliwa Saponi Indian Tribe of North Carolina Act / To extend the full measure of the Federal government-to-government relationship between the United States and the Haliwa Saponi Tribe of North Carolina.

H.R.5493

Title: Strengthening the Office of Tribal Relations Act of 2023 / To amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Tribal Relations, and for other purposes.

H.R.5494

Title: Tribal Connect Act of 2023 / To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to improve access by Indian Tribes to support from universal service programs of the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes.

H.R.5503

Title: Tribal Conservation Priorities Inclusion Act / To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to include Indian Tribes in certain provisions relating to priority resource concerns.

H.R.5546

Title: Native American Health Savings Improvement Act / To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit individuals eligible for Indian Health Service assistance to qualify for health savings accounts.

H.R.5553

Title: Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia Federal Recognition Act / To extend Federal recognition to the Patawomeck Indian Tribe of Virginia, and for other purposes.

H.R.5660

Title: Chuckwalla National Monument Establishment and Joshua Tree National Park Expansion Act of 2023 / To provide for the protection of natural and cultural resources, Tribal collaborative management, sustainable economic development, enhanced recreation, and equitable access on Federal lands in eastern Imperial and Riverside counties, California, and for other purposes.

H.R.5669

Title: Parity for Tribal Educators Act / To provide that employees of tribally controlled schools are eligible to receive a pension under the Federal Employees Retirement System and to participate in the Thrift Savings Plan, and for other purposes.

H.R.5732

Title: Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians Restoration Act of 2023 / To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationships of the Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians of Michigan as a federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes.

H.R.5822

Title: Indigenous Peoples’ Day Act / To designate Indigenous Peoples' Day as a legal public holiday and replace the term "Columbus Day" with the term "Indigenous Peoples' Day", and for other purposes.

H.R.5831

Title: To provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes regarding land in Illinois, and for other purposes.

H.R.5865

Title: Native American Burial Sites and Cultural Resources Protection Act / To require the Secretary of the Army to establish a pilot program to protect Native American burial sites, village sites, and cultural resources discovered at Corps of Engineers civil works projects in the Sacramento River watershed, and for other purposes.

H.R.5962

Title: Mount Blue Sky Wilderness Act / To redesignate the Mount Evans Wilderness as the "Mount Blue Sky Wilderness", and for other purposes.

H.R.5970

Title: SNAP Tribal Food Sovereignty Act of 2023 / To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to enter into self-determination contracts with Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations to carry out supplemental nutrition assistance programs.

H.R.5998

Title: America’s College Promise Act of 2023 / To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish grants for tuition-free community colleges, student success grants, and grants for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Minority-Serving Institutions, and for other purposes.

H.R.6147

Title: Tribal Cultural Areas Protection Act / To establish the Tribal Cultural Areas System, and for other purposes.

H.R.6148

Title: Advancing Tribal Parity on Public Land Act / To protect Native cultural sites located on Federal land, to improve consultation with Indian Tribes, to bring parity to Indian Tribes with regard to Federal public land management laws, and for other purposes.

H.R.6180

Title: Poarch Band of Creek Indians Lands Act / To reaffirm the applicability of the Indian Reorganization Act to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, and for other purposes.

H.R.6368

Title: Indian Buffalo Management Act / To assist Tribal governments in the management of buffalo and buffalo habitat and the reestablishment of buffalo on Indian land.

H.R.6420

Title: Wy’East Tribal Resources Restoration Act / To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to establish within the Mount Hood National Forest in the State of Oregon Indian Treaty Resources Emphasis Zones, and for other purposes.

H.R.6443

Title: Jamul Indian Village Land Transfer Act / To take certain land in the State of California into trust for the benefit of the Jamul Indian Village of California Tribe, and for other purposes.

H.R.6489

Title: Alaska Native Village Municipal Lands Restoration Act of 2023 / To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide that Village Corporations shall not be required to convey land in trust to the State of Alaska for the establishment of Municipal Corporations, and for other purposes.

H.R.6533

Title: Urban Indian Health Parity Act / To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require a Federal medical assistance percentage of 100 percent for urban Indian organizations, and for other purposes.

H.R.6540

Title: Tigertail Historical Tree Island Repatriation Act of 2023 / To realign L-29 at full Federal expense for the Miccosukee Tribe to expand the area for the Tigertail camp, which is a residential area.

H.R.6599

Title: Technical Corrections to the Northwestern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act, Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act, and Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act / To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make a technical correction to the Navajo Nation Water Resources Development Trust Fund, to amend the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 to make technical corrections to the Taos Pueblo Water Development Fund and Aamodt Settlement Pueblos' Fund, and for other purposes.

H.R.6723

Title: To reaffirm the applicability of the Act of June 18, 1934, to the Samish Indian Nation, and for other purposes.

H.R.6859

Title: Gabrielino/Tongva Nation Recognition Act of 2023 / To extend the Federal recognition to the Gabrielino/Tongva Nation, and for other purposes.

