S.480 - Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2005

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. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2005 as introduced.
  • Official: 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. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2005 - Extends Federal recognition to: (1) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe; (2) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe - Eastern Division; (3) the Upper Mattaponi Tribe; (4) the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc.; (5) the Monacan Indian Na

Official Summary

Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2005 - Extends Federal recognition to:
(1) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe;
(2) the Chickahominy Indian Tribe - Eastern Division;
(3) the Upper Mattaponi Tribe;
(4) the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc.;
(5) the Monacan Indian Nation; and
(6) the Nansemond Indian Tribe. Sets forth the service areas of the various Tribes and requirements for the Tribes with respect to submission of a membership roll, adoption of a constitution, and election of officials. Requires the Secretary of the Interior, upon certain land transfers, to take specified lands into trust for the various Tribes' benefit.

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