S. 147/H.R. 309: Process for Federal Recognition of a Native Hawaiian Governmental Entity Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title S. 147/H.R. 309: Process for Federal Recognition of a Native Hawaiian Governmental Entity

Creator

  • Author: Murphy, M. Maureen
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: American Law Division

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2005-09-27

Language

  • English

Description

  • Physical Description: 32 pages.
  • Content Description: S. 147/H.R. 309, companion bills introduced in the 109th Congress, represent an effort to accord to Native Hawaiians a means of forming a governmental entity that could enter into government-to-government relations with the United States. This report describes the provisions of the reported version of S. 147; outlines some federal statutes and recent cases which might be relevant to the issue of federal recognition of a Native Hawaiian entity; and recounts some legal arguments that have been presented in the debate on this legislation. It includes a brief outline of the provisions of a substitute amendment expected to be offered in lieu of the reported version of S. 147, when Senate debate, which was interrupted by the filing of a cloture motion on July 29, resumes.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Hawaiians

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Hawaii

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: RL33101
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33101 2005-09-27
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs7907