The Akaka bill H.R.2314 -- text of the bill as it passed the U.S. House of Representatives on February 23, 2010.


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Union Calendar No. 241

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2314

[Report No. 111-412]

To express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 7, 2009

Mr. ABERCROMBIE (for himself and Ms. HIRONO) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

February 22, 2010

Additional sponsors: Ms. BORDALLO, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mr. KILDEE, Mr. SABLAN, Mr. COLE, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. YOUNG of Alaska, and Mrs. CHRISTENSEN

February 22, 2010

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 4. UNITED STATES POLICY AND PURPOSE.

SEC. 5. UNITED STATES OFFICE FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN RELATIONS.

SEC. 6. NATIVE HAWAIIAN INTERAGENCY COORDINATING GROUP.

SEC. 7. PROCESS FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN GOVERNING ENTITY AND THE REAFFIRMATION OF THE SPECIAL POLITICAL AND LEGAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN GOVERNING ENTITY.

(aa) the proposed criteria for citizenship of the Native Hawaiian governing entity;

(bb) the proposed powers and authorities to be exercised by the Native Hawaiian governing entity, as well as the proposed privileges and immunities of the Native Hawaiian governing entity;

(cc) the proposed civil rights and protection of the rights of the citizens of the Native Hawaiian governing entity and all persons affected by the exercise of governmental powers and authorities of the Native Hawaiian governing entity; and

(dd) other issues determined appropriate by the Council.

(aa) a copy of the proposed organic governing documents, as drafted by the Council; and

(bb) a brief impartial description of the proposed organic governing documents;

SEC. 8. REAFFIRMATION OF DELEGATION OF FEDERAL AUTHORITY; NEGOTIATIONS; CLAIMS.

SEC. 9. APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN FEDERAL LAWS.

SEC. 10. SEVERABILITY.

SEC. 11. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

Union Calendar No. 241

111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 2314

[Report No. 111-412]

A BILL

To express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity.


February 22, 2010

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed

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