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S. 108: A bill to authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 28, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 108

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 28, 2021

(for himself and Mr. Scott of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

A BILL

To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.

1.

Approval not required to validate certain land transactions of the Seminole Tribe of Florida

(a)

In general

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, without further approval, ratification, or authorization by the United States, the Seminole Tribe of Florida may lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any part of the interest of the Seminole Tribe of Florida in any real property that is not held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

(b)

Trust land not affected

Nothing in this section—

(1)

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

(2)

affects the operation of any law governing leasing, selling, conveying, warranting, or otherwise transferring any interest in any real property that is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.