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Introduced in Senate (05/09/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 920

To allow the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota to lease or transfer certain land.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 9, 2013

Mr. Franken (for himself and Ms. Klobuchar) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs


A BILL

To allow the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota to lease or transfer certain land.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act of 2013”.

SEC. 2. Congressional approval of certain land transactions.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and without further approval, ratification, or authorization by the United States, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota (referred to in this Act as the “Band”) may lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any portion of the interest of the Band in any real property that is not held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Band.

(b) No effect on trust land.—Nothing in this Act—

(1) authorizes the Band to lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any portion of any interest in any real property that is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Band; or

(2) affects any Federal law (including regulations) relating to leasing, selling, conveying, warranting, or otherwise transferring any interest in the real property described in paragraph (1).