S.660 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement with the Cherokee, Choctaw, and Chickasaw Indian Nations for the purchase and/or lease by the United States of each Nation's right and interests in the riverbed of the Arkansas River.95th Congress (1977-1978)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bartlett, Dewey F. [R-OK] (Introduced 02/07/1977)|
|Committees:||Senate - Interior and Insular Affairs; Indian Affairs (Select) | House - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 95-302|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/11/1977 Referred to House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.660 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)
(Reported to Senate from the Select Committee on Indian Affairs with amendment, S. Rept. 95-302)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (06/27/1977)
Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to enter into agreements with the Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations of Oklahoma, individually or collectively, for the use, purchase, or lease by the United States of the rights of such nations in the Arkansas Riverbed.
Requires any lease or purchase agreement to provide for payment to such nations of not less than the appraised value of the property rights involved.
Authorizes to be appropriated not more than an aggregate of $177,000,000 for the purpose of this Act.