102nd Cong. 1st Session. Providing for the Recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of Cheraw Indians of North Carolina, and for Other Purposes. Report, House Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs. Report no. 102-215. 29 p. Dated 24 Sept. 1991. Y1.1/8: 102/215
Reports favorably on H.R. 1426; recommends passage. Detailed “Background” section shows Lumbee efforts for federal recognition since 1899. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that when funds are appropriated, the bill will cost $80-$90 million annually. Minority views oppose circumventing the federal acknowledgement process.