S.872 - Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 03/26/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/08/2015 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 114-490. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.872 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/26/2015)
Unrecognized Southeast Alaska Native Communities Recognition and Compensation Act
Amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to permit the Native residents of each of the Native Villages of Haines, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Tenakee, and Wrangell, Alaska, to organize as Urban Corporations and to receive certain settlement land pursuant to this Act.
Authorizes those Urban Corporations to establish a settlement trust to promote the health, education, and welfare of the trust beneficiaries, and preserve the Native heritage and culture of their communities.