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More Indian Country bills slated for action on Capitol Hill


A statue of Ponca Chief Standing Bear is located in the National Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol. Photo: Franmarie Metzler / U.S. House of Representatives

Four more Indian Country bills are scheduled for passage in the U.S. House of Representatives this week.

All four will be considered under a suspension of the rules as soon as Wednesday afternoon, according to the Democratic House Majority Leader's calendar. The process is typically used when bills are considered non-controversial, meaning they are likely to pass with overwhelming support in the chamber.

The bill are:

• H.R.478, the Blackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act. The bill places about 55 acres in Arizona in trust for the Gila River Indian Community.


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