Last updated: September 22, 2021


Passed Legislation (by date)


Proposed Legislation (by topic)

Business & Economics

s.981

Title: A bill to amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to ensure that federally recognized Indian Tribes are consulted before the sale or transfer of certain Federal civilian real properties, and for other purposes.

s.1735

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

s.2092

Title: A bill to permanently authorize the Native Community Development Financial Institutions lending program of the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.

H.R.2208

Title: To restore an opportunity for tribal economic development on terms that are equal and fair, and for other purposes.

H.R.4676

Title: To provide financial assistance to States and Indian Tribes for the development, implementation, improvement, or expansion of a flex-tech energy program to enhance manufacturing competitiveness, and for other purposes.

s.2523/H.R.4784

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules for tribal economic development bonds.

H.R.5098

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.5160

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

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Community Development

S.989/H.R.2271

Title: A bill to establish a Native American language resource center in furtherance of the policy set forth in the Native American Languages Act.

S.1471/H.R.2930

Title: To enhance protections of Native American tangible cultural heritage, and for other purposes.

S.1402

Title: A bill to amend the Native American Languages Act to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages, and for other purposes.

S.1957

Title: A bill to establish digital services in State, county, local, and Tribal governments, and for other purposes.

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Education

S.Res.94

Title: A resolution designating the week beginning February 28, 2021, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week".

s.1396

Title: A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish State and Indian Tribe grants for community colleges and grants for Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Minority-Serving Institutions, and for other purposes.

H.R.505

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

H.R.2878

Title: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program.

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Federal Indian Relations

S.Res.54

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

s.314

Title: A bill to repeal the Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Act.

s.358

Title: A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to modify the distribution of funds under the tribal transportation program, and for other purposes.

s.559

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

s.1365

Title: A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a new Tribal priority window for the 2.5 gigahertz band, and for other purposes.

s.1725

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

s.1880

Title: A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to submit to Congress a report on unfair or deceptive acts or practices targeted at Indian Tribes or members of Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

s.1897

Title: A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to submit to Congress a report on unfair or deceptive acts or practices targeted at Indian Tribes or members of Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

s.2702

Title: A bill to protect the voting rights of Native American and Alaska Native voters.

s.2728

Title: A bill to amend title VI of the Social Security Act to extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments to Tribal Governments.

s.2757 - ADDED 9/22/21

Title: 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 nutritional assistance programs.

H.R.1416

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.1688

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

H.R.2644

Title: To provide direct funding to local, Tribal, and territorial governments to establish Green New Deal programs and initiatives, and for other purposes.

H.R.2809

Title: To authorize the President to provide disaster assistance to States and Indian Tribes under a major disaster recovery program, and for other purposes.

H.R.3091

Title: To support clarity and consistency with regard to the exercise of criminal jurisdiction and authority in Indian country, and for other purposes.

H.R.3158

Title: To repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Indians.

H.R.3587

Title: To prescribe procedures for effective consultation and coordination by Federal agencies with federally recognized Tribal Governments regarding Federal Government actions that impact Tribal lands and interests to ensure that meaningful Tribal input is an integral part of the Federal decision-making process.

H.R.4054

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.4093

Title: To amend title 23, United States Code, to modify the distribution of funds under the tribal transportation program, and for other purposes.

H.R.4228

Title: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to members of a federally recognized Indian Tribe in the United States or Canada.

H.R.4308

Title: To remove Federal barriers regarding the offering of mobile wagers on Indian lands when the applicable State and Indian Tribe have reached an agreement, and for other purposes.

H.R.4478

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain payments made by Indian tribal governments as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.

H.R.4637

Title: To sever United States Government relations with the Creek Nation of Oklahoma until such time as the Creek Nation of Oklahoma restores full Tribal citizenship to the Creek Freedmen disenfranchised in the October 6, 1979, Creek Nation vote and fulfills all its treaty obligations with the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R.4656

Title: To direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a new Tribal priority window for the 2.5 gigahertz band, and for other purposes.

H.R.4715

Title: To authorize appropriations to the Secretary of the Interior to make payments to certain members of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma in accordance with the recommendation of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

S.2522/H.R.4783

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain tribal benefits and Alaska Permanent Fund dividends as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax.

