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'Ruffey' tribal recognition bill passes committee

Stephen Floyd May 10, 2018

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — A congressional bill to restore federal recognition to a Northern California tribe is headed toward final committee consideration after being approved Tuesday by the House Committee on Natural Resources.

HR 3535 is headed to the House Rules Committee and, if approved, would go to the floor of the House of Representatives. The bill is sponsored by Republican Doug LaMalfa, of California’s First Congressional District, and his office has said they anticipate bi-partisan support during a House vote.

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