Tribal Land Repatriation Program and Fund; created, report. (HB1525)

Introduced By

Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patrons Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tribal Land Repatriation Program and Fund created. Establishes the Tribal Land Repatriation Program and Fund, administered by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, for the purpose of funding grants to Indian tribes for purchase and repatriation of land. The bill defines "tribe" as the Mattaponi, Pamunkey, Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Rappahannock, Upper Mattaponi, Nansemond, Monacan Indian Nation, Cheroenhaka (Nottoway), Nottoway of Virginia, Patawomeck, or any other Indian tribe recognized by the federal government or by the Commonwealth. The bill directs the Secretary to develop an application process by which tribes may apply for grants from the Fund and to develop criteria for the monetary amount of grants to be awarded from the Fund. The Secretary would issue grants on a pro rata basis based on the amount in the Fund. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2020Presented and ordered printed 20102466D
01/09/2020Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2020Assigned GL sub: ABC/Gaming
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2020Reported from General Laws (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/24/2020Assigned App. sub: Compensation & General Government
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations

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