HB 429 (BR 1381) - 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 shall 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 and decision of the commission.
Jan 31-introduced in House
Feb 1-to State Government (H)
Feb 5-posted in committee
Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
Feb 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 77-14
Feb 28-received in Senate
Mar 3-to Health & Welfare (S)