S.2508 - A bill to provide for the disposition of the Gila River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community judgment funds awarded in Dockets 236-A, B and E before the Indian Claims Commission and the United States Court of Claims, and for other purposes.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Sen. DeConcini, Dennis [D-AZ] (Introduced 04/01/1980)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs | House - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 96-690|
|Latest Action:||08/01/1980 Public Law 96-319. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2508 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (05/15/1980)
Declares that certain funds appropriated to pay judgments in favor of the Gila River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, awarded by the Indian Claims Commission and the United States Court of Claims, be invested by the Secretary of the Interior. Provides a schedule for the distribution of interest and investment income for operational costs of the Gila River Indian Community and for general district government operations and programs. Directs that after enactment of this Act, all accrued interest and investment income shall be advanced quarterly and utilized according to provisions of such Act.
Authorizes the Gila River tribal governing body to utilize portions of the principal funds awarded for other programs which have been approved by the Secretary.