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Nick Rahall II's Public Statements on Issue: Indigenous Peoples

Full Name: Nick Joe Rahall II
Office: U.S. House (WV) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/1976
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary May 13, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melinda; 3 Children: Rebecca, Nick Joe III, Suzanne Nicole
Birth Date: 05/20/1949
Birth Place: Beckley, WV
Home City: Beckley, WV
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Sept. 20, 2012 Rahall Legislation to Reinforce Indian Tribal Sovereignty During Major Disasters Approved by House
May 24, 2011 A Bill to Amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act
May 24, 2011 Rahall Legislation Reinforces Indian Tribe Sovereignty During Major Disasters and Emergency Situations
June 9, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources - H.R. 4347, "Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2009"
March 17, 2010 Hearing Of The House Committee On Natural Resources - Legislative Hearing On H.R. 2099, "Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization Act"
Jan. 21, 2010 Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act
Jan. 21, 2010 White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act Of 2009
Nov. 4, 2009 Hearing Of The Committee On Natural Resources- " H.R. 3742 And H.R. 3697"
Oct. 29, 2009 Conference Report On H.R. 2996, Department Of The Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
Oct. 7, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Natural Resources - Oversight Hearing On The Native American Graves Protection And Repatriation Act (NAGPRA)
July 15, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources: H.R. 1358, ABurt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Reaffirmation Act (Stupak D-MI), H.R. 3084, the "Chinook Nation Restoration Act" (Baird D-WA)...
June 25, 2009 Providing d For Consideration Of H.R. 2996, Department Of The Interior, Environment, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010
June 3, 2009 Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes Of Virginia Federal Recognition Act Of 2009
June 3, 2009 H.R. 31, Lumbee Recognition Act
Nov. 20, 2008 Rahall Statement on Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Revenues for FY 2008
June 25, 2008 Bay Mills Indian Community Land Claims Settlement
April 29, 2008 Mashantucket Pequot (Western) Tribe Lease Extensions
April 9, 2008 Rahall Statement - Full Committee Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5608
March 14, 2008 Rahall Introduces Bill Upholding Federal Trust Relationship with Indian Country
Dec. 14, 2007 Rahall Leads Committee through Landmark Year of Legislative Accomplishment
Nov. 8, 2007 Hearing on H.R. 3994: "Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2007"
Oct. 24, 2007 Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007
May 8, 2007 Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes Of Virginia Federal Recognition Act Of 2007
April 18, 2007 Remarks of Chairman Rahall at Hearing on Lumbee Recognition Act and Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act
Sept. 13, 2006 Restricting Indian Gaming To Homelands Of Tribes Act Of 2006
Sept. 7, 2006 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
Feb. 28, 2006 Facilitating Shareholder Consideration of Proposals to Make Settlement Common Stock Available Under THe Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act
Dec. 7, 2005 Binding Arbitration for Gila River Indian Community Reservation Contracts
Nov. 16, 2005 Native American Technical Correction Act of 2005
Sept. 21, 2004 Commemorating the Opening of the National Museum of the American Indian
June 21, 2004 Tribal Forest Protection Act of 2004
June 21, 2004 Western Shoshone Claims Distribution Act
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