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S. 63 - Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017

Native Americans. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017

S. 63 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.
Other Titles
  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017
Sponsor
Jerry Moran
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Native Americans
  • Federal-Indian relations
  • Indian lands and resources rights
  • Labor-management relations
  • Minority employment
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced1/09/2017
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/09/2017
1/09/2017Introduced in Senate
1/09/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
Put on a legislative calendar2/08/2017Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
2/17/2017Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven without amendment. With written report No. 115-3.
Put on a legislative calendar2/17/2017Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

72% more
$132,591
$1,423,851
$3,449,804
$2,778,500
$1,762,835
$362,926
$9,910,507
$3,391,827
$632,146
$1,736,500
$5,760,473
42 Organizations Support and 3 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017

42 organizations support this bill

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Barona Band of Mission Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
California Association of Tribal Governments
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Chickasaw Nation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Coquille Indian Tribe
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Elk Valley Rancheria
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Forest County Potawatomi Community
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Intertribal Timber Council
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Karuk Tribe
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Morongo Band of Mission Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National American Indian Housing Council
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Congress of American Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Indian Gaming Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
National Native American Bar Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Native American Contractors Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Navajo Nation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Pala Band of Mission Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Prairie Island Indian Community
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Pueblo of Laguna
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Shinnecock Indian Nation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Southern Ute Indian Tribe
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Stockbridge-Munsee Community
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
tribal alliance of sovereign indian nations
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Bradley, Neil L. (2017, February 8). U.S. Chamber Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017," and S. 245, the "Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
United South and Eastern Tribes
Francis, Kirk & Carroll, Kitcki A. (2017, March 3). USET SPF TLSA S.63 Letter of Support. Retrieved March 6, 2017, from United South and Eastern Tribes.
Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 7). Coalition Letter Supporting S. 63, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017". Retrieved February 9, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

3 organizations oppose this bill

AFL-CIO
Samuel, William (2017, February 7). Letter to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee in Opposition to the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from AFL-CIO.
Economic Policy Institute
EPI (2017, March 24). Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017, from EPI.
National Association of Letter Carriers
NALC (2017, January 18). Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act reintroduced. Retrieved July 11, 2017, from NALC.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,450$11,700
Tammy BaldwinDWI$19,775$141,722
John BarrassoRWY$40,200$9,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$63,300$69,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$36,200$65,700
Roy BluntRMO$75,100$124,880
Cory A. BookerDNJ$104,650$102,700
John BoozmanRAR$46,300$5,200
Sherrod BrownDOH$39,250$135,500
Richard BurrRNC$41,700$8,000
Maria CantwellDWA$324,150$6,222
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$74,350$90,000
Ben CardinDMD$23,500$102,750
Tom CarperDDE$13,500$59,250
Bob CaseyDPA$69,763$114,500
Bill CassidyRLA$488,333$3,649
William Thad CochranRMS$114,600$22,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$25,700$50,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$34,700$39,500
Bob CorkerRTN$21,250$500
John CornynRTX$214,450$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$539,860$121,112
Tom CottonRAR$175,545$4,667
Mike CrapoRID$71,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$309,618$325
Steve DainesRMT$141,350$10,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$41,950$141,190
Tammy DuckworthDIL$148,061$285,362
Dick DurbinDIL$43,300$137,100
Mike EnziRWY$24,900$3,000
Joni ErnstRIA$40,100$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$80,000$78,922
Deb FischerRNE$51,764$7,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$58,400$0
Al FrankenDMN$106,600$101,280
Cory GardnerRCO$148,050$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$39,635$90,272
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,200$2,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$94,800$7,500
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$165,624$79,332
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$119,059$98,950
Orrin G. HatchRUT$103,350$23,050
Martin HeinrichDNM$206,933$110,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$128,350$90,722
Dean HellerRNV$451,532$2,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$152,610$129,500
John HoevenRND$124,440$6,500
Jim InhofeROK$103,932$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,900$15,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$83,066$5,050
Tim KaineDVA$89,533$129,850
John KennedyRLA$71,000$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,000$44,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$47,750$103,972
James LankfordROK$209,350$8,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$36,600$56,900
Mike LeeRUT$102,700$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,000$59,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$17,950$159,825
John McCainRAZ$169,963$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$44,650$138,122
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$363,049$23,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$81,150$94,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$28,900$80,500
Jerry MoranRKS$115,300$24,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$211,950$45,500
Chris MurphyDCT$45,339$140,200
Patty MurrayDWA$140,825$104,147
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$59,500$92,450
Rand PaulRKY$13,566$0
David PerdueRGA$27,050$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$117,500$213,750
Rob PortmanROH$109,253$8,640
John "Jack" ReedDRI$16,800$56,500
Jim RischRID$14,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$54,350$4,439
Mike RoundsRSD$33,300$0
Marco RubioRFL$88,970$7,250
Bernie SandersIVT$1,700$95,400
Ben SasseRNE$36,750$0
Brian SchatzDHI$92,650$159,675
Chuck SchumerDNY$120,400$124,699
Tim ScottRSC$113,601$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$14,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$39,606$99,750
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,250$4,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$86,214$85,322
Dan SullivanRAK$137,650$10,000
Jon TesterDMT$298,250$160,800
John ThuneRSD$82,058$9,200
Thom TillisRNC$79,900$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$126,138$18,600
Tom UdallDNM$229,531$91,000
Chris Van HollenDMD$134,861$253,950
Mark R. WarnerDVA$13,450$69,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$23,250$114,225
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,350$86,100
Roger F. WickerRMS$32,900$6,000
Ron WydenDOR$48,550$55,150
Todd YoungRIN$70,250$5,000

