Category Archives: Native American Matters

H.R.228 – Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.228 – Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017 Brief – The bill explains its intent “To amend the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes to integrate the employment, training, and related services from […]

H.Con.Res.122 – PROTECT Patrimony Resolution

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 23, 2016 H.Con.Res.122 – PROTECT Patrimony Resolution Brief – The bill Supports efforts to stop the theft, illegal possession or sale, transfer, and export of tribal cultural items of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians in the United States and internationally. Whereas this resolution may be cited as the […]

H.Con.Res.122 – PROTECT Patrimony Resolution

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 23, 2016 H.Con.Res.122 – PROTECT Patrimony Resolution Brief – The bill Supports efforts to stop the theft, illegal possession or sale, transfer, and export of tribal cultural items of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians in the United States and internationally. Whereas this resolution may be cited as the […]

H.R.470 – Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2015

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 23, 2016 H.R.470 – Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2015 Brief – Congress finds that certain National Forest System land in the State of Georgia consists of isolated tracts that are inefficient to manage or have lost their principal value for National Forest purposes; the disposal of that […]

H.Con.Res.122 – PROTECT Patrimony Resolution

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 23, 2016 H.Con.Res.122 – PROTECT Patrimony Resolution Brief – The bill Supports efforts to stop the theft, illegal possession or sale, transfer, and export of tribal cultural items of American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians in the United States and internationally. Whereas this resolution may be cited as the […]

S.2848 – Water Resources Development Act of 2016

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 16, 2016 S.2848 – Water Resources Development Act of 2016 Brief – CRS explains: “This bill authorizes, deauthorizes, and revises various U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water resources development and conservation projects, feasibility studies, and relationships with nonfederal project sponsors. It revises and sets forth requirements for reservoirs operations, flood […]

S.1579 – Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 16, 2016 S.1579 – Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act Brief – The purpose of S. 1579 is to enhance and integrate Native American tourism into the National Travel and Tourism Strategy and increase culturally appropriate Native American tourism opportunities. The bill would foster the creation of tourism […]

S.246 – Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 16, 2016 S.246 – Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act Brief – “Establishes the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children in the Office of Tribal Justice of the Department of Justice. “Requires the President and Congress to appoint to the Commission […]