DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL

Miami Nation of Indians state tribe recognition. Provides for the recognition of a Native American Indian tribe that is indigenous to Indiana as a "state tribe". Provides that a state tribe is not entitled to any special state right or benefit unless the right or benefit is specifically conferred upon the state tribe by statute. Provides that the citizenship criteria used to determine the membership of a state tribe shall be determined solely by the governing body of the state tribe. Grants state tribe recognition to the Miami Nation of Indians of the State of Indiana.