Bill Status of SB2311 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SHAWNEE INDIAN RECOGNITION ACT
Sen. Dale Fowler
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Vinyard Indian Settlement of Shawnee Indians Recognition Act. Provides that the State recognizes the Vinyard Indian Settlement as a tribe of Indians. Provides that all State and federal laws, including rules and regulations, which would be applicable to the Tribe as a State-recognized tribe, shall apply to the Tribe and its members. Provides that the Tribe and each member shall be eligible for any services and benefits provided by the United States and State agencies that are otherwise available to State-recognized tribes. Provides that State agencies may adopt rules regarding benefits and services available to State-recognized tribes. Contains provisions concerning the membership roll of the Tribe. Contains legislative findings. Defines terms.