All Information (Except Text) for S.1494 - ANCSA Dividend Exclusion 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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|06/29/2017||Introduced in Senate|
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|06/29/2017||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
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|Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]*||06/29/2017|
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|Senate Energy and Natural Resources||06/29/2017||Referred to|
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Introduced in Senate (06/29/2017)
ANCSA Dividend Exclusion Act of 2017
This bill amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to modify the income limitations used for determining Alaska Natives' eligibility for need-based federal programs. Specifically, the bill increases the amount that Alaska Natives may receive in cash (including cash dividends) from regional, village, and urban corporations that is exempt from income limitations for purposes of determining eligibility for receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program), the Social Security Act, federal programs, or federally-assisted programs.