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H.R.740: Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Don Young, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 5 (4 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act - (Sec. 4) Gives Sealaska, the regional Alaska Native Corporation for southeast Alaska, 90 days following this Act's enactment to agree to accept the conveyance of specified federal land, subject to certain conditions and restrictions, as full and final satisfaction of its remaining land entitlement under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA).

Provides that if Sealaska fails to agree to that conveyance: (1) this Act's provisions cease to be effective; and (2) the Secretary of the Interior shall complete, within 27 month's of this Act's enactment, the interim conveyance of Sealaska's remaining land entitlement under the ANCSA from prioritized selections on file with the Secretary on the date of this Act's enactment.

(Sec. 5) Identifies the lands to be conveyed upon Sealaska's agreement as: (1) the 25 parcels of federal land comprising approximately 69,235 acres that are generally ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 150.
Sept. 10, 2013 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-203.
June 12, 2013 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 14.
June 12, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 12, 2013 Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Discharged.
May 16, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 18, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Feb. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.