House Bill 2074
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Indian Buffalo Management Act
Active
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Passed House on Dec 8, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Mar 18, 2021
Latest Action
Dec 9, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2074
Congress
117
Policy Area
Native Americans
Native Americans
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting Native Americans, including Alaska Natives and Hawaiians, in a variety of domestic policy settings. This includes claims, intergovernmental relations, and Indian lands and resources.
Sponsorship by Party
House Votes (2)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
December 9, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Indian Buffalo Management Act

This bill establishes a permanent program within the Department of the Interior to develop and promote tribal ownership and management of buffalo and buffalo habitat on Indian lands.

Specifically, the bill requires Interior to (1) enter into contracts, award grants, and provide technical assistance to Indian tribes and tribal organizations for activities related to buffalo restoration or management; (2) consult with tribes and tribal organizations on initiatives that affect buffalo or buffalo habitat, including efforts to contain or eradicate diseased buffalo; and (3) develop a policy relating to buffalo and buffalo habitat management activities on Indian land.

Additionally, Interior may enter into agreements with tribes or tribal organizations to transport surplus buffalo from federal land onto Indian land.

Text (4)
December 9, 2021
December 8, 2021
December 1, 2021
March 18, 2021
Actions (17)
12/09/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
12/08/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/08/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 373 - 52 (Roll no. 427).
12/08/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 373 - 52 (Roll no. 427).
12/08/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7544-7545)
12/01/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
12/01/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2074.
12/01/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6736-6738; text: H6736)
12/01/2021
Ms. Leger Fernandez moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
12/01/2021
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 139.
12/01/2021
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 117-195.
10/13/2021
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
10/13/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
10/13/2021
Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Discharged.
05/21/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.
03/18/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
03/18/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 19, 2021 7:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Mar 4, 2022 1:12:20 AM