H.R.4839

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

H.R.5008

Title: Frank Harrison, Elizabeth Peratrovich, and Miguel Trujillo Native American Voting Rights Act of 2021

H.R.5119

Title: To amend title VI of the Social Security Act to extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments to Tribal Governments.

H.R.5193

Title: To provide payments to States and Tribal governments to support energy transition communities, and for other purposes.

H.R.5195

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

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Health & Human Services

s.144/h.r.667

Title: To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Indian Health Service, to acquire private land to facilitate access to the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center in Hemet, California, and for other purposes.

s.325

Title: A bill to amend the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act to extend the deadline for a report by the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children, and for other purposes.

s.1397

Title: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the collection and availability of health data with respect to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, and for other purposes.

s.1543

Title: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide best practices on student suicide awareness and prevention training and condition State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and tribal educational agencies receiving funds under section 520A of such Act to establish and implement a school-based student suicide awareness and prevention training policy.

s.1797/H.R.3496

Title: To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to expand the funding authority for renovating, constructing, and expanding certain facilities.

s.1868

Title: A bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require that equitable distribution of assistance include equitable distribution to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, to increase amounts reserved for allotment to Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations under certain circumstances, and to reserve amounts for migrant programs under certain circumstances, and to provide for a Government Accountability Office report on child abuse and neglect in American Indian Tribal communities.

s.1895

Title: A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award additional funding through the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program of the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes.

s.2071

Title: A bill to provide grants to States, territories, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and eligible Tribal entities to promote access to affordable, high-speed broadband and digital equity.

s.2226

Title: A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize a special behavioral health program for Indians, and for other purposes.

s.2264

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

s.2326

Title: A bill to amend the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to reauthorize programs under that Act, and for other purposes.

s.2167/h.r.4052

Title: A bill to establish a national, research-based, and comprehensive home study assessment process for the evaluation of prospective foster parents and adoptive parents and provide funding to States and Indian tribes to adopt such process.

s.2524

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 or certain programs, and for other purposes.

H.Res.411

Title: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives to recognize the crisis of violence against Native women.

H.R.437

Title: To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes.

H.R.439

Title: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a demonstration program to adapt the successful practices of providing foreign aid to underdeveloped economies to the provision of Federal economic development assistance to Native communities in similarly situated remote areas in the United States, and for other purposes.

H.R.588

Title: To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States, political subdivisions of States, Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations, community-based entities, and primary care and behavioral health organizations to address behavioral health needs caused by the public health emergency declared with respect to COVID-19.

H.R.912

Title: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make certain improvements relating to mental health and suicide prevention outreach to minority veterans and American Indian and Alaska Native veterans, and for other purposes.

H.R.1047

Title: To allow certain State and Tribal permitting authority to encourage expansion of broadband service to rural and Tribal communities, and for other purposes.

H.R.1373

Title: 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.1566

Title: To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require that equitable distribution of assistance include equitable distribution to Indian tribes and tribal organizations and to increase amounts reserved for allotment to Indian tribes and tribal organizations under certain circumstances, and to provide for a Government Accountability Office report on child abuse and neglect in American Indian tribal communities.

H.R.1590

Title: To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to add access to telecommunications and information services in Indian country and areas with high populations of Indian people to the universal service principle relating to access to such services in rural, insular, and high cost areas.

H.R.1620

Title: Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021

H.R.1708

Title: To provide additional appropriations to the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes.

H.R.1719

Title: To provide homelessness and supportive services assistance for Native Americans to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.

H.R.1811

Title: To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize additional funding for planning, design, construction, modernization, and renovation of hospitals and outpatient health care facilities.

H.R.1859

Title: To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to award grants to States, territories, political subdivisions of States and territories, Tribal governments, and consortia of Tribal governments to establish an unarmed 911 response program, and for other purposes.

H.R.1888

Title: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require a Federal medical assistance percentage of 100 percent for Indian health care providers, and for other purposes.

H.R.1939

Title: To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award additional funding through the Sanitation Facilities Construction Program of the Indian Health Service, and for other purposes.

H.R.2739

Title: To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime, and for other purposes.

H.R.2740

Title: To protect Native children and promote public safety in Indian country.

H.R.3841

Title: To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the collection and availability of health data with respect to Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.

H.R.4251

Title: To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to authorize a special behavioral health program for Indians, and for other purposes.

H.R.4283

Title: To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the public health system in tribal communities and increase the number of American Indians and Alaska Natives pursuing health careers, and for other purposes.

