S.2599 - Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] (Introduced 03/22/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S. Rept. 115-396|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/19/2018 Held at the desk. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2599 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/22/2018)
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act
This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to transfer to the administrative jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to approximately 11,760 acres of identified federal land in the Chippewa National Forest in Cass County, Minnesota. Immediately upon transfer, the federal land shall be held in trust for the benefit of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and considered as a part of its reservation.
The federal land shall not become eligible or be used for gaming activities under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.