Summary: H.R.3137 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/21/2015)

Reaffirms the trust status of land taken into trust by the United States pursuant to the Indian Reorganization Act before the date of enactment of this Act for the benefit of an Indian tribe that was federally recognized on the date the land was taken into trust.

Ratifies and confirms any action taken by the Department of the Interior for the purpose of acquiring and taking land into trust under such Act as if such action had been taken under a federal law specifically authorizing or directing it.

Makes this Act applicable to all claims pending on, or filed on or after, the date of enactment of this Act.

Requires any land taken into trust that has been ratified and confirmed pursuant to this Act to remain Indian country.