H.R.4194 - To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide that Alexander Creek, Alaska, is and shall be recognized as an eligible Native village under that Act, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 03/08/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 112-736|
|Latest Action:||12/31/2012 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 538.|
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Summary: H.R.4194 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to House without amendment (12/31/2012)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) to recognize Alexander Creek, Alaska, as a Native village eligible for land and benefits under the Act.
Requires Alexander Creek to file any amendments to its corporate charter in Alaska that are necessary to convert from a Native group to a Native Village Corporation.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior to negotiate an agreement with Alexander Creek to settle aboriginal land claims and any other claims of such Native Village Corporation against the United States fairly.
Requires Alexander Creek to notify each member of the Native village that: (1) all of them will cease to receive benefits from Cook Inlet Region Incorporated (CIRI) individually as at-large shareholders, and (2) all future resource payments from the Region will be made to the Village Corporation. Relieves CIRI from liability under any state, federal, or local law for damages related to that payment cessation.