Summary: S.1159 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (06/25/1998)

Kake Tribal Corporation Land Exchange Act - Amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture, subject to valid existing rights, to convey to the Kake Tribal Corporation and the Sealaska Corporation the surface and subsurface estates, respectively, of specified lands in the Hamilton Bay and Saginaw Bay areas (to be identified by the Kake Tribal Corporation) in exchange for the surface and subsurface that estates of specified municipal watershed lands. Requires that the exchange of lands be on an equal value basis.

Requires the Secretary to enter into an agreement with the City of Kake, Alaska, to provide for management of the municipal watershed.

Prohibits: (1) timber harvested from land conveyed to Kake Tribal Corporation being made available for export as unprocessed logs from Alaska; and (2) the Kake Tribal Corporation from selling, trading, substituting, or otherwise conveying that timber to any person for export from Alaska.