H.R.146 - Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||02/10/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.146 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act
This bill takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, the Chota Memorial, the Tanasi Memorial, and land to provide support for these properties and cultural programs.
The TVA maintains its right to carry out river control and development on these lands, including temporarily and intermittently flooding certain lands. The bill specifies the structures that may be constructed with the TVA's consent on certain lands subject to flooding.
The TVA must be compensated for lost hydropower capacity from future development of these lands.Gaming on these lands is prohibited.