May 12, 2016

NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/12

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State Courts Bulletin
In re M.K.T. (Indian Child Welfare Act - Compliant Placement)

U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community v. BNSF Railway Company (Indian Right-of-Way Act)
Feller v. Narragansett Indian Tribal Historic Preservation Office (Tribal Sovereign Immunity)
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water Dist. (Reserved Water Rights - Groundwater)

News Bulletin
In the Culture & Tradition section, we feature a couple of articles about bison becoming the national mammal.

U.S. Regulatory Bulletin
We feature a proposed rule of the Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding Native American programs to be open to all eligible individuals and families regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

Law Review & Bar Journal Bulletin
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We feature this article: Clean power: A federal plan for Indian Country?

U.S. Legislation Bulletin
One law passed:
National Bison Legacy Act PL 114-152
Two bills were added:
S.2916: A bill to provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, and for other purposes.
S.2920: A bill to amend the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 and the Indian Law Enforcement Reform Act to provide for advancements in public safety services to Indian communities, and for other purposes.