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HR 1409 - Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act '02 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

George Miller voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (288-127) - (Key vote)

Title: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act '02

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow the federal government to exchange land with the Cherokee Indian tribe.

Highlights:
  • Exchanges the Ravensford tract and the Blue Ridge Parkway, for the Yellow Face tract in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park in North Carolina.
  • Prohibits gaming on the Ravensford tract.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act '02

Sponsors

  • Charles H. Taylor (NC - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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