H.R.2838 - Florida Seminole Indian Act of 1989101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16] (Introduced 06/29/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Latest Action:||04/30/1990 See S.1096. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2838 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/29/1989)
Florida Seminole Indian Act of 1989 - Provides for the allocation of funds awarded to the Seminole Indians in certain dockets of the Indian Claims Commission, according to specified percentages, to the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, the independent Seminoles of Florida, and the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.
Declares the funds allocated to each Indian tribe under this Act to be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of such tribe.
Sets forth guidelines for the investment of such funds.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to compile a roll of independent Seminoles of Florida. Requires that the funds allocated to such Indians, including all accrued interest and investment income, be distributed on a per capita basis to those enrolled.