S. 465, Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2015

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As ordered reported by the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on March 18, 2015

S. 465 would provide federal recognition to six Indian tribes in Virginia—the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Eastern Division of the Chickahominy Indian Tribe, the Upper Mattaponi Tribe, the Rappahannock Tribe, Inc., the Monacan Indian Nation, and the Nansemond Indian Tribe. Federal recognition would make the tribes eligible to receive benefits from various federal programs.

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