2019 Mid Year

 

Number

Action

Resolution

Sponsor

Committee

Subcommittee

REN-19-001

Passed

Opposing Mining on Public Lands and Around the Grand Canyon without Tribal Nations’ Free Prior and Informed Consent

Havasupai Tribe

Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-002

Passed

To Add Cousins to the Definition of “Eligible Child Care Providers” in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act

Aaron Payment

Human Resources

Indian Child and Family Weflare

REN-19-003

Passed

Supporting Legislation to Facilitate International Repatriation of Tribal Nations’ Tangible Cultural Heritage and Coordination among Federal Agencies 

Pueblo of Tesuque

Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-004

Passed

Affirming and Protecting Tribal Sovereign Immunity by Committing to Risk Management to Prevent Losses and Provide a System of Solutions for Claimants Alleging Torts or Other Economic Harms

Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association

Litigation and Governance

REN-19-005

Passed

Response to IPCC 1.5º C Report on Climate Change

International Indian Treaty Council

Land and Natural Resources

Environmental Protection and Land Use

REN-19-006

Passed

Support Efforts to Protect Herring and other Forage Fish 

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

Land and Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture

REN-19-007

Withdrawn 

Urging Congress to Define “Inherently Federal” for Purposes of Self-Governance Compacts and to Fully Fund Indirect Costs Associated with those Self-Governance Funding

Sitka Tribe of Alaska

Litigation and Governance

Jurisdiction and Tribal Government

REN-19-008

Passed

Opposition to USDA FNS Regional Realignment of WIC State Agencies and Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations 

Inter Tribal Association of Arizona

Human Resources

Health

REN-19-009

Withdrawn

Limitation on Tribal Sovereignty

Cedar Band Of Paiutes Economic, Finance and Community Development

Housing

REN-19-010

Combined with REN-19-001

Support Ban on Mining on Public Lands Around the Grand Canyon

Inter Tribal Association of Arizona Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-011

Passed

Calling Upon Congress Promptly to Enact Legislation Recognizing the Jurisdiction of Tribal Nations in Alaska to Prosecute Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Child Abuse, and Related Crimes in Alaska Native Villages 

Akiak Native Community

Litigation and Governance

Housing

REN-19-012

Passed

To Promote Homeownership Opportunities for Native American Veterans by Streamlining the VA Department’s Native American Direct Loan Program    

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Economic, Finance and Community Development

Housing

REN-19-013

Passed

Exempting Small Businesses from Category Management to Ensure Native Contractors Are Not Harmed

Native American Contractors Association

Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-014

Passed

Rejecting the Recommendations of the National Defense Authorization Act Section 809 Panel

Native American Contractors Association

Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-015

Passed

Concerns with the Expanding Small Business Contracting Opportunities Act of 2019 and Related Legislation

Native American Contractors Association

Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-016

Tabled

Repeal Section 811 of the National Defense Authorization Act

Native American Contractors Association Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-017

Passed

Support for Federal Legislation to Enable All Federally Recognized Tribal Nations to Place Land into Trust and Protect Existing Tribal Trust Lands

Robert R. McGhee of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Land and Natural Resources

Trust Lands, Natural Resources, and Agriculture

REN-19-018

Combined with REN-19-004

Protecting Tribal Sovereign Immunity by Committing to Risk Management Solutions for Tort Victims

Robert R. McGhee of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Litigation and Governance

Jurisdiction and Tribal Government

REN-19-019

Died in Subcommittee

Calling on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to Deny the Petition for Rulemaking Seeking to Revise Regulations to allow Non-Indians to Possess and Use Eagle Feathers for Religious Purposes

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-020

Tabled

Calling on Congress to Introduce and Support Reparation Legislation for the Treatment of American Indians and Alaska Natives

Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation Litigation and Governance Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-021

Passed

Affirming Tribal Rights to Regulate Economic Development along Highway Rights of Way within Tribal Lands

Lance Gumbs of the Shinnecock Indian Nation

Litigation and Governance

Jurisdiction and Tribal Government

REN-19-022

Passed

Supporting FAFSA Data Sharing with Tribal Organizations and Education Departments for Scholarship Purposes

White Mountain Apache Tribe Office of Higher Education

Human Resources Education

REN-19-023

Combined with REN-19-0013

Exempting Small Businesses from Category Management

Denise Desiderio on behalf of Ho-Chunk Inc. Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-024

