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Text of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on October 30, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 9, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 920

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 9, 2013

(for himself and Ms. Klobuchar) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

A BILL

To allow the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota to lease or transfer certain land.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act of 2013 .

2.

Congressional approval of certain land transactions

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and without further approval, ratification, or authorization by the United States, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota (referred to in this Act as the Band) may lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any portion of the interest of the Band in any real property that is not held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Band.

(b)

No effect on trust land

Nothing in this Act—

(1)

authorizes the Band to lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any portion of any interest in any real property that is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Band; or

(2)

affects any Federal law (including regulations) relating to leasing, selling, conveying, warranting, or otherwise transferring any interest in the real property described in paragraph (1).