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Public Law No: 110-76 (08/13/2007)

 
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Public Law 110-76
110th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To authorize the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Indians of the State of 
       Michigan to convey land and interests in land owned by the 
             Tribe. <<NOTE: Aug. 13, 2007 -  [H.R. 2952]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. LAND AND INTERESTS OF THE SAGINAW CHIPPEWA INDIAN TRIBE 
                              OF MICHIGAN.

    (a) In General.--Subject to subsections (b) and (c), notwithstanding 
any other provision of law (including regulations), the Saginaw Chippewa 
Indian Tribe of Michigan (including any agent or instrumentality of the 
Tribe) (referred to in this section as the ``Tribe''), may transfer, 
lease, encumber, or otherwise convey, without further authorization or 
approval, all or any part of the Tribe's interest in any real property 
that is not held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the 
Tribe.
    (b) Effect of Section.--Nothing in this section is intended to 
authorize the Tribe to transfer, lease, encumber, or otherwise convey, 
any lands, or any interest in any lands, that are held in trust by the 
United States for the benefit of the Tribe.
    (c) Liability.--The United States shall not be held liable to any 
party (including the Tribe or any agent or instrumentality of the Tribe) 
for any term of, or any loss resulting from the term of any transfer, 
lease, encumbrance, or conveyance of land made pursuant to this Act 
unless the United States or an agent or instrumentality of the United 
States is a party to the transaction or the United States would be 
liable pursuant to any other provision of law. This subsection shall not 
apply to land transferred or conveyed by the Tribe to the United States 
to be held in trust for the benefit of the Tribe.

    Approved August 13, 2007.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2952:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 110-275 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 153 (2007):
            July 30, considered and passed House.
            Aug. 2, considered and passed Senate.

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