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April 22, 2015: Oversight Hearing on "The Obama Administration’s Part 83 Revisions and How They May Allow the Interior Department to Create Tribes, not Recognize Them.”

On May 22, 2014 the BIA published a proposed rule to revise regulations governing the process and criteria by which the Secretary of the Interior acknowledges an Indian tribe. The public comment period closed on September 30 2014.

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