HR 1599

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1599

To facilitate economic growth and development in Indian country, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2011

Mr. COLE introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Natural Resources, Financial Services, and 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


A BILL

To facilitate economic growth and development in Indian country, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--AMENDMENT TO NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT

TITLE II--FICA FORGIVENESS ON STUDENT LOANS

TITLE III--STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENTS EXCLUDED FROM GROSS INCOME

TITLE IV--INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENT PENSION PLANS

TITLE V--ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT BONDS

TITLE VI--TAX CREDIT FOR TECH COMPANIES IN INDIAN COUNTRY

TITLE VII--TRIBAL LEASES

TITLE VIII--EXEMPTIONS FROM TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

TITLE IX--INDIAN TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT

TITLE I--AMENDMENT TO NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT

SEC. 101. AMENDMENT TO DEFINITION OF EMPLOYER UNDER THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS ACT.

TITLE II--FICA FORGIVENESS ON STUDENT LOANS

SEC. 201. EXCLUSION FROM GROSS INCOME FOR PAYMENTS UNDER INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.

TITLE III--STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENTS EXCLUDED FROM GROSS INCOME

SEC. 301. BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENTS EXCLUDED FROM GROSS INCOME.

`SEC. 139F. BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENTS.

TITLE IV--INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENT PENSION PLANS

SEC. 401. TREATMENT OF CERTAIN PENSION PLANS OF INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS.

TITLE V--ISSUANCE OF TAX-EXEMPT BONDS

SEC. 501. MODIFICATIONS OF AUTHORITY OF INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS TO ISSUE TAX-EXEMPT BONDS.

SEC. 502. ESSENTIAL GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTION.

SEC. 503. EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS.

TITLE VI--TAX CREDIT FOR TECH COMPANIES IN INDIAN COUNTRY

SEC. 601. BUSINESS CREDIT FOR TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN INDIAN COUNTRY.

`SEC. 45S. TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN INDIAN COUNTRY.

TITLE VII--TRIBAL LEASES

SEC. 701. APPROVAL OF, AND REGULATIONS RELATED TO, TRIBAL LEASES.

SEC. 702. LAND TITLE REPORTS; REVIEW AND REPORT TO CONGRESS.

TITLE VIII--EXEMPTIONS FROM TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964

SEC. 801. PREFERENCE ON ACCOUNT OF TRIBE MEMBERSHIP.

TITLE IX--INDIAN TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT

SEC. 901. PURPOSES.

SEC. 902. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 903. LEAD AGENCY.

SEC. 904. SELECTION OF PARTICIPATING TRIBES.

SEC. 905. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, REVIEW, AND APPROVAL.

SEC. 906. AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF FEDERAL AGENCIES.

SEC. 907. PROCEDURES FOR PROCESSING REQUESTS FOR JOINT FINANCING.

SEC. 908. UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.

SEC. 909. DELEGATION OF SUPERVISION OF ASSISTANCE.

SEC. 910. JOINT ASSISTANCE FUNDS AND PROJECT FACILITATION.

SEC. 911. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, ACCOUNTABILITY, AND AUDITS.

SEC. 912. TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND PERSONNEL TRAINING.

SEC. 913. JOINT STATE FINANCING FOR FEDERAL-TRIBAL ASSISTED PROJECTS.

SEC. 914. REPORT TO CONGRESS.

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