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S.340: Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
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. 3) 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 five years 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. 4) Identifies the lands to be conveyed upon Sealaska's agreement as: (1) the 18 parcels of federal land comprising approximately 69,585 acres that are generally ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 10, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 176.
Sept. 10, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-98.
June 18, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
April 25, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-28.
Feb. 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.