Federal Legislation

Bill Details Category Sub-Category Resources

Bill Name: Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017

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

Sovereignty & Justice

Bill Name: Indian Group may receive Federal Acknowledgment by Act of Congress

Description: This bill would bring any application for Federal Tribal Recognition before Congress and take approval away from the BIA.

Sovereignty & Justice Tribal Governance

Bill Name: Tribal HUD-VASH Act of 2017

Description: A bill to provide for rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans.

Sovereignty & Justice Other

Bill Name: To provide for the recognition of certain Native communities and the settlement of certain claims under ANCSA

Description: Adds five additional SE communities to list that could receive funding by forming corps under ANSCA

Sovereignty & Justice Tribal Governance

Bill Name: To provide for conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska.

Description: conveys Federal property to Tanana Tribal Council

Sovereignty & Justice Tribal Governance

Bill Name: To empower federally recognized Indian tribes to accept restricted fee tribal lands

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Sovereignty & Justice Tribal Governance

Bill Name: To amend the ISDEA Act to provide a process for expediting congressional review of an Indian tribe’s funding agreement at the tribe’s request.

Description: waives the 90 day review for AFA

Sovereignty & Justice Tribal Governance

Bill Name: To amend the IETRSDA to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes to integrate the employment, training, and related services from diverse Federal sources.

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Sovereignty & Justice Tribal Governance

Bill Name: Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act

Description: To amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to provide flexibility and reauthorization to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.

Sovereignty & Justice