H.R.791 - To provide for the equitable settlement of certain Indian land disputes regarding land in Illinois.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Timothy V. [R-IL-15] (Introduced 02/28/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||05/08/2002 Committee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.791 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Extinguishes title claims of the Miami and Ottawa Tribes of Oklahoma and the Potawatomi Tribe of Kansas with respect to certain lands within Illinois based upon prior treaties with the United States. Extinguishes any aboriginal title within the claims extinguished.
Introduced in House (02/28/2001)
Confers exclusive jurisdiction upon the U.S. Court of Federal Claims to hear and determine such claims, requiring the United States to provide the only available remedy in money damages.