Summary: H.R.791 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/28/2001)

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.

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.