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$18,450$11,700
Tammy BaldwinDWI$19,775$141,722
John BarrassoRWY$40,200$9,000
Michael F. BennetDCO$63,300$69,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$36,200$65,700
Roy BluntRMO$75,100$124,880
Cory A. BookerDNJ$104,650$102,700
John BoozmanRAR$46,300$5,200
Sherrod BrownDOH$39,250$135,500
Richard BurrRNC$41,700$8,000
Maria CantwellDWA$324,150$6,222
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$74,350$90,000
Ben CardinDMD$23,500$102,750
Tom CarperDDE$13,500$59,250
Bob CaseyDPA$69,763$114,500
Bill CassidyRLA$488,333$3,649
William Thad CochranRMS$114,600$22,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$25,700$50,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$34,700$39,500
Bob CorkerRTN$21,250$500
John CornynRTX$214,450$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$539,860$121,112
Tom CottonRAR$175,545$4,667
Mike CrapoRID$71,200$0
Ted CruzRTX$309,618$325
Steve DainesRMT$141,350$10,500
Joe DonnellyDIN$41,950$141,190
Tammy DuckworthDIL$148,061$285,362
Dick DurbinDIL$43,300$137,100
Mike EnziRWY$24,900$3,000
Joni ErnstRIA$40,100$500
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$80,000$78,922
Deb FischerRNE$51,764$7,500
Jeff FlakeRAZ$58,400$0
Al FrankenDMN$106,600$101,280
Cory GardnerRCO$148,050$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$39,635$90,272
Lindsey GrahamRSC$57,200$2,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$94,800$7,500
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$165,624$79,332
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$119,059$98,950
Orrin G. HatchRUT$103,350$23,050
Martin HeinrichDNM$206,933$110,500
Heidi HeitkampDND$128,350$90,722
Dean HellerRNV$451,532$2,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$152,610$129,500
John HoevenRND$124,440$6,500
Jim InhofeROK$103,932$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$39,900$15,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$83,066$5,050
Tim KaineDVA$89,533$129,850
John KennedyRLA$71,000$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$3,000$44,000
Amy KlobucharDMN$47,750$103,972
James LankfordROK$209,350$8,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$36,600$56,900
Mike LeeRUT$102,700$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$43,000$59,500
Ed MarkeyDMA$17,950$159,825
John McCainRAZ$169,963$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$44,650$138,122
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$363,049$23,200
Bob MenéndezDNJ$81,150$94,000
Jeff MerkleyDOR$28,900$80,500
Jerry MoranRKS$115,300$24,950
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$211,950$45,500
Chris MurphyDCT$45,339$140,200
Patty MurrayDWA$140,825$104,147
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$59,500$92,450
Rand PaulRKY$13,566$0
David PerdueRGA$27,050$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$117,500$213,750
Rob PortmanROH$109,253$8,640
John "Jack" ReedDRI$16,800$56,500
Jim RischRID$14,550$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$54,350$4,439
Mike RoundsRSD$33,300$0
Marco RubioRFL$88,970$7,250
Bernie SandersIVT$1,700$95,400
Ben SasseRNE$36,750$0
Brian SchatzDHI$92,650$159,675
Chuck SchumerDNY$120,400$124,699
Tim ScottRSC$113,601$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$14,000$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$39,606$99,750
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$7,250$4,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$86,214$85,322
Dan SullivanRAK$137,650$10,000
Jon TesterDMT$298,250$160,800
John ThuneRSD$82,058$9,200
Thom TillisRNC$79,900$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$126,138$18,600
Tom UdallDNM$229,531$91,000
Chris Van HollenDMD$134,861$253,950
Mark R. WarnerDVA$13,450$69,200
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$23,250$114,225
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,350$86,100
Roger F. WickerRMS$32,900$6,000
Ron WydenDOR$48,550$55,150
Todd YoungRIN$70,250$5,000

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$3,449,804
Indian Gaming$2,778,500
Casinos, racetracks & gambling$1,762,835
Minority/Ethnic Groups$1,423,851
Chambers of commerce$362,926
Native American Tribes$132,591

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Building trades unions$3,391,827
US Postal Service unions & associations$1,736,500
Health & welfare policy$632,146
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