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- Main Title S. 147/H.R. 309: Process for Federal Recognition of a Native Hawaiian Governmental Entity
Author: Murphy, M. MaureenCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: American Law Division
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2005-09-27
- 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.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Hawaiians
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Hawaii
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: RL33101
- Accession or Local Control No: RL33101 2005-09-27
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metacrs7907