H.R.6949

Title: Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2024 / To reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

H.R.7022

Title: To provide equitable treatment for the people of the Village Corporation established for the Native Village of Saxman, Alaska, and for other purposes.

H.R.7102

Title: Native American Entrepreneurial Opportunity Act / To establish an Office of Native American Affairs within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.

H.R.7227

Title: Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies Act of 2024 / To establish the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R.7234

Title: NACIE Improvement Act / National Advisory Council on Indian Education Improvement Act / To ensure that the National Advisory Council on Indian Education includes at least 1 member who is the president of a Tribal College or University and to require the Secretaries of Education and Interior to consider the National Advisory Council on Indian Education's reports in the preparation of budget materials.

H.R.7240

Title: Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2024 / To achieve a fair, equitable, and final settlement of claims to water rights in the State of Montana for the Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana, and for other purposes.

H.R.7500

Title: To amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to allow an Indian Tribe to request CFIUS review of certain transactions between the Indian Tribe and foreign persons, and for other purposes.

H.R.7515

Title: Protecting Native Americans’ Credit Act of 2024 / To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to delay the inclusion in consumer credit reports and to establish requirements for debt collectors with respect to medical debt information of Native Americans due to inappropriate or delayed billing payments or reimbursements from the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes.

H.R.7516

Title: Purchased and Referred Care Improvement Act of 2024 / To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to address liability for payment of charges or costs associated with provision of purchased/referred care services, and for other purposes.

H.R.7541

Title: United Houma Recognition Act of 2024 / To extend Federal recognition to the United Houma Nation, and for other purposes.

H.R.7663

Title: GSA Disposal Process Tribal Parity Act of 2024 / To amend title 40, United States Code, to include Indian Tribes among entities that may receive Federal surplus real property for certain purposes, and for other purposes.

H.R.7684

Title: Udall Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2024 / To reauthorize the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Trust Fund, and for other purposes.

H.R.7785

Title: Alaska Native Vietnam Era Veterans Land Allotment Extension and Fulfillment Act of 2024 / To make additional Federal public land available for selection under the Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment program, and for other purposes.

H.R.7805

Title: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the right of members of a federally recognized Indian Tribe in the United States and First Nations individuals in Canada to cross the borders of the United States and to be considered lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

H.R.7826

Title: Tribal Community Protection Act of 2024 / To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 with respect to certain grants authorized for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program.

H.R.7859

Title: TERRA Act / Tribal Environmental Resiliency Resources Act / To authorize the integration and administrative streamlining of Federal funding for Indian Tribes that have reservations, other Tribal lands, or ways of life at risk due to environmental impacts and natural disasters, and for other purposes.

H.R.8318

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat Indian Tribal Governments in the same manner as State governments for certain Federal tax purposes, and for other purposes.

H.R.8355

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to recognize Indian tribal governments for purposes of determining under the adoption credit whether a child has special needs.

H.R.8391

Title: To amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 with respect to cost sharing provisions for the territories and Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

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Senate Resolutions

S.Res.41

Title: An original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Indian Affairs.

S.Res.80

Title: A resolution designating February 2023 as "Hawaiian Language Month" or "'Olelo Hawai'i Month".

S.Res.117

Title: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Government of Canada does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin.

S.Res.355

Title: A resolution recognizing the critical importance of access to reliable, clean drinking water for Native Americans and affirming the responsibility of the Federal Government to ensure such water access.

S.Res.433

Title: A resolution commemorating the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge.

S.Res.573

Title: A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Boldt decision of 1974.

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House resolutions

H.Con.Res.107

Title: Designating Northwest Coast Art as a rare and valuable national treasure.

H.J.Res.43

Title: Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole Protecting Family Legacies Act / To consent to the amendments to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, made by Act 080 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 2017.

H.Res.107

Title: Recognizing the importance of Tribal colleges and universities to the United States and expressing support for designating the week beginning February 5, 2023, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

H.Res.187

Title: Supporting the designation of February 2023 as "Hawaiian Language Month" or "'Olelo Hawai'i Month".

H.Res.229

Title: Recognizing the significance of the 1973 New Mexico Bilingual Multicultural Education Act on its 50th anniversary and the importance of cultivating education in both the mother tongue as well as English for the preservation of culture, identity, and Indigenous knowledge.

H.Res.353

Title: Expressing support for the designation of May 5, 2023, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls".

H.Res.390

Title: Recognizing the significance of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.

H.Res.589

Title: Calling on the Secretary of Education to work with stakeholders to immediately eliminate race-based Native logos, mascots, and names from State educational institutions, and calling on State educational institutions and national sports franchises to cease the unsanctioned use of such logos, mascots, and names.

H.Res.822

Title: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge.

H.Res.900

Title: Recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.

H.Res.981

Title: Recognizing the importance of Tribal colleges and universities to the United States and expressing support for designating the week beginning February 5, 2024, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

H.Res.1010

Title: Supporting the designation of February 2024 as "Hawaiian Language Month" or "'Olelo Hawai'i Month".

H.Res.1177

Title: Expressing support for the designation of May 5, 2024, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls".

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