A Bill To:
To sever United States Government relations with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma until such time as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma restores full tribal citizenship to the Cherokee... (Introduced in House)

HR 2761 IH

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2761

To sever United States Government relations with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma until such time as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma restores full tribal citizenship to the Cherokee Freedmen disenfranchised in the March 3, 2007, Cherokee Nation vote and fulfills all its treaty obligations with the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 8, 2009

Ms. WATSON (for herself, Ms. NORTON, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mrs. CHRISTENSEN, Mr. BUTTERFIELD, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. CLAY, Ms. LEE of California, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, and Mr. FATTAH) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To sever United States Government relations with the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma until such time as the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma restores full tribal citizenship to the Cherokee Freedmen disenfranchised in the March 3, 2007, Cherokee Nation vote and fulfills all its treaty obligations with the Government of the United States, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. FINDINGS.

SEC. 2. SEVERANCE OF RELATIONS WITH THE CHEROKEE NATION.

SEC. 3. SUSPENSION OF RIGHT TO CONDUCT GAMING OPERATIONS.

SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 5. NONCOMPLIANCE.

SEC. 6. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.

SEC. 7. GAO REPORT ON EXPENDITURE OF FEDERAL FUNDS.