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H.R.4350: Northern Cheyenne Lands 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 Daines, R-Mont.|
|Introduced||April 1, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||Sept. 15, 2014|
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- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
Northern Cheyenne Lands Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to take approximately 1,568 acres of land in Montana into trust for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
Requires Great Northern Properties to convey to the Tribe its coal and iron ore mineral interests underlying the land on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in exchange for U.S. coal mineral interests underlying the land referred to as Bull Mountains and East Fork. Sets forth conditions on the conveyance to Great Northern Properties.
Directs the Secretary to ensure that the deed for those federal coal mineral interests includes a covenant that precludes surface mining of the coal unless certain conditions are met.
Prohibits Montana from taxing the mineral interests this Act conveys to the Tribe.
Sets forth conditions regarding waiver of claims by the Tribe and Great Northern Properties.
Requires the Northern Cheyenne Trust Fund to be transferred to the Tribe in exchange for the Tr...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Sept. 15, 2014||Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 444.|
|Sept. 15, 2014||Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-597.|
|May 29, 2014||Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.|
|May 29, 2014||Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.|
|May 29, 2014||Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Discharged.|
|May 29, 2014||Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.|
|May 7, 2014||Subcommittee Hearings Held.|
|April 4, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.|
|April 4, 2014||Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.|
|April 1, 2014||Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.|