IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 24, 2019
Ms. Murkowski introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
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.
Eligibility for certain programs
Section 29(c) of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1626(c)) is amended—
in subparagraph (D) following the undesignated following paragraph (3), by striking
and at the end;
in subparagraph (E) following the undesignated following paragraph (3), by striking the period at the end and inserting
; and; and
by adding at the end the following:
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.