H.R.4316

Title: 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.4348

Title: 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.4913

Title: To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to expand the Purchased/Referred Care Delivery Area for the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana to include Brazoria County and Harris County in the State of Texas, and for other purposes.

H.R.5221

Title: Urban Indian Health Confer Act

H.R.5317 - ADDED 9/22/21

Title: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a program to provide technical assistance to States and American Indian and Alaska Native tribes for the development of veteran suicide prevention activities, and for other purposes.

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Lands & Natural Resources

S.Res.141

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

s.171/h.r.684

Title: To authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline.

s.371

Title: A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to take certain land located in Pinal County, Arizona, into trust for the benefit of the Gila River Indian Community, and for other purposes.

s.421

Title: A bill to amend the America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 to expand the Indian reservation drinking water program, and for other purposes.

s.548

Title: A bill to convey land in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and for other purposes.

s.549

Title: A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and for other purposes.

s.550

Title: A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium located in Sitka, Alaska, and for other purposes.

s.648

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

s.1149

Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the depreciation rules for property used predominantly within an Indian reservation.

s.1901

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.1911

Title: A bill to provide for the settlement of the water rights claims of the Fort Belknap Indian Community, and for other purposes.

s.1951

Title: 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.2177

Title: A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to ensure sufficient bonding and complete and timely reclamation of land and water disturbed by Federal and Indian oil and gas production, and for other purposes.

s.2369

Title: A bill to provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.

s.2577

Title: A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify the treatment of authentic Alaska Native articles of handicraft containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes.

s.2705/H.R.4995

Title: A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish Tribal Wildlife Corridors, and for other purposes.

H.Res.320

Title: Recognizing the critical importance of access to reliable, clean drinking water for Native Americans and Alaska Natives and confirming the responsibility of the Federal Government to ensure such water access.

H.R.164

Title: To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.

H.R.440

Title: To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide that Alexander Creek, Alaska, is and shall be recognized as an eligible Native village under that Act, and for other purposes.

H.R.441

Title: To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and for other purposes.

H.R.443

Title: To convey land in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, and for other purposes.

H.R.478

Title: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to take certain land located in Pinal County, Arizona, into trust for the benefit of the Gila River Indian Community, and for other purposes.

H.R.897

Title: To take certain lands in California into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and for other purposes.

H.R.1415

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.1975

Title: 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.

H.R.2074

Title: To assist Tribal governments in the management of buffalo and buffalo habitat and for the reestablishment of buffalo on Indian lands.

H.R.2088

Title: To take certain Federal lands in Tennessee into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and for other purposes.

H.R.2402

Title: 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.4352

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.4386

Title: To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to ensure that federally recognized Indian Tribes are consulted before the sale or transfer of certain Federal civilian real properties, and for other purposes.

H.R.4504

Title: To establish a biochar demonstration project for federally recognized Indian Tribes and Alaska Native corporations to support the development and commercialization of biochar.

H.R.4614

Title: To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on Tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes.

H.R.4733

Title: To deem certain voyages transporting passengers between ports or places within the United States in compliance with certain requirements upon calling on a port owned by an Indian Tribe, and for other purposes.

H.R.4881

Title: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona certain land in Pima County, Arizona, and for other purposes.

H.R.5234

Title: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for elective payments to Indian tribal governments for energy property and electricity produced from certain renewable resources.

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Tribal Recognition

S.Res.297

Title: A resolution recognizing the commemorating Native Hawaiian Delegate Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole's lifelong advocacy on behalf of Hawai'i and the Native Hawaiian people on the 100th anniversary of his paramount congressional achievement-the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920.

H.R.1942

Title: To extend Federal recognition to the Waccamaw Indian People of Conway, South Carolina, and for other purposes.

H.R.1943

Title: To extend Federal recognition to the Pee Dee Indian Tribe of McColl, South Carolina.

H.R.2758

Title: To provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes.

H.R.3231

Title: 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.3649

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

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General Native American Affairs

S.Res.125

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

H.RES.322

Title: Expressing the Sense of Congress that the Eagle Staff shall be recognized as the first flag of the sovereign Native American Tribal nations and the first flag of the Americas, and to encourage programs promoting the cultural significance of the Eagle Staff.

H.R.1762

Title: Protecting Indian Tribes from Scams Act

 

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