H.R.2684 - Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] (Introduced 06/04/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/15/2015 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2684 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/04/2015)
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act
This bill amends the Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to repeal the prohibition against gaming activities by the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas on its lands if those gaming activities are prohibited by Texas law.
The United States and the Tribe must execute and file in each applicable court a motion for dismissal of any pending claim arising out of or relating to any interest in the aboriginal lands of the Tribe.
Any claim by or on behalf of the Tribe, or any predecessor in interest or any of its members, against the United States, Texas, or any landowner, which is based on any interest in or right involving any land or natural resources regarding the aboriginal lands, is hereby extinguished.