H. R. 6115
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 21, 2016
Mr. Young of Alaska introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To fulfill the land conveyance requirements under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act for the Alaska Native Village of Canyon Village, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Canyon Village Land Conveyance Act.
Canyon Village, Alaska, land conveyance
Section 14(h) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1613(h)) is amended—
in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking
and follows and inserting
by striking the semicolon at the end of each of paragraphs (2) through (5) and inserting a period;
in paragraph (6), by striking
this Act; and inserting
in paragraph (7), by striking
and (5); and and inserting
(5), and (12).;
in paragraph (9), in the first sentence, by striking
or (5) and inserting
(5), or (12);
in paragraph (11), by striking
and (6) and inserting
(6), and (12); and
by adding at the end the following:
The Secretary shall convey to Kian Tr’ee Corporation, for the Native Village of Canyon Village, the surface estate in the land selected by the Kian Tr’ee Corporation under paragraph (2).
For purposes of the conveyance under clause (i), sections 2650.2 and 2653.2(c) of title 43 of the Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations) shall not apply.
A conveyance under subparagraph (A) shall not exceed 6,400 acres.
Unless Doyon Limited elects to make a selection under clause (ii), the Secretary shall convey to Doyon Limited the subsurface estate to the land conveyed under subparagraph (A).
At the option of Doyon Limited, instead of accepting the conveyance under clause (i)—
Doyon Limited may make a selection from existing selections on land withdrawn pursuant to section 11(a)(3) that is equal in acreage to the subsurface estate that would otherwise be conveyed under clause (i); and
the Secretary shall convey to Doyon Limited the subsurface estate selected under subclause (I).