S. 789

An Act To repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Indians.

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117 S789 : Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act

U.S. Senate

2022-01-12

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117th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 789

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 12, 2022

Referred to the

Committee on Natural Resources

AN ACT

To repeal certain obsolete laws relating to Indians.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the

Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act

or the

RESPECT Act

.

2.

Repeal of certain obsolete laws relating to Indians

(1)

Section 2080 of the Revised Statutes (

25 U.S.C. 72

) is repealed.

(2)

Section 2100 of the Revised Statutes (

25 U.S.C. 127

) is repealed.

(3)

Section 2 of the Act of March 3, 1875 (18 Stat. 449, chapter 132;

25 U.S.C. 128

), is repealed.

(4)

The first section of the Act of March 3, 1875 (18 Stat. 424, chapter 132;

25 U.S.C. 129

), is amended under the heading

Cheyennes and Arapahoes.

by striking

; that the Secretary of the Interior be authorized to withhold, from any tribe of Indians who may hold any captives other than Indians, any moneys due them from the United States until said captives shall be surrendered to the lawful authorities of the United States

.

(5)

Section 2087 of the Revised Statutes (

25 U.S.C. 130

) is repealed.

(6)

Section 3 of the Act of March 3, 1875 (18 Stat. 449, chapter 132;

25 U.S.C. 137

), is repealed.

(7)

Section 2101 of the Revised Statutes (

25 U.S.C. 138

) is repealed.

(8)

Section 7 of the Act of June 23, 1879 (21 Stat. 35, chapter 35;

25 U.S.C. 273

), is repealed.

(9)

The first section of the Act of March 3, 1893 (27 Stat. 612, chapter 209), is amended—

(A)

under the heading

Miscellaneous Supports.

(27 Stat. 628;

25 U.S.C. 283

), by striking the last 2 undesignated paragraphs; and

(B)

under the heading

For Support of Schools.

(27 Stat. 635;

25 U.S.C. 283

), by striking the second undesignated paragraph.

(10)

Section 18 of the Act of June 30, 1913 (38 Stat. 96, chapter 4;

25 U.S.C. 285

), is amended by striking the tenth undesignated paragraph.

(11)

The Act of June 21, 1906 (34 Stat. 325, chapter 3504), is amended under the heading

COMMISSIONER.

under the heading

I. General

Provisions.

(34 Stat. 328;

25 U.S.C. 302

) by striking the fourth undesignated paragraph.

Passed the Senate May 27, 2021.

Sonceria Ann Berry,

Secretary