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HB 182 (BR 363) - 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.

     Jan 3-introduced in House
     Jan 4-to State Government (H)
     Jan 24-posted in committee
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 30, 2012
     Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 64-31
     Feb 1-received in Senate
     Feb 6-to Judiciary (S)

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