ERIC Number: ED164221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Bureau of Indian Affairs Proposed Legislation for the 96th Congress.
National Congress of American Indians, Washington, DC.
These 27 legislation proposals by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) for the 96th Congress deal largely with Indian lands, federal/state government-tribal relationships, and jurisdiction. Status of proposals, costs, and brief descriptions are contained in this report. Specific topics include: amendments to Indian Financing Act of 1974; protection of information about Indian resources/assets; consolidation of tribal landholdings; Indian trust lands as private property for Environmental Protection Act purposes; adjudication of Indian water rights; trespass of livestock and fishing, hunting, trapping, and other trespassing on Indian lands; long-term leasing authority for trust lands; land ownership dispute between Crow and Northern Cheyenne; taxation of Omaha and Winnebago trust lands; ownership of certain lands on Colville Indian Reservation; exclusion of some trust lands from Voyageurs National Park; trade regulations on reservations; termination of federally recognized tribes; civil, criminal jurisdiction; taxation of tribes; deposits insurance; time deadlines on tribal planning; eligibility of tribes for excess federal property; authority of BIA law enforcement personnel; amendments to P.L. 93-638; tribal ownership of federal facilities; welfare/scholarship assistance; concurrent tribal jurisdiction over offenses now under federal jurisdiction; repeal of Act of January 24, 1928. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Congress of American Indians, Washington, DC.