S.1491 - ANCSA Unrecognized Community Landless Natives Authorization Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 06/29/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/29/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1491 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/29/2017)
ANCSA Unrecognized Community Landless Natives Authorization Act of 2017
This bill amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to permit the Alaska Native residents of each of the Alaska Native villages of Haines, Ketchikan, Petersburg, Tenakee, and Wrangell, Alaska, to organize as Alaska Native urban corporations and to receive certain settlement land.
These urban corporations may establish a settlement trust to promote the health, education, and welfare of the trust beneficiaries, and preserve the Alaska Native heritage and culture of their communities.