Summary: H.R.6442 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/11/1984)

Provides formulae for the distribution and use of judgment funds awarded to the Lake Superior Bands of Chippewa Indians in the States of Wisconsin and Michigan.

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

Declares that the apportioned shares of certain Chippewa Bands shall be held in trust and invested by the Secretary until the Secretary approves such Bands' proposals for their use.

Requires that certain percentages of the judgment funds be administered by the Secretary for per capita distribution according to specified 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).