S.3371 - An Act to repeal certain provisions of law establishing limits on the amount of land certain religious corporations may hold in any Territory of the United States.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Sen. DeConcini, Dennis [D-AZ] (Introduced 08/02/1978)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 95-1275 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||11/02/1978 Public Law 95-584. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3371 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Bill Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended)
Passed House amended (10/12/1978)
Repeals provisions of existing law which: (1) prohibit religious or charitable corporations or associations from holding real estate in any territory of a value greater than $50,000; and (2) authorize religious societies to hold, through trustees, territorial real property for churches, parsonages, and burial grounds.
Stipulates that such repeal is not an endorsement for any development nor a confirmation of title in lands claimed by any religious or charitable corporation or association.
Amends the Act providing the Territory of American Samoa with a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives to permit any person owing allegiance to the United States, as opposed to citizens only, to be eligible to be a Delegate.