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S. 2533: A bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 24, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2533

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 24, 2019

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes.

1.

Eligibility for certain programs

Section 29(c) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1626(c)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (D) following the undesignated following paragraph (3), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in subparagraph (E) following the undesignated following paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following:

(F)

an amount distributed or benefit provided by a Settlement Trust to a Native or descendant of a Native who is 65 years of age or older.

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