Summary: H.R.5733 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/24/1984)

Provides formulae for the distribution and use of judgment funds awarded to the Lake Superior and Mississippi Bands of Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to divide specified funds on the basis of the population and reservation community groups as reflected in certain census and annuity rolls.

Requires 20 percent of specified funds to be made available for program purposes among certain groups.

Requires 80 percent of specified funds to be administered by the Secretary for per capita distribution according to specific guidelines.

Exempts the funds from: (1) State or Federal income taxes; and (2) being considered as income or resources regarding eligibility for assistance under Federal assistance programs (including the Social Security Act).