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December  2012

stay up to date with American Indian Issues in Congress

POPVOX is a new website that bridges the gap between public input and the information Congressional members want and need to receive. Listed below are some of bills concerning Native people which are currently before congress. These include bills relating to education, land use and conservation, social and development programs, land transfers and more.

You can read about them, and then let your congress people know your feelings through
POPVOX

H.R. 3040
Native American Indian Education Act of 2011
H.R. 3973
Native American Energy Act
S. 1293
Native American Challenge Demonstration Project Act of 2011
S. 3504
The Native American Indian Education Act
H.R. 3532
American Indian Empowerment Act of 2011
S. 3548
 Native American Veterans’ Memorial Amendments Act of 2012
S. 728
A bill to grant a Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Incorporated.
H.R. 4467
The Native American Suicide Prevention Act
S.Res. 561
 A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.
S. 3546
 A bill to amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.
S. 61
Native American Economic Advisory Council Act of 2011

H.R. 1408
Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act
H.R. 6399
To amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.
 
S.Res. 329
A resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States.
H.R. 2620
To provide for treatment of members of a certain Indian tribe under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996.
H.R. 4194
 To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide that Alexander Creek, Alaska, is and shall be recognized as an eligible Native village under that Act, and for other purposes.
H.R. 598
To eliminate the preferences and special rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act.

S. 730 Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act  
S. 1337
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend existing elective tax treatment for Alaska Native Settlement Trusts.
S. 236
A bill to eliminate the preferences and special rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act.
H.R. 2320
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend existing elective tax treatment for Alaska Native Settlement Trusts.
H.R. 1306
Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act
S. 1298
 Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
S.Res. 351
A resolution recognizing the accomplishments and commemorating the numerous achievements and contributions of the Alaska Native people over the past 40 years.
H.R. 3604
Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act
H.R. 444
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act
 


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