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Page_white_text H1294: To extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe    [0 comments]
  • Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2006 - Extends Federal recognition to: (1) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe; (2) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe - Eastern Division; (3) the Upper Mattaponi Tribe; (4) the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc.; (5) the Monacan Indian Nation; and (6) the Nansemond Indian Tribe.
  • Sets forth the service areas of the various Tribes and requirements for the Tribes with respect to submission of a membership roll and governing documents and the governing body of each Tribe.
  • Requires the Secretary of the Interior, upon certain land transfers, to take specified lands into trust for the various Tribes' benefit.
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WorldH1294 at GovTrack BookH1294 at the Library of Congress
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Virginia
http://www.house.gov/moran

Co-Sponsors
Rep. Neil Abercrombie [D, HI-1]
Rep. Jo Ann Davis [R, VA-1]
Rep. Thomas Davis [R, VA-11]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D, AZ-7]
Rep. Dale Kildee [D, MI-5]
Rep. Frank Pallone [D, NJ-6]
Rep. Nick Rahall [D, WV-3]
Rep. Rick Renzi [R, AZ-1]
Rep. Robert Scott [D, VA-3]
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