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H.R. 2863 (110th): To authorize the Coquille Indian Tribe of the State of Oregon to convey land and interests in land owned by the Tribe.

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 26, 2007 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2863

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 26, 2007

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To authorize the Coquille Indian Tribe of the State of Oregon to convey land and interests in land owned by the Tribe.

1.

Land and interests of Coquille Indian Tribe, Oregon

(a)

In general

Subject to subsections (b) and (c), notwithstanding any other provision of law (including regulations), the Coquille Indian Tribe of the State of Oregon (including any agent or instrumentality of the Tribe) (referred to in this section as the Tribe), may transfer, lease, encumber, or otherwise convey, without further authorization or approval, any land (including fee simple land) or interest in land owned by the Tribe.

(b)

Nonapplicability to certain conveyances

Subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to any transfer, encumbrance, lease, or other conveyance of any land or interest in land of the Tribe that occurred before January 1, 2007.

(c)

Effect of section

Nothing in this section invalidates or otherwise alters or affects any restriction on alienation applicable to land held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Tribe or any member of the Tribe.