H.R.1409 - Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] (Introduced 03/20/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 108-254|
|Latest Action:||09/24/2003 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/23/2003 : Passed House|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.1409 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/23/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Land Exchange Act of 2002 - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to exchange the Ravensford tract, currently in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, for the Yellow Face tract adjacent to the Waterrock Knob Visitor Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Requires the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (Eastern Band) to deed the Yellow Face tract to the United States. Declares the Ravensford tract, upon completion of the exchange, including all improvements and appurtenances, to be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Eastern Band as part of the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
Prohibits gaming on the Ravensford tract.