S.1898 - A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to the Maniilaq Association located in Kotzebue, Alaska.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 11/17/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/22/2012 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 112-635.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.443, which became Public Law 112-263 on 1/14/2013.|
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Summary: S.1898 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/17/2011)
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey specified property, including all land appurtenances, in Kotzebue, Alaska, to the Maniilaq Association for use in connection with health and social services programs.
Shields the Maniilaq Association from liability for soil, surface water, groundwater, or other contamination resulting from the disposal, release, or presence of environmental contamination, including oil or petroleum products, or hazardous substances on any of the property as of the date of conveyance.
Accords to the Secretary any easement or access to the conveyed property that is determined necessary to satisfy any retained obligation and liability.