Passed

Staying Mineral Leasing and Paleontological Use Permitting in Areas of Tribal Interest, such as the Buffalo Strip and Ball Ranch Area of Critical Environmental Concern, Where Tribal Nations Do Not Consent 

Pueblo of San Felipe

Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-025

Passed

Supporting Immediate Amendments to the Inter-Agency MOA Governing the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017 to Ensure Its Full and Proper Implementation

Shannon Wheeler, Chairman of the Nez Perce Tribe

Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-026

Passed

Support of Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

Human Resources

Education

REN-19-027

Passed

Calling on Congress to Establish an Indefinite Discretionary Appropriation for the Indian Health Service to Fund Section 105(l) Lease Obligations under the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

Human Resources

Health

REN-19-028

Tabled

A Call to Congress to Support FY 2020 Indian Health Service Funding

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Human Resources

Health

REN-19-029

Tabled

Support for the Lummi Indian Business Council’s Document “Cultural Significance and Management of the Xwullemy (Salish Sea)”

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

Land and Natural Resources

Environmental Protection and Land Use

REN-19-030

Tabled

Request for Consultation with Administration of Federal Housing Programs to Discuss Mortgagee Declination Letter

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic, Finance and Community Development

Housing

REN-19-031

Passed

Auctioneers and Buyers Should Incorporate UNDRIP into Their Ethical Standards and Purchasing Practices of Indigenous Items and Collectors Should Support Contemporary Indigenous Artists 

The Association on American Indian Affairs Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-032

Withdrawn

 

 

 

 

REN-19-033

Passed

Supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs Tribal Advisory Committee Act

 

Veterans

 

REN-19-034

Passed

Calling on Congress to Enact Legislation Ensuring the Provision of Health Care to American Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Living in Urban Centers

National Council on Urban Indian Health

Veterans; Human Resources

Health

REN-19-035

Passed

Opposing State Tax Legislation that Negatively Affects Tribal Government Gaming

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Litigation and Governance

Gaming

REN-19-036

Passed

Supporting the Expansion of Opportunity Zones in Indian Country

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Litigation and Governance

Taxation

REN-19-037

Passed

Promoting Healthy Pregnancies and Families through the Advancing FASD Research, Prevention and Services Act 

Jennifer Hughes

Human Resources

Health

REN-19-038

Passed

Calling on Congress for Permanent Mandatory Support for the U.S. Department of Education’s Strengthening Institutions Program for Tribal Colleges and Universities

American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Human Resources

Education

REN-19-039

Passed

Continued Support for the Community Health Representatives (CHR) Program and Support for the Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) Expansion 

National Indian Health Board

Human Resources

Health

REN-19-040

Passed

Supporting Bureau of Indian Education School Construction Funding Increases and Innovation

Aaron Payment

Human Resources

Education

REN-19-041

Tabled

The Re-Establishment of the Native Domestic Nation Act of 2020

George Rogers

Executive Committee

 

REN-19-042

Tabled

National E-Force Protection against Electro-Magnetic Pulse Events

George Rogers

Executive Committee

 

REN-19-043

Passed

Requesting the Administration Provide an Exemption from the Federal Advisory Committee Reduction Executive Order Requirements and Engage in Meaningful Tribal Consultation    

Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, Aquinnah Chairwoman

Litigation and Governance

Jurisdiction and Tribal Government

REN-19-044

Passed

Raise the Justification and Authorization (J&A) Threshold from $22 to $100 Million for Small Business Sole-Source Federal Contracts to Native Entity-Owned Companies by Changing Section 811 of the 2010 National Defense Authorization Act

Julian Sparks Robinson, NACA

Economic, Finance and Community Development

Economic Development, Finance Employment

REN-19-045

Tabled

To Reaffirm the Conclusions of the Eagle Feather Task Force in Response to the Fish and Wildlife Service Publishing a Petition for Rulemaking Regarding Eagle Feathers

 

Litigation and Governance

Human, Religious, and Cultural Concerns

REN-19-046

Passed

Calling upon HUD in its Open Rulemaking to Authorize Tribally Owned Insurance Underwriting Entities to Insure Tribal Housing Financed through the Section 184 Program

Geoff Blackwell

Economic, Finance and Community Development

 

REN-19-047

Passed

Providing Resiliency Continuity Funding for Homeland Security and Emergency Services to Tribal Governments

Paul Downing

Litigation and Governance