Monday, May 12, 2008

Current Status on CBC/Cherokee Bills

H.R.2786 Title: To reauthorize the programs for housing assistance for Native Americans. Sponsor: Rep Kildee, Dale E. [MI-5] (introduced 6/20/2007) Cosponsors (6) Related Bills: H.RES.633, S.2062 Latest Major Action: 9/10/2007 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. House Reports: 110-295

H.R.2824 Title: To sever United States' government relations with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma until such time as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma restores full tribal citizenship to the Cherokee Freedmen disenfranchised in the March 3, 2007, Cherokee Nation vote and fulfills all its treaty obligations with the Government of the United States, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep Watson, Diane E. [CA-33] (introduced 6/21/2007) Cosponsors (23) Latest Major Action: 6/21/2007 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.3002 Title: To establish a demonstration program to authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to guarantee obligations issued by Indian tribes to finance community and economic development activities. Sponsor: Rep Pearce, Stevan [NM-2] (introduced 7/11/2007) Cosponsors (4) Latest Major Action: 10/2/2007 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 223. House Reports: 110-363