8 Tribal Bills Pass Senate, Set To Become Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), vice chairman of the Committee, released statements following Senate passage of eight pieces of legislation involving Indian Country.

The legislation includes:

H.R. 441, the Don Young Alaska Native Health Care Land Transfers Act of 2022;
H.R. 478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act;
H.R. 4881, the Old Pascua Community Land Acquisition Act;
S. 989, the Native American Language Resource Center Act of 2021;
S. 1402, the Durbin Feeling Native American Languages Act of 2021;
S. 3168, a bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to modify the enforceability date for certain provisions, and for other purposes;
S. 3308, the Colorado River Indian Tribes Water Resiliency Act of 2021; and
S. 4104, the Hualapai Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act of 2022.

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