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106th Congress – 1999 and 2000
P.L. 106-417 (S. 406) [PDF – 37 KB]
Alaska Native and American Indian Direct Reimbursement Act of 2000
- 02/10/1999 – introduced and referred to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
- 08/04/1999 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 106-204.
- 09/08/1999 – Senate Committee on Indian Affairs reported bill to Senate, with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 106-152. [DOC – 87 KB]
- 09/15/1999 – Senate adopted substitute bill (Congressional Record pages S10959-10960). Bill then passed Senate.
- 09/17/1999 – Received in House and referred to the Committee on Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means (subcommittee on health), and Commerce (subcommittee on health and the environment).
- 04/05/2000 – House Resources Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held; ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
- 09/06/2000 – Reported by the Committee on Resources. H. Rept. 106-818, Part I. [DOC – 103 KB]
- 09/06/2000 – House Committee on Ways and Means discharged.
- 09/06/2000 – House Committee on Commerce discharged.
- 10/17/2000 – In House, the bill was agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H9957-9958) [DOC – 42 KB]
- 10/20/2000 – Presented to President.
- 11/01/2000 – Signed by President, becoming Public Law No: 106-417.
PL 106-568 (HR5528) [PDF – 236 KB]
Omnibus Indian Advancement Act contains provision extending IHCIA for one year (FY2001). Entire Act, 77 pages.
PL 106-568 (HR5528) [PDF – 88 KB]
Redacted version, containing sections 815, IHCIA one year reauthorization, and 816, the Indian Child Protection reauthorization provisions, 8 pages.
- 10/24/2000 – HR5528 referred to the House Committee on Resources.
- 10/25/2000 – Committee Hearings Held.
- 10/26/200 – On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended (with 15 separate titles). Bill agreed to by voice vote, Congressional Record pages H11327-H11349. Indian Health Care Improvement Act one year reauthorization, through FY 2001, is under section 815; and the Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention reauthorization is under section 816, both within title VIII Technical Corrections provisions. [Section 815 and 816 can be found on page 46 of the document provided here.]
HR5528 House Passed Bill (Native American Techinical Correction Admendments) [DOC-368 KB]
- 12/11/2000 – Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (Congressional Record pages S11757-11759).
- 12/15/2000 – Presented to President.
- 12/27/2000 – Signed by President. Became Public Law No: 106-568.
HR 5528 introduced as a bill to authorize the construction of a Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place in Fort Pierre, South Dakota, and for other purposes. Diverse Indian sections incorporated into this legislation, prior to its final passage, included:
- American Indian Education Foundation Act of 2000
- California Indian Land Transfer Act
- Graton Rancherra Restoration Act
- Hawaiian Homelands Homeownership Act of 2000
- Indian Employment, Training, & Related Services Demonstration Act Amends. of 2000
- Native American Laws Technical Corrections Act of 2000
- Navajo Nation Trust Land Leasing Act of 2000
- Santa Fe Indian School Act
- Shawnee Tribe Status Act of 2000
- Torres-Martinez Desert Cahulla Indian Claims Settlement Act