S.1468 - A bill to provide for the designation of the Burns Paiute Indian Tribe as the beneficiary of a public domain allotment, and to provide that all future similarly situated lands in Harney County, Oregon, will be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatfield, Mark O. [R-OR] (Introduced 07/14/1981)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs | House - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 97-508|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/20/1982 Passed House (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1468 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 5007)
Passed House amended (09/20/1982)
Provides for the designation of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon as the beneficiary of a specified public domain allotment.
Provides that interests in all Burns public domain allotments in Harney County, Oregon, belonging to Indians who die intestate without heirs shall be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Burns Paiute Indian Colony of Oregon and be part of the Burns Paiute Indian Reservation.
Provides that no non-Indian lands in Harney County, Oregon, shall be considered Indian country.
Amends specified Federal law to increase from $2,000 to $50,000 the value of estates which may be transferred by the Secretary of the Interior to an Indian tribe without congressional action.