Wednesday, September 19, 2012

UPDATE

This bill has a 1% chance of being enacted. The following factors were considered: The sponsor is a member of the minority party. (-2%) There is at least one cosponsor from the majority party and one cosponsor outside of the majority party. (+2%) Just 4% of all House bills in 2009–2010 were enacted.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Federal and State Recognized Tribes

 This page list state by state Indian Tribes recognized by state and federal government:
http://www.ncsl.org/issues-research/tribal/list-of-federal-and-state-recognized-tribes.aspx

11 Virginia Tribes

The eleven Virginia Indian tribes recognized are found here:
http://indians.vipnet.org/tribes.cfm

Thursday, May 24, 2012

It appears nothing is happening

I have tracked this Bill for over a year now.  They are saying that this bill has a 1% chance of being enacted. The following factors were considered:
  • The sponsor is a member of the minority party. (-2%)
  • There is at least one cosponsor from the majority party and one cosponsor outside of the majority party. (+2%)
Just 4% of all House bills in 2009–2010 were enacted.