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H.R.1144: Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||native americans|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Steve Stockman, R-Texas|
|Total Cosponsors||9 (6 Democrats, 3 Republicans)|
|Introduced||March 13, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||March 20, 2013|
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|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act - Amends the Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to delete a provision prohibiting the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas from conducting gaming activities on its lands if those gaming activities are prohibited by Texas.
Approves and ratifies any prior invalid transfer of land or natural resources within Texas from, by, or on behalf of the Tribe or any predecessor in interest or any of its members.
Extinguishes any aboriginal title held by the Tribe, or any predecessor in interest or any of its members, to the land or natural resources the transfer of which is approved and ratified by this Act.
Extinguishes any claim by or on behalf of the Tribe, or any predecessor in interest or any of its members, against Texas or the United States regarding the transferred or aboriginal lands or natural resources.
Requires the United States and the Tribe to execute and file with t...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|March 20, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.|
|March 13, 2013||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|