Indian Buffalo Management Act

About the bill

For nearly 15 years, ITBC has been working tirelessly to secure a permanent federal obligation to support Tribes in restoring buffalo on Tribal lands. There have been recent milestones in the advancement of this process.

On Nov 18, 2019, Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and cosponsors Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) introduced the Indian Buffalo Management Act, H.R.5153 to the US House of Representatives.

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Read the full bill text here or by clicking the link below. (No number was yet assigned into this text, but will be updated shortly).

IBMA H.R.5153 Full Text

How can you help?

To advance the passage of this vital legislation, please contact your Representatives and Senators and ask them to support the Indian Buffalo Management Act!

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