HB 50 (BR 221) - R. Meeks
AN ACT relating to recognition of American Indian tribes.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 171 to allow a group desiring to be formally recognized as an American Indian tribe to submit a petition to the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission; provide criteria that must be met to be recognized as an American Indian tribe; authorize the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission to approve petitions submitted for recognition, provide approved petitions to the Governor and, if the Governor accepts the recommendation, provide for issuance of an executive order recognizing the approved group; require the Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission to promulgate administrative regulations identifying the procedures to be followed in submitting a petition and appealing a decision of the commission.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 4-introduced in House; to State Government (H)
Feb 8-posted in committee
Feb 17-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 18-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Feb 23-3rd reading, passed 60-37
Feb 24-received in Senate
Feb 28-to State & Local Government (S)