Summary: S.1193 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 110-453 (12/02/2008)

Title I: Albuquerque Indian School Act - Albuquerque Indian School Act - (Sec. 103) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust two tracts of federal land identified as tract B and tract D that were historically part of the Albuquerque Indian School for the benefit of the 19 New Mexico Indian Pueblos specified in this Act for use for the educational, health, cultural, business, and economic development of those 19 Pueblos.

(Sec. 104) Prohibits any gaming activities from being carried out on such land taken into trust.

Title II: Native American Technical Corrections - (Sec. 201) Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to make annual disbursements to the Colorado River Indian Tribes to fund the Office of the Colorado River Indian Tribes Reservation Energy Development. Requires that such disbursements be not less than $200,000, and not more than $350,000 annually.

(Sec. 202) Provides for the inclusion of binding arbitration clauses in construction contracts for the Gila River Indian Community.

(Sec. 203) Authorizes the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan to transfer, lease, encumber, or convey any part of its interest in real property that is not held in trust by the United States for its benefit. Absolves the United States from liability for any loss resulting from a transfer of real property by the Tribe. Makes this provision retroactive to January 1, 2005.

(Sec. 204) Authorizes the Morongo Band of Mission Indians to lease lands held in trust for up to 50 years.

(Sec. 205) Authorizes the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians to lease lands held in trust for up to 99 years.

(Sec. 206) Amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to authorize the Alaska Native Corporation to issue additional settlement common stock with limitations on voting rights and transferability by gift.

(Sec. 207) Amends the Indian Land Consolidation Act to revise legal definitions relating to interests in land and intestate descent.

Title III: Reauthorization Of Memorial To Martin Luther King, Jr. - (Sec. 301) Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend until November 12, 2009, the authority to permit the establishment of a memorial in the District of Columbia to honor Martin Luther King, Jr.