To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority
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Interior Secretary Mis-appropriations Protection Act
HR 3697, 3742, and S 1703. Should be called the Interior Secretary's Mis-appropriations Protection Act, ISAPA . see www.wildfireprotest.org to find out why. These three bills will amend the 1934 Indian Re-organization Act to re-affirm the Secretary of Interior's powers to make decisions without accountability.
For over 60 years the Interior Secretary has failed to administer the Congressional appropriations to the Historic Native Americans as Congress intended in the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934.
Instead, the Interior Secretary has been running rogue, making his own regulations, allocating those same appropriations and federal funding to newly created tribes who's constitutions don't meet the requirements set forth in the 1934 IRA. The Interior Secretary has even been acknowledging entertainment company (casino)backed Imposter tribes at the expense of the Historic tribes. Evidence for this can be found in You too can vote to be Miwok.
Then comes the Carcieri decision stating that the Interior Secretary can only administer to the tribes identified as per the 1934 IRA.
To solve the problem, the Interior Secretary, Ken Salazar asked Kildee, Cole and Dorgan to save his ass by writing bills to re-affirm the powers of the Secretary of Interior. Making all the Secretary's egregious decisions legal without explanation to Congress, the Federal Court or anyone else.
If these bills were to pass they would effectively give the Secretary of Interior, Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution, making all the Secretary's breaches of fiduciary duty to the Historic Tribes and US Tax Payers legal and absolve Secretary from explaining why he's been mis-managing Congress' intent.
The Natural Resources Committee is expecting a report within a week from the Assistant Secretary. Let's help him out.
Petition to Natural Resources Committee on www.wildfireprotest.org