HR 783

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 783

To extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 17, 2011

Mr. MORAN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To extend Federal recognition to the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

TITLE I--CHICKAHOMINY INDIAN TRIBE

TITLE II--CHICKAHOMINY INDIAN TRIBE--EASTERN DIVISION

TITLE III--UPPER MATTAPONI TRIBE

TITLE IV--RAPPAHANNOCK TRIBE, INC.

TITLE V--MONACAN INDIAN NATION

TITLE VI--NANSEMOND INDIAN TRIBE

TITLE VII--EMINENT DOMAIN

SEC. 2. INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT OF 1978.

TITLE I--CHICKAHOMINY INDIAN TRIBE

SEC. 101. FINDINGS.

SEC. 102. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 103. FEDERAL RECOGNITION.

SEC. 104. MEMBERSHIP; GOVERNING DOCUMENTS.

SEC. 105. GOVERNING BODY.

SEC. 106. RESERVATION OF THE TRIBE.

SEC. 107. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, GATHERING, AND WATER RIGHTS.

SEC. 108. JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

TITLE II--CHICKAHOMINY INDIAN TRIBE--EASTERN DIVISION

SEC. 201. FINDINGS.

SEC. 202. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 203. FEDERAL RECOGNITION.

SEC. 204. MEMBERSHIP; GOVERNING DOCUMENTS.

SEC. 205. GOVERNING BODY.

SEC. 206. RESERVATION OF THE TRIBE.

SEC. 207. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, GATHERING, AND WATER RIGHTS.

SEC. 208. JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

TITLE III--UPPER MATTAPONI TRIBE

SEC. 301. FINDINGS.

SEC. 302. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 303. FEDERAL RECOGNITION.

SEC. 304. MEMBERSHIP; GOVERNING DOCUMENTS.

SEC. 305. GOVERNING BODY.

SEC. 306. RESERVATION OF THE TRIBE.

SEC. 307. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, GATHERING, AND WATER RIGHTS.

SEC. 308. JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

TITLE IV--RAPPAHANNOCK TRIBE, INC.

SEC. 401. FINDINGS.

SEC. 402. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 403. FEDERAL RECOGNITION.

SEC. 404. MEMBERSHIP; GOVERNING DOCUMENTS.

SEC. 405. GOVERNING BODY.

SEC. 406. RESERVATION OF THE TRIBE.

SEC. 407. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, GATHERING, AND WATER RIGHTS.

SEC. 408. JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

TITLE V--MONACAN INDIAN NATION

SEC. 501. FINDINGS.

SEC. 502. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 503. FEDERAL RECOGNITION.

SEC. 504. MEMBERSHIP; GOVERNING DOCUMENTS.

SEC. 505. GOVERNING BODY.

SEC. 506. RESERVATION OF THE TRIBE.

SEC. 507. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, GATHERING, AND WATER RIGHTS.

SEC. 508. JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

TITLE VI--NANSEMOND INDIAN TRIBE

SEC. 601. FINDINGS.

SEC. 602. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 603. FEDERAL RECOGNITION.

SEC. 604. MEMBERSHIP; GOVERNING DOCUMENTS.

SEC. 605. GOVERNING BODY.

SEC. 606. RESERVATION OF THE TRIBE.

SEC. 607. HUNTING, FISHING, TRAPPING, GATHERING, AND WATER RIGHTS.

SEC. 608. JURISDICTION OF COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

TITLE VII--EMINENT DOMAIN

SEC. 701. LIMITATION.

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