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House backs measure to allow Miami Nation to revoke charter

Filed Under: Politics
More on: 113th, house, hr4002, miami, oklahoma, senate

The House passed H.R.4002, a bill to benefit the Miami Nation of Oklahoma, by a voice vote on Monday.

The bill allows the tribe to revoke the charter that was approved under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act. The original document is outdated but changing it requires numerous steps, Chief Douglas Lankford said at a hearing in March.

The bill awaits consideration in the Senate.

Get the Story:
D.C. Report: Vote to revoke Miami Tribe charter expected (The Tulsa World 6/22)

Related Stories:
House Natural Resources Committee approves Miami Nation bill (04/10)
House Natural Resources Committee to hold markup and hearing (4/7)
Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on Indian legislation (3/27)

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