H.R.1619 – Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act
Posted: Tuesday, November 2, 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.1619, the Catawba Indian Nation Lands Act, on November 1, 2021. The bill affirms the acquisition of 17 acres in North Carolina in trust for the Catawba Nation. The measure ensures that the lands can be used for gaming purposes, as the site is already home to the Catawba Two Kings Casino in Kings Mountain. H.R.1619 was previously approved by the House Committee on Natural Resources during a markup on May 26. Following consideration of the measure, the House voted 361 to 55 to pass H.R.1619. The bill can now be sent to the U.S. Senate.
November 1 marks the start of National Native American Heritage Month and the U.S. House of Representatives is getting to business with a slew of Indian Country bills. #House #117th #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth https://t.co/lpME9BkwRK— indianz.com (@indianz) November 1, 2021
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