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Aid to Less Advantaged People, at Home & AbroadNative Americans
Member's Vote
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Progressive Position
Progressive Result
(win or loss)
Roll Call 455. (H.R. 725) Final passage of legislation providing training for Native American law enforcement officials to investigate and prosecute domestic and sexual violence. The bill also permitted any federal law enforcement officer to investigate sales of counterfeit Indian art products (current law allowed only Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to investigate such sales). Jul 21, 2010. Absent Y W
Roll Call 59. Passage of legislation to establish a process by which the federal government would recognize a sovereign Native Hawaiian government Feb 23, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 58. (H.R. 2314) Legislation to establish a process by which the federal government would recognize a sovereign Native Hawaiian government -- On a substitute that would make a number of changes clarifications to the bill, including a provision requiring that that a U.S. attorney assist the new Native Hawaiian government in confronting legal challenges Feb 23, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 57. (H.R. 2314) Legislation to establish a process by which the federal government would recognize a sovereign Native Hawaiian government -- On an amendment stating that the bill would not exempta Native Hawaiian governing authority from complying with the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment to the United States Constitution. Feb 23, 2010. Y N W
Roll Call 56. (H.R. 2314) Legislation to establish a process by which the federal government would recognize a sovereign Native Hawaiian government -- On an amendment that would require Hawaii voters approve the agreement establishing a Native Hawaiian government before the federal government grants it official recognition Feb 23, 2010. Y N W
Roll Call 51. (H.R. 2314) Legislation to establish a process by which the federal government would recognize a sovereign Native Hawaiian government -- On the resolution outlining the terms for debate on the bill Feb 23, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 14. (H.R. 1065) On passage of legislation to ratify a water rights settlement agreement between the White Mountain Apache Tribe, the state of Arizona, and local governments Jan 21, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 13. (H.R. 3342) On passage of legislation to ratify a water rights settlement agreement between the Pueblos of Nambe, Pojoaque, San Ildefonso, and Tesuque; the state of New Mexico; and local governments Jan 21, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 12. (H.R. 3254) On passage of a bill to implement a water rights settlement between the Taos Pueblo Indian tribe and the state of New Mexico. Jan 21, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 9. (H. Res. 1017) Legislation to approve water rights settlements between state governments and Native American tribes -- on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bills Jan 20, 2010. N Y W
Roll Call 826. (H.R. 2996): On passage of legislation containing the fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of the Interior and for environmental agencies Oct 29, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 824. (H.Res.876): Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of the Interior and for environmental agencies - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the agreement reached by representatives of the House and Senate Oct 29, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 823. (H.Res. 876): Legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of the Interior and for environmental agencies - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the agreement reached by representatives of the House and Senate Oct 29, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 475. (H. R. 2996) On final passage of the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies. Jun 26, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 468. (H. R. 2996) On the Jordan of Ohio amendment, which would have reduced the overall spending in the bill providing funding for the 2010 fiscal year for the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies back to the fiscal year 2008 level. Jun 26, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 297. (H.R. 31) On passage of a bill extending federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. Jun 03, 2009. Y Y W
Roll Call 296. (H.R. 31) Legislation extending federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina - - a motion to add language requiring the Secretary of the Interior to verify that members of the Lumbee Tribe are descendants of coastal North Carolina tribes Jun 03, 2009. Y N W
Roll Call 295. (H.Res. 490)Legislation extending federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, the Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe - - on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill Jun 03, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 275. (H.Res.457) The Job Creation Through Entrepreneurship Act of 2009 expanding access to business counseling, training and networking to small business owners - - on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill May 20, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 274. (H.Res. 457) Legislation expanding access to business counseling, training and networking to small business owners - - on a moving to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debate of the bill. May 20, 2009. N Y W
Roll Call 205. H.R. 835 (Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act)/On passage Mar 28, 2007. Y Y W
Roll Call 192. H. Res. 269, providing for consideration of H.R. 835 (Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act)/On agreeing to the resolution Mar 27, 2007. N Y W
Roll Call 173. H.R. 835, Hawaiian Homeownership Opportunity Act/On motion to suspend the rules and pass Mar 21, 2007. N Y L
Roll Call 199. H.R. 2361. Appropriations/Environment/Vote on Passage of Bill Making Appropriations for (Funding) the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and Other Agencies for Fiscal Year 2006. May 19, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 198. H.R. 2361. Appropriations/Environment/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit with Instructions Bill Making Appropriations (Funding) for the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and Other Agencies for Fiscal Year 2006. May 19, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 194. H.R. 2361. Appropriations/Environment/Vote on Amendment to Shift $100 Million to Clean Water Fund. May 19, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 190. H. Res. 287. Appropriations/Procedural Vote on Bill Making Appropriations for the Interior Department, the Environmental Protection Agency and Other Agencies for Fiscal Year 2006. May 19, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 132. H.R. 6. Energy/Vote on Passage of The Energy Policy Act of 2005, a Comprehensive Bill Dealing with Research and Development of Numerous Sources of Energy Apr 21, 2005. Y N L
Roll Call 124. H.R. 6. Energy/Vote on Amendment to Strike from Energy Bill Section Creating a Federally Funded Research and Development Program for Uranium Mining. Apr 21, 2005. N Y L
Roll Call 512. H R 1409. Indians Land Exchange Act/Vote to Suspend House Rules and Adopt a Land Exchange Proposal Between the Federal Government and Cherokee Indians in North Carolina. Sep 23, 2003. Y N L
Roll Call 138. H.R. 6. Energy Plan/Vote to Eliminate Funding for Environmentally-Damaging Methods of Uranium Extraction. Apr 10, 2003. N Y L
Roll Call 312. HR 5093. Interior Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Protect the American Indian Gaming Industry, An Important Source of Revenue to Tribes, From Government Interference. Jul 17, 2002. N Y W
Roll Call 311. HR 5093. Interior Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Eliminate Restrictions on a Review of Money Owed to American Indians. Jul 17, 2002. Y Y W