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Kan. bill seeks to expand tribal policing

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MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2003

The Kansas Legislature is considering a bill to expand tribal police powers.

The bill would authorize tribal jurisdiction over tribal lands and on roads leading to reservations. A tribe would have to request the expansion of powers.

Kansas has four federally-recognized tribes.

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Lawmakers, tribes debate bill increasing police powers (AP 3/23)